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Toledo District

Toledo, the southernmost district of Belize, is 1669 square miles of rainforest, mountains, rivers, and Maya Villages. Toledans often refer to their home as “the forgotten land”-it is the least visited destination in Belize. The Toledo District is 210 miles by road from Belize City. With the new Southern Highway, traveling south by car or… Read more »

Corozal District

Corozal District is the northernmost district of the nation of Belize. It is home to the Santa Elena Boarder that boarders Chetumal, Quintanaroo, Mexico. While Corozal District depended for many years on the sugar industry, at one time having its own sugar factory located in Libertad Village, today the economy is more diversified. Sugar production… Read more »

Yo Creek Village

Yo Creek is a small village located in the Orange Walk District, consisting mainly of people of Yucatec Maya descent. The name Yo Creek comes from the combination of the Maya word yo which means “top” and the English word creek. Most residents speak both Spanish and English very well, while elders still speak their… Read more »

San Pedro Town

Ambergris Caye is known to both Belizeans and visitors alike as “La Isla Bonita” (The pretty island). With miles and miles of sandy beaches rolling into crystalline waters and its own unique attractions, there is no wonder this island has earned this name. San Pedro Town is located on the Southern end of Ambergris Caye…. Read more »

Belize City

Belize City was founded in 1638 by British lumber harvesters. It had previously been a small Maya city called Holzuz. Belize Town was ideal for the British as a central post because it was on the sea and a natural outlet for local rivers and creeks down which the British shipped logwood and mahogany. Belize… Read more »