Few islands in Belize offer walk-in snorkeling from the beach, but Half Moon Caye is one unique location that does. This crescent-shaped caye is located on the Lighthouse Reef Atoll, a protected marine reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site . This remote and pristine caye has world class walk-in snorkeling sites right from its beaches.
April is a great time to visit Belize with ideal weather conditions, local events to experience over Easter and a prime time to explore both the reef and rainforests.
Here are our top 5 reasons why you should visit Belize this spring:
Belize Weather in the Spring
The Belize Barrier Reef stretches from Bacalar Chico to the Bay of Honduras. It is home to hundreds of small islands (cayes) and is known for its spectacular corals and abundant marine life. The Belize Barrier Reef is the ultimate destination for a tropical snorkeling adventure.
Check out our Belize Snorkeling Adventure video.
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?