Mayan Ruins

Take a step back in time and discover the magical Mayan ruins. Today, in virtually every corner of Belize, remnants of the mighty Mayan civilization lay buried, awaiting rediscovery. Over 3,000 years of regional dominance have sprinkled the country with magnificent sacred cities and ceremonial centers hidden amidst the jungle and its extensive cave systems. Belize, the center of the ancient Mayan world, has a multitude of excavated sites within easy reach of The Placencia, including Lubaantun, Nim Li Punit and Xunantunich.

Activity Level: Moderate

What to bring:

  • Tennis shoes or hiking boots.
  • Shorts are okay, unless bugs bother you, then long pants since this is an inland trip (pants that zip at the knee to be long pants or short pants).
  • Lightweight t-shirt.
  • Plus sunscreen, hat, bottled water, bug spray, camera and cash if you’re interested in buying souvenirs.
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