Belize City, Belize cruises

Considered both an American and a Caribbean nation, diminutive English-speaking Belize lies on the eastern side of Central America with Guatemala and Mexico for neighbors. A real blend of influence.

Coastal capital Belize City mixes its world-famous, mystical Mayan heritage with an exciting Creole culture that ensures tasty food and lively music all year round.

The diverse landscape of marshland, savannah, jungle and the Caribbean Sea surrounding Belize City gives visitors a guaranteed fascination factor in every direction. Just 34 miles away, discover the ruins of Altun Ha, two ceremonial plazas, with many temples excavated in the 1960s. Birders can see the national toucan and admire hundreds of migrating species, including five kinds of native kingfisher and the scarlet macaw, at the Crooked Tree wildlife sanctuary. Trek into verdant jungles, home to jaguars, green iguanas, spider and howler monkeys, for a rainforest experience you’ll remember forever.