One location. Countless quests.
Jungles. Ceremonial Caves. Reefs. Ancient Mayan temples. No matter your desires, you’ll find everything here. Just be sure to remember to take some time off.
At the north of Central America sits Belize, a spectacular country full of cultural and ecological diversity seen nowhere else in the world. Hike the ancient Mayan ruins, lost for centuries to the dense jungles. Swim with the creatures that make up the second largest barrier reef in the world. Explore the beauty of the underground through the caves carved by the country’s rivers.
Visit untouched swathes of jungle, home to the elusive jaguar. Relax along 386 kilometers of coastline staring out over the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean or on one of its over 400 tropical island paradises. Salivate over the locally caught fresh seafood. Dive the world-famous Great Blue Hole and scale Big Rock Falls.
The country’s combination of Garifuna, Mennonite, Chinese, Arab, Creole, Mayan and Mestizo influences has led to a distinct nation full of unique traditions just waiting to welcome you to Belize.
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Belizean culture is rich with a diverse range of local and indigenous customs. Belizeans are also known for their friendliness to outsiders. As such, it’s easy to feel welcome once you arrive. Belizean culture is Much like its neighboring countries Guatemala and Honduras, Belize has a diverse array of cultures that have influenced the everyday lives of its people. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about this Central American country. Government and Politics Belize is a constitutional republic. […]
If you’re thinking about taking your vacation to the next level, Explore Belize it might be just the place for you. It is an exotic country that feels like it’s a million miles away from home, even though it’s only a few hours from the coast of Mexico. That makes it the perfect destination for people who are ready to get away from their normal lives and see something new themselves. If you’re planning on visiting this part of […]
The Wine and Chocolate Gala Belize We love to celebrate. In late May chocolate is celebrated in Toledo, Belize. Many chocolate lovers come to this area to find out more about cacao and chocolate product making. Cacao fest is a big deal. In promoting sustainable tourism in Toledo, the Chocolate Festival is presenting The Wine and Chocolate Gala to be held on May 20, 2022 in Punta Gorda. The purpose of The Wine and Chocolate Gala Belize is to help […]
Why Placencia? From Real Life Recess by Megan Rodden – March 24, 2022 – 2 min read The tiny, tropical country of Belize is beautiful: dense jungles, thriving sea life, friendly people, fresh food, and incredible adventures await visitors. Close proximity to the US and English as the official national language make Belize quick to reach and easy to navigate. More and more travelers are discovering Belize but a majority of them only ever make it to the country’s largest island and tourism hub, Ambergris […]
Bioluminescence Tour From Real Life Recess by Megan Rodden – March 10, 2022 – 4 min read Belize has the best experiences! Last week I had the pleasure of enjoying another super special, only-in-Belize, incredible excursion. The Barefoot Services team took me along on this enlightening (heh heh, get it?) bioluminescence and Garifuna culture tour to Hopkins. This was totally different from the adventures I usually go in for (zip lining or caving or the like) but one that I’ve been […]