Belize Vacation Rentals, Villas, & More
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Belize vacation rentals are a popular way for those visiting the country to enjoy beautiful, comfortable accommodations. With a gorgeous coastline, Belize is an admired tourist destination and family vacation spot. The country enjoys a tropical climate, but, like many regions in the Caribbean, has a rainy and hurricane season. Those visiting will find plenty of activities to engage in; however, they may want to take special care to ensure their trip does not coincide with approaching hurricanes. For those visiting Belize, rentals are a great way to save on the total cost of the trip while enjoying the scenic beauty of this tropical oasis.
As a small country, Belize is approximately the size of Massachusetts and offers a unique setting for families interested in a tropical vacation with lots of fun in the sun. Belize vacation rentals are available year round and visitors have the opportunity to stay on waterfront property in order to enjoy the sun and the sand. While there are plenty of water-based activities to partake in, visitors won't want to miss out on the country's fascinating Mayan history. There are hundreds of ancient sites and ruins dating back to Mayan times, making a Belizean vacation an incredible experience for the whole family.
Areas within Belize
Situated on the northeastern coast of Central America, Belize is comprised of six regions or districts; Belize, Toledo, Orange Walk, Stann Creek, Cayo, and Corozal. Belize rentals are available in each district throughout the country, and each district has a capital city that offers tourists a variety of sightseeing opportunities and attractions.
- Belize City is the capital of the Belize District
- Orange Walk Town is the capital of the Orange Walk District
- Corozal Town is the capital of the Corozal District
- The City of Dangriga is the capital of the Stann Creek District
- The capital of Cayo is San Ignacio
- The capital city of the Toledo District is Punta Gorda
What your family plans on doing during their trip will dictate which district is best suited to you. Corozal, Belize, Stann Creek, and Toledo border the coast and are ideal for beach-goers; whereas Cayo and Orange Walk are landlocked, interior districts. Regardless of which district you choose to stay in, many tourists find that by owner rentals in Belize are the best choice, as they offer the luxury, privacy, and spaciousness your family needs to be comfortable.
Sightseeing in Belize & Things to Do
In addition to ancient Mayan historical sites and ruins, Belize is a rainforest and there are many jungle-themed activities and excursions that allow your family to explore the unique treasures the country has to offer. Those who enjoy archaeology or exploring caves will find a variety of exciting activities in which to participate. Belize sits adjacent to the Caribbean Sea and there are several bays and gulfs available to explore. Water activities, such as sailing, kayaking, canoeing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing are very popular activities for both locals and tourists alike. When considering vacation rentals, Belize has plenty of options from which to select. Select those that will make your family's vacation special and memorable; this may be different everyone, but these are a couple of the most popular:
Regional Foods & Dining in Belize
Belize's close proximity to Mexico has partially contributed to the region's local cuisine. Spanish and English influence has also played a role and those visiting the area will find an eclectic mix of foods. Some staples date back to Mayan times, such as maize tortillas. Rice and beans are a popular choice, and the visitor will discover the people of Belize have a strong preference for hot sauce. With the Caribbean Sea within reach, seafood choices are abundant. Other local favorites include escabeche, garnaches, and panades.
When to Visit Belize
Those choosing vacation rentals in Belize should pay close attention to the weather local weather and seasons when planning their trip. While there are many popular and seasonal events to participate in, it is important to avoid the rainy or hurricane season. The rainy season extends from June until the middle of November, and it is during this time that hurricanes are most likely to occur. Flash floods are also a major concern. Those who wish to spend cooler, winter months in a tropical environment will find that Belize is the perfect destination.
Several notable events take place in Belize on an annual basis. These including:
- Fiesta de Carnaval held each year the week before Lent
- Baron Bliss Day in March
- The Coconut Festival in May
- The three-day festival held in June Dia de San Pedro
- And the Deer Dance Festival held each August
Belize is a popular destination for families who want to explore the beauty of this tropical region. With events occurring year round and more than enough natural wonders to keep visitors busy, Belize is a popular tourist destination any time of year.