One of the main attractions of Belize for families is its size. As one of the smallest countries in Central America, it is very easy to move from A to B and with English as the first language of Belize, there are no language barriers to contend with.
This wonderful country also offers a wide range of lodges and hotels suitable for families, many of which have sprung up over the last ten years, making this a well-established and adventurous place to visit.
Activities and hotels are such that we recommend to get the best out of the country travel is best for children aged ten and over. Highlights include birdlife, caving, wildlife, Mayan ruins, forests, snorkelling, diving and wonderful white-sand beaches.
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Recommended places to stay for families in Belize
Cayo District & Caracol
Ideas for family activities in Belize
Caracol is the largest Maya archaeological site in Belize. In AD 650, the urban area of Caracol had a radius of approximately 10 kilometres around the site's epicenter.
The Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, is an area known internationally as a bird watchers paradise. A trip here combines birding and national history and a visit to the only inland island in the country.
Tikal is most definitely the most impressive of all the Mayan sites in Central America, not only for its historical remains but because it is also a haven for wildlife, making the trip to Tikal all the more enchanting.