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  • The famous Blue Hole is always a popular photo opportunity on Belize vacations
  • Seeing Altun Ha Mayan temple is a must inclusion on all Belize tours
  • Colourful Toucans – are a popular photo opportunity while on Belize vacations
  • Splendid Leaf Frog

Belize is a relatively small country located on the northeast coast of Central America. It is known for its diverse ecosystems which translate into amazing coral reefs, abundant wildlife and exotic marine life, all  to be enjoyed on a Belize vacation. The country essentially consists of coastline and savannah type jungle. The north is fairly  flat and swampy and the south is mountainous. The climate is tropical in nature with a dry season and a wet season. English is the official language here. A claim to fame for Belize is that chewing gum emanated from here from the gum of the Chicle tree!

When is the best time to visit Belize?

Belize offers a subtropical climate with high annual temperatures and humidity.  These hot temperatures are generally felt day and night and do not vary greatly between seasons.  The hottest time of year is from May to September and the cooler part of the year is from December to May (however, temperatures only drop around 4°C at this time of year).  The wet season in the north is from mid-June to November and in the south it is from mid-May to November. If visiting the uplands of Belize, including Mountain Pine Ridge and the Maya Mountains range, temperatures tend to fall by about 3°C for every 304.8m (1,000 ft) rise in altitude.

Top cities and places to visit in Belize

Belize City

Located on the Caribbean coast is Belize City, the largest city and only urban area in the country. It was the former capital of Belize. Today, it is a melting pot of cultures and ethnic communities. Belize City is also a popular stop for cruise passengers en route to explore the country’s attractions. It offers handsome colonial architecture as well as excellent shopping, dining and beautiful seaside parks.

Cayo District

On a Belize vacation, certainly head inland as the country is known for its wildlife reserves and rainforests.  The Cayo District is Belize's premier adventure and eco-activity region in the west of the country. It is covered with jungle and has an abundance of rivers, waterfalls and azure pools full of caves and some Mayan ruins. The Cayo District offers amazing nature from botanical gardens to primeval jungles and rainforests.

Maya Sites

One other attraction in Belize is its Mayan history which peaked between 250 and 900 AD and which it shares with its neighbouring countries. There are several sites which can easily be visited on Belize vacations, including Xunantunich located near the village of San Jose Succotz, Caracol found on the edge of the Maya mountains within the Chiquibul Forest Reserve, Lamanai situated on the banks of the New River Lagoon, and many more.

Belize Barrier Reef

The coastline, ringed by lagoons, boasts the second largest coral reef in the world after the Great Barrier Reef. A visit to the Belize Barrier Reef proves excellent for swimming on beautiful beaches, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing and other watersports. Also while on a Belize vacation, head inland as the country is known for its wildlife reserves and rainforests.

Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye is the largest of several hundred islands located northeast of Belize in the Caribbean Sea. Only around 40 km (25 mi) long from north to south and about 1.6 km (1 mi) wide, the main form of transportation on Ambergris Caye is golf carts. The island’s main industry is eco-tourism which has become increasingly popular thanks to the Belize Barrier Reef. Hosting one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, it is renowned for its snorkelling and scuba diving sites available, making it one of the country's top tourist destinations on a trip to Belize.

What type of tours are available in Belize?

For beach lovers plus water sports enthusiasts, there are several options for a relaxing stay including one of Goway’s Stays of Distinction in the Cayo District.  Also, combine beach and nature with time in Belize City and a stay at Ambergris Caye.

Book one of our Belize vacations today! 

 "Globetrotting with Goway" blog articles

For some additional reading, the following articles are from our blog “Globetrotting with Goway”….. a great source of information for those people who are, or who want to be, world travellers!

Ecotourism Destinations: Central and South America (Part 1)

A Different Kind of Experience in South America

 


Belize Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Belize vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Belize, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Belize's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Belize for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Belize tours today!

Extend Your Trip in Latin America

After your Belize tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruisesPeru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others. 

 

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  • Banyan Bay Suites: Belizean Beach Escape

    Escape to Belize on the banks of the Caribbean on this unforgettable resort getaway. Staying at a luxury resort in Belize, you’ll enjoy premium accommodations in your own private villa and spend your days relaxing on the beach, snorkelling through the coral reef, or exploring nearby Mayan ruins.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 613
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes
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  • Belize Jungle & Beach Experience

    Stripping back to the basics, this week long escape to Belize captures two of the country’s most valuable natural assets. Begin your adventure either in the jungle or on the beach, with time at leisure to devote to the activities that interest you the most.
    Duration:
    7 Days
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    AU$ 2,140
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  • Belizean Jungle: Ka'ana Boutique Luxury Resort: Stay of Distinction

    Beyond the beaches, Belize can be your luxury gateway to one of history’s most fascinating civilizations, the Maya.
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    4 Days
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    AU$ 1,554
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  • Black Rock Lodge: Belizean Jungle Escape

    Escape to the heart of the Belize Jungle with this stay at an eco-friendly rainforest lodge. Spend your days exploring the incredible landscape and taking advantage of the myriad activities available to you, such as tours of Mayan ruins, canoe trips down the Macal River, or ziplining adventures across the rainforest canopies.
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    AU$ 794
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  • Cayo Espanto Belize: Stay of Distinction

    Discover your own private island at Cayo Espanto, a breathtaking luxury resort in Belize. Staying in this 5-star, world-class resort, you’ll have several days to enjoy your pristine accommodations and take full advantage of the private island and surrounding undersea wonders of the Belize Barrier Reef.
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    5 Days
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    AU$ 6,576
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    Beach & Island Escapes, Stays of Distinction
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  • Chaa Creek Jungle Resort: Belizean Jungle Escape

    As one of the most highly awarded Belize resorts, Chaa Creek takes a wildly civilized approach to adventure travel in Belize, providing casual luxury in a vibrant, unspoiled rainforest setting.
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    4 Days
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    AU$ 1,538
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  • Chabil Mar Resort Belizean Beach Escape

    Escape to the Caribbean and the beaches of Belize on this incredible resort getaway. Staying at a boutique resort on the banks of the Caribbean, you’ll enjoy luxury accommodations and spend your days exploring the natural wonders of nearby jungles and coral reefs.
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    4 Days
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    US$ 683
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  • Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort: Belizean Beach Escape

    Escape to the intimate beach resort of Hamanasi on the Caribbean coastline of Belize. Set on a pristine stretch of Caribbean beach with gorgeous mountains as a backdrop, Hamanasi is sure to capture your heart with its impeccable accommodations, stunning environment, and unparalleled access to wildlife excursions by land and sea.
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    4-6 Days
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    AU$ 1,573
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  • Hidden Valley Jungle Resort: Belizean Jungle Escape

    More than amazing beaches, tiny Belize contains some of the world’s most lively and beautiful rainforests.
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    4 Days
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  • Naia Resort Placencia: Belizean Beach Escape

    Escape to a 200ac property on the banks of the Caribbean and enjoy the bounties of beach life. Staying at Naia Resort and Spa, you’ll enjoy casual luxury in a stunning natural environment and have easy access to the waters of the Caribbean and nearby jungles for all manner of adventure.
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    4 Days
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  • Pooks Hill Lodge: Belizean Jungle Escape

    Escape to Belize to hike rainforest trails and survey ancient Mayan burial sites while staying at a comfortable jungle lodge in a private nature reserve. This Belize vacation takes you to Pooks Hill Lodge, where you’ll have the freedom to explore the Belizean jungle and take advantage of its natural wonders.
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    4 Days
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  • Portofino Resort: Belizean Beach Escape

    Portofino Resort is a great place to experience one of the last unspoiled places on earth. Dive the Western Hemisphere's largest barrier reef, explore mystical Maya temples or any number of other experiences offered in this compact paradise.
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    4 Days
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    AU$ 856
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  • Ramons Beach Resort: Belizean Beach Escape

    Ramons Resort is a great place to experience one of the last unspoiled places on earth. Dive the Western Hemisphere's largest barrier reef, explore mystical Maya temples or any number of other experiences offered in this compact paradise.
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    4 Days
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    AU$ 470
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  • South Water Caye: Belizean Beach Escape

    Escape to a private island off the coast of Belize to enjoy a secluded paradise and incredible access to the Caribbean Sea. Staying at this private island resort, you’ll have several days to explore the Belize Barrier Reef and enjoy the relaxing amenities of your island home.
    Duration:
    4 Days
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    AU$ 887
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  • Sun Breeze Resort: Belizean Beach Escape

    Sun Breeze Hotel is a great place to experience one of the last unspoiled places on earth. Dive the Western Hemisphere's largest barrier reef, explore mystical Maya temples or any number of other experiences offered in this compact paradise.
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  • Tikal & Belize Adventure

    This adventure through the Mayan ruins of Belize and Guatemala will satisfy your cravings for a culturally rich holiday, ending with several sun-filled days in beautiful San Pedro.
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    9 Days
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    AU$ 3,311
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  • Tikal Overnight

    Tikal is one of the world's travel wonders. This monumental site, with its towering pyramids, looms out of the thick jungle canopy like stoic sentinels of ancient mysteries.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    AU$ 774
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  • Tikal, Uaxactun Ruins & Local Village Visit

    Explore the second largest ruined city in the world and discover the unique settlements that remain nearby today on this very special Tikal tour.
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    3 Days
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    AU$ 1,842
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  • Victoria House: Belizean Beach Escape

    This cheeky escape to Belize offers you three nights at the sumptuous Victoria House, a luxury beachfront resort on Ambergris Caye, just south of San Pedro. Enjoy the azure waters of the Caribbean, plus great fishing, and access to the second largest barrier reef in the world.
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    4 Days
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    AU$ 660
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