Strolling: Walk the beach between the river cut north of town to the "end" of the island south of town. Fun and you'll learn geography of that part of the island. This is also a nice beach jog if you are a runner, the sand gets soft in spots a couple of miles south of town.
Snorkeling: Alfonse Graniel, L'il Alfonse under "Goods & Services" menu above, phone: 614-5450; 226-3537; great guy & guide, wonderful with people & fish; ask him about other snorkeling sites after you visit Hol Chan & Shark Ray Alley.
Fishing: Ramon or Severo Guerrero, phone 226-2325, 226-2324; E-mail: [email protected]
; great fishermen and fun to spend a day with; they cook a great beach picnic with your catch and will send fillets back with you for a restaurant to cook for future meals.
Catamaran Sailing: Geraldo Badillo, 226-2264, fun and serene.
Parasailing: Fido's Dock; great, high ride with spectacular views and Tony the boat skipper is a character.
Great local food: Los Cocos restaurant on north end of town, off middle street past Castillo's Hardware and Richie's Supermarket; wonderful whole fried snapper and fish fillets.
Sunday Beach Barbecue: at BC's bar just south of Sunbreeze Hotel at noon time.
Biking: Ride a bike north of town to the river cut, take the ferry across and bike/beach walk northward as far as you choose.
Around the island: Bacalar Chico tour with Excalibur Tours, 226-3235; takes you around the entire island with land and sea stops; great snorkeling at the north end of the island.
Have fun and enjoy your work there also.