Best Of San Pedro

October 1st: The Opening of Conch Season & The Best Ways to Eat It

TODAY!  Conch season is here in Belize.  October 1st until April 30th or sooner if the Queen Conch quota set by the department of fisheries is filled.  The giant sea creature (he’s technically a snail but…let’s not ruminate too long on that) is a favorite across Belize. Shells on display on the main road inKeep reading »

Ready, Set, SWIM Ambergris Caye! Some of the Best Beaches in Belize

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Finding the Best Beach in Belize on the country’s Most Popular Island Belize is fast becoming well known for the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere (second only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef), for our gorgeous snorkeling, diving, sailing…all types of water sports.   The closer you get to the reef, the whiter theKeep reading »

Has Secret Beach, West Ambergris Caye, Jumped the Shark?

When traveling north, there is one bumpy road that will take you to the west side (or the leeward side) of the island.  It takes you from the reef side to a strange scrubby moonscape of jagged limestone… …stunted trees and lush mangroves and then the other side of Ambergris Caye.  Crystal clear, calm blueKeep reading »

Shopping in Belize: My Favorite Souvenirs On Ambergris Caye

Shopping for souvenirs on vacation is one of my least favorite things to do.  I do NOT enjoy wasting quality beach, snorkel and tour time sifting through…junk.  And often it is just that.  Shot glasses, fridge magnets, junky jewelry, tacky t-shirts.   What seemed funny when you riding on your vacation high, is more just…embarassingKeep reading »

The BEST Dessert in San Pedro, Belize (and The Entire Country)

2013 was my year of desserts…but it is as if that year never ends!   After deciding not to worry about things like calories or vitamins, minerals or fiber content (for the time being!)…a big slice of pie or cake seems like the perfect lunch, a brownie, a very satisfying dinner.   A stop at anKeep reading »