Prostitution is legal in Belize , but the buying of sexual services is not. Prostitution is widespread and takes place on the streets and in brothels, bars, nightclubs and hotels. Although denied by the government,  the country is a destination for sex tourism. Whilst prostitution is legal,   the buying of sexual services is not. Related activities such as procuring another person to work as a prostitute , providing premises for prostitution and living off the earnings of prostitution are illegal.
View Alerts and Messages Archive. See our Fact Sheet on Belize for additional information on U. You must have a U. If you enter Belize by land, you will be charged different fees depending on whether your stay is less than or more than 24 hours. Belize does not require specific immunizations for visitors; vaccinations recommended by the U.
You can see in the comments below it is a controversial topic. Seven years later I stand by what I originally wrote. Belize the country is a beautiful place with safe tourism; however, I continue to recommend avoiding Belize City and taking the advice I did not. Belize City crime is rampant and Belize City is dangerous.
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