The Garifuna are a proud people who keep their heritage alive today by continuing their traditions and sharing with visitors. They’re known for their vibrant colors and wonderful drum music, known as “punta.” Travelers can take part in many Garifuna dances and ceremonies when visiting Placencia or the southern region. Source: Travelbelize.org
Why Retire in Belize Known in travel circles as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret”, Belize is truly a tropical paradise. An exotic tropical paradise that now opens it’s doors to all your dreams of new experiences.
In Belize, the culture of Lobster Festivals is a beckoning engagement for the senses and a chance to be timeless in the immaculate destinations awaiting your discovery. These tantalizing Caribbean seafood fiestas are overflowing with aromas and a plateau of flavors and styles, held in three of Belize’s top destinations: San Pedro-Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker and the Placencia Peninsula. Each Lobster Festival destinations offer similar…
Placencia’s sandy beach, Placencia Tim Rock Lonely Planet Photographer© Copyright Lonely Planet Images 2011
The boat-billed heron is commonly known as the boatbill and lives in mangrove swamps from Mexico south, Belize, Peru and Brazil. It is nocturnal and its bill seems to be extremely sensitive and opens at the merest touch, drawing in water and prey.
Spring Break fun in Belize is unlike any other destination, from cultural influences to an enrich experience, you are sure to walk away with a lifetime of memories!
Set sail for the challenge of Belize, a unique treasure in the sailing world. As an expert sailor, you’ll be challenged by stiff winds, strong currents and the Belize Barrier Reef; hidden coral heads make navigation tricky. Sail along or book crewed charters in Belize City, the cayes and Placencia. Whether on a private vessel making port, or arriving by way of air or land…
Conch meat is very popular in the Caribbean Islands as well as in Belize where it is usually made as a stew or soup and served with white rice or as an appetizer in the form of fritters.
Start the tradition as this event celebrates its 15th Anniversary this March 11th, 2013! La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge was designed in recognition of Belize’s Ancient Maya settlers’ historic usage of the rivers to travel and transport goods throughout the country. This race was created by Richard Harrison of Big-H Enterprises as a means of uniting different groups consisting of professional and amateur racers in a fun and enduring match, for the records!
Located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea in Central America, the Placencia Peninsula is an ideal Caribbean getaway with subtropical weather moderated by sea breezes and average year round day and night time temperatures of 75-80°F (24-27°C). The Caribbean Sea water temperature also stays around 80°F (27°C) year-round.