Where to Go in Belize – Top 10 Destinations Belize, the only English-speaking country in Central America, offers a unique combination of richly rewarding experiences that make it unlike any destination on your bucket list of places to see and be.
AMBERGRIS CAYE – Explore Ambergris Caye holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Ambergris Caye is the largest island in Belize, and the main destination for travellers to this western Caribbean nation. San Pedro Town is the only town on the island.
PLACENCIA – Once a sleepy fishing village, Placencia has emerged as an increasingly popular eco-destination on the Caribbean. For those who enjoy outdoor adventure, this southern attraction is the place to be.
COROZAL – Corozal District is the northernmost district of the nation of Belize. The population was 33,894 in 2000. The district capital is Corozal Town. Corozal was built on the foundations of a Mayan ceremonial center (now called Santa Rita).
ORANGE WALK – Often referred to as “Sugah City” throughout the country, Orange Walk is one of the sweetest districts in Belize with the unmistakable aroma of sugarcane, molasses honey and distilleries.
CAYO – Culturally, the Cayo District is one of the most diverse spots in Belize. The Mestizos, people of mixed Mayan and Spanish descent, were historically one of the modern settlers in the area after the Maya.
BELIZE CITY – is the former capital, making it an interesting place to spend a day. Its ramshackle streets are alive with street peddlers and colorful characters who represent every facet of Belize’s ethnic make up, especially African-descent Creoles.
STANN CREEK – District features a rich diverse ecology and offers a wide range of tourism opportunities within its 986 sq mi area. With a population of just over 45,000 it includes Creole, Maya, Garifuna and Mestizo communities and rich ethnic culture.
CAYE CAULKER – is Ambergris Caye’s smaller, less-visited sister island and a prime stop for travelers looking to “go slow” and enjoy a relaxed vibe in Belize. Caye Caulker is has some of the best scuba diving & snorkeling in Belize, as well as wind surfing, manatee tours and fishing.
TOLEDO – District is definitely the most southern, and arguably the most colourful of Belize’s six districts, although it is one of the least visited areas of the country. Geographically, Toledo is stunning in its beauty and variety, with 1,795 sq mi of pristine rainforests, offshore cayes, coastal lowlands and an extensive network of caves.
BELMOPAN – capital of Belize is the seat of government. It is located near the town of Roaring Creek, in the Belize River valley 50 miles (80 km) inland from Belize City, the former capital on the Caribbean coast.
PUERTO BARRIOS, IZABAL – On Belize’s southern border, an easy jump by speedboat or air is Izabal, Guatemala. Great beaches, mountains, hot springs, cuisine and economy travel.