garifuna settlement day

Belizean holidays- What is Garifuna Settlement Day?

When is Garifuna Settlement Day Celebrated in Belize? 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]