Lamanai

Lamanai lies along the shores of the beautiful New River Lagoon in the Orange Walk District. It is one of Belize’s largest and most important ceremonial centers. ‘Lamanai’, which means ‘submerged...

Xunantunich

Studied by countless archaeologists over the last century, Xunantunich is distinguished as the first Maya Site to be opened and proclaimed archaeologically and historically significant in Belize.  The...

Lubaantun

Lubaantun, “Place of the Fallen Stones” in Yucatec Maya, is located about one mile from the San Pedro Columbia village in the Toledo district. A Late Classic site, Lubaantun was a major center of...

Caracol

Caracol is Belize’s largest known ancient Mayan city, covering over twenty square miles, sitting high on a plateau some 500 meters above sea level. Located in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve, it is one of the...

Cahal Pech

The mopan Maya words ‘Cahal Pech’ translate to “Place of the Ticks”. It was given that name in the 1950’s because of the vast number of ticks that flourished the six acre ground formerly used as a...
Altun Ha, Belize

Altun Ha

Altun Ha means “Water of the Rock, which is the Maya translation of the nearby village of Rockstone Pond. Altun Ha was strategically located as a trading center, about six miles from the coast. The site...