If you are looking for the perfect place for an exciting adventure vacation in 2017, look no further than Belize. With a wide range of thrilling things to see and do, Belize is rapidly becoming one of the top adventure destinations in the world.
Adventure junkies should definitely add Belize to their 2017 itinerary. Below are just a few of the heart-pounding adventures you can enjoy in Belize:
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving the Belize Barrier Reef
One of the top scuba diving and snorkeling destinations on the planet, the Belize Barrier Reef is home to a staggering assortment of marine flora and fauna, including whale sharks, rays, anemones, sea turtles, and dolphins.
Touring the Monkey River
Starting at the eponymous Monkey River Village, adventure travelers can head upstream by boat to see and explore huge tracts of pristine nature home to a colorful medley of wildlife, including the black howler monkey, manatees, and crocodiles.
The Cockscomb Basin Nature Reserve
Home to some of the last surviving jaguars in the wild, the Cockscomb Basin Nature Reserve is an enormous roadless and trackless wilderness teeming with colorful flora and fauna in southeastern Belize.
Once used by ancient Maya priests to perform human sacrifices, modern visitors to the Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM) Cave will have to swim, climb, and clamber their way through a series of subterranean labyrinths to see artifacts and human remains that have lain undisturbed for more than 1,000 years.
With lines measuring more than half a mile in length, riding a zip line through the jungle canopy in Belize is truly an adventure like no other.
With more than 180 miles of coastline along the Caribbean Sea and dozens of nearby islands, Belize is the perfect place to enjoy sea kayaking.
Whether it’s marveling at the elaborate residences built for Maya nobles at Cahal Pech or watching the ongoing archeological excavation at Xunantunich of the largest Maya tomb ever discovered, these two ancient cities rising high above the surrounding jungle are a unique opportunity to explore the past.
The above adventures are just a short list of some of the exciting vacation opportunities that abound in Belize. The Yok Ha Island Resort is a top-rated Belize island resort that offers guests all of the above adventure tours and is a great base to stay during your Belize adventure vacation.
Located on a privately-owned three-acre island eight miles off the coast, Yok Ha is ideally situated near all of the top attractions on both land and sea in Belize.