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Enjoy a Nature Cruise up the Monkey River

One of the most enjoyable and educational day trips available for guests at the Yok Ha Island Resort is a nature cruise up the Monkey River. Leaving in the morning from the island to Dangriga, participants will head upland for a 60-minute drive to the coastal village of Monkey River where they will then board […]

NASA Astronaut Photographs Belize Barrier Reef From Space

Ever Wonder What the Belize Barrier Reef Looks Like from Space? On May 7, 2016, from aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Jeff Williams got a rare chance to take a series of luscious photographs of Belize. Thanks to a bright sunny day on the planet with no clouds to block the view, Williams’s photographs […]

Why You Have to Visit Xunantunich and Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins on your Belize Vacation

Once home to more than a million people, the ancient Mayan Empire once stretched from Mexico down through Guatemala, with Belize as its beating heart. After the mysterious collapse of this once-great empire in the centuries before Europeans arrived in the Americas, the Mayan cities were abandoned, left to be reclaimed by the jungle. Today, […]

Discover Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary on your Belize Vacation

Explore Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary & Jaguar Preserve Located just 10 miles off the coast of the Caribbean Sea, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most impressive nature reserves in all of Central America. Originally established to preserve the last remaining native jaguars from extinction, today Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is visited […]

Discover Belize Animals & Wildlife

Amazing Animal and Plant Life in Belize Largely due to a lack of valuable metals like gold and silver, the original Spanish conquistadors and later European colonizers largely overlooked Belize. Today though, the country is blessed with thousands of miles of pristine forests and tropical habitats, home to some of the most unusual and beautiful […]

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