15 Things to Know Before Booking an ATM Cave Tour

Deep in a cave in Belize’s interior jungle is a sacred Mayan burial site, where the remains of 14 human sacrifices have been found. To get there, you’ll have to swim through bracingly cold waters, wedge yourself between glimmering stalactites dripping down from the ceiling, and navigate using only a headlamp to see your way through … Read more

Belize Itinerary: One Fun-Filled Week in Belize (2022 Update & Entry Requirements)

Belize is one of my favorite countries in Central America.  It’s small enough that you can easily see the best of Belize in one week, perfect for a short getaway! In other Central American countries like Guatemala and Mexico, you’ll need at least two at a bare minimum — and still just barely scratch the surface. … Read more

6 of the Most Incredible Eco Lodges in Belize (For All Budgets)

If you’re into sustainable tourism, it’s likely that staying in a jungle eco lodge in Belize is high on your bucket list. And with good reason – Belize is becoming one of the world’s premier ecotourism destinations for its dedication to preserving biodiversity, reducing waste, and living in harmony with nature. I stayed in an … Read more

The 9 Best Day Trips from San Ignacio, Belize: Tours & Excursions You’ll Love

Deep in the Belizean jungle close to the border with Guatemala is the beautiful town of San Ignacio. The Macal River runs right through town, and it’s a popular place for exploring by canoe or kayak. San Ignacio is at the heart of the Cayo district of Belize. It’s a great jumping-off point for exploring … Read more

Belize Packing List: What You Definitely Need to Pack for Belize

Belize is a gorgeous country with a lovely subtropical climate, making it a joy to visit year round.  As a result, figuring out what to pack for Belize isn’t rocket science. The average high temperature year-round is 84° F (29°C), though it is possible to get slightly cooler in winter, with temperatures as low as 60°F (16°C) … Read more