Most people buzz through Belize on the gringo trail through Central America. It is worth slowing right down and getting into the laid-back groove of the Caribbean. Swim or snorkel by day, hang in the shade under a palm tree and the rum flows freely in the evenings, I mean this is the Caribbean!
You’ll struggle to stay out of the water in Belize with one of the best areas for scuba diving in the world. The Great blue hole is a bucket list dive site for experienced scuba divers looking to explore the 124m deep sinkhole inside the reef.
Swim with playful nurse sharks, manta rays and moray eels in shark alley off the coast of Caye Caulker, an Island reached by speed boat about an hour off the mainlaind.
English is the official language of Belize in the otherwise Spanish speaking nations of Central America. Belize was once known as British Honduras with Spanish Honduras to south, which now simply named Honduras.
Travelling in Belize
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