TOP ABOUT BELIZE FACTS
Belize is a stunning and diverse little country on the Caribbean coast of Central America. Known for its beautiful beaches, ancient Maya Ruins, tropical islands, and friendly people, Belize is one of the hottest adventure destinations in the world to visit.
SMALL BUT DIVERSE
As a small nation with a little over 390,000 residents, it’s a melting pot of diverse cultures. With its British colonial ties, Carib settlers, Central American neighbors, and more recent immigrants from around the world, you will discover what makes Belize unique: its people. Although most cultures have their own native tongue, English is the official language of Belize, making it easy for tourists to navigate and form a connection with the locals.
Belize is both ethnically and biologically diverse, making it a fascinating place to visit. Not many places can boast lush tropical rainforests filled with waterfalls and rivers as well as white-sandy beaches along the Caribbean Sea that offer world-class diving, fishing, and snorkeling all in one location.
It's Always Summer here
You can experience all that Belize has to offer year-round! With a subtropical climate, there is rarely a bad time of year to visit our country due to the pleasant weather throughout the year. The average annual temperature is approximately 80 degrees Fahrenheit, with water temperatures ranging in the mid-’80s.
COMMON QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Before you travel to Belize, here are a few things you will find helpful to know before you go.
Belize is a mainland country in Central America that just so happens to be home to an epicenter of islands, atolls, and other little dots of land that beg for exploration. Secret,” Belize has one foot embedded in the tropical jungle of Central America tucked between Mexico (north).
Sort of. Belize abuts the Caribbean Sea, and you’ll find Caribbean influences everywhere you go, from Caribbean foods and art to the ethnic roots of Belizeans. Often referred to as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret,” Belize has one foot embedded in the tropical jungle of Central America tucked between Mexico (north) & Guatemala (southwest) and another foot immersed in the Caribbean Sea (east), with hundreds of islands ripe for exploration protected by the longest living coral reef in the Western Hemisphere. This makes Belize a unique location that is recognized as a both a Central American country and a Caribbean country. By visiting Belize, home to Manta Island Resort, you get the best of both worlds.
If you are looking for a tropical enclave that is serene, private, and far away from the big crowds of Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, look no further than Manta Island Resort in Glover’s Reef Atoll. Manta Island Resort makes a wonderful retreat for those seeking maximum comfort and exciting reef adventures in a tropical setting.
“Each and every staff member was so incredibly nice there that you feel like they are your close friends by the end of the week.”