Belize

With the heart of a Central American country and the soul of a Caribbean isle, Belize is ripe for exploration. Ancient Mayan ruins are invisible amid lush, jungle-covered mountaintops where toucans, iguanas, and howler monkeys roam. While visiting, hike rainforest trails, take a zip-line course through the treetops, or hop on an inner tube and float through spectacular limestone caves. The country’s network of rivers and tumbling waterfalls flows out to the Caribbean Sea, where the barrier reef beckons with some of the world’s best diving.

Belize

Getting Ashore

Cruise ships anchor outside of Belize City harbor and guests take tender rides to the Tourism Village docks.

Fast Fact

Belize is the 2nd-youngest country in the Western Hemisphere. It gained independence from Great Britain in 1981.

Port Shopping

Tourism Village, right at the tender docks, is where you’ll find recommended and guaranteed stores with duty-free deals.

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The Belize Zoo

The 29-acre tropical savannah is home to over 150 local wildlife species, including tapirs, jaguars, spider monkeys, and more.

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Altun Ha

The closest archaeological site to Belize City, this ancient Mayan ceremonial center has 2 main plazas with over 13 excavated temples and residential structures.

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Xunantunich

The most impressive of the ancient Mayan sites is composed of 6 major plazas with more than 25 temples and palaces.

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Crystal Caves

Explore deep within the ancient Mayan underworld known as Xibalba during a cave-tubing adventure deep within the jungle.

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Belize Sunrise
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Belize: Adventure Awaits

With the heart of a Central American country and the soul of a Caribbean isle, Belize is ripe for exploration. Ancient Mayan ruins are invisible amid lush, jungle-covered mountaintops, where...
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See the beauty of Belize on this intimate tour by horse-drawn carriage and open-air vehicle. Take in the city’s landmarks and cathedrals, swinging bridges, restored Colonial buildings, elite residential areas, and tropical plants.

Ride a catamaran or a specially designed boat to an exclusive site for guided snorkeling, then to a private island for beach time. This tour, featuring National Geographic Snorkeler gear, makes a great underwater experience even better.


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A Taste of the Caribbean

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Adventure Awaits in Belize

Cruise ships drop anchor in the harbor of Belize City and guests are tendered to shore, where a new Tourism Village awaits. While Belize City is t...

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Where
Fort Street Tourism Village.

What
Duty-free luxury shops just steps from the tender dock.

Currency
The Belizean dollar, but most retailers accept US dollars.


Food and Drink

Brands in Belize

Breitling

Breitling

Bulgari

Bulgari

Bulova

Bulova

Cartier

Cartier

Crown of Light

Crown of Light

Ernst Benz

Ernst Benz

Available at:

Diamonds International

Fendi Timepieces

Fendi Timepieces

Forevermark

Forevermark

Available at:

Diamonds International

Fruitz

Fruitz

Available at:

Diamonds International

Gift Collection

Gift Collection

Gucci

Gucci

Hublot

Hublot

John Hardy

John Hardy

Available at:

Diamonds International

Kabana

Kabana

Korite Ammolite

Korite Ammolite

Available at:

Diamonds International

MarahLago Larimar

MarahLago Larimar

Movado

Movado

Philip Stein

Philip Stein

Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil

Rebecca

Rebecca

Available at:

Diamonds International

Safi Kilima Tanzanite

Safi Kilima Tanzanite

Tag Heuer

Tag Heuer

Wolf

Wolf

Available at:

Diamonds International

Did You Know?

Belize has the lowest population density in Central America, with about 35 people per square mile. In comparison, the US ratio is 84 people per square mile.