Xmas at Belizean Shores

Why You Should Spend Christmas in Belize

While it is often a time to hunker down with those you love, there are no rules saying that you need to stay put to do so.  There is a myriad of reasons to hit the road with your crew and spend the winter holidays on the beaches of Ambergris Caye.  Here are our top […]

Belize souvenirs- All you need to know

Belize Souvenirs – All You Need To Know

The Artisans Market Area in downtown San Pedro is the perfect one-stop shop.  With several booths to suit your fancy there is an option for everyone. The choices can be overwhelming and it is often a good idea to go in with a game plan.  Think about function- do you actually have a place to […]

Lobster Ceviche

Taste Test – Top 10 Belizean Flavors

The vivid blues of the sea cover Sight, sand between your toes- Touch, the many languages of Belize- Sound and those lovely tropical blooms- Smell.  Which leaves us with Taste.  This tiny melting pot of Belize offers a riot of flavors to try.  Whether it’s your first visit or one of many returns, tasting your […]

Island Living- Where Does All The “Stuff” Come From?

Being such a small country, there are not many factories and most goods are made outside of the borders.  The country’s economy and largest industries are consumables and exported goods: citrus, banana, sugar cane, rice, seafood.  And one could also argue tourism. Belize imports just about everything.  A short list includes: machinery and transport equipment, […]

September Celebrations in Belize – What’s all the fuss about?

A former British Crown Colony since 1862, British Honduras, Belize gained independence from England in 1981 on 21 September.  2016 marks 35 years of independence- Belize truly is a young country.  Belize still enjoys close ties to England as part of the Commonwealth and you will find Queen Elizabeth on our currency. Leading up to […]

Vacation + Spa Treatment = Bliss. Find yours with Escape Day Spa

Escape Day Spa is our proud partner at all Sandy Point Resorts.  In addition to a healthy variety of massage options and spa packages are the truly unique spa treatments.  The spa menu uses locally sourced and organic products as much as possible, and in the verdant land of Belize many of these can be […]