Mesoamerican Reef, Caribbean Basin
Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras
US Airways: $864
US Airways: $1,022
Lodging (1 room, 2 guests):
Royal palm Island Resort: $684 per night
This is a resort style hotel that is located on the beach.
Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel: $91 per night
Radisson Fort George Hotel and Marina: $155 per night
Things To Do:
Belize Reef Snorkel Tour: $75 per person (Belizean Adventures)
Goff's Caye Island Getaway (Snorkling Experience: $45 per person (Ecological Tours and Services)
Cave Tubing and Zipline Combo: $99 per person (Ecological Tours and Services)
The Wet Lizard: Popular place to get American and authentic Caribbean cuisine.
The Smokey Mermaid: Fine international cuisine with the best Caribbean flavors.
Map of the area
This coral reef is located off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.
There are 65 species of stony corral and over 500 wspecies of fish. Hawksbill turtle, Loggerhead turtle, Green turtle, Leatherback turtle, the Whale shark, and manatee are also seen here. In fact this is the largest population of manatee in the world, ranging from 1,000-1,500.
Hawksbills are named for their narrow, pointed beak. They also have a distinctive pattern of overlapping scales on their shells that form a serrated-look on the edges.