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Green Travel Guide to Belize

Video filmed and produced by Richard Hammond.
A Green Traveller production.

Photos: Richard Hammond

Feature articles about Belize

Award-winning traveller writer Meera Dattani provides the low-down on characterful places to stay,
where to find the best local food, low impact activities and incredible sights of interest

Stay, Eat, See & Do

Our pick of places across Belize

Google Map Key:
Click on the coloured icons for more information about each listing
Green = Places to stay; Blue = Places to eat
Yellow = Attractions ; Purple = Activities

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  • Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central America. Belizeans also speak the Kriol language and many also speak Spanish.

  • Belize's Barrier Reef is the largest barrier reef in the Northern Hemisphere. In 1996, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is comprised of seven protected areas: Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve, Blue Hole Natural Monument, Half Moon Caye Natural Monument, South Water Caye Marine Reserve, Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve, Laughing Bird Caye National Park and Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve.

  • The currency of Belize is the Belize dollar (BZD), which is locked to the American Dollar, $2 Belize = $1 USD. 


With thanks to Belize Tourism Board for their help producing this guide.

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