Belize contains the world’s second-largest barrier reef, some of the best beaches in the Caribbean and world-class diving and snorkelling. Those seeking sun, sand and crystalline waters can’t go past Ambergris Caye, the largest of the Belize Cayes while those interested in wildlife should travel to Orange Walk District. Which is located in the north of Belize, and it is the country’s deep forest. Consider staying in a fabulous jungle lodge for it is the best way to discover the area’s unique flora and fauna.
Cayo District, on the other hand, is Belize’s largest rainforests on rugged mountain ridges, gushing rivers and hidden Maya treasures such as Lamanai, Xunantunich, and Caracol.
When to go to Belize?
-December to April is the dry season in most areas.
-The lush green scenery found from May to November means the wetter months can be just as enjoyable.
Our Expert’s Choice:
– For those more adventurous head to the Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Caves for one of the most incredible and exhilarating adventure activities in Central America.
– Relax in the beautiful Ambergris Caye and go diving to the unique and rich in marine wildlife Blue hole.
– Look out for Jaguar in the Orange Walk rainforest district.
Great Blue Hole
The Great Blue Hole is a world-class destination for recreational scuba divers attracted by the opportunity to dive in crystal-clear waters and see multiple species of marine life including tropical fish and spectacular coral formations.
This region is Belize’s most substantial, encompassing rain forests on rugged mountain ridges, rolling farmland covered in orchards, gushing rivers and hidden Maya treasures.
Orange Walk District
Contains much of the county’s deep forest and a visit to one of the fabulous jungle lodges is a great way to discover the unique flora and fauna in the area. Over 40% of Belize is protected, creating a haven for the land and marine creatures that inhabit the country.
For those seeking sun, sand and crystalline waters look no further than Ambergris Caye, the largest of the Belize Cayes. Ambergris runs parallel to the barrier reef and is an excellent jumping off point for snorkelling and diving trips. Don’t miss the chance to snorkel with harmless nurse sharks and southern sting-rays at Shark Ray Alley!