Belize expert Lebawit Lily Girma reveals the fascinating wildlife and vibrant local culture of this increasingly popular destination
With turquoise waters, dreamlike islands, and pristine rainforests, Belize is a sensory feast. Dive in with Moon Belize. Inside you'll find:
*Flexible itineraries, from the weeklong best of Belize to three weeks exploring the whole country
*Strategic advice for water sports lovers, foodies, wildlife enthusiasts, and more, plus suggestions for supporting local businesses and exploring ethically and sustainably
*The top outdoor adventures: Hike rainforests filled with medicinal trees and howler monkeys, snorkel the second-largest coral reef in the world, go spelunking in ancient underground caves, or hop through the vibrant cayes
*Unique experiences and can't-miss highlights: Canoe to a farmers market to sample fresh pupusas and cashew wine, and cool off beneath the waterfalls. Marvel at Mayan archaeological sites or experience a traditional homestay in Punta Gorda. Relax on the beach all day, and spend your night dancing barefoot in the sand to the sound of Garifuna drums
*Honest advice on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from Belize expert Lebawit Lily Girma
*Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout
*Essential background on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and culture, plus handy phrases in Kriol, Garifuna, and Q'eqchi' Mayan
*Helpful recommendations for health and safety, travelling solo, and suggestions for LGBTQ visitors, travellers with disabilities, and seniors
Experience the best of Belize with Moon's expert tips and local insight.
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