Home to postcard-perfect beaches, lush rain forests and diverse wildlife, Belize offers all the ingredients for the ideal tropical escape and then some. This Central American country is home to ancient Mayan ruins as well as the Western Hemisphere’s longest barrier reef. It also has the largest cave system in Central America. Belize offers a unique combination of natural wonders ready to explore, so there’s no shortage of things to do during your visit.
Snorkel the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef
Just about everyone has heard of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the world’s largest barrier reef, but do you know where the second-largest barrier reef in the world is located? The Mesoamerican reef is a stunning reef that lies off the coasts of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize. The 700-mile-long reef follows the entire coast of Belize.