Belmopan, the capital city of Belize, is modest in size – not too big, not too small, and with just the right amount of tourism to keep things moving without it becoming overwhelming. Because this city is surrounded by wildlife, tourists will be able to find activities that will suit both the city mouse and the country mouse – from shopping, spa days, and sightseeing to hiking, eco-tours, and watersports.
Like to play golf? Belmopan isn't overloaded with golf greens, but the area does have a golf course. The only course in the area is Roaring River Golf Course. Click this link to check out our article about golf throughout Belize.
If you have some avid shoppers traveling with you, they're not completely out of luck -- more than 21 retailers operate in this area. To get information on opportunities for shopping in Belmopan, go to this article.
You should plan on spending some of your time soaking in the culture, sounds and sights of Belmopan. Anyone who needs to find more details concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so by clicking on this link.
Take a moment to look through the table just below for details on a firm that can direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights.
|Nature Tourism Service||(501) 802-2464||1.7 mi. Northwest of Central Belmopan||Belize|
The following chart shows some details regarding other activities.
|Jungle Horseback Adventure||Horseback Riding Site||(501) 832-2020||2.9 mi. North of Central Belmopan|
|Scenic Hummingbird Highway||Scenic Trail||--||1.3 mi. South West of Central Belmopan|
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