Best time to visit Belize

Belize

19 THINGS TO DO IN BELIZE (APRIL 13 - APRIL 22)

Great Blue Hole

Great Blue Hole

April–June (all year round) • nature

Check out the largest underwater sinkhole in the world, a dream place for any diver

Belize Hiking

Belize Hiking

December–May • activity

Lush rainforests, enchanting mountains, and rivers full of wildlife await hikers in Belize

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

December–May  • nature

A unique jaguar preserve, untouched by tourism industry

Belize Fishing

Belize Fishing

all year round (best May–September) • activity

The favorite pastime for tourists and locals alike

Best Beaches

Best Beaches

December–May • nature

Find your personal paradise in the Caribbean Sea

Snorkeling

Snorkeling

all year round (best December–May) • activity

Explore the mysterious Blue Hole and other fantastic snorkeling spots in Belize

Caracol

Caracol

all year round (best December–May) • activity

Magnificent Maya pyramids and temples nestled in the lush jungle of the Chiquibul Forest Reserve

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

November–April | April–June • activity

World's second largest reef is a paradise for divers

Kayaking

Kayaking

February–April • activity

Save the date for February–April to get the most out of your top-notch kayaking adventure

Howler Monkeys

Howler Monkeys

all year round • nature

Are you ready to hear the most terryfying howl in your lifetime?

Harvest Caye

Harvest Caye

November–May  • nature

A tropical paradise in Southern Belize

Whale Sharks in Belize

Whale Sharks in Belize

March–June • nature

Despite their large size, these sharks are harmless to humans

Belize ATM Cave

Belize ATM Cave

all year round (best October–May) • nature

Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave is the door to the ancient Maya's underworld

Easter

Easter

April 14–17, 2022 • event

Easter holidays in Belize are filled with active events, unforgettable traditions, and delicious local cuisine

Chimole or Black Dinna

Chimole or Black Dinna

all year round • food

This Yucatec Maya dish has become a staple in Belize

Fruit Season

Fruit Season

April–September • food

The most delicious reason to visit Belize

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

all year round (best December–April) • activity

Explore Belize's sancturies and cayes to spot some of the colorful tropical birds and more

Manatees

Manatees

all year round • nature

Discover the gentle giants of Belize's underwater kingdom

Windsurfing and Kitesurfing

Windsurfing and Kitesurfing

February–July • activity

Discover a perfect water sport destination in the Caribbean

16 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Belize Carnival

Belize Carnival

out of rangeSeptember 2021 (on selected days) • event

A celebration of life and Belize independence with the Caribbean flavour

Deer Dance

Deer Dance

unconfirmedlate March, early August • event

An authentic and unique Maya ritual

Carnaval de San Pedro

Carnaval de San Pedro

out of rangeFebruary 23–March 2, 2022 • event

A 150-year-old tradition originates in Mestizo culture

Benque Fiesta

Benque Fiesta

out of rangeJuly 1–July 16 • event

A traditional holiday in the westernmost part of Belize

Lobster Festival

Lobster Festival

out of rangeJuly 3–10, 2022 • event

Seafood lovers will appreciate Belize's favorite summer treat

Mayan Equinox

Mayan Equinox

out of rangeMarch 20, 2022 • event

Learn why equinoxes were so important in the ancient Maya's calendar

Turtle Nesting Season

Turtle Nesting Season

out of rangeMay 1–November 30 • nature

Belize beaches become sea turtle nesting grounds during the summer

Garifuna Settlement Day

Garifuna Settlement Day

out of rangeNovember 19  • event

Drums and punta music are the main highlights of this Afro-Caribbean holiday

San Pedro International Costa Maya Festival

San Pedro International Costa Maya Festival

unconfirmedAugust 4–6, 2022 • event

The largest festival in Belize celebrating Caribbean and Maya culture

Independence Day Parade

Independence Day Parade

out of rangeSeptember 21 • event

Celebrate Belize in San Pedro, where one of the largest annual parades takes over the town

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

out of rangeMay 24, 2022 • event

The sweetest festival in Belize showcases its cacao industry and Maya culture

Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

out of rangeDecember 5, 2021 • event

Ambergris Caye holds the largest holiday parade in Belize

Holiday Boat Parade

Holiday Boat Parade

out of rangeDecember 5, 2021 • event

One of the best holiday events on Ambergris Caye

St. George's Caye Day

St. George's Caye Day

out of rangeSeptember 10 • event

Thousands celebrate the historic victory of Belizeans over Spain

Cashew Festival

Cashew Festival

out of rangeMay 11–12, 2022 • event

Visit the main nut-growing region of Belize during the cashew season

Surfing and Surf Kayaking

Surfing and Surf Kayaking

out of rangeDecember–March  • activity

You can ride the barrels in Belize, even if there are no big waves

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