A Kraal is defined as an enclosure for livestock, particularly cattle, but in Belize it also refers to an enclosure in the sea and used particularly for private swimming. Back in the 1950’s business lady from Belize City, Mrs. Serafina Encalada (+) had a kraal in front of her vacation beach house in San Pedro by the Tackle box area. It was enclosed with palmetto posts and even had a dressing room. Later on in the 1980’s and 90’s Holiday Hotel had is private kraal as seen in this Flashback.
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