Belize City Travel Guide


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Plan Your Belize City Vacation

Belize City is more of a town than a city—few of the ramshackle buildings here are taller than a palm tree, and the official population within the city limits is barely over 50,000, though the metro population is near 90,000. Not far beyond the city center, streets give way to two-lane country roads where animals outnumber people. Any dining room downtown could leave the impression that everybody knows everybody else in this town, and certainly among the elite who can afford to dine out, that's probably true.


Belize City Hotels

Belize City has the country's largest hotels, though size is relative in Belize. The Radisson, Princess, and Biltmore Plaza... read more


Belize City Restaurants

Though most restaurants here cater to locals, their number and quality rival those of tourist magnet San Pedro on Ambergris... read more

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Belize City Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Great Photo Ops. Belize City is highly photogenic, full of interesting faces, streets full of color, and charming old colonial... Read more

  • Roots Belizean

    If you spend time talking with Belizeans, sooner or later conversation will turn to "roots." It's not a vegetable, but a term referring to... Read more

  • Made in Belize

    For such a little country, some of Belize's products pack a punch. Marie Sharp's. One of Belize's best-known products comes... Read more


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