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Travel to Belize with Moon Guides

Helpful information about vacationing in (or moving to) Belize.

Discover Belize

If you’ve traveled in other parts of Central America or the Caribbean, forget them all. Belize is different: It is coconut shavings in your rice and beans. It is butter pooling in your conch soup—with a squirt of lime and a splash of hot sauce to make it bite. Belize is the hemisphere’s largest barrier reef; it is massive forests of giant cohune palms and prehistoric tree ferns, some amid ancient Mayan plazas.

Plan your trip with our helpful articles that tell you how to see the best of Belize in 10 days, make the most of budget destinations like Caye Caulker for outstanding diving and snorkeling, or learn to talk like a local with advice on speaking Belizean Kriol.

If you’re interested in moving to Belize, our Living Abroad author explains why moving to Belize isn’t as hard as you’d think and offers practical advice like building and restoring your own home.

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Travel Maps of Belize

Download free, printable maps of Belize for your personal use.

Currently available from the pages of our travel guides are over forty maps of Belize. Maps all the top regions including Belize City, the Northern Cayes, and Caye Caulker. You’ll also find supplemental planning maps that mark popular dive sites, Belize’s protected natural areas, and a map of Belize’s annual average rainfall.

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Color map of Belize

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Map of The Northern Cayes, Belize

The Northern Cayes

Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Belize Articles

Just getting started planning? Here are our four most recent articles to help you find your way, or dig deeper and browse the latest Moon travel articles for all of Belize or check out our living abroad content if you're considering moving to Belize.

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Where to Volunteer in Latin America

A line of palm trees at Laughingbird Caye National Park in Belize.

The Best Beaches in Belize

With a coastline along the Caribbean Sea and more than a dozen offshore sandy islands, Belize has plenty of beaches to choose from. Lebawit Lily Girma shares her list of top spots for flip-flops in Belize.

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Tropical Diseases in Belize: What are the risks?

Palm trees bend in hurricane force winds in Belize.

Hurricanes in Belize and Historic Storms