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Table Rock Jungle Lodge is all things uniquely Belize

The Cayo District is a treasure trove of hidden gems. At the end of canopied roads, you discover resorts as singular as hand-crafted jewels, nestled within dense jungles teaming with brilliant birds and vibrant foliage. Table Rock Jungle Lodge is one of these hidden nuggets, synonymous with all things uniquely Belize.

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What’s New: ZZ’s Beach Bar

As a booming tourism destination, San Pedro Town boasts some of the most diverse restaurants in the country. From traditional local eateries featuring favorite Belizean…

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Reading Ready – Books about Belize for all ages

Be you on a plane headed to Belize or enjoying beachside relaxation with a good book, through the pages, you are sure to be entertained while discovering an appreciation for our unique country and culture. Forgot to bring a book? If you are in San Pedro, 12 Belize has a lovely collection for all ages.

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Connecting to southern Belize – the new Coastal Plains Highway is a game changer

With tourism growth in southern Belize and Placencia being a key destination, the demand for better access to the route, which shortens the course from Belize City to Dangriga by 29 miles, grew. A massive highway renovation began in early 2020. Six new bridges, four additional bridges reconstructed, roundabouts, generous shoulders, and thirty-plus miles of road paved with asphalt later, the Government of Belize inaugurated the renewed Coastal Plain Highway on July 6, 2023. 

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When the moon ate the sun at Altun Ha

What would be more magical than witnessing this sacred occasion within the jungle embrace of a Maya archaeological site? Let’s go to Altun Ha and celebrate the annular solar eclsipse at the Temple of the Sun God Tomb!

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BTB’s Restaurant of the Year Elvi’s Kitchen showcases new menu dishes

Awarded the Belize Tourism Board Restaurant of the Year 2022, the iconic Elvi’s Kitchen recently reopened after a month of renovations with a fresh façade and new tasty surprises on its menu. From artisan liqueur and cocktails to delightful seafood, traditional Maya/Mestizo dishes, and new vegan dishes, the Elvi’s Kitchen experience never disappoints!

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After a two-year hiatus, lobster festivals are back in Belize!

Although the Caribbean Spiny Lobster may have enjoyed a two-year reprieve from festivals dedicated to devouring them, the sorely missed lobster festivals are back! The lobster season officially opened on July first, and three different destinations in Belize are resurrecting their annual festivals dedicated to these tasty crustaceans.

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Let’s Celebrate International Flamingo Day!

Did you know that April 26 is International Flamingo Day?! Who doesn’t love these flamboyant, goofy birds? From pink plastic yard art to animated characters, these charismatic, long-legged creatures are synonymous with all things tropical.

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Rain birds make for fun phots

With the rainy season upon us, our feathered friends are enduring (and enjoying) the deluge. When photographed during these showers, the bathed birds make for great, sometimes humorous images.

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Tourism in Belize to begin via phased re-opening

Belize’s newest “Tourism Gold Standard” Recognition Program for hotels, restaurants and tour operators is a 9-point program to enhance the tourism industry’s health and safety standards by adapting new behaviours and procedures

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Countless ways to have delicious fun while exploring the Caribbean Shrimp Company

The Caribbean Shrimp Company might be one of Belize’s best-kept secrets, but not for long! Located in Ladyville, just 20 minutes from Belize City and near the Philip Goldstein International Airport on the Northern Highway, this 266-acre property offers a variety of activities, tours and delicious fresh shrimp served at their open-air restaurant perched above the surrounding shrimp ponds.

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Happiness is a day sailing with Xsite Belize

You can’t fully appreciate the Caribbean Sea without a day sailing on it. In Belize, our waters are clear and gloriously blue, and as you tack along the ribbon of our Belize Barrier Reef with your sails full of warm tropical air, you can’t help but feel at peace.

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