Scuba diving is
becoming an increasingly popular activity than ever before. More and more
people are choosing to combine their luxury getaways with some activity and
adventure. One of the best countries to do this in is Belize. Belize is a small
country located in Central America and home to some of the most desirable diving
conditions in the world.
Why Dive in Belize?
Aside from being recommended as one of the top ten diving
destinations in the world by various respected scuba magazines and famous
divers, Belize boasts 185 miles of unbroken barrier reef, the longest in the
western hemisphere. It is also home to hundreds of cayes and three out of four
of the Caribbean Sea's off-shore atolls.
For those who are diving for the first time, the scuba
conditions in Belize are truly unlike any other. The waters are warm all year
round, making your first experience a comfortable and pleasant one. Because
this part of the Caribbean boasts remarkably clear waters, visibility under sea
level ranges from 50 to 200 feet. Divers who chose Belize will be able to avoid
the murky, colder waters of other places in the world.
Belize is a tropical region of the world and the waters are
teeming with over 400 different species of exotic fish. Lucky divers may even have
the opportunity to swim with turtles, whale sharks, manatees and spotted eagle
rays. In addition to this, scuba divers will be amazed at the various bright
colours of coral reefs and other plants that live under the sea.
A Scuba Vacation
Unlike Any Other
Belize is home to some of the top scuba diving resorts
in the world.
There are many different hotels and resorts that offer both full PADI
certification as well as diving lessons from experienced divers who will be
able to help you get the most out of your experience. Whether you are looking
for a luxurious getaway or a more reserved vacation, you will be able to find
the perfect scuba package to suit your needs and budget.
More North Americans are choosing scuba trips
in Belize for a variety of
reasons. Not only are the waters extremely favourable for both experienced and
first time divers, the plane trip to this Central American country is
relatively short when compared to other scuba destinations, such as Australia.
Furthermore, the official local language is English and the beaches are home of
the most beautiful in the world.
When researching scuba resorts in Belize, make sure to check
various online reviews to ensure you are booking at a hotel that is capable of
meeting all of your expectations. Belize is not a wonderful country however not
all hotels will have the same amenities
that many North Americans expect.
Discover a completely outstanding underwater world with a
scuba diving vacation in Belize. This country will amaze you both above the sea
and below it.