It is between Yucatán (Mexico) and Guatemala, proudly facing the world's second largest coral reef, bathed by the lascivious Caribbean Sea, that we discover this tiny Central American country. Belize is a true concentration of natural splendours and the treasures of Mayan civilization, and is synonymous with diversity: lush jungles, white sandy beaches and exceptional seabeds attract divers from all over the world. And it is precisely through this territory with its immense tropical fauna and flora - 60% of the country's surface area is classified as a listed area or a nature reserve or park - that the Belize tourist guide proposes to take you there. Whether you come for an all-inclusive stay, a luxury trip or a discovery tour, this destination reveals its magnificent beaches where idleness is in good taste, while the hundreds of islands surrounding the coral reef will seduce fishermen and seafarers! Belize City is home to a few museums worth a visit, but it is more likely to be in the heart of the parks that the region's more than a thousand year old history can be read in the stone of the pyramids and other Mayan temples. Finally, Creole culture is an attractive Belizean asset, a living symbol of the union between the diverse ethnic origins of its population. As soon as we step on the tropical tarmac, we are struck by this 1934 word from Aldous Huxley: "If the world had extremes, Belize would undoubtedly be one of them. "This feeling of the end of the world is very real!

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When to go to Belize?

When to go to Belize? The high tourist season extends from December to May, while the low season extends from June to November. The high season starts fully with the end of the year holidays. A small drop in speed takes place at the end of January, thus providing a worthy answer to the question of when to leave for Belize, before resuming a steady pace from mid-February. The high season enjoys a very relaxing climate, while the low season is subject to long rainy days. But the advantage of travelling in low season is to benefit from degressive fares which can sometimes go up to 50% off the room rate. If the specific low season rates are not indicated during your reservations, please remember to negotiate. August, known for its dry spells, is certainly the best time to go to Belize: attractive prices and a mild climate.

How to go to Belize? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Some tour operators, traditional travel agencies in the Caribbean and Central America and other specialists in the region offer all-inclusive trips, whether in all-inclusive resorts or in single hotels, but are also willing to provide you with a tailor-made holiday programme. Packages usually include flight and accommodation, and sometimes some activities, and can combine a visit to Belize with a visit to the Mayan temples of Guatemala and southern Mexico.

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The average price of a flight from Europe to Belize City is around €750 A/R in the low season, and around €1,100 A/R in the high season. To obtain attractive rates, it is essential to do so well in advance. You will necessarily have to make a stopover in the United States from Europe and it is therefore imperative to complete the ESTA form (https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov) on the Internet at least 72 hours before your departure, with a tax of 14 US$.

Whether by land, air or sea, it is easy to cross the country. Several airlines and bus companies serve the country's main cities on a daily basis. You can also rent a vehicle to be free to travel, but renting vehicles in Belize is very expensive. Ferries connect with the heavenly islands of Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, and private boats can be ordered to travel to more isolated islands.

Prepare for your trip Belize

Transportation
  • Book a ferry
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi
Accommodations
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
Stays
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

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When to travel?

When to go to Belize? The high tourist season extends from December to May, while the low season extends from June to...
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Weather forecast

Belize's weather depends on its subtropical climate, i.e. wet and hot. Moisture is felt more on the coasts, but the s...
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Budget

Contrary to what one might think because of its geographical location, between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is a coun...
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Formalities

To enter Belize, no visa is required for French, Belgian, Swiss or Canadian nationals for a stay of less than 30 days...
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Health

No vaccination is required to enter Belize. However, you are required to be vaccinated against yellow fever if you c...
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How to travel by yourself?

The average price of a flight from Europe to Belize City is around €750 A/R in the low season, and around €1,100...
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How to get organized?

Some tour operators, traditional travel agencies in the Caribbean and Central America and other specialists in the re...
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Getting around

Whether by land, air or sea, it is easy to cross the country. Several airlines and bus companies serve the country's...
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