Saturday, October 16, 2021

Destinations in Belize

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Regions in Belize

  • Northern Belize
    The Corozal (coastal) and Orange Walk (inland) districts.
  • The Belize District
    This is where the largest city, airport and a number of popular offshore islands are located
  • Cayo
    This central district is bursting with adventure and filled with jungle, caves, rivers, Mayan ruins and much more.
  • Stann Creek
    Coastal area south of Belize district, access to quiet reef islands and boats to and from Honduras.
  • Toledo
    Southern coastal/interior region with more Mayan ruins and boats to Guatemala.

Cities in Belize

  • Belmopan – Inland Capital
  • Belize City – Belize’s largest city on the Caribbean Sea.
  • City of Corozal
  • Crooked tree
  • Dangriga – Large Garifuna town in the south, formerly known as Stann Creek Town.
  • Hopkins – Garifuna Village
  • City Orange Walk
  • Punta Gorda – Beautiful and quiet southern port town; home to an intricate and diverse indigenous weekend market.
  • San Ignacio – Called Cayo by the locals, Mayan and Hispanic influence near the border with Guatemala.

Other destinations in Belize

  • Ambergris Caye – large barrier island to the north.
  • Caye Caulker – small barrier island in the north.
  • Placencia Peninsula – long peninsula (almost an island) off Stann Creek.
  • Tobacco Caye
  • Lighthouse Reef Atoll

Mayan ruins

  • Altun Ha
  • Caracol
  • Lamanai
  • Lubaantun
  • Xunantunich