Belize City is the largest city of the Central American nation Belize. It is located at the mouth of the Belize River on the coast of the Caribbean. Belize City is best known as the cultural and business epicenter of Belize, as well as a doorway for cruise passengers.
Belize offers fine Caribbean beaches, swimming, sailing and scuba diving on its outer cays, where most tourism is centered. Belize's light-tackle sportfishing, especially for bonefish, is world renowned. Inland, tours of the spectacular Maya ruins Altun Ha, Lamonai and The temple of the Masks are available. Belize City also offers colonial architecture and great nightlife.
Things to See & Do
* Maya ruins
* Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
* Community Baboon Sanctuary
* Colonial Architecture
* Jungle river adventures
Cruise Season - May - October
Currency - Belize Dollar (BZD)
Language - English, Spanish
Population - 75,000 approx
Land Area - 64 km²
Electricity - 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code - +501
Port Location - The ships anchor quite a ways off of Belize City because of the shallow depth of the water that lie off the coast. High speed tenders are used to move visitors from the ship to the dock in Belize City.
Travel Links - The international airport (Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport) for Belize is located in Belize City. It is located about 30 minutes drive from Belize City's center.