The south of Belize is a blissful region, the culture mecca of the Maya and Garifuna.
The traditions of the south are only part of the charm, add the scenic jungle views and island options and you have all the makings for the ultimate adventure.
Southern Belize is home to Maya, Garifuna, East Indians and Chinese communities, with agriculture and tourism the main industries.
Punta Gorda serves as the gateway to a host of activities such as offshore fishing, river trips, caving, bird watching and ancient Maya discoveries.
Lush preserved jungles still hold visible ancient potteries among other natural wonders ripe with adventure and intrigue.
Getting into the rural hinterland of Southern Belize is getting off the beaten track.