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#109222 - 10/08/05 11:36 PM First Trip to AC
Caicos S. Offline
Heading to AC on Tuesday,I would love some advise/imput for our trip. We will be diving and probably one land tour...any must sees?
Thanks!

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#109223 - 10/09/05 01:23 AM Re: First Trip to AC
ArtZ SmartZ Offline
Things to do on Ambergris Caye (Island)

Walk to both ends of the island by beach and/or by road.

Get a local paper at the supermarket, check at night life and local entertainment.

Many Resorts have live bands or singers on different nights.



Wednesday: Mickey’s has lunch special, starting at 11:00 on burritos for $5. you get a huge burrito, either chicken, beef or combination. Don’t be late, they’ve been known to run out.

World’s Famous Chicken Drop at 4:30 Pier Lounge on Front Street
Also, BBQ Beach Party at Celi’s next to Holiday Hotel

Local Night Clubs:

Fido’s
Big Daddy’s
Barefoot Iguana
Jaquars Temple



Casino: Palace Casino (NOT like Vegas)

Rent a golf cart, go to north side of island over the cut. Take the man pulled barge. There is a charge of $5 ( I think). Have lunch at “Sweet Basil”. Get back before dark. I think thry built a bridge this summer.

Rent golf cart and drive to the south end of the island and to the lagoon. Just avoid anyone offering to sell you anything illegal.

Take a water taxi to Captain Morgan’s or Capricorn for a romantic dinner. Call for reservations and they will send water taxi to BYC pier.

THINGS OF INTEREST:

Ask locals where to see the 8-10 foot Crocodile in the lake.

Walk to the back of island and see Lagoon

“Pizano “: Old man about town, who came to San Pedro as a millionaire and loss everything on drugs. Now he roams the beach selling Conch Shells.

Cemetery, like no other Cemetery you’ve ever seen.

Rubbermaid/ Tupperware man

Two man operated Barge at the cut.(I think there's a bridge now)

Talking parrots across the street from Belize Yact Club

MUST TOURS:

Shark Alley, Hol Chan Park, Mexico Rocks with lunch stops at either Caye Caulker (fishing village smaller than Ambergris Caye or Goff Caye (deserted island).


http://ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/dive.html

You could go out on the Reef Runner, the glass bottom boat

Ancient Mayan Ruins “Altun Ha” with a stop at Maruba Jungle Spa for lunch and a dip in the pool to cool off.

http://www.mayan-world.com/ruinas/belize-m.htm

http://www.maruba-spa.com/

PLACES TO EAT:

Try to EAT Caribbean or Belizean food. You’re not in Kansas anymore.

Try the conch ceveche (salsa), red snapper, coconut shrimp, & of course the lobster.

Inexpensive:

La Popular Bakery on Buccaneer St. (side street near Southwinds Realtor)

Master Lee’s Take out on Buccaneer St across from bakery. ½ Fried Chicken with fries for $5.00 BZ Also Chinese for about $7.50 (enough for 2)

Mickey’s on Middle St. Wedn. lunch burrito special for $5.

George’s Kitchen across from Woody’s (Great Breakfasts) George is the chef, his wife, Maria is the waitress.

Reef Restaurant on Middle St.

Medium to High end:


Celi’s, Elvi's,Jade Garden
Fido's, Cocina Caramba Victoria House
Wet Willie’s Bar & Grill, El Patio (Black Coral St??) Ramon’s



http://ambergriscaye.com/pages/goodscv/restaurants.html
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#109224 - 10/09/05 05:56 PM Re: First Trip to AC
Kra-Z-K Offline
I SECOND THE REEF RESTRAUNT, WONDERFUL FOOD, EXCELLENT PRICES!

and for excellent chinese take out I second the Restraunt around the corner from the post office across from the bakery. It does not say "Master Lee's" outside so look for a yellow wall outside and a sign that says "King Fu" or "Kong Fu" or "Kang Fu" it is right next to Geovani's.

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#109225 - 10/09/05 09:52 PM Re: First Trip to AC
Caicos S. Offline
Thanks for such excellent feedback! One more question, who do you recommend for diving and/or land trips?
Only 2 more days and I can not wait!

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#109226 - 10/09/05 10:02 PM Re: First Trip to AC
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AMIGOS DEL MAR, FORSURE. RIGHT IN TOWN, WILL PICK YOU UP AND DROP YOU OFF ANYWHERE YOU ARE STAYING, VERY PROFESSIONAL GUYS AND VERY FUN TO DIVE WITH. THE BEST.

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#109227 - 10/10/05 02:18 AM Re: First Trip to AC
Caicos S. Offline
I have read about Amigos Del Mar. We are staying at Belizean Shores, so that won't be any problem? Any dives sites in particular?
THANKS!

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#109228 - 10/10/05 03:20 AM Re: First Trip to AC
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they pick up and drop off and belizean shores. EXCELLENT dive guides, they will take you to the best places depending on the time you are here.

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#109229 - 10/10/05 03:25 AM Re: First Trip to AC
Caicos S. Offline
We are going to be there Tuesday 11th- Tuesday 18th of October!
Thanks!

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#109230 - 10/10/05 01:15 PM Re: First Trip to AC
Otteralum Offline
Caicos -- Got back from B.S. 3 weeks ago -- you'll love it. When going into town, try to hitch rides from the resort boat that usually goes into town at 11:00 -- you'll avoid some taxi fare that way.

have fun and tell Leo at the pool bar to fix you a "special" Pina Colada like he did for the Ohio folks a couple weeks ago.
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#109231 - 10/10/05 08:35 PM Re: First Trip to AC
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or rent bikes, so fun. Joe's bikes rents for around $25 US for 5 days. Fun bike ride to town.

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