Spotlight on San Pedro Town- a Practical Guide for Travelers

The only town on the island is San Pedro, where the majority of businesses, the airport, ferries, water taxis, banks and gas stations are. As the island is long and skinny, so too is San Pedro Town. There are just a handful of streets which can become congested during peak times. Golf carts are the […]

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What You Need to Know About Green Season in Belize

Belize is a tropical country, with rainfall totaling 60 inches in the north and up to 160 inches in the south, annually. While we don’t have the same seasons as our neighbors to the north, we do have distinct seasons. The dry season, February-May, coincides perfectly with Spring Break and typically is hot and dry, […]

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Be A Benevolent Visitor Under The Sea

Do not: Chase or otherwise harass the wildlife Tempting though it may be to entice a moray eel out of its hidey hole for a better look, hug a nurse shark or swim along a green sea turtle, resist. A lot of times, this advice is for your safety, as well. Many creatures sting, bite […]

Saving the Reef Never Tasted This Good- Eat Lionfish!

Evidence provided by NOAA speculates that this invasion stemmed after just 6 Lionfish made their way out of an aquarium in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 off the coast of the USA.  There is also the strong possibility that individuals were released intentionally when no longer wanted in aquariums.  Whatever the original cause, […]

Explore Northern Ambergris Caye, A Hidden Paradise Awaits!

Costa Blu enjoys an on-site excursion center and fantastic Blu Restaurant & Beach Bar with a heated swim-up pool bar option, which makes it possible to never go more than a few steps from your suite unless it’s on a boat to a great dive site or other adventure on the mainland or the sea. […]