Great Blue Hole, Belize

The Blue Hole of Belize

The Blue Hole of Belize is one of the country’s most notable marine attractions. It was made famous in 1970, when Jacque Cousteau explored it. The Blue Hole is a deep, circular and incredibly blue sinkhole...

Rio Frio Cave

The massive mouth of the Rio Frio cave is its signature. Belize potentially has the largest cave system in Central America, with the dome of Rio Frio the largest in the country. Belize has an abundance of...

Caracol

Caracol is Belize’s largest known ancient Mayan city, covering over twenty square miles, sitting high on a plateau some 500 meters above sea level. Located in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve, it is one of the...
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Glovers Reef Atoll

There are only four atolls in the entire Atlantic region; three of them are located off the coast of Belize. Glover’s Reef Atoll is the most southerly of the three, located 70 miles southeast of Belize...

Big Rock Falls

Deep in the escarpment of the Mountain Pine Ridge, Big Rock Falls is another of the area’s waterfall treasures. After receiving good directions or the help of a guide, visitors embark on their expedition,...
Mayflower Bocawina, Belize

Mayflower Bocawina National Park

The Mayflower Bocawina National Park, just recently declared a National Park in 2001, can be found on a feeder road off mile six on the Southern Highway, just 4 1/2 miles in. The narrow dirt road shaded by the...
Serpon Sugar Mill, Belize

Serpon Sugar Mill

Hinting to the short-lived sugar industry in the Stann Creek District, the 19th Century ruins of the Serpon Sugar Mill lies abandoned in its lush green environment. Located and marked by a sign along the...
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Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Some 50 miles southeast of Belize City is Lighthouse Reef Atoll, the most eastern of the atolls and the only atoll with an airstrip. Stretching 30 miles long and eight miles wide, the atoll boasts some of the...
Turneffe Atoll, Belize

Turneffe Atoll

Of the three atolls in Belize, Turneffe is the closest to mainland, about 24 miles east of Belize City and is inhabited by a distinctly different ecosystem. Common to the Lighthouse and Glovers Reef Atoll...