Answers? A Trip Back To Caye Caulker – Two Times in Two Days

Yesterday I posted about the rumors swirling around the Split at Caye Caulker and about how I thought the easiest way to get the answer about whether or not it was being developed was to ask the owner.

I got a bit of negative feedback about this post.  About my superior attitude, general nosey-ness.  About how I was trying to create drama (I did concede that many times in yesterday’s post) and how I portrayed the caye in a very negative light.

These concerns started to weigh on me a bit while I was over there.  So…after stopping over at the owner’s home to politely inquire (from his lovely family) if he was available and finding that he was not, I decided to just take a leisurely stroll about the island.

Perhaps I’ll shoot him an email.  But I’m not expecting much more information.   It’s his land.  And while plans are still up in the air, I don’t really expect him to share with a total stranger.   I mean…I sure wouldn’t.

And I expect things will change slowly…if much at all.  But it is certainly something I am going to keep an eye on.

So here is a look around Caye Caulker…

My view on the trip over on the 1pm Water Taxi.



There are a few gorgeous giant breadfruit on the island that I passed…bursting with fruit.


Serious beauties.  And I know some mouths are watering.  I need to get into breadfruit this year.


Caribbean Colors Cafe and Art Shop, a place I’ve visited in the past, has moved to a new spot just across the street from the former location.


They too are snuggled up to a breadfruit tree and have a small tent out front so you don’t get clobbered by a falling ripe fruit.


The view from my seat.

IMG_8625And inside the shop…


And the view of Monday’s lunch.


And then a long walk around…

The cutest.  Love the conch shell “fence”.


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Walking south along the Front Street.


Yesterday my lunch – at Tropical Paradise Resort.  I’m a big fan of this place.  Great place to stay.  Quiet but still very close to everything.

I had the classic stew chicken.

IMG_8680And a bit of coconut pie.  Yum.


They are located just behind the cemetery.  So pretty.



Walking farther south along the beach path…


Beautiful colors.

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IMG_8685I very much want to stay at Colinda Cabanas.  The place looks perfect…

IMG_8691with the very pretty dock.


And the little cabanas.


And then just south Ignacio’s Beach Cabanas.  I love this sign.  Beautiful.


And the cabins.

IMG_8695And back down off the beach…but just slightly.  This place looks charming.

Maxhapan Cabanas.

IMG_8701Beautiful yard.


Another restaurant I need to try.


And right next door the I&I Reggae Bar and Nightclub.


The heat had everyone at home or in the water.


Back out to the sea for some breeze.  Some darker summer clouds rolled by…but no rain.


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I took a quick pic of these girls with American accents taking some vacation shots.



And then it was time to head home…but with another list of places I need to visit, things to do and place to overnight.

See you next time Caye Caulker!









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