Region: South Belize

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.

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

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.

Hamanasi Dive Resort

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

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

Naia Resort

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

Turtle Inn

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

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