Towns

San Ignacio and Santa Elena “Twin Towns”

San Ignacio Town is located in western Belize. Mostly known for its lush rainforests and robust marketplace, San Ignacio is one of the most popular tourism destinations. San Ignacio has a population of over 16,800 people, offering visitors a host of activities such as horseback riding, dining, night life, swimming, bird watching and Maya Ruin… Read more »

Corozal Town

Corozal Town is the northern most town in Belize, located only nine miles from its neighboring Mexican border and situated alongside the beautiful Corozal Bay. The warm seaside community has a population of over 9,800 people and boasts several seaside parks, local markets and The Corozal History Museum, along with various sugar cane farms. Corozal… Read more »

Orange Walk Town

Situated on the New River and Northern Highway, Orange Walk Town is located 52 miles north of Belize City. The country’s only tollbooth signals the entrance to Orange Walk Town, and after paying the small toll, one immediately notices two distinctive sites: the scenic New River, with its tour guide operators along it’s banks and… Read more »

Belize City

Belize City was founded in 1638 by British lumber harvesters. It had previously been a small Maya city called Holzuz. Belize Town was ideal for the British as a central post because it was on the sea and a natural outlet for local rivers and creeks down which the British shipped logwood and mahogany. Belize… Read more »