1 Northern cayes
Sling a hammock, pour yourself a glass of rum and soak up the easygoing Caribbean vibe on these palm-fringed paradise islands.
2 Blue Hole
Marvel at the incredible underwater wonders of this subterranean sinkhole, one of the world’s most famous dive sites.
3 Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave
Descend into the shimmering Mayan underworld, filled with haunting rock formations, ancient ritual artefacts and crystallized sacrificial remains.
Scramble over the ruins of Caracol, a major power centre during the Classic era of Mayan civilization.
5 Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
Admire the Jaribu stork – the largest flying bird in the Western Hemisphere – and many other avian species in this sanctuary managed by the Belize Audubon Society.
6 Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
Promising an unforgettable encounter with neo-tropical fauna, this superb reserve is the world’s premier destination for jaguar observation.