Situated at the base of the Yucatan Peninsula in Central America. Belize borders Mexico and Guatemala, with the Caribbean Sea to the East.
The capital Belmopan situated in the mainland is carved out of a tropical jungle in the center of Belize, near the foothills of the Maya Mountains.On the coast, Belize City the country's largest city serves as the main seaport. The Cayes, divers' paradise, is also famous for fishing and wildlife watching.
Spectacular Mayan ruins and Wildlife Sanctuary where the largest bird in the western hemisphere can be seen amongst monkeys, crocodiles and a variety of birds. The extensive underwater cave system in Caye Caulker is worth a visit for divers!
The blue-green waters with unspoilt coral reefs and underwater walls with spectacular sheer drops of thousands of feet make Belize a paradise for divers.
HolidayNet recommends: excellent for couples holidays, active and romantic, scuba diving, jungle trekking and ancient history buffs