Belize is actually a country itself and was once part of Guatemala. It is located just south of Mexico and just east of Guatemala in Central America. Belize is known for it’s eco tourism including: scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, zip lining, the blue hole, mayan ruins, cave tubing and caving. The country also has rainforest that you can tour. While the official currency is the British pound most locations will also take US dollars.