Belize was ranked in the Rough Guide to 2018 for good reason. Often overshadowed by its more touristed neighbours, this Central American nation remains one of the world's least visited countries – but certainly one of its most rewarding destinations. From ancient Mayan temples to gorgeous coastline, thriving rainforests to affable locals, here are 10 reasons to visit Belize:

 

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