Last Updated on - Friday, January 18, 2013
Belize is located on the east coast of Central America adjacent to Mexico to the north, with Guatemala to the west, and Honduras to the South. The warm waters of the Caribbean Sea roll over the white shores of Belize, and they are perfect for hours in the water. Right off shore, the Cayes of Belize and its barrier reef attract tourist and locals alike all year round. In fact, these two attractions are part of what make Belize so popular.
With over 1000 cayes and 220 kilometers of Barrier Reef, Belize is a country that possesses a wealth of coastal wildlife as well as tropical wildlife. Belize contains varying ecosystems ranging from coral reefs and tropical forests, to mangroves and island estuaries. It is these habitats which serve as home to thousands of unique species of wildlife as well as marine life
. The government of Belize understands the importance of their wildlife and marine life and has chosen to keep over forty percent of its land protected so that the different species of animals can flourish in their own habitat.
With a vacation rental in Belize, you can be sure that the natural beauty of Belize will inspire you. The people here are a diverse mixture of Creole, Garifuna, Mestizo, Spanish, Maya, English, Mennonite, Lebanese, Chinese and Eastern Indian. The wonderful mixtures of culture allow Belize to have a colorful atmosphere. It is known that the people of Belize are some of the friendliest people around.