Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21973
07/23/00 03:57 PM
07/23/00 03:57 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 7,057
South Texas
Chloe Offline OP
.
Chloe  Offline OP
S.Padre Island Tx is 25 miles from my house, so I went there this weekend, trying to convince myself, that it is much like Ambergris, and the Carribbean Sea God jumped up and put a piece of wood in my way, tripping me, and I did a three point landing on two skinned knees and left elbow, so I am convinced Ambergris is Best, and just lucky the Sea God didn't let me break a bone in the fall. Proves I am a tough old lady.LOL
I was only drinking TWO DOG beer, which is a lemonade brew, so I was not Drunk, until after the fall. LOL


Dare To Deviate
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21974
07/24/00 02:53 PM
07/24/00 02:53 PM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 2,090
Corpus Christi, Texas USA
Debbie Offline
 
Debbie  Offline
Chloe.....You are truly a character. And also a nut. But a very nice nut. I'm so sorry to hear about your fall. Was in South Padre a few weeks before we left for Ambergris. We thought it was paradise until we got to San Pedro as well. The pits to ruin your own "percieved" paradise isn't it? Was out in the gulf this past weekend, boating, and my son wanted to know why the water didn't look like Belize...... What do you say??? Went to pick up a pack of renegade film at the photo lab, and the last few pictures were of San Pedro. Howl, groan and pout. I'm so homesick.!!! Ruined my day. Love to you and the boo boos on your knees. Hope they heal quick! Debbie

Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21975
07/24/00 06:42 PM
07/24/00 06:42 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 7,057
South Texas
Chloe Offline OP
.
Chloe  Offline OP
Debbie, I sat on the beach too, looking at the gulf water, and it was beautiful as gulf water goes, but not at all like the carribbean. Carribbean is magical.
I do not know what our problem is, we live on this beautiful gulf, and long to be on San Pedro. San Pedro is like a lover just calling you back all the time.


Dare To Deviate
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21976
07/25/00 01:37 PM
07/25/00 01:37 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 172
Chapel Hill, NC USA
J
Jenn Offline
 
Jenn  Offline
J
Chloe, that's the best description I've heard about San Pedro!! That's exactly how it feels. I try to get back at least two or three times a year, and am planning an extended trip next year. Thanks to all you regulars on this board who make San Pedro seem just a little closer!

Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21977
07/25/00 03:30 PM
07/25/00 03:30 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 7,057
South Texas
Chloe Offline OP
.
Chloe  Offline OP
Jenn you have now joined the "Wanna be's" too. When Chickie gets that tattoo parlor set up, they can develop a special tattoo for we people crazy for San Pedro. LOL


Dare To Deviate
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21978
07/25/00 04:50 PM
07/25/00 04:50 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 4,262
St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
Laguna Punta Offline
.
Laguna Punta  Offline
I'm sorry ta hear of ya fall from grass. Ya shouldn't be smoking that stuff! Did ya have a nice trip? LOL Ya gots to come back ta San Pedro soon, as it seems that ya can't keep up with da fast pace at Padre Island. LOL. Take care: Bill


Gone fishing!!
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21979
07/25/00 05:05 PM
07/25/00 05:05 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 7,057
South Texas
Chloe Offline OP
.
Chloe  Offline OP
Bill the fast pace on SPI was the problem. SPI has paved streets, that was the problem.
San Pedro with sand street, one can fall and not get hurt. LOL Man I have sore spots in placing I did not know I had, til now.


Dare To Deviate
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21980
07/27/00 10:24 PM
07/27/00 10:24 PM
Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 158
chicago
C
chicke Offline
 
chicke  Offline
C
Chloe, you are so right about the water. We were raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and after seeing the beautiful colors of the Caribbean Sea I think we grew up swimming in old bath water!!LOL


Robin Holder
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21981
07/28/00 12:39 AM
07/28/00 12:39 AM
Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 44
Austin, TX
P
pescador Offline
 
pescador  Offline
P
I'm planning a trip to AC for September and I would like some input from you veterans as to where I should stay. My wife and I will be celebrating our 1st annaversary. I would like a place with A/C and a fresh water pool. I would like to keep lodging expenses under $150/day.

By the way, SPI is my old stomping ground.


"There is a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like a complete idiot." Wright
Re: Ambergris vs S. Padre Island, Tx. #21982
07/28/00 09:24 AM
07/28/00 09:24 AM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 7,057
South Texas
Chloe Offline OP
.
Chloe  Offline OP
First of all you have to decide, stay in town or stay north or south of town at a resort. Each has it's own special appeal.
I have done both and loved both. My last trip I stayed at Sunbreeze across from the airport. It had what we needed fresh water pool and close to everything. Price on all depends on the time of year. But you sure can keep it under the $150.00 per night.
Magnum Belize tours has packages including air fares, room ,tours of ruins, snorkeling or diving. For June we paid $869. p/p for 6 nights.
So you left that pot hole from stomping on SPI that I fell in. LOL I was by Louie's Backyard. Have fun on Ambergris Belize.
Fido's is the San Pedro's Louie's.


Dare To Deviate

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
Maruba Beach Klub and Spa is the premiere Secret Beach spa and restaurant located on the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at the center of Secret Beach, Belize
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
San Pedro Fun Finder
Paradise Guy Event Calendar
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
February
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 411 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics70,631
Posts479,117
Members19,597
Most Online2,982
Jan 29th, 2019



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1