BelizeBoasting the title of the “adventure coast,” Belize sits on the 560-kilometre long Mesoamerican reef, offering some of the best snorkeling, diving and swimming spots anywhere in the world. With such amazing marine secrets to be explored there is no better way to spend your time in Belize than aboard your own private luxury yacht, bringing the ocean right to your doorstep. The Moorings, the world’s premier yacht charter company, have put together their list of top reasons a charter vacation in Belize is the perfect way to relax and get back to nature.


Make new friends

For a small country Belize is home to a surprising amount of different species of animals. Your best bet for checking out those native to the country is at The Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center, where you can spot jaguars, tapirs, howler monkeys and many more that have either been rehabilitated, orphaned, rescued, or born at the zoo. Want a truly unique experience? Sail over to Gales Point where local guides will show you the best spots to observe manatees and the Hawksbill turtles, two of Belize’s most endangered species.

BelizeCalling all History Buffs

Stretch out your sea legs and learn about ancient cultures with a day trip to one of Belize’s numerous Mayan ruins. Once known as the epicenter of Maya civilization, Belize offers the highest concentration of archaeological sites in Mesoamerica including Altun Ha, Xunantunich and Lamanai. Explore the Sacred temples, pyramids and other ancient structures set amid luscious jungle backdrops.

BelizeDive In

Whether you’re an experienced diver or a first-time snorkeler you will be astonished at the sheer amount of activity “under the sea.” The Belize barrier Reef System is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and for good reason. Comprised of seven protected areas this reef is home to over 500 different species of tropical fish, along with whale sharks and manatees.

BelizeMeet the locals

Belize offers a unique fusion of Caribbean chill with Central American flair. Drop anchor at the small island of Caye Caulker and you will discover a village full of brightly coloured houses and friendly faces. Take in the unique artisan shops, reggae music and enjoy fresh lobster at one of the local restaurants.

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