Welcome to Belize
Belize Adventure from the Surf and the Jungle
Tucked just underneath Mexico and next to Guatemala, tiny Belize is a unique Central American country with a ton of charm. Not only are trips to Belize filled with incredible Mayan ruins, but also gorgeous rainforests and countless Caribbean islands.
Family travel to Belize can offer the perfect combination of history, beaches, and adventure. You can find Belize attractions such as ATM Cave, that will transport you back through time and fill you full of wonder, or the Blue Hole that will make you gawk at nature’s majesty. Another thing that makes Belize unique is its British heritage. The official language is English, making Belize a popular destination for travelers from North America looking to avoid language barriers.
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What you need to know about travel in Belize
- Belize uses the Belize dollar. It averages about $0.50 USD. You can check the current rate of the Belize dollar here.
- The Capital of Belize is Belize City. Belize city is the main port for people wanting to take boats out to the islands such as Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker.
- Belize uses the North American standard 110v electrical system.
- Cellular Phone Service
- Belize has a large, government-run cellular network that services most populated areas of the mainland as well as islands with large populations.
- Roads, Driving and Public Transit
- Belize has a network of small highways throughout the country. Most rural areas are not serviced and fuel stations can be sparse outside of urban areas.
- Many of the roads in Belize are dirt roads and can be difficult to navigate during and after rainfall.
- Belize with Kids
- Both the mainland and the islands of Belize have many experiences to offer those looking at family travel to Belize. There are beautiful rain forests, incredible Mayan ruins (many of which are open to explore), amazing bird watching, and of course the coast of Belize has the world’s second largest barrier reef system.