Top 10 Attractions in Belize
Are you planning to buy property in Belize? Why Belize? Well, to begin with, Belize is an incredibly beautiful country with pristine beaches, sand dunes, diverse and inclusive culture, friendly locals and a stable government.
Belize is also a veritable tropical paradise with a distinctly Caribbean flair about it. While geographically Belize is a part of Central America, culturally and historically it is considered to be a part of the Caribbean and is a British Commonwealth country.
Here’s a look at the things to do and see in Belize
The Belize Top 10 Attractions
The Belize Barrier Reef
One thing you have to do when you visit Belize is to go scuba diving at the Belize Barrier Reef, the second biggest reef in the world. You will find more than 70 hard coral species and 36 soft coral species here. This is a great spot to go on a vacation to.
Belize Blue Hole
The Belize Blue Hole is a sinkhole of about 300 feet in depth that is home to a large coral colony, and is a part of the Lighthouse Reef. It is certainly worth a visit.
Thatch Caye is a beautiful island in Belize which you must visit during your visit to the country. Thatch Caye has some of the most beautiful, crystal clear waters. This is a great spot for kayaking and other fun activities.
Every year, there is a major event called as the Lobsterfest organized in Belize. This is a great time to visit Belize, there are parties everywhere, dancing and music on the streets. The lobster season here runs from June to February.
Annual Chocolate Festival
One of the things Belize is famous for is dark chocolate. They make the most delicious chocolates in Belize. You will have the opportunity to experience that from up close and personal at the Chocolate Festival of Belize held every year in the Toledo district.
The Mayan Ruins
There was a time in the past when Belize was the nerve center of the great Mayan Civilization. You will find ruins of that great civilization even today here in Belize, such as the Altun Ha and Xunantunich.
Bocawina National Park
When in Belize, you should make it a point to visit the Bocawina National Park. There is a wonderful eco-resort here where you can go ziplining and do other fun things, such as waterfall rappelling. The view you get here from the top is simply stunning.
Ambergris Caye is one of the most beautiful islands in Belize with more than 260 bird species. You will love going on a birdwatching tour of this exotic island. Ambergris Caye is also home to San Pedro Town, Belize’s second largest city, and most popular destination. Ambergris Caye is a popular spot for foreign investors and tourists alike.
Museum of Belize
The Museum of Belize is a must visit – you will get a glimpse of the rich culture and history of Belize here right from the days of the Maya Civilization.
St. John’s Cathedral
St. John’s Cathedral is the oldest church in Belize, built way back in 1812. You should take time to pray here, even if you are not particularly religious.
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