Home to one of the world's most mysterious civilizations, the second largest barrier reef in the world, barefoot beaches and dense, tropical jungles, Belize- an adventure lover's paradise- offers something for everyone.
Casa Picasso- San Pedro
Indulge in tapas and martinis at Casa Picasso, where the fabulous dine artfully. Just outside the heart of San Pedro, It may be tricky to find but once you're tucking into the succulent lobster sliders and chocolate short ribs it won't even cross your mind.
Rain Restaurant - Ambergris Caye
An upscale rooftop restaurant offering unique views of Ambergris Caye, Mediterranean food and mind-blowing sangria's in a contemporary and elegant setting. Watch the sunset, sample some blackened snapper and take lots of pictures of the colorful Belizean sunset.
Bistro at Maya Beach Hotel- Placencia
Dine by the sea at this elegant, modern Bistro known for its succulent seafood dishes at the Maya Beach Hotel in Placencia. Try the plantain chips with freshly made salsa and finish off your meal with a helping of the melt-in-your-mouth, warm banana bread pudding with cream.
Robert's Grove Hotel- Placencia
An exotic, comfortable beachfront resort, with friendly staff, fantastic restaurants and modern amenities in a beautiful, lush tropical jungle setting. Great for beach weddings, romantic honeymoons, family getaways or dive vacations- Robert's Grove has everything you need within reach.
Victoria House - Ambergris Cay
A luxury, 42-room retreat on the gorgeous island of Ambergris Cay. Well-kept grounds with thatch huts, an infinity pool and a gorgeous pier, it's no wonder Victoria House rakes in the awards.
The Lodge at Chaa Creek- San Ignacio
Green tourism at its finest, this 140-acre remote farm turned jungle retreat at Chaa Creek is one of the world's best luxury Eco Lodges. With an enticing two-level swimming pool, breath-taking tree house Jacuzzi suites, stunningly-landscaped grounds, a fabulous spa and activities nearby, it's not for the budget-conscious but those willing to pay for the ultimate jungle luxury.
Colinda Cabanas- Caye Caulker
Breezy, brightly coloured beach cabanas for a true Belizean beach experience. A perfect fit for laid-back Caye Caulker and self-catering travelers. Each cabana has cooking facilities, a large outside porch, table and chairs and a hammock- what more could you need?
Shark Ray Alley- Ambergris Caye
A popular activity in Ambergris Caye, this protected area is home to large stingrays, friendly nurse sharks, turtles and rainbow-colored fish. Watch the shark frenzy from the boat or jump in a snorkel with them - either way it makes for an unforgettable experience.
The Blue Hole
One for the bucket list, this 1,000 feet wide hole is one of the top ten places in the world to dive. Over 400 foot deep, bull sharks, hammerheads and brilliant marine life frequent here. A vast royal-blue circle contrasting its shallow surroundings, making the view from the sky spectacular. If you're brave you can jump from a plane over it, take a helicopter tour or grab a tank and dive these famous waters.
Xunantunich Mayan Ruins
The most impressive of all the Mayan ruins is El Castillio at Xunantunich. Climb the steps and weave through the small crumbling caverns, stumbling upon ancient Mayan carvings along the way. Reach the top and you'll get a breath-taking view of Guatemala in the distance.
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary
The world's first Jaguar reserve famous for its gushing waterfalls, exotic rainforest trails and abundant wildlife. Hike the jungle trails, swim in the fresh waters, tube down the rivers or go on the hunt for wildlife, a day at this rainforest is sure to be an adventure.
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