What and when are the public holidays in Belize?
Viewed 35130 times since Sat, Feb 27, 2010
There is a lot of information about Belizean holidays here: https://ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/holidays.html Public and Bank Holidays, 2018 Monday, January 1st: New Year's Day Monday, March 12: National Heroes and Benefactors Day (in l... Read More
Belize Fast Facts - FAQ
Viewed 16865 times since Mon, Aug 25, 2014
CLICK HERE for a PDF by the Belize Tourist Board, a quick guide to Belize. It is 2.5mb and eight pages, featuring sections on: Belize Fast Facts Traveling To Belize Adventure For All Belize By Region Belize Cuisine Belizean Culture
What are the best things to do with children?
Viewed 16509 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
Belize is best for kids old enough to appreciate nature and to entertain themselves outdoors. There are no fast-food restaurants, malls or video game parlors in Belize, but many hotels in Belize City, San Pedro and a few other places do offer cable T... Read More
What would be a suggested one week itinerary on the island?
Viewed 14361 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
Day One: Relax. Decompress. Forget about the real world. Take a lazy walk through town. Day Two: Relax some more. Take a snorkel trip to Hol Chan and Shark-Sting Ray Alley (or go diving). Day Three: Bike or cart to the North End. Walk the beach and h... Read More
Keeping Belize Wild
Viewed 12907 times since Thu, Dec 17, 2015
By Dr. Marisa Tellez IUCN/SSC-Crocodile Specialist Group’s Vice Regional Chair, Latin America Belize is a melting pot of magnificent and unique creatures. From the graceful swimming manatees, to the beautiful aeronautical macaws to the majesti... Read More
What are some things to do in San Pedro & Belize?
Viewed 11194 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
Things To Do.... On Ambergris Caye and in Belize"La Isle Bonita" The Great Barrier Reef, longest in the western Hemisphere, shelters the best stocked light-tackle fishing grounds of the Caribbean. The water is warm and crystal clear ideal for a great... Read More
Does Belize celebrate Thanksgiving?
Viewed 10135 times since Wed, Nov 23, 2011
American Thanksgiving influence in Belize The American holiday which gives us an idea of the power of U.S. cable television and cultural influence in Belize is Thanksgiving, a uniquely American holiday which has absolutely nothing to do with Belize p... Read More
Am I confused, or are there two Blue Hole's?
Viewed 10116 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
Yes, there are two sort of. The Great Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef (https://ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/greatbluehole.html) is a feature attraction of scuba diving in Belize, Especially for divers with a appreciation of geographical phen... Read More
Do you have a list of hotels. lodges, and resorts in Belize?
Viewed 9191 times since Tue, Feb 28, 2012
Yes, there is a HUGE list available, make sure to open your browser window WIDE or scroll to the right to view the entire spreadsheet. CLICK HERE
What are ziplines?
Viewed 9089 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
Zip-lining is essentially rappelling above the jungle canopy, secured safely by cable and pulley equipment. The adventure sport originated from rappelling, where safety climbing harnesses and ropes are used to repel or jump from one point to another.... Read More
What are good things to do in Belize City?
Viewed 8813 times since Sun, Apr 5, 2009
1 - Baron Bliss Lighthouse is the resting place of Belize's most well known benefactor. 2 - Memorial Park is used for Official Activities. 3 - Former Belize City Prison - Recently restored and declared a national museum. There you will find a permane... Read More
We are staying in San Pedro for 10 days. What is the best way to see all of the sights in Belize?
Viewed 8759 times since Thu, Dec 18, 2014
I’d say rent some bicycles and bike all over, maybe get a golf cart for a day, to get around town and see what is available. Then you can decide what you would like do. Make sure you go snorkeling and or scuba diving! a trip to Lamanai to ... Read More
What is minimum weight and age for parasailing? what are the names and contact information for companies offering parasailing on Ambergris. thanks.
Viewed 8656 times since Sat, May 21, 2011
Doug is the current owner and it is run out of the FIDO’s dock (where it has always been) the operations are through Funtasea (the mini speedboats). Not sure if they ever defined the age issue (if you do a tandem there are 2 persons and they a... Read More
What’s it like skydiving over the island?
Viewed 8453 times since Thu, Feb 1, 2007
One goes up to 13,000 feet and bails out. I believe that the free fall is about 3 minutes - but I was so excited/nervous that I'm not sure if it felt like 3 minutes, but was only 1. Or if it was 3 minutes but if felt like 1.I know if our ... Read More
When is the Lobsterfest?
Viewed 7796 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
Every single year so far its been held the first weekend in July.
Golf courses in Belize
Viewed 7518 times since Thu, Jan 7, 2016
There are several golf courses in Belize: Caye Chapel Golf ResortCaye Chapel, Belize Consejo Shores Golf Course #8 Wavesongs Lane Consejo Shores, Corozal District Belize, Central America Roaring River Golf Course Mile 50 1/4 Western Highway P.O. Box... Read More
Where and when is the chicken drop?
Viewed 7456 times since Thu, Nov 12, 2015
The Chicken Drop is at the Wahoo Lounge in the Spindrift Resort Hotel every Thursday. It starts at 5:30 p.m. Click the links in this question to see what it looks like! The chicken is certainly never harmed in any way. Click here for photographs... Read More
Is there babysitting available?
Viewed 6947 times since Sun, Apr 5, 2009
Kidtopia San Pedro: Childcare / Kids Club / Drop off Island children can officially say they have their own club! Kidtopia San Pedro is located on the second floor of Sancas Realty Plaza (Unit #13) on Coconut Drive, downtown San Pedro. It is the is... Read More
Do you have any contacts regarding firework displays in Belize?
Viewed 6610 times since Thu, Jun 23, 2011
Joe Fuzzi does fireworks. Or contact Philip Milligan at Belize Mills who works with Joe on the fireworks. Think they are the only people in Belize who do this. I think Joe works at Belize Aggregates 223 7989. ... Read More
Are there sailing classes or regattas (races) on the island?
Viewed 6375 times since Mon, Oct 17, 2011
Belize Sailing Lessons and Regattas Sailing lessons and the opportunity to try racing are free. To find out how to participate, call Paul McCarthy, the San Pedro Sailing Club Training and Equipment Officer at 610-0773 or stop by his place of b... Read More
Laws on the operation of drones in Belize
Viewed 6281 times since Tue, Feb 28, 2017
There are general rules that apply for all drone operations. The aerial vehicle can only be flown to a maximum height of four hundred feet and closer to aerodromes, that altitude is reduced. Among a long list of guidelines, it is prohibited for drone... Read More
Where is Secret Beach?
Viewed 4721 times since Fri, Sep 1, 2017
Heading north past the bridge, there is one road about a mile and a half north of the bridge that will take you to the west side (or the back side) of the island. It takes you from the reef side to a limestone area with small trees and mangroves with... Read More
Are there any business groups / associations in San Pedro. Also do any affiliations such as Rotary , Kiwanis or Lions meet on the island.
Viewed 3844 times since Fri, Sep 18, 2015
There has been a Chamber of Commerce in the past, none currently. There is a Lions Club on the island... they have a nice place downtown. San Pedro Lions ClubPh#: 226-2477 Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays. Visiting Lions welcome! The Lions Club San Pedro ... Read More
Holidays & Festivals in Belize
Viewed 3721 times since Thu, May 12, 2016
It seems like festivals and holidays come in rapid fire in Belize and that is because…they do. And rather than just continuing to wing it…I thought I’d put together a comprehensive list because 1. I need to make sure I attend each and every o... Read More
Tours of Caye Caulker north island
Viewed 3673 times since Thu, Apr 7, 2016
Does anyone on south island do tours of north island? Go see Richard at Richard's Adventures in front of Popeye's Hotel. He does a great tour of the Estuary on the North Side and I'm sure he'd be happy to show you around more of it. Or you can ride y... Read More
Viewed 3222 times since Mon, Aug 1, 2016
Is sewing or quilting a hobby on AC? My husband and I are thinking of moving there and it would be nice to know if there are women that live there with the same interests. Are there fabric stores there? There is a group who does quilting in... Read More
Taking my 6 month infant baby
Viewed 2527 times since Thu, Jul 14, 2016
Hi sir/madam. I am celebrating my bday in Belize and taking all the family. Any tips and activities to do with a 6 month baby?. Thank you. ===== Hi Miguel, there are some fun things for kids downtown, ceramic animals, maybe too big for your baby to c... Read More
Are there any Pokestops on Caye Caulker?
Viewed 2151 times since Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Yes one by tropical paradise Aka Matini's, by the basketball court, by Quans, airstrip, Village council and art gallery,police station, and one by Lazy Iguana. Read More
Watersports in Belize and around Ambergris Caye
Viewed 1974 times since Sat, Dec 10, 2016
Belize is a wonderful place to enjoy fun in the warm, turquoise-blue waters of the Caribbean. Rent a jet ski and explore the coastline, ride the wake behind a wakeboarding boat, or take a parasail ride and get a bird's eye view of the whole isl... Read More
Viewed 465 times since Fri, Sep 14, 2018
We like to fly stunt kites. Is there a good beach to fly kites in amebergris caye? Secret beach looks big. Are there other good beaches for kite flying? Yes, there are lots of good places for flying kites! Read More