Social Scene

- 06-10-2015 -

Joana Orellana a Lovely Quinceañera

Joana Orellana a Lovely Quinceañera

Family and friends convened at the San Pedro Lions Den Hall on Saturday June 6, 2015 to celebrate the fifteenth birthday or “quinceaños of Joana Orellana.  She was escorted by five handsome young men and five beautiful young ladies who waltzed along with her and gave the invited guests a sensational dance.  Joana had three “madrinas” who presented her with her dancing high heeled shoes, a crown, and a ring. Pastor Marvin Gomez offered a short biblical sermon and a blessing and after...

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25 Years Ago

- 06-23-2015 -

San Pedro Holiday Hotel Celebrates 50th Anniversary

San Pedro Holiday Hotel Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Angel NuñezOn behalf of the community of San Pedro and on behalf of all stakeholders in the tourism industry, Ambergris Today takes great pleasure and honor to say “Congratulations to Holiday Hotel that is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this month of June 2015. It seems very easy to say fifty years, but it is not that simple. If you ask owner and founder Celi McCorkle, it is fifty years of commitment, passion, hard work and vision. It was back in 1965 that Celi Nuñez, recently married to...

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Flashbacks

- 06-23-2015 -

A Glimpse of Central Park in the 60’s

A Glimpse of Central Park in the 60’s

There are several points of interest in this Flashback. First of all we see the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church at exactly the same location it is today except that the length of the wood building ran from Barrier Reef Drive to the beach. Notice the large expanse of land that existed from the church yard to the beach.  Then notice the large piece of land in front of the church. This used to be a playground where boys and girls played baseball and football at times. Also notice the large...

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Restaurant Review

- 03-31-2014 -

Caramba Restaurant Keeps Things Fresh and New

Caramba Restaurant Keeps Things Fresh & New

Have you noticed that when people are impressed with something they go, “Holly Molly”?  Well, in San Pedro people go, “Caramba”! Every year around August, Caramba Restaurant closes for about two weeks during the slow season and takes advantage of the time off. But the time off could hardly be considered “time off” because when the restaurant reopens there is always something new about the place, be it the food, the bar or the dining area; Caramba is always evolving. That ‘something new’ I...

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Room Service

- 09-13-2013 -

Luxury and Hospitality at its Best - San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Luxury and Hospitality at its Best - San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Nestled in the heart of the Cayo District you will find one of Belize’s oldest and finest premier resort, The San Ignacio Resort Hotel. This resort boasts first class amenities and accommodations for locals and international visitors seeking to relax or explore our beautiful Belize. Upon our arrival at the hotel we were greeted with the warmest of smiles from of one the friendliest front desk receptionist, Amaris Wakefield; she immediately made us feel at home. Amaris quickly delivered us a...

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What's Cooking Belize

- 04-29-2015 -

Salpicon The Other Belizean Ceviche!

Salpicon The Other Belizean Ceviche!

A great reunion begins with good family members or friends.  And a perfect reunion or social gathering must have a delicious “boca” appetizer.  This is what this succulent pork smoked salpicon is all about. Ingredients1 Large Tomato1 Large Onion1 Large LimeCilantro1 Strip of Pork Shoulder Steak SeasoningsSaltBlack PepperPepper Sauce or Habaneros Directions Step 1Prepare the pork shoulder to your taste - This recipe is brought to you by Pou's Ceviche Bar and Seafood Restaurant in...

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