La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge is a grueling multi-day canoe race traveling a perilous river route across the country of Belize. The route runs West to East along the Macal and Belize Rivers, once the only link between beautiful San Ignacio, in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, and the bustling port of Belize City. This is a race for everyone (not just professional racers)! There are 8 divisions for the race: Male, Female, Mixed, Masters, Dory, Intramural, Pleasure craft, Family Adventure Race. The race occurs each year in March, coinciding with Baron Bliss Day.
Laughing Bird Caye is a beautiful Belizean isle situated on the western side of Victoria Channel, only 11 miles off the coast from Placencia Village in the Stann Creek District of Belize. Laughing Bird Caye is the southern most island in the central lagoon of the Belize Barrier Reef. This website contains a description of island and surrounding coral reef, named after Laughingbird gull which breeds there. Also including extensive scientific and popular information on flora, fauna, coral habitat, marine life.
The LAZY IGUANA BED and BREAKFAST on the island of Caye Caulker, Belize is more than a hotel! The Lazy Iguana Bed and Breakfast is a charming and exclusive private resort surrounded by lush tropical gardens, and we offer a great breakfast! The B&B is nestled in a quiet part of Caye Caulker, Belize. Our unique bed and breakfast provides a 360-degree view of the beautiful island of Caye Caulker and the Caribbean Sea.
Whether you’re looking for the secluded romantic getaway or the adventure of a lifetime, Lost Reef Resort & Hideway is here to provide you the memories that last forever. This beautiful beachfront resort is situated at the very top of the Placencia Peninsula in the quiet seaside community of Riversdale, in the Stann Creek District. Lost Reef Cayes are located approximately 9 miles east of the property and the World Heritage Site, the Belize Barrier Reef, is 14 miles away. The Placencia Village and airstrip are only 15 and 12 miles south, making The Lost Reef accessible by boat, car or plane.
Manatee Inn is a new resort located on the beautiful Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize, owned and operated by a young European/Canadian couple. Manatee Inn is located off the sidewalk (Street) just steps from beautiful beaches and a 10 min walk to the dock and most local businesses. Manatee Inn is a two story, six room Inn nested in palm and mango trees. It is completely surrounded by a verandah on both floors to view the spectacular sunsets, the sea and the lagoon.
Manatee Lodge - in the Southern Lagoon - encircled by the majestic Maya Mountains is the ideal vacation destination. Centrally located yet remote, Manatee Lodge serves as a great base of operations from which to enjoy the rich natural beauty and wide variety of activities Belize offers. A prime destination for adventuresome travelers, caving, manatee watching, fishing, river cruises, bird rookery. At Manatee Lodge guests enjoy gracious, peaceful surroundings, warm hospitality, comfortable rooms and great Creole and Continental cuisine with adventure at the doorstep!
Welcome to Mayabelize, a guide for travellers to Belize, Central America, and the ancient lands of the Maya. Written by a couple of friendly Canadians, this site began as a travelogue with pictures, but obsession has given it a life of its own and it has grown... and continues to grow. We prefer budget to moderate travel and the bulk of information is geared to this style of trip. On these pages you will find places to stay, eat & visit (and what we thought about the accommodations, food & tours), what you should do before your holiday.
Sunny blue skies, tropical tradewinds, beach houses, diving a barrier reef, hiking a jungle, exploring a cave, is what makes Maya Breeze Inn a unique vacation spot in Belize. Maya Breeze Inn is located on the Placencia Peninsula in Maya Beach, Belize. The Inn consists of four beach cabins (for a total of five units) facing the Caribbean sea, a main lodge with a breakfast kitchen, the Inn's office and four guest rooms on the Placencia Lagoon, all with air conditioning, refrigerators, hot water, fans, lock boxes and private balconies. Maya Breeze Inn caters to those guests who are looking for active adventure tours.
Hi, my name is Marcos Cucul, a native of Belize from the Kekchi (Que qchi) tribe. Because of severe oppression to the indigenous Que qchi and Mopan Maya people in Guatemala at the end of the 18th century, my ancestors emigrated from Guatemala to resettle in the south of Belize. I have worked 3 years for the British army in Belize, as a jungle survival guide, and 10 years as a specialized vertical caving and jungle guide specialist and trainer. We provide you a way to see all the adventure in Belize, the original authentic way via a Maya guide, let these belizeans take you on a true adventure in the jungles of belize, caving, tubing.
Maya Mountain Lodge & Tours is a friendly, family run jungle lodge & Belize tour operation located near San Ignacio in Belize's Cayo District, Belize's most visited eco tourism vacation destination. We invite you to be our guests and enjoy our delicious food, friendly staff, cool pool and air conditioned cottages and rooms, and great tours all surrounded by beautiful Belizean tropical rain forest, toucans, and other rain forest treasures.
Our lovely getaway is located at 4 1/2 Mile Pine Ridge Road, San Ignacio, Belize We are currently under construction, but soon we will be your first choice getaway in beautiful Belize. Come stay with us and enjoy the wonderful sites and activities that our county has to offer. 24 Rooms, Business Center, Gift Shop, Meeting Facilities, Common Area High speed Access, Multi-lingual Staff, Restaurant in Hotel, Jogging Track, Pool(Outdoor)& (Children), Horseback Riding, Bicycling
Mayan Handicrafts, Arts and Crafts, Marimbas, Jade Jewelry, Gifts, Wood Carvings, Masks. MAYAN TREASURES specializes in selling and exporting fine Mayan jewels and handicraft to the world. Our efforts are concentrated in giving our customers the best service and complete satisfaction, since the moment they order a product until it is delivered at their front door.
We are the Maya Centre Women's Group, Mopan Maya Women in Maya Centre Village united to sell our uniquely handmade Art & Craft, and the entrance tickets for the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Stann Creek District, Belize. 18 years ago we started with only 15 members. Now we are 50 women, in the ages of 15 to 80 years, working together to sustain our families. 10% of our craft sales goes to the group, 90% goes to the artist and her family. We have a working agreement with the Belize Audobon Society: we sell the entrance tickets for the Jaguar Preserve, so 10% of those sales go to our group.
Deep in a rainforest setting overlooking a private valley with incredible views of the Maya Mountains in Cayo, at the heart of the Slate Creek Preserve, you'll find an intimate atmosphere, and qualified staff providing outstanding service and more to make your stay in Belize peaceful and relaxed. Mountain Equestrian Trails is an Ecotel Four-Globe certified Belize Ecotourism Jungle Lodge offering environmental educational vacations: horseback riding tours, hiking, bird watching, butterfly gardens, waterfalls, river cave exploration, and vehicle tours to Caracol, Xunantunich, El Pilar and Tikal in Guatemala.
The Belize Ministry of Foreign Affairs aims to formulate, coordinate and implement foreign policy initiatives, addressing the issue areas of Economy, Human and National Security, National Sovereignty and the preservation of Territorial Integrity. It is in this endeavor that the ministry enhances the quality of life of Belizeans through the proactive and effective promotion, protection and coordination of Belize’s interests in the bilateral, regional and multilateral diplomatic spheres.
Quality Budget lodging in San Ignacio, Belize. Midas Tropical Resort is on the river, five minute walk from downtown San Ignacio! Experience San Ignacio, Belize and the Belizean Experience. The flora surrounds the cabanas, with outstanding trees that add to the beauty of the surroundings. Squirrels and iguanas are seen in the tree branches whilst humming birds flutter from flower to flower.
Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment & Industry- MNREI, Government of Belize. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all Belizeans through the responsible management of our renewable and non-renewable natural resources and the regulation of the environment, in order to foster the sustainable development of Belize. The Ministry is a key agency in the public administration structure of Belize, and is responsible for the management of the country's most vital natural resources. This is achieved through activities in areas such as protected areas, wildlife, land distribution, mineral and non-mineral resources, etc.
Nautical Inn resort, located on Placencia Peninsula, Belize offers beach-front accommodations, great dining, scuba diving, snorkeling, jaguar reserve and Monkey River tours plus the culture of Garifuna drummers and dancers all rolled into a fun vacation. You'll find us where the Caribbean meets the jungle!
A brief description of northern Belize's natural, historical, and cultural treasures. The north is not usually a priority destination for tourists because the transportation routes travel through primarily flat, young coastal plain. But venture off the main roads and your travels become an adventure. Northern Belize actually provides more variety of nature, history, and culture than any other districts of Belize.
Ocean's Edge Beach Houses... a secluded getaway with a beautiful, private beach front located in Maya Beach on the Placencia Peninsula. Enjoy the Caribbean Sea a few feet away from the deck of a beach house, relax in hammocks on the dock... If you want some adventure and activity, experience the world's second largest barrier reef in Belize... diving, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, kayaking, cave tubing, ancient Mayan Ruins, the jungle, rainforest, hiking, waterfalls, exotic wildlife preserves, birding , tropical flora and miles of sandy beaches.
The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) is an environmental trust fund serving an enabling and empowering role in the conservation, preservation, enhancement, and management of Belize's natural resources and protected areas. PACT supports the involvement of large and small organizations to implement programmes and projects which enhance the quality of life for Belizeans and Belize's role as a world leader in environmental conservation while supporting national developmental goals.