Honeymoon Destination: Belize

Honeymoon Destination: BelizeThe rainforests, reefs, and ruins of Belize abound with natural and cultural diversity creates an exotic backdrop for romance, adventure, and relaxation making Belize perfect for your destination wedding or honeymoon.

Explore the inland rainforests of the Cayo District and the largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere. Canoe the mesmerizing Macal River, hike and swim one of the most impressive caves in the Mayan lowland, and rappel the Black Hole Drop. Snorkel, dive and relax on a beautiful offshore caye. Or venture off the beaten path and experience the fascinating natural history, rich cultural heritage and a host of active adventures in southern Belize. You may investigate the Libaantum Maya ruins, visit the home and workshop of a Maya harp player, and explore the dramatic Blue Creek Cave system. Or just enjoy beach time and soak in tropical sea breezes on pristine white sands. So remember to pack your bags, but keep it light!! While Belize offers more than enough to keep you on the move (even if it’s to just roll over on the beach) you’ll never have to move far thanks to its diverse and convenient geography.

Unwind together on your Belize honeymoon where natural wonders of the tropical coast blend with the tranquil waves of the Caribbean. Choose an all-inclusive resort or exotic jungle lodge and enjoy luxury suites, candlelit dinners, gourmet Guatemalan cuisine, refreshing concoctions, and even rejuvenating spa treatments. Or get away from it all and enjoy each other in the comforts of a private oceanside condo or bungalow. Hideaway beneath one of the many waterfalls and then hike to an ancient Mayan temple to watch a magical sunset or lounge in a two-person hammock on your porch and lose yourselves to each other. Whatever fairytale honeymoon you’ve envisioned, a Belize honeymoon will leave you with a lifetime full of memories.

Time Zone: Belize observes Central Standard Time and does not practice daylight savings.

Language: English is the official language of Belize, although Spanish, Creole, Garifuna and Mayan are widely spoken throughout the country.

Currency: The official currency is the Belize dollar, but most hotels, resorts, restaurants, and tour operators will accept U.S. currency, traveler’s checks, or credit cards. When using your credit cards in Belize, most establishments will add a 5% service charge to your bill.

Entry Requirements: All visitors must present a valid passport before entering or leaving Belize.

The climate in Belize is subtropical with an average temperature of 79° F making it perfect for a destination wedding or honeymoon. The most popular time to visit Belize is late December through April when there is less rain and temperatures are moderated by winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Wetter weather prevails May through November, although locals dub August “Second Spring” when dry weather with regular yet brief afternoon thundershowers create new growth and stimulate wildlife activity. This makes August one of the best off-peak months to visit Belize. There is a threat of hurricanes September through November.

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