A journey into the caverns of Actun Tunichil Muknal is a journey to the entrance of Xibalba—the Mayan underworld. To get there you’ll need to endure a bumpy 45-minute drive, a 45-minute hike through the jungle, three river crossings on foot, and a claustrophobia-inducing swim into the narrow mouth of the waterlogged cave.
From the moment you arrive in Belize – whether you are an adventure traveler, part of a family trip or in the country for a relaxing beach vacation – Belizean people and culture make you feel as welcome and comfortable, like nowhere you’ve ever visited.
Jaguars roam Belize’s tropical Cockscomb forest, the heart of a pioneering plan to carve a green corridor linking the big cat species across the region.
Placencia Belize is not a lot different from other destinations in the country and a great place to enjoy some authentic Belize nightlife. You can find Garifuna drummers and locals dancing to a style called “Punta.” Crack back, relax and enjoy the cool sea breeze with a couple ice-cold Belikin beers, or join the locals for a fun night of Belizean-style dancing.