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Belize Culture

  • Xunantunich
  • Hand made masks for sale in a local shop
  • Colorful seaside beach sunrise

Social Conventions

Clothing and fashion in Belize tend to be quite casual, however, beachwear should not be worn in towns. The population of Belize is very friendly and laid back and one of the biggest obstacles that visitors must face is adapting to “Belize Time” where timekeeping is very flexible and punctuality isn’t expected. 



Belize is the only country in Central America where English is the official language. Spanish is also spoken to some extent by nearly half of the population while regional languages include Kriol, Garifuna, Maya and Plautdietsch (a dialect used by the Mennonite population).



Roman Catholicism is the most popular religion in Belize representing 49.6% of the population.  A further 27% are represented by Protestantism and there are also Islam, Buddhist, Hindu and Bahai minorities.



Belize Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Belize.

Learn about the history and culture of Belize, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Belize's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Belize for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Belize tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Belize tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruisesPeru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.



Book your Belize tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Belize tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from one of our independent travel modules and more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Belize.

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