If you’ve heard of Belize, most probably the description would have been about its breathtaking natural beauty. This small nation Belize, which is just 180 miles long and around 68 miles wide, has abundant natural beauty that can be noticed in its every nook and corner.
In fact, if you want to experience nature at its best, uncorrupted state, Belize is the place to be.
With its year-around pleasant weather, exotic wildlife, fabulous beaches, and a rich diverse culture, this wonderful country is simply irresistible for travelers who want to spend some quality time amidst virgin nature. Plus, Belize resorts are excellent to guarantee you a great Belize vacation in comfort while exploring Mother Nature.
Almost half of the area of Belize is covered by thick rainforests where travelers can indulge themselves in variety of exciting activities. The wonderful scenic combination of cool pine forest, flowing streams, picturesque river valleys, beautiful waterfalls and wild life sanctuaries make this place a haven for nature lovers. These tropical forests provide natural habitats for a wide range of animals including jaguar, puma, ocelot, armadillo, tapir and crocodile. Many Belize resorts are located in the pristine rainforests.
Journey Under the Water
Absolutely spectacular is the underwater world of Belize. In fact, the mysterious and colorful world beneath the turquoise sea is a dream destination for a person who loves scuba diving, fishing or snorkeling.
Belize is home to the second largest Barrier Reef in the world and hundreds of magnificent coral islands. Here, under the deep blue water, one can get the chance to see 400 different species of fish, 70 types of hard coral and endless numbers of brightly colored sponges. Many Belize resorts have on site dive shops to provide everything you need for your Belize diving vacation.
And above all these, this small nation has a number of rivers where visitors can go for canoeing, rafting, fishing, river tubing, and more.
Network of Underground Caves
With magnificent underground caves and caverns scattered throughout the nation, Belize offers exciting journeys into an undiscovered world.
During any of the trips to these mysterious caves, one gets the chance to have a peek into the ancient lifestyle of the ancient Maya civilization. If you are interested in ancient history, an even if you aren’t, the enigmatic Mayan past is an unforgettable journey of discovery. Most all hotels in Belize can arrange a great tour exploring caves while on your Belize vacation.
Unlimited Hiking Options
Belize is full of small and big trails to explore the natural surroundings. No matter, whether you are adventurous or not, the trails found in National Parks, resorts, private lands and archaeological sites are designed in such a way that you can make your own journey of discovery and exploration. Also there are many options for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking.
Bird Watcher’s Paradise
Belize is home to some more than 500 species of birds making it a bird watcher’s paradise. Whether you are on a remote island, or on a jungle walk or in the backyard of your hotel in Belize, you are bound to encounter spectacular birds that are hard to find anywhere else.
Colorful array of tropical birds like the Darting Hummingbirds, Green Jay, Blue-Crowned Mot-Mot, Montezumas Oropendula, Golden Hooded Tanager, Keel-Billed Toucan, Hepatic Tanager, and Crested Guan are just a few from the list of hundreds of species you might see in the area.
From novice to expert birders, bird watching throughout Belize is an experience of a lifetime.
Surely, with so much to see and discover, a vacation in Belize should be planned beforehand. Staying in a good luxury hotel or resort in Belize will only add to your experience.
This little paradise on earth is just a two hour hop away from major US cities, where major airlines such as American Airlines, Continental, Delta, U.S. Air, and Taca Airlines which run daily flights lasting about two hours to Belize International Airport.
Any time is a good time to plan your Belize vacation.
Source by Edward John Wilson