Belize is a gorgeous country found within northeastern Central America. Despite its relatively small size, this country holds a surprisingly large number of diverse ecosystems. Depending on where you visit, you could be chilling out by coastal reefs teeming with marine life, a coastal paradise of white sands and clear blue waters, savannas, rain forest jungles, mountains or even mangrove swamps.
Belize has a tropical climate and the average daily temperature ranges between the upper 70s to upper 80s. For those worried about understanding the people or being understood, know that English is Belize's official language.
While this information may have whet your appetite, maybe you want to know what you can do amid all that natural splendor. Fortunately, Belize has more than enough to keep anyone entertained.
Belize Cave Tubing
Several sites throughout the country allow you to ride subterranean waters on an inner tube. When you do this tour note that your guide will provide you with a headlamp so you can actually see where those waters take you.
Hiking in Belize
Whether you plan on visiting natural wonders or the remains of the ancient Maya civilization, you are bound to get a workout from all of the hiking involved. Hiking offers a prolonged opportunity to bask in Belize's natural wonders.
Visiting Ancient Maya Cities and Sacred Caves in Belize
The ancient Maya were quite dominant throughout Belize yet only a small portion of their temples and buildings have been excavated. Some top sites to explore include Xunantunich, Cahal Pech and Altun Ha.
The Belize Barrier Reef
Whether you fancy snorkeling or a full dive, the world's second-largest barrier reef will have something for you.
The Nature in Belize
Belize has a variety of ecosystems, all of which have amazing things for you to see and experience-like its multitude of waterfalls.
Belize Cultural Tours
Belize is home to cultures a few may know. Beyond the modern ancestors of the ancient Maya, Belize has the Garifuna-a people originally hailing from a Caribbean island who arrived during the 1800s. Several tours are available to teach visitors and tourists about these peoples.
If even one of these activities lights a fire of interest within you, consider booking a tour or a shuttle with untamebelize.com, the country's premier source for guided tours and vehicles to take you to and from however many features of Belize you wish to explore.