Book Cheap Flights to Belize
Tucked away in the north-eastern corner of Central America, Belize is a country that is surrounded in the North by Mexico, in the east by the Caribbean Sea, and in the west and south by Guatemala. Travel is an experience that gives you memories that last forever. And, when the destination is something as spectacular as Belize, it’s bound to give you an experience of a lifetime.
Whether you choose to go zip lining through the thick forest, kick back at one of the several idyllic beaches, pound to the beats of Garifuna drum, or enjoy scuba diving in the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, you can rest assured to make the most of every moment spent in this tropical paradise. A sea of globetrotters catch a flight to Belize to explore its coral reefs, lush jungles, pristine beaches, ancient Maya mysteries, and whatnot. Belize has so much to offer that at times, even a single trip isn’t enough.
The country is mainly divided into six regions. Northern Belize is the go-to place for all those who always vouch for some lone time in the lap of Mother Nature. When it comes to the North Islands of Belize, Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye are two islands that draw tourists galore. While the Central Coast of Belize catches the fancy of travellers who are immensely intrigued by wildlife, Western Belize is visited by those who keep a keen interest in archaeological sites. The south-eastern coast of the country is a pleasant blend of adventure and culture. Lastly, Southern Belize boasts untouched landscapes never fail to impress even the most selective traveller.
Best Places to Visit in Belize
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
Sitting on the top of a hill overlooking the Cayo District and Mopan River, Xunantunich Mayan Ruins is one of the sought-after tourist honeypots in Belize. Visitors and locals alike hop on a hand-cranked ferry to cross the river leading to Xunantunich to check out 25 Maya palaces and temples situated there. You can even catch the sight of nearby Guatemala and the Pine Ridge Mountain Reserve and admire the sweeping vistas around you. Indubitably, the spot is a feast for the eyes.
Sprawling over 29 acres of forest land, Belize Zoo is home to more than 150 animals, including agoutis, iguanas, and harpy eagles. If you’re someone who loves to be acquainted with wildlife as closely as you can, this is a must-see place. Hire a zookeeper guide who will take you on an indelible tour of the zoo. You can feed the national bird of Belize which is the Keel-billed Toucan or even get clicked with the national bird of Belize which is Tapir. You can even sign up for a night tour of the zoo while the entire jungle comes alive.
Great Blue Hole
Nestled in the heart of the Lighthouse Reef Atoll, the Great Blue Hole of Belize is the largest geological formation of one of its kind under the sun. The hole is an awe-inspiring ring of coral encompassing a colossal, underwater sinkhole situated in the shallow waters of the atoll. It is an experience one cannot simply afford to miss, no matter whether you choose a dive-boat trip, an air tour, or a live-aboard dive vessel. You can book a snorkelling or diving excursion or just a sightseeing tour as per your desire.