One of Belize’s key tourist attractions, albeit some 43 miles offshore, the Great Blue Hole is a giant submarine sinkhole.
Rocky the what? You’ll have to excuse my ignorance but, until we finally met, I had absolutely no idea what a Coatimundi was. In fact, the word Coatimundi is just one of many names given to the same animal and better known as a member of the raccoon family.
A short film by Franc Contreras and Gregory Brosnan about the disappearing Garifuna culture of Belize.
Belize is famous for its islands or Cayes, and getting to and from them, or even between them, is all part of the Belize holiday experience.
The Belize Chocolate Company is based in San Pedro on the beautiful Belizean island of Caye Ambergris.
Atop a steep hill above San Ignacio is the smartest hotel in town (smart enough for the Queen to have been a guest on her visit to Belize in February 1994), the San Ignacio Resort Hotel; and very nice it is too.
Go to any restaurant or food-shack in Belize and you can be pretty certain of one thing being on the menu – a Marie Sharp’s hot pepper sauce or other condiment.
If you live in the UK / mainland Europe, and are planning a Belize holiday, the first thing you will discover is that not only are there no direct flights but there aren’t even any same day connecting flights on the outbound journey.
Although not especially busy, the land border with Mexico is a popular entry point into Belize and relatively straightforward