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Stann Creek

district of Belize

17km

16.8667-88.2167

Dangriga

Large Garifuna town in the south, formerly known as Stann Creek Town

18km

16.9667-88.2167

Hopkins (Belize)

Garifuna village

24km

16.8667-88.2833

Placencia Peninsula

peninsula in Belize

46km

16.593889-88.366667

Placencia

Placencia is at the southern tip of the resort Placencia peninsula in Belize.

53km

16.51-88.37

Punta Gorda (Belize)

capital and largest town of Toledo District in southern Belize

118km

16.1-88.8

Chiapas

From docks on the Rio Grijalva (the only major river within Mexico) near Tuxtla GutiƩrrez in Chiapas state, tour launches take you into this steep-walled National Park. You'll likely see vast flocks of flamingos, pelicans, and other waterfowl, as well as crocodiles.

486km

16.41-92.408611
Sights

Seine Bight

Seine Bight is a village on the Placencia Peninsula located in the Stann Creek District of Belize. It is located 2 and a half miles south of Maya Beach Village and North of the village of Placencia. This small village has roughly 1,000 inhabitants, mostly Garifuna people who subsist on fishing, hunting, and homegrown vegetables. The early settlers named their village for their favored fishing tackle, Seine fishing and a bight, a bend or curve in a coastline.

48km

16.56666667-88.36666667

Turneffe Atoll

Atoll off the coast of Belize, Central America

51km

17.33333333-87.86666667

Government House, Belize

Once the residence of the British Governor General, this is now a "House of Culture" that is open for visitors.

64km

17.48833333-88.18666667

Yarborough Cemetery

This cemetery was in use from 1787 to 1896. It was renovated in 1999 and has been designated an archaeological reserve in 2009.

64km

17.488032-88.189813

St. John's Cathedral (Belize City)

An Anglican cathedral that was built in 1812. The cathedral is a landmark of Belize and one of the oldest remaining buildings in the city.

64km

17.48861111-88.18777778

Bliss Institute

The largest cultural centre in Belize, it also hosts the National Art Collection of Belize.

64km

17.493477-88.186068

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

protected area

69km

16.7162-88.6608

Great Blue Hole

submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize

73km

17.31527778-87.53444444

Belize Barrier Reef

series of coral reefs straddling the coast of Belize

73km

17.31555556-87.53444444

Altun Ha

archaeological site

97km

17.76395-88.347061

Hol Chan Marine Reserve

103km

17.869-88.003

Lamanai

archaeological site in Belize

112km

17.7525-88.65444444

Cahal Pech

The main attraction in the town. Cahal Pech is a smallish set of Mayan ruins that were abandoned around 800-900 AD. There is an indoor museum displaying artifacts, a site plan, and information on the ruins in a regional context. There are, allegedly, guided tours, but these are unneeded, as the site is easy to traverse. The entire site should take 1-2 hours at most for a thorough exploration. Once at the ruins, the site is fairly flat, but Cahal Pech is at the top of the hill overlooking San Ignacio. The walk uphill to it from the main town is quite exhausting and is difficult even from the San Ignacio Resort Hotel on the hill. If you have any disability, or are in poor physical condition, you will want to drive.

115km

17.1457-89.0741

Caracol

Maya city in Belize

118km

16.76388889-89.1175

Lubaantun

human settlement

119km

16.28165-88.95945

Bullet Tree Falls

120km

17.168-89.111

Xunantunich

Ancient Maya archaeological site in western Belize

121km

17.089059-89.141427

Moho River

river in Belize

125km

16.05984-88.85193

we will see

Tobacco Caye

Belize
Tobacco Caye is a tiny island off the coast of Belize, popular with budget travellers. Hammocks, novels, group meals and a healthy dose of snorkelling are likely to fill your day, on one of the few islands that won't break the bank in a country that normally excels at doing so.

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Tobacco Caye is a tiny island off the coast of Belize, popular with budget travelers. Hammocks, novels, group meals, beach volleyball and a healthy dose of snorkeling are likely to fill your day, on one of the few islands that won't break the bank in a country that normally excels at doing so.

Dolphin's, manta rays and manatees are commonly sighted. I saw 4 dolphins off the coast and while snorkling an eagleray and a stingray. I missed the octopus that had attached itself to a fishing boat's nets the night before. There were also barracudas around the reef and an osprey called one of the huts home.

The island is extremely small and to be honest if you get bored with a lack of choice 2 nights is plenty. People tend to eat in their hotels due to the size. It's a great place to just chill and enjoy the sun and sea but not much else. I played volleyball with the workers on the island every evening around 6pm. Even in just 3 days you'll get to know everyone on the island.

The distance from Belize City keeps people away who prefer Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye. This is a great options for people on a low-moderate budget looking to do nothing.

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