Photos That Will Convince You to Visit Belize

16 JUN 2016
by: Taylor Choi | posted in: Adventure, Travel, Belize | comments: 0
Belize is a beautiful country nestled on the eastern coast of Central America. Along with a rich and diverse culture, it is known for its exotic marine life and biodiversity. Along the coast, you will find beautiful beaches and enchanting islands, while in the the east, you'll find grassy hills and low mountains. Some of the native flora and fauna include black orchids, mahogany trees, toucans, and jaguars. In addition to all of this, Belize features a number of jungles, Maya ruins, and the largest cave system in Central America. With so much to do, it's hard to be bored in Belize, so check out some of these that will give you a taste of the highlights!

Shark Ray Alley


Shark Ray Alley is part of the famous Hol Chan Marine Reserve, and it is here that you can snorkel with an abundance of friendly nurse sharks, sting rays, sea turtles and schools of fish.

Bocawina Zip Line and Waterfall Rappelling


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The Great Blue Hole & Lighthouse Reef


Dive into the Great Blue Hole and the surrounding Lighthouse Reef and discover a whole new world teeming with fish, sharks, sea turtles and colorful corals. Whether you decide to snorkel or scuba dive, you're guaranteed to have stories to tell once you resurface.

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Queen Angel Fish


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Barton Creek Cave


Kayak, canoe, or even go cave tubing through the Barton Creek Cave, where priceless artifacts left by the Mayans still remain. Once used as a burial site by the Mayans, it's now a popular archaeological and tourist destination.

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Xunantunich


With six plazas surrounded by more than 26 temples and palaces, Xunantunich is the perfect place to explore Mayan ruins in Belize. Legend even has it that they're haunted by a woman dressed in all white — see for yourself with a horseback ride through the site or you can mountain bike through the paved trails.

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Belize Barrier Reef


The Belize Barrier Reef is a series of coral reefs on the coast of Belize that makes up the larger Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, which is the second-largest coral reef system in the world after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

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If these photos get you excited about Belize, you should check out our free guide to the highlights of Central America!

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