A Useful Guide for Tourists Visiting Belize

Not many people are familiar with the small country called Belize. The country is located in Central America and only 22966 sq km in size. Belize attracts visitors from all parts of the world. Sightseeing, snorkeling, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, hiking, and sailing are some of the activities for tourists to enjoy.

If you are planning to visit Belize, we not only wish you luck but also offer you guidance so that you could enjoy your stay.

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When you are in Belize, the following tourist attractions shouldn’t be missed;

Caye Caulker

It’s a coral island made of limestone. The beach is amazing, proximity to the sea will make your tour special. The barrier reef is very near to the little island. You can spend the whole day snorkeling, scuba diving and sunbathing, while at night enjoy booze with other tourists or locals on the beach.

The Great Blue Hole

You must have heard of black hole. What Belize has in its store for you is The Blue Hole. It’s actually a submarine cave, located 45 miles from the coast of Belize. The hole has circular shape from aerial view. It spans over 1000 feet area and has a depth of 400 feet. The water appears like ink, diving in that water is an amazing experience. There are limestone reefs in the depth of approximately 146 feet and the experience of diving that deep is just out of the world.

Placencia

The white sand beach, the turquoise colored water and the army of onshore coconut trees make Placencia the idea place to relax. The place is suitable for sunbathing as well. If you feel like diving, nobody’s stopping you. Happy diving!

Lamanai

Just when you feel you need a break from diving, snorkeling, the beach and the sea, pay a visit to Lamanai. It’s a Mesoamerican archaeological site containing pre-columbian remnants and Mayan inscriptions. Notable structures such as the Mask Temple and Jaguar Temple will introduce a fragment of history to you. History apart, the Mesoamerican architecture will also make you feel impressed.

Cockscomb Sanctuary

The wildlife sanctuary is a nature reserve in Stann Creek District. There is a forest inside along with jaguars. The flora and fauna, various types of flowers and watershed are all there mimicking the vastness of mystic Central American wilderness. The forest is tropical moist broadleaf type and has a collection of mahogany and cedar trees.

In simple, Belize is small but full of wonders for tourists. Visit once and you’ll want to visit the place again and again. Keeping the above tips in mind will make your tour convenient and hassle-free.

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