Belize is well known as a world-class fishing destination. Visitors to this beautiful country can experience fishing for the “Big 3” which are the prized Bonefish, Tarpon and the elusive Permit (all these fish are catch and release only).
Belize has some of the best snorkeling in the world. The world’s second largest barrier reef straddles the coast of Belize, providing unrivalled snorkeling with an abundance of coral and tropical fish to discover. Belize is also blessed with clear turquoise waters, hundreds of cayes (small islands) and three atolls that offer exceptional Belize snorkeling adventures.
There are numerous spots for snorkeling in Belize, but here is our pick of the best.
Whether you're a novice kayaker, experienced paddleboarder or trying snorkeling for this first time, these tips are for you especially if you are planning on a paddling adventure in Belize or another tropical destination.
Clothing for Paddling & Snorkeling in the Tropics
Paddling and snorkeling in the tropics can be an experience of a lifetime but it’s critical to have the right gear.
Belize is fast becoming one of the top destinations in Central America for yoga enthusiasts. This beautiful country offers the perfect environment for those seeking relaxation, wellness and a connection with nature.
Below are the 5 best places to practice yoga in Belize.
Ak’bol Yoga Retreat and Ecoresort - Ambergris Caye
Belize is one of the most unique and exciting adventure travel destinations in Central America. If exploring Belize's stunning coral reefs and ancient Mayan ruins isn't enough for you, you can zipline through the rainforest canopy, rappel 250 ft down a waterfall or whitewater kayak on the Moho River.
Here are 5 Belize adventures guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping:
Experience Belize's Longest Zipline
One of the most important tips for visiting Belize for the first time is to plan in advance.
Belize is a beautiful and diverse country. A well-balanced itinerary should include a visit to its tropical rainforests to see the incredible wildlife, discover the ancient Mayan culture and explore the cayes, beaches and the ocean playground of the Belize Barrier Reef. Belize is an easy destination to create an experience that includes adventure, adrenaline-filled activities and plenty of relaxation time.
The kids are back at school and now is the time many families are thinking about where to go on vacation during the school breaks. If you are planning a vacation for Christmas or Spring Break, find out why the beautiful Central American country of Belize is the perfect family destination.
Why is Belize a Great Family Destination?
What is Coral?
Belize has 240 miles of coastline on the Caribbean Sea and is home to around 450 islands or ‘Cayes’. We look at the best beaches on the mainland and further afield where some of the real gems can be found, on the atolls that stretch along the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System. This continuous reef structure runs the length of Belize, parallel to the coast and is one of the most pristine reef ecosystems in the Western Hemisphere.