Formerly British Honduras, is the only country in Central America with English as its official language. The *Belize Barrier Reef (second largest in the world), over 450 offshore Cayes (islands), excellent fishing, safe waters for windsurfing, swimming.
Belize City is the most dangerous area in Belize, although it’s very easy to be safe there.
Like the neighbouring parts of Guatemala and Mexico, this area was settled for thousands of years by the Maya people. They are still here, an important part of Belize’s people and culture.