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What kind of food can I expect in Belize?

Belizean food is Carribean style with influencers from both indigenous, African, and European cultures.   

Seafood in Belize is usually right off the boat.

Be sure to try Belizean lobster, ceviche, and hot sauce on Caye Caulker. Because English is the official language of Belize it is easier to communicate gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, or vegan requests than in many other countries.

Is laundry available?

Laundry is not available at the hotel but the front desk can provide recommendations for nearby options.

What languages are spoken in Belize?

The official language in Belize is English but Spanish & Creole are also spoken.

One of the best things about traveling to Belize is hearing the locals speak in an intriguing combination of all three.

What are the accommodations like? Can I request a roommate?

You will stay in shared boutique hotel rooms just steps from the water - literally right on the beach. AND, the hotel has a pool and a bar..

Single travelers are paired with someone of the same gender.

You can request a friend to be your roommate upon checkout. 

If you'd prefer not to have a roommate, private room options are available upon request, subject to hotel availability for an extra charge.  Please contact bookings@under30experiences.com for more details.

What is the nightlife like?

In Belize, you can find mainly beach bars with strong cocktails and island vibes. Be sure to visit The Split and have a beer while floating in the sea, or play bags with an epic sunset view.

There is also plenty of nightlife on Caye Caulker within walking distance from the hotel. You will find live music, DJs, and dancing.

Please drink responsibly.  Boat rides are especially painful with a hangover!

Can I opt out of an included activity?

Of course! This trip is your trip, and you don’t have to participate in anything you don’t want to. Just be aware that opting out of included activities will not change the price of your trip.

What activities are optional? How much do they cost?

We’ve included many activities in the price of the trip giving you plenty to do. However, we pride ourselves in helping you make the trip perfect for you. Therefore we’ve sought out the best activities and vendors to help you have the experience you want.

And don’t worry, your trip leader can help set up any of the following optional activities for you so you can sit back and enjoy your trip.

-Scenic Flight Over the Blue Hole: $200 - $450
-Half Day Dive: $135
-Paddleboard/Kayak Rental: $10
-Golf Cart Rental: $20
-Bike rental: $10/day
-Chilling at the Split: Free

What is the physical activity level of this trip?

This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities. Participants can decide how much time they spend being active. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

How much should I budget for food and activities?

It will be helpful to have at least $300 USD cash in local currency on you during the trip for lunches, snacks, optional activities, souvenirs, etc.

Please be advised that slightly torn, heavily marked, or faded notes may be difficult to exchange. It is best to bring notes in fairly good condition, in denominations lower than $100 USD (or equivalent).

What type of transportation will we be taking?

Airport pickup and dropoff will be in private ground transportation to the ferry dock, approximately fifteen minutes from the airport.  We will travel for about 45 minutes to Caye Caulker by water taxi on a 35-foot powerboat.

If you think you may get seasick, we recommend you bring medication or natural wristbands for motion sickness.

What type of weather should I expect?

Average temperature in Caye Caulker, Belize is 74-84 degrees fahrenheit.

Dry season: November - April. Rainfall is scarce. Known as the high season with many tourists.

Rain season: June - October. Expect showers and thunderstorms most days that pass through.

What type of luggage is best?

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer.

Please keep in mind you’ll be on a water taxi to and from the island.  The crew will do their best to keep your belongings dry, but waterproof bags are best if there are heavy rains or high seas.

Are the outlets compatible with American plugs, or should we bring adaptors?

Belize uses 110 volt outlets - just like the US.

Plugs are typically the 2 pronged flat type so US travelers will not typically need a converter or adapter.

Do I need to worry about a visa for Belize?

No visas are required for citizens of the United States for tourist visits of up to 30 days.

Can I drink the water?

The tap water is not safe to drink. There will be potable water to drink in the hotel.

Have a question that's not on this list?

Feel free to reach out to our all-star customer service team at info@under30experiences.com or by calling 1 (888) 839-2086.

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