Diving, Snorkeling, Cave Tubing, Zip-lining, Exploring Mayan Ruins, Fishing... Belize!
The second largest barrier reef in the world, ancient archeological sites of Mayan temples, tropical rainforests, living coral gardens and exotic marine life await you in Belize.
The question for most travelers when it comes to the beach areas in Belize is should we stay in Placencia or Ambergris Caye?
Imagine getting to a restaurant for dinner in your own golf cart! This will be your main form of transportation in either one of these beach areas in Belize.
Placencia is at the southern tip of a peninsula on the Caribbean Sea. The beach here tends to have a bit more waves and seaweed and the sand is darker in color, but no matter where you stay you'll be steps away from the ocean.
If you're looking for luxurious resorts then Placencia is not for you. But if you're in search of a beach village with charming hotels, great food, and a very warm welcome by the locals then Placencia awaits you!
Ambergris Caye is the other popular beach area located off the coast of Northern Belize.
White sand beaches and crystal clear water are the main attractions of the Caye. The barrier reef is quite close so you get very calm waters and very little seaweed.
This area offers several high end boutique hotels and condos. The Caye is 25 miles long with the main town of San Pedro at the Southern end. Here you will find many restaurants, shops, and cafes. Most hotels provide a golf cart as that will be your main form of transportation to get around the island!
Western Belize's Cayo District is full of Mayan ruins, clear winding rivers, lush jungles with majestic waterfalls, and a huge cave system.
Enjoy the thrill of an intricate zip-line and then cave tubing through ancient Maya caves down the river. Take a day excursion to the world's only Jaguar Reserve nestled in the Maya Mountains.
Whether it’s exploring the Barrier Reef, Mayan culture or relaxing – Belize offers the variety you’ve been looking for in your next vacation!
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