Julie Harris

Independent Travel Consultant
CLIA Accredited Cruise Counselor
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Belize is an up and coming destination for those who seek active and educational vacations. Tourism is the now the country's largest industry. The coral barrier reef and plentiful Mayan ruins is what makes this country so desirable. Ambergris Caye, Belizes most popular destination offers a pleasing mix of restaurants and the country's best restaurants and nightlife. Caye Caulker, Hopkins, Placencia, and San Ignacio also attract many visitors. New spots include Punta Gorda, Corozal Town, and Sartajena are inexpensive and almost totally unspoiled by mass tourism.

SEE... Maya ruins such as Lamanai, Xunantunich, Caracol or Altun Ha

EXPERIENCE... Swimming with nurse sharks and stingrays at Hol Chan Marine Reserve

EXPLORE... Cave tubing at Nohoch Che'en Caves Branch Archaeological Reserve near Belmopan.

SAVOR... Stew chicken served with rice and beans and fried plantains at Iris Sunnyside Up in Hopkins village.

SLEEP... Lodge at Chaa Creek with thatch roof cottages with Luxury services near San Ignacio.

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