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Belize Whale Shark Diving & Snorkeling 2020

If you prefer your shark seared and served with drawn butter, your menu picks will change once you dive or snorkel with the biggest critters in the ocean who haven’t a mean bone in their oversized bodies! It’s anybody’s guess how travel writer Camille Meyers fared when she was assigned the feature story, “11 Places Where You Can Swim with Sharks” by in 2019….

Glovers Reef in Belize

Glovers Reef Atoll Diving

No parrots or pirate hats required to dive this gorgeous Belize atoll, though the pirates are no longer around to welcome you! According to “Moon Belize” author Lebawit Lily Girma, one doesn’t need to travel to a large island to enjoy the world’s best diving experience, which is why Glover’s Reef Atoll in Southern Belize has become a popular destination for vacationers. First of all,…


6 Belize Barrier Reef Facts Every Scuba Diver Should Know

First brought to the world’s attention by the famed French marine biologist Jacques Cousteau in 1971, the Belize Barrier Reef has become one of the world’s most popular destinations for scuba diving thanks to its rich eco-system thriving with an abundance of marine flora and fauna. Here are 6 Belize Barrier Reef Facts that every scuba diver should know: The reef is actually several reefs…

Gladden Spit & Silk Caye Marine Reserve

Exploring Gladden Spit & Silk Caye Marine Reserve

The Gladden Spit promontory is one of the most beautiful areas of the Belize Barrier Reef. Together with the Silk Cayes (islands), this area measures approximately 40 square miles (105 square km) and is now called the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve (GSSCMR) which is a protected marine area under Belizean law. Gladden Spit itself is one of the only three atolls found…


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…


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….

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Gladden Spit, Belize is in the list of one of the 5 best destinations for diving with Whale Sharks

Whale shark encounters rank near the top of any diving bucket list. With a flatted head ,bewildering dots and tiny eyes incoherent with its sheer mass, this gentle animal is the ocean’s largest fish. If you’re looking to scratch whale sharks off your bucket list, Belize is among the best spots to come face-to-face with these extraordinary creatures.

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Dive & Snorkel The Southern Barrier Reef of Belize

For more than 40 years, divers and snorkeling enthusiasts from around the world have been coming to Belize. The lovely coastal waters of the Caribbean Sea and bright sandy sea floor offer unparalleled opportunities to see the rich variety of marine life in the area. Just a few miles offshore is the amazing Belize Barrier Reef, the second-largest coral reef in the world. Shallow waters,…

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Travel to Belize

Belize Travel Guide About Belize Belize is the perfect vacation destination for the adventure traveler thanks to its diverse ecosystems, natural attractions, wide range of cultures, and the fact that it is the only Central American country where English is the official language. Eight distinctive cultures can be found in Belize, including Mestizo, Mayan, Creole, Chinese and others. The country borders Mexico to the north,…


Snorkel or Scuba Dive with Whale Sharks in Belize

Belize Whale Shark Belize is world-famous for so many things! It is one of the most beautiful of all the Caribbean countries. When you visit us, you find everything from pristine, white sandy beaches and perfect azure-blue water to unique jungle adventures. You can explore the ancient Mayan ruins, and kayak along the rivers searching for exotic tropical birds and the mighty iguanas. Placencia, especially,…