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The International Costa Maya Festival is set to draw in big crowds! #DealAlert

Already one of Ambergris Caye’s more anticipated annual events, the International Costa Maya Festival promises to go bigger than ever this summer in Belize. Set for August 2nd through to August 5th, this multicultural event highlights beauty, diverse backgrounds, culture, music, and food in a whole-some three-day celebration. So, if you are planning a visit to Belize in August, plan accordingly and catch this much anticipated event. Here are a few quick facts to brush up on your Costa Maya history; The Costa Maya International Festival actually had its origin as The San Pedro International Sea and Air Festival. This year will be the 27th edition since its inception in 1991 The festival was the brainchild of a few San Pedranos along with members of the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, particularly Bruce and Victoria Collins. All eight Mundo Maya countries including; Belize, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama participate. Beauty Delegates from Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama will all be vying for the coveted title of Miss Costa Maya International on Friday, August 3rd. The current title holder for the crown is Belize’s very own Michelle Estrella Nuñez Master of ceremonies […]

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‘Lobsta fi dayz’ – Festivals not miss in 2018!

Three of the most popular gastronomical summer events in Belize kicks off when the official lobster season opens in June – the San Pedro, Caye Caulker and Placencia Lobsterfests!  Organizers claim there will be big lobster and even bigger fun so save the dates for a triple dose of ‘lobsta fi dayz”; June 15 to 23rd (San Pedro, Ambergris Caye); June 22nd to 24th (Placencia) and culminates on June 29th to July 1st in Caye Caulker. There is so much lobster available during these events that prices for this treat are at their lowest. What to expect? – Lively entertainment, tons of yummy Lobster and a bevy of tasty libations! Each festival is unique but will have the same concept; there will be plenty of outdoor food booths that will be offering the lobster in every way imaginable, from lobster on the grill, to lobster thermidor, to lobster ceviche, kebabs, Lobster ice cream and even lobster chowder, just to name a few. What NOT to miss? At the San Pedro Lobsterfest, be sure to look out for the Ambergris Caye Rotary Club’s fundraiser called “Chairs for Charity”. As its name implies, festival goers wanting to skip the long lines during […]

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‘El Gran Carnaval’ de San Pedro – An Island Tradition

February might be known as the month for romance, but travelers to Ambergris Caye will quickly find that El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro takes precedence over any other event on the island (even the lovey-mushy stuff). This year, the long-standing island tradition will kick off from February 10th through the 14th and is usually celebrated to signal the start of the Lenten season (Lent). When it comes to an island with huge personality and character, Ambergris Caye is among the top ten islands in the world. Can you picture men in drag dancing in the streets? How about fully-donned groups performing skits for carnival goers? Or do you fancy a good old paint war? These are all the elements that make up El Gran Carnaval, making February an ideal time to travel to Belize! What is El Gran Carnaval? This traditional festival derives from the Mestizo culture over a hundred and fifty years ago, brought down from Northern Belize. The carnival is centered on a character named Juan Carnaval. History depicts that Juan was a rich man who loved to party and was known for breaking hearts of women he came across, with whom he had several children. History also suggests that […]

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Belize Pro Dive

We are proud partners with the onsite dive-shop, Belize Pro Dive, belizeprodive@gmail.com, they can help you schedule your activities, including diving, snorkeling, and trips to the mainland. satellite maps Belize satellite map

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Snorkeling

No two islands are the same. If you don’t believe, take a trip to Caye Caulker, a quaint fishing island located just 25 minutes south of  Ambergris Caye.It used to be a sleepy fishing village ‘back in the day’ and it proudly retains much of that laid back village life.

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Diving

Belize became famous for its diving in the 70s with the visit of the world famous undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau and his research vessel “Calypso” to the Blue Hole. So kick off your shoes and plunge into the largest ocean sinkhole as did many famous celebrities and countless others.

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Jungle Tours

We’ll share with you this little secret. Belize is more than just diving and snorkeling, Belize is a tourist destination with a difference, it offers so much more. You can sign up for a river tour, go cave tubing, hit a jungle trail or visit a few of our many Maya ruins.

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Fishing

Bone, Tarpon, & Permit Fishing/Light Tackle Fly & Spinning Rod In the late fifties and early sixties Belize was known to only a select few who came down to test these great turquoise waters for Bone, Tarpon and Permit fish. There were only a few small, primitive fishing lodges at that time and some of those same professional fishing guides still take these fishermen out today! You choose the time and let us know if you wish to try a fly rod or spinning reel and we can book just the perfect fishing expedition for you.

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Bird Watching & Shelling Trip on Ambergris Caye

For the true bird lover there are hundreds of species of birds on San Pedro Ambergris Caye.Two bird sanctuaries on our island provide ample viewing opportunities of some rare birds such as the Spoonbill and Pink Ibis.

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Pier 366 Restaurant

Pier 366 Seafood House is considered one of the finest restaurants on the island. It sits at the ocean’s edge with a vivid view of the Caribbean seascape. Bask in the trade winds against the picturesque seascape with all the ambiance you always imagined a tropical island should have.

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