Cultural Activities in Belize

Rediscovering a Lost Civilization

Long before Europeans came ashore, tall pyramids and magnificent temples adorned with intricate carvings dominated the landscapes of Belize. But this stronghold of Mayan culture waned, its people returning to a simpler way of life as the jungle reclaimed the land. It would be hundreds of years before evidence of this once-greet civilization would be revealed by the careful digging of archaeologists, Now, thanks to ongoing excavations and restoration efforts, visitors to this historic land can perch on stone daisies once occupied by Mayan lords, and ascent pyramids where masked priests invoked favors of the gods of sun and rain.

Highlights

  • Best for: Everyone, from relaxing and beach travelers, to soft and rugged adventurers
  • Best season to visit: Year round, drier from January to June
  • Weather: Belize enjoys a sub-tropical climate moderated by Caribbean sea breezes. Winter temperatures occasionally dip below 70 during northerlies, while summers may reach into the 90s, with increased humidity and rain showers after June

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Cultural Activities in Belize Overview

There are hundreds of significant archaeological sites covering the entire country of Belize. Many of these sites were not discovered until the mid to late 20th century, and excavation and restoration is an ongoing process. Many sites are located on private land and can only be visited if prior permission is obtained, but the largest and most significant sites are now recognized as official archaeological reserves. These are open to the public and often include supporting facilities.

Best Places for Cultural Activities in Belize

Deep in the heart of the Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve, the underground chambers of Actun Tunichil Muknal cave holds pre-Columbian artifacts and tombs of the ancients. The lost Mayan city of Lamanai was once the region's most important center of commerce and ceremony. A short drive across the Guatemalan border leads to the sprawling archaeological site of Tikal, where more than 3,000 stone temples, pyramids and homes have been reclaimed from the jungle. 

What to Pack for Cultural Activities in Belize

Comfortable walking shoes are a must, as there is often a bit of climbing and clambering when visiting archaeological sites. There is little or no shade around pyramids and temples, so include a hat and wear clothing that mitigates the rays of the tropical sun, Don't forget to bring—and drink—plenty of water.

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Belize

Blackbird Caye Dive Resort

TURNEFFE ATOLL - HOT DIVE DEAL - BUY ONE GET ONE 25% OFF includes 7 nights Oceanfront Cabana accommodations with private balcony, 6 days of 3-tank boat dives, including Blue Hole & Half Moon Caye every Tuesday, weather permitting (req. min of 6 guests/excludes $40 mrpf). Breakfast, lunch and dinner, coffee, tea and juices. Complimentary use of kayaks and paddleboards. Roundtrip airport ground and boat transfers (Wednesdays and Saturdays).

Valid for Thanksgiving Week 11/20/21-11/27/21.
Valid 1/1/22-1/29/22. Book by 9/30/21.
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Hidden Valley Inn and Reserve

CAYO DISTRICT - ADVENTURE PACKAGE + 2 FREE NIGHTS includes 7 night’s Estate Room accommodation, airport transfers, fresh water pool/hot tub, use of mountain bikes, canoes and access to 3 yoga platforms.

7200 acres of private property with trails and forest roads amounting to over 90 miles through broadleaf rainforest and pine forest, leading to pools and waterfalls. Trails are clearly marked. An onsite guide is available at an additional cost if requested. If you choose to go independently a map and a radio are mandatory as well as notification of your chosen route! These you can pick up from the front desk. If you prefer to be dropped off at a particular location rather than hike out this can be arranged with the front desk. Pick-ups are also available.
Optional add-ons for Watersports Activities and Topside Activities available in the shopping cart after room category is selected.

Valid: through 10/31/21.
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Hidden Valley Inn and Reserve

CAYO DISTRICT - MAYA MOUNTAIN CAYO TO AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVING-HIKING-CAVE TUBING-BIKING-SNORKELING PACKAGE includes 4 nights Estate Room accommodations at Hidden Valley Inn, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, hiking and biking on 7,000 acre’s of private reserve, choice of Half Day Horseback Riding or Half Day Cave Canoeing Barton Creek. 4 nights in a Deluxe Room with Partial Ocean View at the Sunbreeze Hotel, including choice of 1 local 2-tank boat dive & 1 night dive (weights/belt/tanks) or 1 full day sail & snorkel (includes snorkel gear, park fee, refreshments). Air transfer Maya Island Air Municipal-San Pedro-Belize International, all taxes and service charges included where applicable.
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Turneffe Flats

TURNEFFE ATOLL - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 night’s Beach Cabana accommodations with a Panoramic View including all taxes, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with basic beverages plus daily hors d’ oeuvres (excl. alcohol). Activities include sea kayaks, snorkeling, pool and gym. Airport (ground/boat) transfers Sat and Wed only.

Diving Inclusions: Six (6) full dive days (2 am dives and a 3rd pm in the afternoon) at more than 60 sites around Turneffe Atoll. 1-day trip to the Lighthouse Reef (weather permitting) to dive the famous Blue Hole, Half Moon Wall and a 3rd site - $40 per per park fee not included.

Atoll Adventure Package for non-divers including world-class snorkeling combined with eco-tours such as manatee/dolphin adventures, birding, night walks and many activities such as boat tours to see manatee and porpoise.

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SunBreeze Suites

AMBERGRIS CAYE - BELIZE DIVE DEAL includes 5 nights Poolside Suite accommodations, 2 days of 2-tank local boat dives, 1 night 1-tank boat dive, hotel tax and service charges.

Valid through 12/22/21.

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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE - BELIZE DIVE DEAL includes 5 nights Standard Room accommodations, 2 days of 2-tank local boat dives, 1 night 1-tank boat dive, hotel tax and service charges.

Valid through 12/18/21.

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Kaana Resort

SAN IGNACIO - ADVENTURE PACKAGE includes 5 nights Balam Suite accommodations, continental breakfast daily including coffee & tea, one bottle of water per person per day, daily bar snacks in the evening, free WiFi, one Cave Tubing & Ziplining Adventure Tour with lunch and one Xunantunich Maya Ruins Tour with lunch, roundtrip ground transfers from Belize International Airport, hotel tax and service charges. (meal plan upgrades available)

Rates from $974 per person, double occupancy.

Valid for travel through 12/17/2021.
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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE – DIVE THE BARRIER REEF 5 night’s accommodations, 3 days of 2-tank boat dives with Ambergris Divers, roundtrip air transfers from Belize International to San Pedro on Maya Island Air,roundtrip air transfers, hotel tax, and service charges.

Rates from $979 Valid through 4/30/21.
Rates from $856 Valid 5/1/21-12/18/21.

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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVE SPECIAL includes 7 nights Standard Room accommodations, 4 days of 2-tank local boat dives, 1 night 1-tank boat dive, hotel tax and service charges.

Valid through 12/18/22.
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SunBreeze Suites

AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVE SPECIAL includes 7 nights Ocean View Suite accommodations, 4 days of 2-tank local boat dives, 1 night 1-tank boat dive, hotel tax and service charges.

Rates valid through 4/14/21.
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Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort

DANGRIGA - ADVENTURE PACKAGE includes 7 night’s accommodations in your choice of beachfront or treehouse options, breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, air/ground transportation from Belize International airport to resort, hotel tax, service charges and a welcome cocktail.

Guests may choose 5 of the following adventures: Barrier reef diving (certified divers only), barrier reef snorkeling, Mayflower jungle & waterfall hike, Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Preserve, cave and jungle adventure, tropical birding, jungle river canoeing or the magical Mayan history tour.

Valid for travel 7/17/21-11/19/21 & 11/27/21-12/17/21.
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Ramons Village Resort

AMBERGRIS CAYE - SUMMER SPECIAL includes 7 nights room accommodations, 6 days of 2-tank boat dives with Ramon’s Village Divers, breakfast daily at “Pineapples on the Beach”, shuttle transfers roundtrip from the San Pedro airstrip, hotel tax and service charges.

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Travel 5/1/21-12/18/21 for $1059 per person/double diver.
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SunBreeze Suites

AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVE PACKAGE #2 Includes 7 nights accomoodations, 4 days local 2-tank boat dives + 1 tank night dive, roundtrip air transfers, hotel tax, and service charges. Other packages also available.
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Blackbird Caye Dive Resort

TURNEFFE ATOLL - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights accommodations, 6 days of 3-tank boat dives, all meals, complimentary use of kayaks, airport transfers (Wednesdays and Saturdays).
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Hidden Valley Inn and Reserve

CAYO DISTRICT- DISCOVERY PACKAGE includes 4 nights Estate Room accommodations at Hidden Valley Inn, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, full day tour at Caracol Maya Site with stops at Rio Frio Cave and Rio Hon Pools, guided Barton Creek cave canoe tour or half day guided forest horse-back riding tour, , access to pools, waterfalls, hiking trails, canoes, mountain bikes, roundtrip airport transfers from Belize City, hotel tax and service charges.
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Hidden Valley Inn and Reserve

CAYO DISTRICT - MAYA MOUNTAIN CAYO TO AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVING-HIKING-CAVE TUBING-BIKING-SNORKELING PACKAGE includes 4 nights Estate Room accommodations at Hidden Valley Inn, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, hiking and biking on 7,000 acre’s of private reserve, choice of Half Day Horseback Riding or Half Day Cave Canoeing Barton Creek. 4 nights in a Deluxe Room with Partial Ocean View at the Sunbreeze Hotel, including choice of 1 local 2-tank boat dive & 1 night dive (weights/belt/tanks) or 1 full day sail & snorkel (includes snorkel gear, park fee, refreshments). Air transfer Maya Island Air Municipal-San Pedro-Belize International, all taxes and service charges included where applicable.
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Turneffe Flats

TURNEFFE ATOLL - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 night’s Beach Cabana accommodations with a Panoramic View including all taxes, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with basic beverages plus daily hors d’ oeuvres (excl. alcohol). Activities include sea kayaks, snorkeling, pool and gym. Airport (ground/boat) transfers Sat and Wed only.

Diving Inclusions: Six (6) full dive days (2 am dives and a 3rd pm in the afternoon) at more than 60 sites around Turneffe Atoll. 1-day trip to the Lighthouse Reef (weather permitting) to dive the famous Blue Hole, Half Moon Wall and a 3rd site - $40 per per park fee not included.

Atoll Adventure Package for non-divers including world-class snorkeling combined with eco-tours such as manatee/dolphin adventures, birding, night walks and many activities such as boat tours to see manatee and porpoise.

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The Lodge at Chaa Creek

SAN IGNACIO 5 NIGHT INLAND EXPEDITION includes Cottage Collection accommodations, full breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, entry into 400-acre rainforest, guided tours of Natural History Center, Butterfly Farm, Rainforest Medicine Trail and early morning bird watching, access to Maya trail system, canoeing on the Macal River, nature walks, swimming, and visit the Belize Zoo with transfer on arrival or departure. Roundtrip airport transfers from International Airport or Belize City. All applicable taxes & service charges on above and gratuities to Chaa Creek Staff.

5-night Expedition also includes your choice of two full day tours, a half day tour on non-transfer days.

Not Included: Optional tips to drivers and guides, Visa/border crossing fees, bar beverages, and park entrance & park guide fees.
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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE - SNORKEL PACKAGE Includes 7 night’s accommodations, 1 day trip to Caye Caulker including 2 snorkel stops with lunch, 2 days of 2 1/2 hour snorkel trips, use of snorkel equipment and park fees, roundtrip flights from Belize City to Ambergris Caye, hotel tax and service charges.
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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVE PACKAGE #2 includes 7 night’s accommodations, 4 days of 2-tank boat dives, 1 night boat dive, roundtrip air transfers, hotel tax, and service charges.

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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVE PACKAGE #3 includes 7 night’s accommodations, 5 days of 2-tank boat dives with Ambergris Divers, roundtrip air transfers from Belize International to San Pedro on Maya Island Air, hotel tax, and service charges.

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Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort

DANGRIGA - ADVENTURE PACKAGE includes 7 night’s accommodations in your choice of beachfront or treehouse options, breakfast, lunch, dinner daily, air/ground transportation from Belize International airport to resort, hotel tax, service charges and a welcome cocktail.

Guests may choose 5 of the following adventures: Barrier reef diving (certified divers only), barrier reef snorkeling, Mayflower jungle & waterfall hike, Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Preserve, cave and jungle adventure, tropical birding, jungle river canoeing or the magical Mayan history tour.
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Ramons Village Resort

AMBERGRIS CAYE - DIVE PACKAGE Includes 7 nights in your choice of room accommodations, 6 days of 2-tank boat dives, breakfast daily, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.

Optional add-ons for Watersports Activities and Topside Activities available in the shopping cart after room category is selected including Island Tours, Mayan Ruin Tours, Snorkel Tours, Off-roading Tours, Paddle Adventures and Zip-lining Excursions.

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Ramons Village Resort

AMBERGRIS CAYE - ADVENTURE PACKAGE includes 7 nights in your choice of room accommodations, breakfast daily, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charge.

Optional add-ons for Watersports Activities and Topside Activities available in the shopping cart after room category is selected including Island Tours, Mayan Ruin Tours, Snorkel Tours, Off-roading Tours, Paddle Adventures and Zip-lining Excursions.

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Turneffe Island Resort

TURNEFFE ISLAND - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 night’s accommodations in your choice of Deluxe Room, Superior Room or a Private Villa including all Belize taxes, 15 single tank boat dives, 1 custom full day trip to dive the Great Blue Hole and spectacular reefs of Half Moon Caye and Long Caye. This trip includes lunch on Half Moon Caye Beach and a visit to the Red Footed Booby Sanctuary (Tuesday only). Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including basic beverages plus daily hors d’ oeuvres (excluding alcohol). Complimentary activities include kayaks, shore snorkeling, pool, hobie kat, paddle boards, horseshoes, and volleyball. Complimentary airport transfers on Saturdays.

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Turneffe Island Resort

TURNEFFE ISLAND - SNORKEL PACKAGE includes accommodations in your choice of Deluxe, Superior or Private Villa including all Belize taxes. Guided snorkel trips by boat, water depths range from 5 to 15 foot, scheduled daily at 10:00 am or 3:00 pm except Saturdays, full-day trip on Tuesdays to the Blue Hole and Lighthouse Reef

Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including basic beverages plus daily hors d’ oeuvres (excluding alcohol). Complimentary activities include kayaks, shore snorkeling, pool, hobie kat, paddle boards, horseshoes, and volleyball. Complimentary airport transfers on Saturdays.
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Blackbird Caye Dive Resort

TURNEFFE ATOLL - Located on a private island on one of Belize’s outer atolls, Blackbird Caye Eco-Dive Resort overlooks an iridescent turquoise coral lagoon, protected by the atoll’s rim reef. This long-established resort acclaimed for snorkeling and scuba diving, recently added an array of ecofriendly activities. An on-site marine biologist helps visitors understand the amazing undersea world of Belize. Nestled within 1,300 acres of island forest on a private white sand beach, the resort is comprised of 18 individual beachfront cabanas offering a personal, private and relaxing atmosphere.
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Hidden Valley Inn and Reserve

CAYO DISTRICT - Hidden Valley Inn is a private nature reserve set on 7,200 acres of wilderness in the Maya Mountains of Belize. The Reserve includes miles of trails, crystal clear creeks, majestic waterfalls and breathtaking vistas. Over 81 species of wild orchids thrive here, clinging to the walls of rocks and fern that line aqua-blue jungle pools. An estate lodge with six cottages, each with two suites, for a highly personal and exclusive vacation experience. The lodge, once the Main House of the estate, boasts several fireplace lounges, a handsome bar room opening to the pool's stone terrace, surrounded by beautiful gardens of orchids, lilies and bromeliads. At night, enjoy the Jacuzzi under Belize's starry skies or cozy up with a book after dinner. The restaurant is an epicurean delight reserved for guests only. At the end of the night, guests make their way back to their cottages and enjoy warm glowing firesides on cooler evenings.
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Turneffe Flats

TURNEFFE ATOLL - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 night’s Beach Cabana accommodations with a Panoramic View including all taxes, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with basic beverages plus daily hors d’ oeuvres (excl. alcohol). Activities include sea kayaks, snorkeling, pool and gym. Airport (ground/boat) transfers Sat and Wed only.

Diving Inclusions: Six (6) full dive days (2 am dives and a 3rd pm in the afternoon) at more than 60 sites around Turneffe Atoll. 1-day trip to the Lighthouse Reef (weather permitting) to dive the famous Blue Hole, Half Moon Wall and a 3rd site - $40 per per park fee not included.

Atoll Adventure Package for non-divers including world-class snorkeling combined with eco-tours such as manatee/dolphin adventures, birding, night walks and many activities such as boat tours to see manatee and porpoise.

Call Caradonna Adventures 800.328.2288 with any additional questions and book your tailor-made package.
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The Lodge at Chaa Creek

SAN IGNACIO - Rated one of the world's best Eco Lodges & a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize. Wildly civilized sums up the philosophy of this Belize Jungle Resort, located in the heart of Maya civilization. Coexisting with nature while creating a true jungle experience and the result is an exquisite blend of natural beauty & man-made comforts. Chaa Creek continues to win recognition as one of the Caribbean region’s best examples of sustainable, Green tourism.
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Kaana Resort

SAN IGNACIO - Ka'ana Resort is Belize's first Small Luxury Hotel of the World. True to its Mayan name 'Ka'ana' meaning, 'heavenly place,' this delightful resort, set in tropical gardens, offers exceptional accommodation in charming cottages with fine dining, superb service and easy access to ancient Mayan sites and numerous thrilling activities. Enjoy the best of Belize - its people, its food, and its attractions at a world class resort.
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SunBreeze Hotel

AMBERGRIS CAYE - Located on the southern edge of the friendly town of San Pedro in the heart of Ambergris Caye, convenient seaside resort catering to divers with pool, restaurant and massage studio. Custom boats with state-of-the-art equipment. Daily barrier reef dives, Blue Hole/Lighthouse Reef and Turneffe Atoll dives, and PADI courses available. SunBreeze’s Latin-Caribbean architectural design forms a wide crescent that embraces the waterfront as well as its own private white sand beach and palm and tropical garden complete with a fresh water pool.

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SunBreeze Suites

AMBERGRIS CAYE Comprised of twenty comfortable one bedroom vacation suites overlooking the beautiful blue sea. Each comes with a private balconies from where you can enjoy breathtaking sunrises, refreshing cool sea-breezes and romantic moonlight nights. It is within walking distance to grocery stores, entertainment centers, local and gourmet restaurants, banks, fruit shops, cafes, and Belizean art galleries.
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Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort

DANGRIGA - Hamanasi is a boutique hotel on the southern coast of the Belize mainland offering spacious treehouse, beachfront room and honeymoon suite accommodations with handcrafted hardwood furnishings, air conditioning and private porches. From scuba diving Belize’s Great Barrier Reef and Belize's three atolls to climbing Mayan pyramids, hiking through rainforests in search of hidden caves, to birdwatching, Hamanasi resort offers it all at one comfortable, convenient location.
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Ramons Village Resort

AMBERGRIS CAYE - Authentic palm-thatched cabanas. Full service beachfront resort nestled in a tropical garden of Royal Palms, bougainvillea, lilies, hibiscus and dozens of other types of tropical flora. Dive the Belize Barrier Reef, Turneffe North, and the Blue. Hole/Lighthouse Atoll. PADI 5-Star IDC Resort.

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Windy Hill Resort

BELIZE - Cassia Hill Resort is located in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, the most diverse area of Belize. This beautiful resort provides all the modern conveniences in a lush tropical setting and just minutes from the archaeological sites, rivers, caves and other attractions that visitors come to see and experience in Belize. After a busy day of trekking around the Maya temples, canoeing or tubing through the caves, hiking through the rainforest, or horseback riding along jungle trails, you will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the amenities of Cassia Hill Resort.
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Turneffe Island Resort

TURNEFFE ISLAND - Located 30 miles off the coast of Belize on a 14-acre private island with more than 70 dive sites just minutes away. Twenty-two beachfront guest rooms with private, screened in porches and amazing Caribbean views. Family-style meals included, pool, kayaks, paddleboards, Hobie cats. Excursions to the Blue Hole, Lighthouse Reef, Half Moon Caye.

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Roberts Grove Beach Resort

PLACENCIA - Robert’s Grove is a beautifully appointed Hacienda-style Belize beach resort nestled on 22 acres of the finest white sand beach in Placencia Belize. Its ideal location allows guests to be surrounded by Belize’s best attractions- the Barrier Reef, Tropical Rainforest & Mayan Ruins. This unique position makes it easy for guests and especially families to choose from a vast array of Belize’s most sought after activities, including diving tours, fly fishing trips, and many more exciting adventures.
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Passport and/or Visa Requirements

A current passport, valid through your departure date, is required for entry into Belize. Your passport needs to have at least 1 blank page for the entry stamp. Proof of onward or return flights may be required at entry as well. No visa is required for stays less than 30 days. Upon departure from Belize, there is a departure tax of approximately $40.00 U.S. which should be included on your international ticket.

Check the entry/exit requirements here.

Immunizations

There are no required immunizations for entry into Belize, although you should check with your doctor and reference the Centers for Disease Control on recommended vaccinations.

Culture and Customs

Belize is a true melting pot of cultures, stretching back to the stone cities of the ancient Maya, and the Arawak roots of the Garfunkel dialect that are still heard through the country. British settlers arrived in the 1600s, and English remains the nation's official language. But Spanish influences are equally prevalent, and Mennonite, Creole, Lebanese, Chinese, and East Indian immigrants have all left their mark on the collective consciousness. Today, they are all just Belizeans, and everyone gets along in a society that places a high value on civility and inclusion. This is a country that doesn't need an excuse to dance and throw a party. Weekends are reason enough for celebration, and dozens of festivals, carnivals and concerts are staged throughout the year. Head up to the country into the rainforest and wooded mountains of the interior and you are in the land of Indiana Jones where thatch-roofed eco lodges serve as base camps for jungle hikes and inner tube drifts through river caves. Head offshore and island times takes over when you land on the offshore cayes. On Ambergris Caye a flipflop and tank top vibe permeates the beach town of San Pedro, where beach bikes are the preferred mode of transportation, and packed-sand streets are fronted by colorfully painted wooden shops and taverns.

Electricity, Phone and Internet Access

Belize electricity is 110 Volt/60 cycles and uses the same plug types as the U.S., so no converters are required.

Belize has a standardized seven-digit phone numbering system and a country code of 501.

Many hotels offer WiFi. Be sure to check with your mobile provider to see if International plans are available for phone and data usage while in Belize.

Water Quality

Bottled water is recommended in Belize and readily available for purchase and also supplied by some resorts.

Language & Currency

English is the official language, but Spanish is widely spoken. Other languages spoken are Maya, Garifuna, and Creole.

The BelizeDdollar (BZD) is pegged to the US dollar at 2:1 - always verify whether you are paying U.S. or Belize Dollars. It's easy to change U.S. dollars just about anywhere.

ATMs are available in many cities and accept major cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Cirrus, although cash will be dispensed in Belize Dollars.

Most businesses will accept U.S. cash without question. They usually give change in Belizean Dollars, though they may return U.S. change if you ask.

Time

Belize is on Central Standard Time, 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (-6 GMT). Belize does not observe daylight saving time.

Location, Size and Population

Belize is located on the Eastern coast of Central America, along the Caribbean Coast. Its capital city is Belmopan.

Belize is bounded on the North by Mexico, South, and West by Guatemala, and the beautiful Caribbean Sea washes its 174-mile coastline to the East.

Belize has an area of 8,866 sq. miles including 266 sq. miles of islands.

The population of Belize is 367,177 (2016), while the island of Ambergris caye has an estimated 22,000, the area of Placencia approximately 1,500 and the area of Dangriga close to 10,000.