Belize itself can be a heaven on Earth. The country possesses some of the world’s last tracts of native rain forest which team with orchids, parrots, toucans and exotic animals. The extensive barrier reef of coral islands is a Caribbean paradise now developed for the sun and sea loving European tourist.
Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central America; and Belize all inclusive family vacations are popular among European and American tourists. Belize City, the only large metropolis, doesn’t give a good first impression. It is a ramshackle, dirty, river port for yachts and speed boats that transport tourists to the outer reef islands, called Cayes. (more…)