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Belize Holidays – Have a Tropical Break This Year

Have a Tropical Break this Year

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A white painted jetty, beach and palm trees in Belize

Belize – East Coast of Central America

"You'll definitely be able to relax with the typical services and facilities that modern holidaymakers have come to expect.."

Belize holidays are ideal for tourists keen on deep sea dives to see the various tropical species of marine life that inhabits the Caribbean Sea. The many beautiful islands and mainland are also popular with newlyweds, who travel here to enjoy a relaxing and picturesque honeymoon experience. Belize beach is always popular as the clean pale sands lead down to the warm shallow waters - ideal for escaping the sun and cooling down. Holidays in Belize also attracting many tourists with an interest in Mayan history and artifacts.

Belize itself isn't a particular big country and there are airports based in most regions, but you are more likely to be landing in Belize City at the Philip S.W. International Airport, which leaves you in a good location to make the most of the rest of this beautiful country.

With plenty of accommodation to choose from no matter which resort you stay in, you'll definitely be able to relax with the typical services and facilities that modern holidaymakers have come to expect. While there are plenty of hotels to choose from, villas remain popular with tourists.

There are buses heading out of the country to places like Guatemala and Mexico, which is great for a day trip. The roads and terrain can be rough so it can be better to use taxis where necessary, instead of hiring a car whilst on holiday here.

Belize – Fun & Activities

"Head over to Shark Ray Alley for an unforgettable experience swimming with nurse sharks and stingrays.."

Head down to the beach in Belize and try one of the many fine holiday activities - including water sports such as windsurfing or kite surfing. Many people just enjoy laying back and relaxing on a sun lounger with a cocktail in hand. The marine life in Belize is another really appealing aspect of a holiday here, as you can often see dolphins playing just off the coast. If you fail to see the dolphins then why not take a closer look with one of the diving excursions where you can swim to the coral and see various different species of colourful tropical fish, the Blue Hole is one of the best diving sites in the world. Head over to Shark Ray Alley for an unforgettable experience swimming with nurse sharks and stingrays.

By simply taking walks out into the countryside you can appreciate the fantastic beautiful scenery - which is visible every way you turn - particularly on the many cays that lay just off the shore of Belize beach. Many people enjoy hiking on Belize holidays where they can see and experience countries wildlife for real. Out in the countryside you may come across one of the many ancient Mayan ruins sites such as Altun Ha, Caracol, Lamanai, Lubaatun and Xunantunich. It's very much worthwhile visiting the ruins, which are one of the key attractions for tourists coming to enjoy Belize holidays.

Belize – Food & Nightlife

"Many dishes will be spicy, containing locally-made Marie Sharp's famous hot sauce.."

You'll find that traditional Belize cuisine will be the main type of food available during your holiday. Many dishes will be spicy, containing locally-made Marie Sharp's famous hot sauce. Chicken and rice is a typical and very popular dish, with the chicken served on the bone more often than not. In your Belize resort is where you're most likely to find universally recognisable dishes, to appease everybody's taste in food.

Rum and beer are the popular drinks in this part of the world and you'll find it readily available from every bar you come across here. The nightlife isn't exactly electric and you'll find the laid back atmosphere during the day is transferred to the evening, when you're able to wind down and relax with a drink or two after a busy day exploring.

Belize – Weather Info

"From May to August you can expect the hottest weather, regularly reaching temperatures of around 30°C.."

Enjoy the fantastic subtropical environment on a Belize holiday, where the average minimum temperature rarely goes any lower than 20°C. From May to August you can expect the hottest weather, regularly reaching temperatures of around 30°C. Despite being the warmest time you can expect the most rainfall too.

Winters are very dry and perhaps the best time to enjoy Belize holidays because of that fact, and that the temperatures are warmer than most summers here in the UK. One thing to bear in mind is the timing of the hurricane season in Belize, which usually falls between June and November.

Where is Belize?

Take a look at this map of Belize before you go. Click to view an interactive version.

Map of Belize
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