My first cruise two years ago was on a Carnival ship. We left from Tampa and we stopped at Belize. It was a mother daughter cruise, the tubing down the cave was booked, so we did the snorkling on a catarmaran(sp). That was so much fun. I had never snorkeled before what a beautiful sight. We also stopped at a new resort area not to far from where we snorkeled for lunch. Nice place new to tourists and we bought some carved wooden ships for a real good price. Nice craftsmanship. Some of my friends went on the Belize city tour. They were disappointed because it was very dirty and poor areas. This was two years ago but I think a lot of the country is poor. My suggestion is to do the tubing or some sort of water activity. The boat ride to the snorkling site was absolutely beautiful. We got to see the beautiful part of Belize. The shoreline, islands, expensive private islands with golf courses, etc. I am going on my second cruise in January and am going on the Adventure. We are really excited for this trip.
Adventure of the Seas