WHAT TO SEE Offering a bit of a respite from the hotter lowlands, Mountain Pine Ridge is one of the most heavily visited reserves. It’s a landscape of rolling pine forest spread over smooth granite hillsides, a slightly bizarre area with battalions of uniform pine sporadically dissected by fire breaks and broadleaf gallery forest. Established in 1944, the reserve has been logged on a carefully…
Over 40% of Belize’s land mass enjoys some form of legal protected areas area status and these diverse natural areas form the basis of Belize’s tourism offerings. This significant portion of the country under sustainable management is a testament to the diversity of plant and animal species and to the energy and enthusiasm of pioneers in Belize conservation.
Spanning Belize’s coastline for 185 miles is the Belize Barrier Reef with dive sites inside and outside of the reef providing countless dive locations year round.
By Robin Denselow When the remarkable album Watina was released, nearly four years ago, it launched the tragically brief international career of Andy Palacio and focused attention to the culture and history of the Garifuna community – the descendents of escaped slaves from Africa who inter-married with the indigenous people of St Vincent, and are now scattered across Central America. Palacio died within a year…
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A popular tour that is a must do while vacationing in Placencia is the Monkey River Tour. This adventurous tour offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the flora and fauna of Belize while spotting howler monkeys, gibnuts, deers, ocelots, peccaries, tapirs, coatimundis and agoutis
Laru Beya Resort and Villas are absolutely perfect for a couples getaway or family fun!!! We attended a wedding in May 7, 2011 on the beach! My husband and I can not wait to go back. The rooms are very comfortable and decorated perfectly.