Visit Stann Creek District

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Stann Creek, located in southeastern Belize, is a popular tourist destination due to its stunning natural beauty and fascinating history. The Stann Creek District is comprised of coastal areas as well as tropical rainforests and rivers, making it an ideal spot for exploring nature and getting closer to the rich culture of Belize. Popular spots to visit include the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its diverse wildlife such as jaguars and tapirs; Sittee River Wildlife Reserve; and the South Water Caye Marine Reserve which boasts some of the world's most beautiful coral reefs.

When it comes to history, there is no shortage in Stann Creek. Tourists can visit Mayflower Bocawina National Park which contains several ancient Mayan ruins like Actun Chapat Cave or Nim Li Punit Archaeological Site with its intricate stucco carvings. Additionally, visitors can explore Placencia Village where they can learn about colonial-era architecture as well as how locals continue their traditional fishing practices today.

Cities in Stann Creek District

Hopkins, Placencia, Dangriga