Swimming

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San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, also known as “La Isla Bonita” is the largest and most visited island in Belize.

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The picturesque Placencia Peninsula is quickly becoming a premiere tourist destination in Belize.

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Hopkins is a small Garifuna village located on the coast, eight miles south of Dangriga town.

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Caye Caulker is known for its cool, laid-back island life.Caye Caulker has maintained its cozy island appeal.

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High up in the hills of the Hummingbird Highway, one of the many branches of the Sibun River makes its underground journey towards its main water body. Many years ago there was a large collapse of a cave system in the tropical forests of the Hummingbird Highway. Today, immaculately Read more

Lush mountainous landscapes

It is believed by some that the unique ecosystems of the Mountain Pine Ridge were created centuries ago when a volcanic island erupted onto the mainland. Today, some 127,203 acres of semi-tropical forest, containing a mixture of pine and broadleaf vegetation, all thriving on undulating Read more

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Established in 1994 and managed by the Rio Blanco Mayan Association (RBMA), residents of Santa Cruz and Santa Elena Villages in Toledo are very proud to share with visitors the natural splendor of the Rio Blanco National Park. Covering 500 acres, the Park is located approximately 30 Read more

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Of the three atolls in Belize, Turneffe is the closest to mainland, about 24 miles east of Belize City and is inhabited by a distinctly different ecosystem.   Common to the Lighthouse and Glovers Reef Atoll are white coral sand and palm-fringed islands surrounding a Read more

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Some 50 miles southeast of Belize City is Lighthouse Reef Atoll, the most eastern of the atolls and the only atoll with an airstrip. Stretching 30 miles long and eight miles wide, the atoll boasts some of the best diving in Belize. The infamous Blue Hole sits in the Read more

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There are only four atolls in the entire Atlantic region; three of them are located off the coast of Belize.   Glover's Reef Atoll is the most southerly of the three, located 70 miles southeast of Belize City and 35 miles southeast of Dangriga Town.   The atoll was Read more

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An economy based primarily on the sugar industry, the town has a relaxed atmosphere.

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Dangriga, the largest town in the Stann Creek District is located 55 miles from Belmopan and 105 miles from Belize City.

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The Jaguar Preserve is located in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. In 1984 the area was first declared a forest reserve, then in 1986 a small portion was declared a sanctuary. In 1990, the sanctuary was expanded to include the entire forest reserve, resulting in a total protected Read more

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Traveling 200 miles down the Southern Highway transports visitors to the most southerly town in Belize and the capital of the Toledo District. Situated along the shores of the Caribbean Sea with the domineering Maya Mountains holding their stance in the foreground, Punta Gorda Town Read more

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Clarissa Falls is a pleasant recreational spot 5 minutes from San Ignacio Town going further west on the way to Benque Viejo off the Western Highway.Contrary to its name, Clarissa Falls has no falls; Clarissa Rapids may be a more appropriate name.There is a restaurant/bar where you can Read more

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A visit to this lagoon is certainly worthwhile, when combined with a visit to Belize's most populated, progressive Mennonite community, Spanish Lookout. About twenty minutes from Spanish Lookout's 'downtown' area is the secluded Aguacate Lagoon. 'Aguacate' is Spanish for Avocado, and it Read more

Taking in the view

Just off the main road in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, before reaching Augustine Village, lies the picnic shed and parking area of the popular Rio On Pools. The soothing sounds of cascading water are heard as visitors approach the picnic site. The picture revealed from the Read more

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The Mayflower Bocawina National Park, just recently declared a National Park in 2001, can be found on a feeder road off mile six on the Southern Highway, just 4 1/2 miles in. The narrow dirt road shaded by the jungle’s lush canopy of trees inspires excitement in travelers and hints at Read more

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Five waterfall sisters lined up side by side make their domineering presence in the Privassion River, providing cool refreshing swimming to visitors. Five Sisters Falls is another breathtaking destination in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. [caption Read more

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Nestled in 7,200 acres of a private forest reserve, Butterfly Falls is a hidden treasure of the Mountain Pine Ridge. Accessible only to guests of the Hidden Valley Inn located within the reserve, Butterfly Falls offers the unique opportunity of luxuriating in ultimate privacy and Read more

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