Region: Belize

Sunbreeze Hotel

Located on the northern end of the Belize Barrier Reef on Ambergris Caye

Lamanai Mayan Ruins

Situated on the banks of New River Lagoon, the largest body of fresh water in Belize, the impressive pyramids are surrounded by a 950-acre archaeological reserve. Over seven hundred structures have been identified, though many remain unexcavated. Numerous representations of the crocodile can be found throughout this site, whose name means “submerged crocodile” in Mayan. … Continued

Belize Ultimate Reef and Rainforest

A wonderful itinerary staying in exceptional eco lodges that are sustainably focused, in the remote Belizean rainforests and close to the reefs.

Placencia

The long, thin peninsula of Placencia, 40 km south of Dangriga, is one of Belize’s most popular holiday locations with perhaps the best beaches on the mainland. It was once a quiet Garifuna community but now there are numerous hotels and resorts catering to all budgets, and a small town at the tip of the … Continued

Glovers Reef

Consisting of five coral islands lying 36 miles off the coast in a mid-ocean atoll, Glovers Reef is the smallest and most southerly of the three coral atolls in Belize. It has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO and a National Protected area by the government. The waters around the islands provide superb … Continued

Hopkins

Approximately eight miles south of Dangriga, Hopkins is a small traditional Garifuna fishing village with several local bars and restaurants, situated by the Caribbean Sea. In recent years several good quality hotels have opened up here, including the luxury dive resort, Hamanasi.

Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve

Located in western Belize, near San Ignacio town, this upland reserve is dominated by native pine forest combined with rainforest at the lower elevations. It is home to a number of large mammals, including coati, Baird’s tapir, ocelot and jaguar, and 200 species of birds including the endangered orange breasted falcon, stygian owl and king … Continued

Blancaneaux Lodge

Overlooking the gentle rapids and waterfalls of the Privassion River within beautiful Western Belize

Pelican Beach Resort

Located within a designated marine reserve right on the edge of the Belize Barrier Reef

Chan Chich Lodge

A truly special place, set in its own Maya plaza surrounded by 130,000 acres of private lowland rainforest reserve

Jade Jungle Resort

Formerly known as Pook’s Hill Lodge, now lovingly revamped under new ownership

Turtle Inn

Exclusive upmarket resort is set on the beach amongst coconut palms and tropical flowers at Placencia, in southern Belize

Belize Tailor-made Tours: Wonderfully well arranged

We got back from Belize safely last Friday after a most excellent trip during which all your arrangements for us worked like clockwork… Thank you for a great trip, wonderfully well arranged.

Toledo

The most southern district and perhaps least visited region in Belize. It is the least developed area of the country and therefore suitable for the more adventurous traveller. Mayan communities, small archaeological sites, rainforest rivers and off-shore islands are all part of the attraction of the area.  The largest town, Punta Gorda, is a sea … Continued

Naia Resort

A luxury beach front property along the Placencia Peninsula, set within its own private 200 acre reserve.

Belize Tailor-made Tours: Exceeded our expectations

The whole holiday [in Belize] ran very smoothly from start to finish with no hiccups at all…. Overall, the holiday exceeded our expectations and there is no doubt that we shall be returning to Belize in the not too distant future.

Banyan Bay

Spacious, colourful fully equipped two- to three-bedroom self-catering villas on Ambergris Caye

Dangriga

Dangriga, the largest town in southern Belize, is the centre of the Garifuna culture – people of mixed Carib Amerindian and African descent who sought refuge in Belize from St Vincent in 1893. It is ideal as a base for visits to Cockscomb Reserve with its good walking trails, and offshore islands and atolls including … Continued

Belize Tailor-made Tours: Would recommend your services to anyone

Excellent service, everything was organised perfectly – we didn’t have a single concern or moment of stress. Exactly what you want on your honeymoon! Would recommend your services to anyone thinking of going on a luxury holiday to Belize.

Belize Tailor-made Tours: Perfect destination

Thank you for putting together an amazing honeymoon. We had a fantastic time and it was great to have all the arrangements so well handled by yourselves. Belize was a perfect destination for us.

Belize Tailor-made Tours: Brilliant Tour

Brilliant Tour. The balance was just what we hoped for. Every location provided a new adventure. Hidden Valley Inn stood out as out favourite place – the Butterfly falls were spectacular . [Your consultant] was very informed and helpful on our numerous questions.

Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

Crooked Tree is a large area of inland waterways, lagoons, gallery forest and savannah, established in 1984 to protect resident and migrant birds which gather in their thousands during the dry season. Over 300 species have been recorded nesting in the area. The reserve’s most famous visitor is the jabiru stork, one of the largest … Continued

A Fabulous Family Adventure in Belize

A rare tropical treat awaits the lucky family that chooses this exceptionally adventurous family holiday. It will provide a plethora of exciting experiences and profound insight into the manifold attractions to be found in Belize. From the major Maya ruins of Lamanai on the banks of the New River Lagoon to the Tapir Mountain Reserve; … Continued

Tapir Mountain Reserve

Located in the lower foothills of the Maya Mountains, the Tapir Mountain Reserve protects an area of approximately 28 square kilometres. It is home to Baird’s tapir, keel billed toucan, black orchid and the mahogany tree, all national symbols of Belize. The reserve is not open to the public and can only be visited by … Continued

The Lodge at Chaa Creek

Longest established lodge in the country located near San Ignacio in the far west of Belize

Belize Tailor-made Tours: I can now die happy

I have been travelling for many years and have been lucky enough to visit many exciting, far flung exotic places. However, this trip to Belize has knocked the socks off anywhere else I have been. I would recommend (and have been already) people with a sense of adventure to go asap….. It is a truly … Continued

Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Rustic-chic, comfortable cabanas set on a huge 28-mile freshwater lagoon and right by Lamanai Maya ruins

Central America

Offers a wealth of wildlife, lush rainforests, vibrant colonial towns, beautiful islands and beaches.

Belize Tailor-made Tours: We had a fabulous time

Really enjoyed eating traditional Belizian food and the variation between hotels. Every single member of staff we met was friendly, pleasant and helpful and we had a fabulous time. The holiday itinerary fulfilled out brief and our expectations – a big thank you for that.

Community Baboon Sanctuary

Established in 1985 on the banks of the Belize River, this laudable community project protects one of the three main primate species found in Belize, the back howler monkey (known locally as “baboon”). Villagers have voluntarily set aside privately-owned tracts of forest to secure the monkeys’ habitat, and now their high numbers provide visitors with … Continued

Belize Tailor-made Tours: Amazing honeymoon

We have had an amazing honeymoon. Everything was well organised and we didn’t have to worry about anything once we got to Belize. We met another couple who had booked through Reef and Rainforest who travelled with you before and we all agreed we would recommend your company to others. Thank you so much for … Continued

Chiquibul Forest Reserve & National Park

The largest protected area in Belize, totalling half a million hectares, the reserve in the Maya Mountains is an area of outstanding biological diversity that provides an important habitat for many endangered species. Within the reserve lies the Las Cuevas research station.

Birds Eye View Lodge

An unpretentious, Belizean-owned lodge situated in the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary

Black Rock Lodge

Comfortable detached cabins with views across the Macal River to Black Rock Canyon and verdant rainforest.

Belize

With a heady mix of Maya ruins, coral reefs and tropical rainforests, Belize appeals to those who relish great lodges and a lack of crowds

South Water Caye

Approximately 14 miles east of Dangriga and forming part of a marine reserve, the 15-acre island of South Water Caye is one of the most beautiful on the reef. One can snorkel right from the beach, take boat trips to visit other cayes, or fin to the edge of the shelf where the deep ocean … Continued

Tranquility Bay

Located at the very northern end of Ambergris Caye, 12 miles north of San Pedro Town and just ¼ mile to the reef with good snorkelling straight from the beach.

A Reef & Rainforest Family Adventure in Belize

This is truly a reef and rainforest family tour of exceptional value. Educate your children and yourselves by direct immersion in the lowland jungles and warm Caribbean waters of the small Central American nation of Belize, the only former British colony in Central America. Stay in a small and friendly jungle lodge for three nights, … Continued

Hamanasi Dive Resort

A well run, higher-end boutique resort on a 12-mile stretch of beach set amongst 21 acres of coastal forest

Ka’ana Resort

Small boutique hotel is located near San Ignacio in the far west of Belize, close to Xunantunich Maya ruins

Rio Bravo Conservation Area

In the far northwest of Belize, the Rio Bravo Conservation Area protects 260,000 acres of low-lying tropical high moist rainforest, home to 400 species of birds, 200 species of trees and 70 mammals, including all five of Belize’s large cats. To the south, bordering the Rio Bravo, is a privately-owned property, Gallon Jug, which contains … Continued

Copal Tree Lodge

This luxury eco-lodge is nestled in the hills above the Caribbean coast of southern Belize, within a 12,000 acre nature reserve, with easy access to the forest, river and sea.

Ambergris Caye

Located just off the tip of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Ambergris is Belize’s largest island (or caye) at 25 miles long and just over a mile wide. The barrier reef is only a quarter of a mile from the beach, making diving and snorkelling easy and accessible. The only town is San Pedro, home to the … Continued

Victoria House

An elegant colonial-style resort located approximately two miles south of the main town