Yes, that’s true! There’s a heaven-like English speaking country right below Mexico called Belize!
Belize is a small country with a lot of facts to amaze you.
In this post, we’ll know why this country is so good both for visiting and living.
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Recent History of Belize
Belize was a British colony called British Honduras and later on when it became independent, they renamed it to Belize.
The country’s flag is interesting. It is the only one in the world, showing human!
People in Belize
Even though less than 400,000 people call Belize home, the population is diverse. half of them are Mestizo (European-Latin American), a quarter is Creole (Black-European) and there are %11 Mayans (The Mayan calendar made everyone think the world would end on December 21st, 2012) and the rest are Indian, white and Asian.
There’s even a small group of Mennonites. They are like Amish people with some differences. For example, unlike Amish, Mennonites don’t abandon technology entirely. The ones living in Belize are of Russian descendants but speaking German!
Almost everyone in Belize speaks English as it is the official language. Some people also speak Spanish, German, Garifuna, Mandarin, and Maya. Pretty cool, right?
What to do in Belize
Resorts in Belize
There are countless good resorts to enjoy the beaches and relax.
Great Blue hole
This fascinating hole is so close to Belize, there are a lot of boat tours which you can book. You can even go diving to the hole and meet the magical hole’s residents!
Xunantunich is an Ancient Maya archaeological site in western Belize.
Its word means “Sculpture of Lady”, referring to the rumors claiming that ghost of a lady is living there.
It was a hotspot in 1980 among cool young adults and hippies.
Do you have any opinions or recommendations? Share them with us in the comments below.
16 thoughts on “Belize – an English speaking heaven in Central America?”
That blue hole is beautiful!! Another place added to my vacation list! Thank you DB!!!
Glad to hear you enjoyed this post!
In my opinion, there are two main directions when you arrive in Belize, Les Cayes or San Ignacio. They can be reached directly from Ladyville Airport.
Les Cayes offers all the usual seaside pleasures, beach, diving, bars … If you like it, it’s perfect.
San Ignacio offers a wide range of activities, to be undertaken by yourself or with one of the many agencies. You can even take a day trip to Tikal in Guatemala. There are many travellers but the local life remains active which allows you to get to know the country beyond its tourist facade.
Thank you very much for sharing it with us!
We had a lovely holiday in Belize a few years ago and would have gone again this year. Hopefully next year it will be possible to travel again. 🙂
I hope so too. It is a great country to visit.
Thank you very much for your comment! 😊
Love you website!
Belize is truly an amazing place.
Thanks Delusional Bubble!
Thank you for writing this informative post about a country I have long desired to visit! After reading this I now know I need to go to Belize ASAP😊
glad to hear that.
I’d love to know your thoughts about it after you come back!
You got it😊
The great blue hole looks so ominous when viewed above. I could just imagine an enormous eye slowly opening at the middle of the hole hahaha. Still, I’m sure it looks magical up close. Great post!
Thanks for your comment dear Carlo!
Saw Belize from a distance in the January of last year 😊 Was visiting Guatemala and had taken a boat ride to Livingston. I was told across the Caribbean Sea from there was Belize 🇧🇿
The blue whole works for me👌