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Keel-Billed Toucan, Belize

The best time to visit Belize

The best time to visit Belize is from November to April. Some would argue that the year-round warm weather offers no single best period, but exploring here after the rains means that the landscape is bursting with colour.

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Visiting Belize in January

January to March is the driest and coolest time of year in Belize. It is the ideal time to explore the jungle and Mayan architecture, or simply relax on the beach. It is peak season, so it is worth booking in advance to secure the best accommodation.

Visiting Belize in February

January to March is the driest and coolest time of year in Belize. It is the ideal time to explore the jungle and Mayan architecture, or simply relax on the beach. It is peak season, so it is worth booking in advance to secure the best accommodation.

Visiting Belize in March

January to March is the driest and coolest time of year in Belize. It is the ideal time to explore the jungle and Mayan architecture, or simply relax on the beach. It is peak season, so it is worth booking in advance to secure the best accommodation.

Visiting Belize in April

April and May remain a good time to visit Belize, with mainly dry weather across the majority of the country. Heat and humidity increases but there is still very little rainfall. A quieter time to visit, outside of Easter

April and May are a great time to go diving and watch Whale Sharks at Glover’s Reef, part of a protected marine reserve called the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve (GSSCMR), off Placencia.

Visiting Belize in May

April and May remain a good time to visit Belize, with mainly dry weather across the majority of the country. Heat and humidity increases but there is still very little rainfall. A quieter time to visit, outside of Easter.

April and May are a great time to go diving and watch Whale Sharks at Glover’s Reef, part of a protected marine reserve called the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve (GSSCMR), off Placencia.

Visiting Belize in June

June and July bring the start of the rainy season, although showers tend to be short and sharp in the afternoon and evening. The Annual Lobster Festival marks the start of the lobster season, and it is the perfect time to indulge in the wonderful fresh seafood of the country.

Visiting Belize in July

June and July bring the start of the rainy season, although showers tend to be short and sharp in the afternoon and evening. The Annual Lobster Festival marks the start of the lobster season, and it is the perfect time to indulge in the wonderful fresh seafood of the country.

Visiting Belize in August

August to October is the main rainy season, with the chance of tropical storms and the occasional hurricane. Visitors numbers are low and some lodges close, but if you don’t mind a few showers it’s a quiet time to travel.

Visiting Belize in September

August to October is the main rainy season, with the chance of tropical storms and the occasional hurricane. Visitors numbers are low and some lodges close, but if you don’t mind a few showers it’s a quiet time to travel.

Visiting Belize in October

August to October is the main rainy season, with the chance of tropical storms and the occasional hurricane. Visitors numbers are low and some lodges close, but if you don’t mind a few showers it’s a quiet time to travel.

Visiting Belize in November

November and December see the country dry up, and humidity drops. The country is quiet until Christmas and New Year when accommodation is harder to come by.

Visiting Belize in December

November and December see the country dry up, and humidity drops. The country is quiet until Christmas and New Year when accommodation is harder to come by.

Belize climate guide

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The Atolls
The Cayes
Cayo District & Caracol
Coastal Mainland
Toledo District

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  • Cayo District and Caracol
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  • Toledo Distrct

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