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Stories and Tips Ambergris Caye

Ocean Activites

Written by marcijj on 11 Jul, 2004

As I mentioned before, we were quite surprised when we arrived in Belize and found that there were basically no beaches and no snorkeling from the shore. Just to explain, in most places on Ambergris Caye, the ocean just comes up to the shoreline…Read More

impressions / random thoughts

Written by richardfaust on 05 Jan, 2003

Our vacation is finally beginning. We arrived at the island of Ambergris Caye around 11:30am in the morning (9:30am our time and learned early the concept of Belizean time. We were told our room would be ready in ten minutes but two beers, a shot…Read More

Additional Thoughts

Written by travel2000 on 08 Nov, 2000

Although we didn't have time to go to Tikal, this impressive Mayan Ruin was highly recommended to me before my trip. I wanted to mention it here so those of you planning a trip can make sure to add that to your schedule. It's easy…Read More

It is La Isla Bonita, for SURE!

Written by golfgt on 28 Feb, 2005

It hadn't dawned on me until a couple weeks after my return from this vacation that Amergris Caye was the island described in the Madonna song "La Isla Bonita", and it is SO true! From the swaying palms along the white-sand beaches to the docks…Read More

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Written by richardfaust on 05 Jan, 2003

We did two morning dives with Paradise Dive Shop. The boats are very small and too many people were on board. Caribbean diving is much more relaxed than we are used to. We did Tres Cocos, and didn’t see much since we were getting used…Read More

The Cayes of Belize---A Basic Feel for the Area

Written by Cindy Grant on 06 Sep, 2003

This was an incredible trip. I did go alone - one of my friends was unable to get the time off work. Never once did I feel unsafe: everyone was very friendly and helpful. The Seven Seas Resort was a three…Read More

Temptation Island

Written by LoCho on 01 Feb, 2001

I personally have seen one episode of "Temptation Island" and I refuse to watch it on the belief that it is EVIL! Ok, it might be somewhat entertaining to watch people cheat on their boyfriends/girlfriends, but I'm convinced that they are all going to…Read More

Recommended Reading

Written by LoCho on 23 Jan, 2001

Before you go to Belize, I suggest spending some time at a bookstore familiarizing yourself the country. I perused every book I could find on Belize and the best one, in my opinion, is "Belize Handbook," by Chicki Mallan and Patti Lange.…Read More

Laundry Services

Written by LoCho on 23 Jan, 2001

After participating in activities all week, your clothes tend to get a little grimy. If you packed light and suddenly have nothing clean left to wear, have no fear. There is a small laundromat on Pescador Drive where you can drop off your…Read More

Getting Around Ambergris Caye

Written by hcheng on 20 Jan, 2003

Here's a rundown of the ways to get around Ambergris Caye. 1. Walking: As I mention in my overview, walking is the best way to get around town. It only takes about 20 minutes to walk from one end of the main strip to the other.…Read More

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