21 Unique Things to Do in Belize: The Ultimate Guide (2022)

For a tiny country, Belize punches well above its weight. The Caribbean coastline is home to the second-largest coral reef in the world (after the Great Barrier Reef, naturally), while its lush inland is filled with dense jungle. If you’re adventurous and nature-loving, there are countless exciting things to do in Belize. Belize is a … Read more

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

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

How to Visit the Mayan Ruins of Caracol, Belize

Allison sitting atop a pyramid in the Caracol Complex of ruins

Tikal and Chichen Itza get all the glory when it comes to ruins. Guatemala and Mexico are just fame hogs like that! But deep in Belize’s jungle, about two hours out from the nearest large town, you’ll find pyramids just as impressive — and far less crowded. Visiting Belize Requirements in 2022 This post was … 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