Northern Belize Travel Guide
Plan Your Northern Belize Vacation
Razzamatazz and bling are in short supply in northern Belize. Here you'll find more orange groves than beach bars, more sugarcane than sugary sand, and more farms than restaurants. Yet, if you're willing to give in to the area's easygoing terms and slow down to explore back roads and poke around small towns and villages, this northern country will win a place in your traveler's heart. You'll discover some of Belize's most interesting Mayan sites, several outstanding jungle lodges, and a sprinkling of small, inexpensive inns with big personalities.
As with restaurants, most hotels in northern Belize are small, family-run spots. In Corozal and Orange Walk towns, hotels... read more
With the exception of dining rooms at upscale jungle lodges, where four-course dinners can run BZ$70 or more, restaurants... read more
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Mayan Sites: Several of the most interesting Mayan sites in the region are in northern Belize. These include Altun Ha, Lamanai, and... Read more
Belizeans love to party, and festivals celebrating lobster, chocolate, cashews, and other local foods give them—and you—the chance to... Read more
The name Belize is a conundrum. According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, it derives from belix, an ancient Mayan word... Read more
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