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The Cayo District Travel Guide

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Plan Your The Cayo District Vacation

When the first jungle lodges opened in the early 1980s in the Cayo, few thought this wild area would become a tourist magnet. The mountainous region was too remote. Roads were bad. Restaurants were few. What would visitors do, besides visit cattle ranches and orange groves? After three decades of thoughtful development, and remarkable growth in lodging, restaurants, and other infrastructure,

more than half of those touring Belize visit the Cayo during their trip, making this the country's second most popular destination after Ambergris Caye.

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When To Go

When to Go

The best time to visit the Cayo is late fall and winter, when temperatures generally are moderate. During the peak of the dry season, March to May...

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