LAN SLUDER'S GUIDE TO THE CAYES, COAST AND BEACHES OF BELIZE is the new, most up-to-date travel guide to the Belize Barrier Reef, beaches, islands and atolls of this amazingly beautiful country on the Caribbean Sea. You'll benefit from Lan Sluder's 25 years of traveling in and reporting on Belize. He has explored every part of Belize many times, has personally stayed at more than 250 hotels in Belize (and toured the rest) and has tried nearly every restaurant in the country. As the award-winning author of 16 books on Belize, including Fodor's Belize, Easy Belize, Lan Sluder's Guide to Belize and Living Abroad in Belize, Lan Sluder knows the country and tells it like it is. This guide gives you the latest scoop on snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, sailing, visiting ancient Maya ruins, caving, birding, wildlife and marine life spotting, snorkeling with sharks and stingrays, diving with whale sharks and other activities on the water and on land. It gives you detailed, candid information on the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and tours. And it also gives you tips on how to avoid rip-offs and overpriced tourist traps. It shares tips on stretching your travel dollars and provides itineraries and choices for your budget, whether it's high, low or in-between. This travel guide covers every coastal beach and island destination in Belize, from popular islands like Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker to Placencia and Hopkins to off-the-beaten path, little-visited places like Sarteneja in Northern Belize and Punta Negra, Monkey River and the Sapodilla Cayes in the Deep South. In 315 pages Lan Sluder's Guide to the Cayes, Coast and Beaches of Belize covers all these destinations and more: SAN PEDRO AND AMBERGRIS CAYE CAYE CAULKER Lighthouse Reef and the Blue Hole Turneffe Atoll and Glover's Reef Atoll Offshore islands inside the Belize Barrier Reef including Southwater Caye, Tobacco Caye, the Snakes Cayes, Sapodilla Cayes, Ragged Cayes and more PLACENCIA, HOPKINS and Dangriga on the Southern Coast Punta Gorda in Toledo District Corozal Town, Cerros and Sarteneja in Corozal District Belize City This guide lists the Top 10 Everything -- Top 10 Beach Resorts, Top 10 Budget/Value Hotels, Top 10 Restaurants, Top 10 Watering Holes, Top 10 Attractions, Top 10 Adventures and 10 Best Beaches in Belize Lan Sluder's Guide to the Cayes, Coast and Beaches of Belize tells you everything you need to know about getting to Belize by air, sea and land ... and how to travel safely around the country by bus, water taxi, rental car, puddle jumper and private shuttles. It shares the wonderful diversity of this little country -- Maya, Mestizos, Creoles, Garifuna, Mennonites and others. It even gives you a quick lesson on traveler's Spanish and "Bileez Kriol." This is the new guide that goes in-depth on Belize's national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and marine reserves. It gives you precise information on how to get to where you want to go and exactly how much you should pay. The new guidebook includes more than 40 photos and maps. Check the Table of Contents and the free preview and see if you agree that you get far more for your money with the newest and most up to date guide to Belize's islands, coast and beaches."