West Snake Caye
Seventeen miles from the town of Punta Gorda, the four small Snake cayes lie in the 160-mile Port of Honduras Marine Reserve
All the islands, such as West Snake Caye, boat lush mangrove trees and endangered species including the West Indian manatee.
Be sure to: Trek through towering mangroves toward the center of the island, where you'll find a small, serene lagoon.
How to get there: Take a snorkeling or kayaking tour with the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE); 501/722-2129 or tidetours.org. For more info, visit tidebelize.org.