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#110935 - 11/08/05 05:18 AM beaches and seagrass
Fengshui Offline
I just read the thread about the fact that people generally do not swim from the beaches because of sea grass---is this true of the beaches throughout Belize or just in Ambergris Caye?

#110936 - 11/08/05 05:58 AM Re: beaches and seagrass
Kra-Z-K Offline
I swim in the beaches every week here.
And love the feeling of seagrass on my feet.

#110937 - 11/08/05 06:31 AM Re: beaches and seagrass
Fengshui Offline
My post was really about beaches in other areas...I guess I should have posted in the other forum.

#110938 - 11/08/05 08:30 PM Re: beaches and seagrass
Kristykins Offline
I've never experienced Sea Grass, but growing up in Southern California, our beaches are littered with Sea Weed, and I'm hoping its not as slimy & disgusting as that, because that stuff is just NASTY! I've known people to get tangled up in it & pulled out in rip tides and such. Sea Weed is disgusting stuff.

As long as sea grass isn't slimy like sea weed, I dont think I'll have a problem with the beaches!

i hope wink laugh :p
"If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere"

#110939 - 11/08/05 08:49 PM Re: beaches and seagrass
Otteralum Offline
To answer your question, no. In AC the sea grass is due to the lack of normal wave activity, inhibited by the reef 1/4 mile off shore. Other areas that are open to the sea without the reef blocking currents have a more traditional beach front. But don't let that scare you away from AC, the beach is still wonderful.
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