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Belize Winter Getaway

If you’re sick of spending the end of the year in a winter wonderland, you’re not alone. Snowbirds from all over take the opportunity to travel to Belize, and there are plenty of good reasons. Here are the best reasons why you should book Belize for your winter travel destination.

  1. It’s easy to reach. Flights are available from major American cities — and the number of flights and hubs…
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serpon sugar mill

Belize is known throughout Latin America and the world for its abnormally high number of extant Maya ruins, but there are more recent archaeological relics that tell historical stories equally as fascinating. Serpon Sugar Mill is one such place. In fact, its construction is often treated as the inciting incident in launching Belize’s industrial era.

That’s not to say that the entire country shared in the benefits of this industrialization….

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best places to stay in Dangriga Belize

The Best Places To Stay In Dangriga Belize

There’s no place quite like Dangriga. It’s no coincidence that this town is the home of the Garifuna people and widely considered to be the cultural capital of Belize. This beach town is brimming with opportunities — and it offers an experience that’s quite different from resort towns like San Pedro or Placencia. But the people of Dangriga are also widely known for their hospitable and…

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Shuttles between Dangriga and Hopkins

Shuttles between Dangriga and Hopkins

As the home of the Garifuna people, the Stann Creek District is one of the most fascinating and beautiful regions in Belize — but many tourists never get to visit either out of not knowing about it or not recognizing how easy it is to navigate. The two major settlements here are Dangriga and Hopkins Village, and each offers their own unique reasons for visiting. Here’s why you need…

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Marie Sharp's Factory Tour

From the fresh seafood pulled out from the Caribbean Sea to the abundant farmland of the Cayo District, Belize is a country with a rich culinary culture, but there are few brands as ubiquitous as Marie Sharp’s. First established in 1980, the line has now grown to include 10 different spice levels — and you can find at least one bottle on practically any dinner table in the country.

A…

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Stann Creek Belize

The Stann Creek District used to be the tourist equivalent of a flyover state — land that visitors pass through on their way to resort beaches or islands like Ambergris Caye. But what more enterprising travelers realize — and what others are starting to learn — is that this district is one of the country’s richest in terms of culture, and it’s a great launching point for adventures either…

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Dangriga Belize Information

Dangriga Town is widely recognized as the cultural capital of Belize, but there’s a lot more to the story than you’d know from a glance. Dangriga may be a fishing village, but it also has a long and storied history that’s had an impact on the history of the entire nation.

Here are 10 interesting facts about Dangriga you might not be aware of.

  1. It was once…
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dangriga

How do you get to Dangriga Belize?

Dangriga has a population of less than ten thousand people, but this small town is one of the most important settlements in the Caribbean nation of Belize. As the home to the Garifuna people, the Afro-Caribbean influences in this town are strong — and it’s widely regarded as the cultural capital of Belize. If you want to visit, you have quite a few options. Here’s what you need to…

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Gulisi Garifuna Museum in Dangriga Belize

The ancestors of the Garifuna people took a long, winding, and often tragic path from Africa to the Caribbean, but their sons and daughters have since found a home for themselves in Belize and earned recognition as having a critical role to play in the art, culture, and history of this Caribbean country. The Gulisi Garifuna Museum explores the complicated and diverse history of the Garifuna people, and it’s…

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Things to see and do in Dangriga Belize

Experience Dangriga Like a Local

The destination known as Stann Creek Town wouldn’t change its name to Dangriga until after the arrival of the Garifuna people — but this Afro-Caribbean culture is a critical component of the town’s personality now. Widely lauded as the “cultural capital of Belize”, Dangriga is a refreshing change of pace from tourist-heavy regions like Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, but that also means the activities in…

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