Belize Mayan Ruins: 6 Impressive sites to visit!

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The Maya recorded parts of their history and predictions in stone inscriptions that can be seen today in stelae and the remains of elaborate cities, buildings and temples that survived centuries of jungle encroachment. We have listed 6 of the most impressive Maya Ruins found in Belize.

The Magic of Xunantunich Maya City in western Belize

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Mayan for “Stone maiden” Xunantunich is definitely one of Belize’s prettiest Maya archaeological sites, renowned for exquisite architecture, beautiful frescos and stelae, as well as its park-like atmosphere and stunning views from the top of El Castillo, the iconic pyramid temple. Xunantunich was an important ceremonial centre built around AD 600 near the end of the Maya Late Classic Period, boasting a population of some 10,000 people at its peak, and apparently continued to thrive while other Maya centres such as Tikal and Caracol were in decline. However by around 1000 AD Xunantunich was abandoned.

Chaa Creek Condemns Recent Belize Mayan Ruin Destruction of Nohmul

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Belize Nohmul Mayan Ruin destruction is condemned by popular Belize Eco Lodge Chaa Creek “This is an obscene act that needs to be condemned in the strongest possible terms,” Chaa Creek proprietor Mick Fleming said today. Mr Fleming was responding to news that one of Belize’s largest Maya pyramids has been destroyed with backhoes and … Read more

Five don’t-miss spots in Belize

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Protected rainforests, Maya ruins, Caribbean beaches and the longest barrier reef in the western hemisphere. Add English as the official language and the widely accepted U.S. dollar, and you can get a great vacation on easy mode in Belize.

Let Us Save the Environment

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I want to spread the news about going green and keeping the environment clean. When I see people wasting water I think about the people who don’t have water. I want to try to conserve water.