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Belize is located on the south-east of the Yucatán Peninsula, the ancient land of the Maya. The coastline of the country is 386 km. The beaches of Belize are of soft white coral sand. Belize's coastal waters are protected from strong currents by the barrier of coral reefs, the second largest in the world, so swimming here is safe. Belize has a priceless historical heritage, the temples and palaces of the great civilization of Maya. The pyramids, huge masks and reliefs on the walls of Lamagna temples, mysterious and beautiful Lubaantun. In addition there is a Butterfly Farm, Zoo and coral world of about 500 species of tropical fish. There are 127 small coastal islands with beautiful beaches in Belize. From north to south the dense jungle turns into fertile mountain valleys.
 
 

Best beaches in Belize

 

Turneffe beach

South Water Caye

Placencia beach

Lighthouse Reef

Turneffe beach

South Water Caye

Placencia beach

Lighthouse Reef

Laughing Bird Caye

Half Moon Caye

Goff's caye

Caye Chapel

Laughing Bird Caye

Half Moon Caye

Goff's Caye

Caye Chapel

Great Blue Hole

Ambergris Caye

 

 

Great Blue Hole

Ambergris Caye

 

 

 

 
Cascades and mountain rivers, green coastal islands and long sandy beaches give a special beauty to the nature of Belize. Over 50% of the territory is covered with forests. The dry season in Belize lasts from February to May.
The most popular island resorts of the country are Ambergris Caye, Caye Chapel and Caye Caulker in the northern part of the sea and a group of islands Goff's Caye, Turneffe Atoll and Lighthouse Reef in the center, as well as resort towns on the southern coast of the mainland such as Dangriga and Placencia.
 
Ambergris Caye. Ambergris Island is one of the most popular and largest islands of Belize. The main attraction is its beaches near the town of San Pedro. The resort has luxury hotels, many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Located near the barrier reef, its an ideal place for various activities.
 
It is a popular travel destination within Belize. It is the largest island and lies about a mile away by the much praised Belize Barrier Reef; now a World Heritage Site. This island once was sustained by fishing and trade but during the last thirty years it is tourism that has taken over. Despite its increasing popularity this is a part of the world that has still managed to maintain much of its original charm and beauty. The Ambergis Caye beach is considered by many to be one of the best in the Belize.
 
There are beautiful beaches, softest white coral sand, the coastal currents are perfectly suitable for drift diving. A strong wind will please fans of surfing. Over 30% of coastal waters are marine protected areas.
Placencia beach resort is located 75 km south of Dangriga on a small peninsula. The resort is known for its picturesque lagoon, which stretches along 5 km of sandy beaches. Placencia is in the Guinness Book of Records as the narrowest embankment in the world. Numerous bars, restaurants and shops can be found here. Placencia beach feels like an island but is actually a long narrow peninsula in the Stann Creek District of Belize. Here visitors will find the second largest barrier reef in the world and some of the most spectacular beaches on the planet. This is an area that is familiar with dealing with tourists and so there is plenty to keep the visitor entertained. The water around the peninsula is crystal clear and stepping into the water is like getting into a warm bath.
 
Lighthouse Reef is the furthest from the coast of the country. Some of the atoll is one of the most fascinating places on Earth as The Great Blue Hole for example. Its diameter is 300 m, 124 m in depth. Lighthouse reef is approximately 50 miles off the Belize mainland and is a circular reef surrounding a central lagoon; the famous great blue hole. The reef itself is made up of soft coral (consisting mainly of feather plumes and sea fans) and the harder hydro-coral (such as Elkhorn coral and Brain Coral). This area offers unique protection for many species of fish and this explains why there is so much diversity. There is nowhere else on the planet where you will find such a variety of marine life.
 
If you snorkel on the surface of the Blue Hole you can see the corals and a variety of fish, but at a depth of 38 meters, they disappear, leaving only the huge caves in the walls of stalactites up to 10 m long. A magnificent natural reserve "Half Moon Cay" is also here.
 
Half Moon Caye National Monument was the first area to be included as part of the Belize National Park system back in the seventies. This is understandable as it is such a spectacular part of the world. It is part of the Lighthouse Reef Atoll, and is not far from the famous Great Blue Hole. In the past people were allowed to camp on the island but this is no longer permissible. There are a few things to do on the island but the most pleasurable has to be just lounging around on Half Moon Caye beach.
 
The Great Blue Hole. Those who have seen the Great Blue Hole in Belize are usually convinced that it should be considered one of the natural wonders of the world. This was the spot that was brought to the rest of the world’s attention by marine explorer Jacques Cousteau back in the seventies. Divers travel to this spot from every part of the globe and refer to it as the ‘Aquarium’ because there is just so much marine life to be seen. It would be a real shame to visit Belize and not see this amazing wonder of nature.

Other beach countries of North America

 

Antigua & Barbuda

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Antigua & Barbuda

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Dominican Republic

Costa Rica

Mexico

Grenada

Dominican Republic

Costa Rica

Mexico

Grenada

Cuba

Panama

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent

Cuba

Panama

St. Lucia

Saint Vincent & The Grenadines

 

Jamaica

Trinidad & Tobago

 

 

Jamaica

Trinidad & Tobago

 

 

 
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