Belize is one of the lesser-visited countries among travelers in Central America. It is also home to the West’s largest barrier reef and other incredible natural sites. Here are 5 unmissable experiences you can have in Belize.
Belize Barrier Reef
The Belize Barrier Reef is the second largest barrier reef in the whole world. It is home to a diverse range of plant life and animals, including more than 500 fish.
Caracol is a Mayan archeological site. It is located 500 meters above sea level and overlooks the Chiquibul forest.
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary was established to protect the forests and the animals living in them. It covers more than 400 square km and gives you the chance to see incredible wildlife in its natural habitat.
Great Blue Hole
The Great Blue Hole attracts many scuba divers each year. It is filled with sharks, caves, and natural beauty. Even if you don’t dive, it is worth heading to the Great Blue Hole just to sneak a look from land.
San Ignacio is Belize’s vibrant cultural center. You’ll find delicious street food, curious shops, and a whole bunch of waterfalls and caves. The town is located in the jungle and it is unlike any town you will have visited before.