Are you travelling to Belize soon? Below you can read more about the climate, places of interest and possible health risks in Belize. In any case, prepare your trip well as certain vaccinations are recommended. In most cases these are not mandatory, unless you come from a country where yellow fever is prevalent. Which precise vaccinations you require is dependant on the duration of your stay in this beautiful country on the Caribbean Sea.
Belize is located in Central America and is bordered by Mexico and Guatemala. The country has several tropical climates that are influenced by the sea and by mountain ranges. Unfortunately, hurricanes and tropical storms are also frequent in Belize. February, March and April are usually warm and dry and are considered the best time to travel. Hurricanes are most likely in August, September and October. Adventurous travellers can indulge themselves in Belize. Scuba diving in beautiful coral reefs, kayaking or hiking through the jungle or exploring the impressive Maya Temples: versatile Belize has it all. Both former capital Belize City and current capital Belmopan are charming cities in their own unique way.
Regardless of your travel plans for Belize, always be aware of the risk of diseases and protect yourself against mosquitoes. Malaria occurs in Belize. Our skilled KLM Health Services nurses gladly tell you what vaccinations you require for your trip to Belize and provide advice on what else you can do to reduce health risks during your stay in former British Honduras. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.
Belize vaccinations: the most common risks
In Belize, various (tropical) diseases occur to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Belize and read which specific vaccinations you require.