Far from the bone-chilling cold and snowstorms that hit North America every winter, Belize is a tropical nation that enjoys sunny skies and deliciously warm temperatures throughout the season. As the least-populated country in Central America, Belize is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it’s swimming in the crystal clear waters …
Belize is completely different than all of its neighbors in Central America because English is the official language of Belize. All government communiques, road signs, and official documents in the country are written in English, but in practice, most residents of Belize speak Kriol as their first language. In addition, most Belizeans are fluent in two or more languages.
January is not often thought of as a popular month for traveling. Many folks are recovering from the holidays, and it can be difficult to bring children without having them miss any school. But if you do have some free time in January, it is the perfect month to visit Belize. The big Christmas crowds have all faded away, airlines are offering competitive prices, and Belize will be enjoying long, sunny days with delightfully warm temperatures.
If you had to describe the climate of Belize in one sentence, you could say that it's very similar to South Florida. Officially, Belize is a sub-tropical country that enjoys warm weather year-round, gentle trade wind breezes, and a mean humidity of around 83%.
Whether you seek sun, nature, beaches, or adventure, there is so much to discover in Belize in 2018. Although the country is small (just 8,867 square miles), it offers so many amazing things to do and see that it can be hard deciding which activities to enjoy first.Here is our humble submission for the top things to do in Belize in 2018
Thousands of years ago, the Maya empire stretched from Mexico in the north down to El Salvador in the south. They built enormous stone cities in the middle of the jungle, only to abandon them around the year 900 AD for reasons still unknown to modern archeologists.
Many visitors arrive in Belize unsure about what to expect when it comes to food. But the delicious mix of different cultural influences means that Belize is home to a sumptuous medley of seafood, fresh fruit, Caribbean classics, and savory treats that are sure to please even the pickiest eater.
With hundreds of islands and thousands of dive sites, it's no wonder that the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Belize Barrier Reef is a world-class scuba diving destination.
Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Jungle Lodge is proud to announce that they have just been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. First established in 2011, TripAdvisor's Certificates of Excellence are awarded to hospitality businesses that consistently provide great service and have consistently been rated positively by the members of TripAdvisor. Less than 10% of the hospitality businesses on TripAdvisor are deemed meritorious of receiving the Certificate of Excellence, and all winners will show a Certificate of Excellence badge on their TripAdvisor page.