Belize Tourism and Vacation Information
Belize Information • Located in the Northeast of Central America • Mayan Civilization’s center area • Pristine beaches, savanna grasslands, and rainforests • Largest salt water reef in the Western Hemisphere
Why Go to Belize? • Its close! • A British Protectorate • English Speaking • Temperature always above 700F • Great currency exchange rate
Getting There! • Belize is a major cruise destination: • from cities such as: Miami, Tampa, New Orleans. • 2 hours from major airline hubs • Miami and Houston • All major airlines fly there! • A passport is needed to enter.
By Land Hiking Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve Mayan Ruins Belize Zoo Flora & Fauna explorations Caving Things to do, Places to see…
Things to do, Places to see… • By Sea • Fishing • Sailing • Diving • Kayaking/ Canoeing • Snorkeling
Water Adventures • 185 miles of reef – Cayes - pronounced “Keys” • Deepwater dives & snorkeling • Mangrove exploration Check out: http://www.travelbelize.org
Exploring the Ancient Mayan World • Xunantunich Ruins • Xunantunich was a major ceremonial center • Ruins throughout the North and West Check out: http://www.travelbelize.org
Environment • 21% of total land is protected • 500 species of birds • 145 mammals • 135 types of reptiles Check out: http://www.travelbelize.org
Rest and Relaxation • No need for adventure • Mainland beaches and beaches on the Cayes are some of the best in the Caribbean • Numerous resorts, or small local villages that cater to tourists.
Whether your looking for adventure or relaxation, Belize will meet all your needs and more. • Look at www.TravelBelize.org & www.mybelizeadventure.com for all additional travel information.