Overlooking Rio On Pools, Belize

Overlooking the majestic Rio On Pools in Mountain Pine Ridge; credit Belize Tourism Board

Belize

Belize is what you get when the descendants of Mayans, the descendants of Africans and immigrant Europeans meet on the exotic and verdant Yucatan Peninsula.

History
Archaeologists estimate, at their peak, 1-2 million Mayans lived within the country’s borders.

Attractions
Ancient Mayan ruins are a Meso-American archaeological site abound in the northern Orange Walk District.

Beaches
Offshore islands offer the best beaches, seaside restaurants& bars and dive shops equipment rentals.

Eco-Travel
Up the New River, you’ll see amazing flora and fauna that includes Morelet’s crocodile and iguanas.

Festivals
Arguably the most celebrated Belizean event each year is Fiesta de Carnaval.

Travel Tips
Excluding the waterfront area, the least fun place to visit is just outside downtown.



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