Lighthouse Reef, the northernmost atoll off Belize, is composed of several coral isles, including Big Northern Caye, which has an airstrip and a dive lodge, Lighthouse Reef Resort.
Nearby is the Blue Hole, the deepwater dive site that so impressed Jacques Cousteau. It's a collapsed cave that has unusual rock formations but little marine life besides sharks.
Lighthouse Reef also encompasses Half Moon Caye National Monument, one of the country's first national preserves. This island has an o... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.