San Ignacio is often called the “cultural heart” of Belize, and for good reason. Many travelers have immediately fallen in love with San Ignacio’s authentic charm and abundant natural wonders, packing their vacation itinerary with cave tubing, canoeing, bike riding, hiking, and more. If you’re interested in some of Belize’s man-made wonders, San Ignacio is […]
Over the past year, Belize City’s outdoor parks have received a major facelift, to the delight of families who need to escape the urban hustle and bustle. The remodeling of seaside parks, as well as those in the city center, has given the otherwise gritty city a much needed, fresh look. Hanging out at the park remains one of Belizeans’ favorite things to do to relax on a weekend, or weekday evenings for a break and a little sea breeze.
It’s no secret: San Pedro’s bar hopping scene and nightlife are unmatched in Belize. Diving by day, and partying by night is somewhat of a tag line for the island. There are countless happy hours, however, even if you don’t stay out late at night. Here are a few of my favorite spots for a cool beverage.
Not a diver? No problem. One of the many fun things to do in San Pedro–including for visiting Belizeans–is to shop till you drop. Here are a few options, whether you’re looking for souvenirs or searching for a cute dress for an unexpected night out.
You probably don’t think a zoo is your type of attraction or fun, but I’m willing to bet that you’ll change your mind once you see Belize’s small yet fun and informative zoo. Stretching across 29 acres of savannah, just outside Belize City, the zoo is home to over 100 animals, all of which are […]
Thousands of years ago, some 20,000 Maya traders lived on the island of Ambergris Caye. And although there are around 18 Mayan sites that are known of on the island, so far only Marco Gonzalez has achieved the status of an archeological reserve and is open for tourist visits.
As blessed as it is with fine dining, San Pedro offers equally tasty and affordable meals and on-the-go snacks. If you’re a Latin food lover, in particular, you’ll find your bliss at one of these local mom and pop and roadside restaurants.
Belize’s three Lobster festivals – held throughout the month of June in San Pedro, Caye Caulker and Placencia – each have their own special events and festivities. And given their growing popularity over the years, it’s never too early to start planning for next year. Here’s what not to miss at San Pedro’s Lobsterfest – the […]