Flora and Fauna in Belize

04 Dec: Flora and Fauna in Belize

Abundant rainfall, balmy temperatures, and huge swathes of pristine land make Belize one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. More than 4,000 different native flowering plants can be found in Belize as well as more than 700 different species of trees and other flora. Scientists have only just begun to catalog all of the different plants in the country, a difficult task as…

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02 Dec: The Top 5 Belize Nature & Wildlife Tours

Thanks to its unique history and diverse geography, Belize enjoys one of the most diverse natural environments on the planet. The islands and offshore reefs are teeming with fish, sharks, rays, and sea turtles while the rainforests and jungles of the interior are home to monkeys, crocodiles, giant iguanas, tapirs, and jaguars. Below are 5 amazing nature and wildlife tours to do on your vacation…

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01 Dec: 5 of the Best Spots to Scuba Dive and Snorkel in Belize

Belize, with its long coastline fronting the Caribbean Sea, and close access to the second-biggest coral reef in the world, is a paradise for anyone who enjoys snorkeling and scuba diving. The Belize Barrier Reef provides shelter and feeding for thousands of unique species of marine life. With abundant small islands and atolls dotting the length of the reef, divers and snorkelers in Belize can…

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01 Dec: Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Placencia Belize

One of the top tourist destinations in the region, Belize has more than 400 islands that stretch from north to south along the Belize Barrier Reef, part of the second-largest barrier reef in the world after Australia‚Äôs. With more than 100 types of coral and some 500 species of tropical fish, the barrier reef is paradise for scuba divers and snorkelers. Swimming through vividly clear…

Laughing Bird Caye Belize

14 Nov: Visit Laughing Bird Caye National Park on your trip to Placencia

Named for the so-called laughing gulls which formerly used the island as a nesting site, Laughing Bird Caye is a small (1.8-acre/0.73 ha) island located approximately 11 miles (17 km) off the coast of the Placencia Peninsula in southeastern Belize. Today, the island is the epicenter of Laughing Bird Caye National Park, a protected nature reserve that includes the island as well as the surrounding…

belize maya ruins

04 Oct: Belize Mayan Ruins – What You Need to Know Before You Visit

The ancient Maya civilization was one of the most advanced societies ever created. The ancient Maya built colossal pyramids in the middle of the jungle, created the world’s most advanced calendar, and recorded detailed astronomical observations that accurately predicted eclipses and other events. And while the ancient Maya civilization began somewhere in Mexico, it was in Belize that they achieved their greatest accomplishments. Archeologists estimate…

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10 Sep: The Best Places to Dive Near Placencia Belize

The Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize is one of the most popular places to visit for individuals interested in enjoying some of the world-class diving available on the nearby Belize Barrier Reef. Measuring more than 240 miles in length and home to hundreds of islands, the Belize Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the Western Hemisphere and a UNESCO World Heritage Site….