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A truly paradise nation, Belize is seriously worth consideration if you’re after a bit of adventure tempered with a laid back lifestyle, and if you like to combine beachcombing with mountain climbing! In other words, there really is something for everyone in Belize and because the US dollar is pegged to the Belizean dollar, Americans will not find it expensive and British and European visitors will find it positively cheap!
The essence of this article ideals with the question, “Why go to Belize in the first place?” Belize a place of non-stop adventure and environmental excellence. For those travelers who are attracted to the beach there is the Belize Barrier Reef which is the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. It’s rugged, mountain-like range of spectacular walls, coral canyons make this a haven for scuba divers and snorkelers. Stretching for 180 miles, it’s second in the work only to Australia’s.
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Belize is a beautiful little country. It’s a peaceful, eco-tourist retreat home to more than 540 species of birds, 4,000 species of flowering plants, and 700 kinds of trees. Nearly 40 percent of the country is protected as parkland and natural preserves. Belize boasts the second-largest barrier reef in the world. This incredible underwater resource teems with colorful fish, coral, and unusual marine life, making the waters off this country’s coast a fisherman’s and diver’s paradise.
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Belize is a very diverse little nation, which makes travel in Belize very simple and straightforward. Belize’s interior hides Mayan ruins, tall waterfalls, rainforests, and rivers you can explore. Down near Sittee Point is a jaguar preserve where you can venture into the jungle in search of the elusive cats.
Birdwatching in Belize’s interior is a treat, too. You’ll be able to spot parrots, toucans, flycatchers, and herons in their natural environment.
No longer a secret to the adventurous traveler, Belize is most famous for its virtually unspoiled coast. Just off the shores of its beautiful beaches is a 176-mile barrier reef, the largest coral reef in the Western Hemisphere, and second only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Belize’s reef has long been a mecca for skilled divers, snorkelers, and fishermen.