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Belize: A Paradise in Central America

Belize is located in the Center American East coast, surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. Demographically speaking, it is widely diverse: you can find people with countless cultural heritages. Because of this, it is a welcoming place for people from everywhere, a place where no matter where you’re from, you will surely love.

This magnificent country has an ample offer of attractions for tourists such as the Cayes, the atolls, and the coral reef. Moreover, for the nature lovers and more adventurous people, it is a perfect scenario for scuba diving, windsurfing, and kitesurfing.

Below, we have prepared a summary with some of the best places to visit when in Belize.

Belize City

It is located in the country’s coast, and it’s the most important city in Belize. Because of its diversity through history, it has a unique architectonic and cultural heritage. The main attractions are the Governor’s house, the San Juan Cathedral, Yarborough Cemetery and the Marine Terminal, among others.

Ambergris Caye

It is located in the famous town of San Pedro, next to the second largest coral reef in the world, with about 174 miles. Once there, you cannot miss going to Caye Caulker, the Lighthouse Reef and Blue Hole, an abyss in the sea, where you will find the most colorful ocean floor in the Caribbean.

Altun Ha

This place is the most popular excavated ancient Mayan city in the country. It was first inhabited in the year 250 BC, and it’s just one hour away from northern Belize City. Its name means “Rock’s Water”. To best appreciate the impressing site’s and jungle’s view, it is recommended to go to the top of the Temple of the Masonry Altars, the highest temple-pyramid in the area.

Cockscomb Basin and Jaguar Preserve

This is the perfect place for those who want to see a jaguar. It is the only jaguar preserve in the world, which makes it a must-go place during your stay at Belize. Additionally, there are more than 300 bird species in the place, which makes it even more exotic.


A trip to Belize would not be complete without going to Placencia. This city is known for its white sanded beaches and its breath-taking landscapes. It is the perfect place to escape from today’s high-paced modern life. Because of this, it’s not surprising that many couples choose it as their honeymoon’s destination. It has something to offer to everyone, from water sports to magnificent landscapes and a vast jungle.

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