Lonely Planet keeps churning out great guide books and Belize (Country Guide) is no exception. The book covers the country in rich detail and delivers the information in the straightforward, organized way that we've come to expect from Lonely Planet.
But don't look past Moon Belize (Moon Handbooks) written by former Belize resident Joshua Berman. He delivers a guide to some of the best experiences in Belize - from hiking waterfall, jungle horse-rides and diving the reefs at dawn. The guide covers the ground well and will give you all the tools and insight you need to experience the best of Belize.
The Rough Guide to Belize 4 (Rough Guide Travel Guides) is a comprehensive guide to the country and covers all the top attractions. The book also takes a detailed look at the region’s history, cuisine, environment and diverse culture and comes complete with maps and plans for the entire country.
Interested in diving while in Belize? Lonely Planet's Diving & Snorkelling Belize explores 82 of the best dive sites off Belize, with full-color photos and easy-to-read maps throughout. Belize is home to the world's second-largest barrier reef and three of the Western Hemisphere's four coral atolls. Shallow reefs ring the more than 450 cayes and islets, while towering walls plunge into the sea. More than 400 fish species and a host of corals and invertebrates shelter in the warm Caribbean waters.