garifuna settlement day

Belizean holidays- What is Garifuna Settlement Day?

The black, white and yellow colors of the Garifuna flag can be seen fluttering everywhere and surely there will be drum rhythms to be heard.  Garifuna Settlement Day is a public and bank holiday held each November 19th in Belize.  The day celebrates the arrival of the Garinagu to Belize in 1832, after escaping slavery […]

Simplify Your Planning- Checklist for Belize Travel

We are ready to welcome you to vacation paradise at a Sandy Point Resort in Belize! Use our handy checklist to ensure your journey will be a smooth one.  Though there are some logistics involved, our reservations team will take care of the details for you.     By following these easy steps, you’ll find […]

Choosing Transportation on Ambergris Caye- Insider Tips

Taco Girl’s blog is a great source of info on all things Ambergris Caye.  Her page on local transportation, How to Get Around Ambergris Caye, is a thorough review of the various transport options available to locals and visitors alike.  A very instructive description of the San Pedro Town streets is also included: “I’ll start […]

Where is Belize? A Geographical Primer

Belize is a lovely blend of Central American and Caribbean traditions.  Located on the Caribbean Sea just south of Mexico, east of Guatemala and north of Honduras, Belize has the best of both worlds.  It is the size of the state of New Jersey with a population of just 360,000.  Belize is home to many […]