• Background info
  • Food and drinks Belize
    Food in Belize is similar to that found in Mexico and Guatemala. Food is normally basic with rice, beans and a piece of meat standard fare. Staying in Caye Caulker you can enjoy varied and ...
  • Landscape Belize
    Although Belize is a pretty tiny country, it has a remarkable range of geography. The Great Maya Barrier Reef runs alongside Belize's coast creating hundreds of small islands or cayes (keys) and offshore atolls, they ...
  • Population Belize
    Belize is a small country made-up of various cultural, language and ethnic groups. The total population is around 333,000 and approximately 200,000 of them consist of Creole, Garifuna, Mestizo, Spanish, Maya, English, Mennonite, Lebanese, Chinese ...
  • Religion Belize
    The main religion of Belize is Roman Catholic (approximately 49.6% of the population). Approximately 27% is Protestant with a growing numer of evangelists. There are expanding Rastafarian communities along with smaller pockets of Islam, Buddhism, ...
  • Tipping Belize
    Employees working in restaurants and hotels earn little. You can ensure that their situation is a fraction eased by leaving a good tip. The directive is (at least if satisfactory service is provided) approximately € ...
  • Weather and climate Belize
    Belize’s climate is subtropical with a firm prevailing wind from the Caribbean Sea. Annual temperatures and humidity are high. The temperature stays fairly constant the year-round, varying by only about 4°C (7°F) between the hottest ...
  • Practical info
  • Arrival information Belize
    VISA: UK/EU citizens do not need a visa for Belize, but these things can change. So please click here and check out the current situation. Make sure you find out whether or not you need a ...
  • Luggage and clothing Belize
    For the short time you are in Belize you will likely visit the beach and venture into the water. It is a good idea to take a top to wear in the water to protect ...
  • Money Belize
    The unit of currency is the Belize Dollar (BZD), which is fixed against the US$ at a rate of BZ$2 = US$1. Most tourist resorts, hotels, restaurants and tour operators accept US currency and travellers ...
  • Time differences Belize
    Belize is GMT -6 hours with no daylight saving. For current times please consult here. ...
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