Ambergris Caye and the Maya Civilization

Ambergris Caye was once populated by the Maya Civilization, which is why nowadays you can find a Maya site, Marco Gonzales, on the southern tip of the island. It is believed that the first Mayan setters that occupied Ambergris Caye totaled 10,000 people and inhabited almost every part of the island. Among their greatest achievements … Read more

Caracol Mayan Temples

Caracol is the largest temple known in Belize and one of the biggest in the Mayan world. The area covered is 15 mi2 and was linked together by more than 20 miles of sacbeob (white ways) that radiated outwards from its epicentre. Ocellated Turkeys are one of the many wildlife species that you will find … Read more

Xunantunich Mayan Ruins

Xunantunich’s name means “Stone Woman” in the Maya language. Distinguished as the first Maya Site to be opened and proclaimed archaeologically and historically significant in Belize, a tour of the ancient monuments of Xunantunich should not be missed. Located atop a high limestone ridge and covering approximately 2,700 square feet, Xunantunich is believed to have been … Read more

Caving in Belize: A Story Full of Magic

If you are looking for a place to go caving, Belize offers the perfect spot, Actun Tunichil Muknal, which is also known as ATM cave. This majestic place is located at the heart of the natural park reserve Tapir Mountain, 45 minutes from San Ignacio, District Caye. The name Actun Tunichil Muknal translates as “Cave … Read more

El Caracol: Enjoy This Wonderful Journey

At this archaeological site, you’ll find Caana, the highest Mayan structure in Belize, it´s approximately 50 meters of tall. It´s the most important ancient site of Belize followed only by Benque Viejo and Xunatunich. El Caracol is made up of five main squares, and an astronomical observatory, in addition to that, the structures transport you … Read more

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