The young nation of Belize may have only gained independence in the 1950’s, but the history of its land is an ancient one. If you are interested in seeing a bit of this history firsthand, the best way to do so is by visiting some of the Mayan ruins in Belize on your next Caribbean vacation. The land that became Belize was home to millions of Mayan peoples, and exploring the Mayan ruins is a fascinating way to spend a day or two and helps to bring a perfect balance to the fun-in-the-sun days the rest of your holiday in Belize is sure to be chock-full of. All of the Mayan ruins in Belize are definitely worth visiting, but these are our favorites.
The Caribbean is without a doubt one of the best places in the world to go scuba diving. From wrecks of old postal ships to out-of-this-world geological features and vibrant underwater statues teeming with life, there is a diverse set of dive sites here that all blow you away for different reasons. Here are our picks on where to find the best scuba diving in the Caribbean.