Important About Belize
Belize is a peaceful, English-speaking country on the
Caribbean coast, in the Yucatan peninsula between Mexico and Guatemala.
Capital: Belmopan Language: English, Kriol and Spanish. Currency: Belizean Dollar. Population: Approx. 290,000 Climate: warm and humid and the trade winds bring cooling sea breezes. Rainfall is heavy, particularly in the south, and hurricanes may occur in the summer.
The Caribbean coast is
lined with 550 kilometers / 342 miles of coral reef and some 450 islets
and islands known locally
as cayes (pronounced "keys"), forming the
long Belize Barrier Reef, the longest in the Western Hemisphere and the
second longest in the world after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Diving In Belize
barrier reef all
along the coast provides a rich underwater life, making Belize a diving
but also blocks the sand deposits of less-protected shores. Those
Belize expecting the wide white sandy beach are likely to be
of the best feature attraction of Diving in Belize, is the opportunity
to explore the famed Blue Hole. Situated in the Lighthouse
System, it lies approximately 96 kilometers/60 miles off the mainland.
Blue Hole it is one of the most astounding dive sites to be found
anywhere on earth, almost perfectly circular hole. Inside this hole the
water is 145 m/480 feet
deep and it is the depth of water which gives the deep blue color that
causes such structures throughout the world to be known as "blue