Renting a villa in Belize? You're in the best place for all the information you can get about this Central American gem. With beaches, jungles, ancient ruins, and lots more, it's the perfect vacation destination for those looking for relaxation AND adventure. Use the tabs on this page to learn more about Belize, its attractions, and everything else you'll want to know about this tropical destination.
Getting to Belize and getting around. Our transportation tips will help make your trip smoother. More good sand advice.
A valid passport and return ticket; Visas required for some countries
The major airlines servicing Belize include Continental, American, US Airways and TACA.
Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport
US$15.00, plus P.A.C.T (Conservation) fee of $3.75. If departing by air, the total fee is $39.25 per person - Included in most air tickets.
On the right - need to show driver's license to rent a car
Hourly flights via Tropic Air to Ambergris Cay from the Philip Goldson International Airport as well as the Belize City Municipal Airstrip. Visitors to the Caye can also travel from Belize City by local water taxis.
Vacationers don't just stay in Belize villas - they come to paradise to get married and celebrate their honeymoons! Three day residency to apply for a license. Two witnesses are needed. Must be 18 years or older. Cost: US$100 per couple plus US$5 administrative fee
Documents Required: Proof of citizenship in the form of an original birth certificate or a valid passport. Also provide divorce or death certificate.
Before making their way to Belize villas, vacationers like to know a little bit of helpful information to make them feel more at home during their stay. Take a look at our travel tips to make your time in villas in Belize even more relaxing.
|Size:||185 miles long and 75 miles wide, or about the size of Massachusetts|
|Time:||04:03 am zone:-6 (GMT/UTC -6)|
|Official Language:||English (official), Spanish, Mayan, Garifuna (Carib), Creole|
|Currency:||Belizean Dollar (BZD)|
|Tipping and Taxes:||Hotel Tax: 9% Sales Tax: 9% * Departure Tax: -US $35.00 when departing the International Airport (US cash only) -US $18.75 or BZ $37.50 when departing by land (to Mexico or Guatemala) -US $3.75 or BZ $7.50 when departing by Sea to an International|
|Topography:||Flat, swampy coastal plain; low mountains in South|
|Telephone:||International: Country Code - 501|