When's the best time to visit Toledo and south Belize?
The best weather conditions are during the dry season Dec-May. It can be cool in the highlands in winter, while the jungle areas are hot and humid all year round. There’s a low risk of tropical storms or hurricanes Jun-Nov. The busiest time for tourists is Dec-Mar. For chocolate lovers, Belize's annual Chocolate Festival takes places in Punta Gorda in May.
What's the official language of Toledo and south Belize?
How do I get local currency in Toledo and south Belize?
Belizean dollar. Notes can be obtained from money exchanges and from banks which will supply advances on a debit or credit card. There are few, if any, ATMs outside Belize City where you can use a UK credit or debit card.
What's the time difference between Toledo and south Belize and UK?
GMT -6 hrs.
What places combine well with Toledo and south Belize?
A visit to neighbouring Guatemala's Caribbean coast at Livingston; Placencia in southern Belize.
How do I get to Toledo and south Belize?
Fly to Punta Gorda from Belize City, Placencia and Dangriga.
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