An underwater adventure among the mysteries of Belize

An underwater adventure among the mysteries of Belize

28. February, 2024
The Blue Blog

Belize is a tourist destination that offers a variety of natural, cultural and adventurous attractions. Belize is famous for its coral reef, its Mayan heritage, its biodiversity, and its cultural diversity. It is an ideal destination for travelers who want to explore the nature, culture and adventure of the Caribbean. 

Belize has the second largest reef in the world, after Australia's, and is home to the famous Blue Hole, an underwater sinkhole 300 meters in diameter and 125 meters deep, considered one of the best dive sites in the world.


Set out from Placencia, a 25-kilometer-long peninsula in southern Belize, where you can explore Mayan ruins,located in the Stann Creek region behind Placencia, such as Caracol, Lamanai, and Altun Ha, which testify to the glory of an ancient and mysterious civilization. Placencia also has a vibrant nightlife, with numerous beach bars and clubs.


Wippari Cay is surrounded by crystal-clear, colorful waters where activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing can be enjoyed. Different species of fish, turtles, rays, dolphins and even whale sharks can be seen.

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Coco Plum Cay is a private island offering an all-inclusive adults-only resort with 18 beachfront cabanas, a pool, restaurant, bar, and spa. The resort also offers customized packages and activities, such as snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, jungle excursions and Mayan ruins. Coco Plum Cay offers spectacular views of the sky and sea, especially at sunset and sunrise. Stars and planets can also be observed, thanks to the low light pollution.


South Water Cay is an island located above the Belize Barrier Reef. It was honored by Outside Magazine in 2014 as one of the islands with the best beaches in Belize. The magazine described the island as a tropical paradise with white sand, palm trees, and turquoise waters.

Tarpon Cay offers an all-inclusive fishing lodge for saltwater fishing enthusiasts. The island features cozy and comfortable accommodations with delicious meals and friendly service. Tarpon Cay Belize is a perfect destination for anglers who want to experience the thrill of fishing for the "Silver Kings" of the Caribbean.

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Last, though not least, is Ranguana Cay, an island that is home to several species of birds, fish, coral, and sea turtles. Every year between May and October, green turtles, hawksbill turtles and loggerhead turtles lay eggs on the beach. Visitors can watch as the eggs hatch and the hatchlings are released into the sea.

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