Belize, with its rich culture, white sandy beaches, and amazing natural beauty offers no shortage of things to do or see. Whether your time in Belize is a once in a lifetime getaway, or you’re planning on spending more time in the tropical paradise, here are the ten things that you absolutely must do and see while there.
#1: Scuba Diving in the Belize Barrier Reef
Scuba diving is one of the top vacation activities in Belize. Don’t miss the opportunity to dive into the Belize Barrier Reef and view over 70 hard coral and 36 soft coral species.
#2: Explore Mayan Ruins
Belize was once the epicenter of the ancient Maya civilization. There are many ruins of the early civilization that can be explored including Xunantunich and Altun Ha.
#3: Belize Blue Hole
At the center of the Lighthouse Reef, you will find a 300-ft. sinkhole that is home to one of the largest colonies of coral. Whether you love to snorkel or just appreciate the wonder of nature, this is a not to miss spot.
#4: Kayak at Thatch Caye Resort
Kayaking the crystal waters of Belize is must do on your vacation, and Thatch Caye Resort makes it easy. Stay here and take them up on the free kayaks reserved for resort patrons and explore some of the most beautiful waters on earth.
#5: Ziplining in Bocawina
For the person with the spirit of adventure in their heart, don’t miss the opportunity to sail along the tree tops of the tropics by spending a little time at the eco-resort, Bocawina. Ziplining not your thing? Try waterfall rappelling instead!
If you love fresh lobster, make sure that Belize is your destination during lobster season, which runs from June to February. Look for food vendors that prepare lobster in just about every way imaginable, plus plenty of fun activities and beach parties to top off the festivities.
#7: Annual Chocolate Festival
Is there anything that goes better with a luxurious Belize vacation than decadent chocolate? Every year in late May, the Toledo district hosts the annual Chocolate Festival of Belize. Toledo is recognized the world over for its superior cocoa. Don’t miss out.
#8: Ambergris Caye for Birdwatching
With over 260 bird species, the island of Ambergris Caye is the premier spot for birdwatching. Bring your binoculars and schedule a bird watching tour, or venture out on your own and see if you can discover a yet undocumented species
#9: St. John’s Cathedral
If you have a love for historical architecture, you will want to add a visit to St. John’s Cathedral to your list of destinations. Built in 1812, the cathedral is the oldest church in the city.
#10: Museum of Belize
No Belize vacation would be complete without a trip to the Museum of Belize. Here you will experience the rich culture and history of the nation. From the early settlement to Mayan artifacts, the Museum of Belize offers a look back into time of a fascinating nation.
We’re sure you’ll love Belize so much that you’ll want to spend even more time there. When you’re ready to invest in a Belize property, let ReMax: Robert D Colon help you find your dream property. Contact us today to schedule a viewing.