Belize is perfect for the adventurous traveler. This small country has tropical rainforests, jungles, wildlife, a colorful population and culture, wonderful beaches, waterfalls and unique diving opportunities in the world's second largest coral reef. Book your trip to Belize with KILROY.
Belize is a tiny country on the Caribbean coast of Central America, wedged inbetween Mexico and Guatemala. Even so, the country contains many great sights: tropical rainforest with colorful life, majestic, green mountains, ancient Mayan ruins and a wide range of opportunities for outdoor activities.
The Belize Coral Reef
On the journey to Belize you should definitely visit the interesting Mayan ruins at Altun Ha and Xunantunich, and then take a lovely swim in the Caribbean Sea. And why not sink below the surface and dive around the world's second largest coral reef? The Belize Coral Reef is on UNESCO World Heritage List og holds incredible underwater experiences: colorful corals, fascinating fish of all colors and sizes, giant manta rays and much more. One of the best places to dive are Caye Culkner, and for the more experienced The Blue Hole is a thoroughly marvelous dive site - it is extremely beautiful. This is not where you take your first dive however, as it's very deep.
Jungle and wildlife in Belize
There are plenty of exotic animals in Belize. There are more than 500 species of birds and especially the beautiful macaws and toucans will excite you the most. There are also lots of larger animals: jaguars, tapirs, monkeys, crocodiles, iguanas, deer, wild boar and many others. Many of these animals live in the country's dense rainforests, but there are also swamps, where it is a bit easier to get to see some of these wild animals.
Tourism in Belize
Belize is one of the most developed countries in Central America in regards to tourism. The main language is English, so the traveler will find the country relatively easy to navigate in. This also means, however, that it's popular among luxury tourists than most other places in Central America, so keep a close eye on price levels.