Ambergris Caye Directory
Garifuna Settlement Day approaches in the country of Belize (November 19) where the nation celebrates the rich and vibrant culture of the Garinagu people by observing a Public and Bank Holiday. This young Garinagu girl shared with Ambergris Today her perfect rhythm to the beating of the Garinagu drums; her punta dancing skills were amazing at such a young age.
Insert Self Here! There has been a spectacular show of sunsets on Ambergris Caye lately that we have to share yet another amazing picture this week. What better way to totally engulf yourself in all the richness of a Belizean sunset than by lying on a hammonck on the beach and taking in all its beauty.
You never know what color palette the sunsets in Belize will bring you. It is ever-changing, ever so beautiful and nothing short of spectacular each and every day.
Photo by -Jose Luis Zapata Photography
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Music is found everywhere on la isla bonita. In bars, restaurants and in the comfort of your own hotel. As you can see, this tourist got inspired by the mood of the tropical sunset and started playing his ukulele on the balcony of the Sanpedrano's Hotel. It is always great seeing tourist enjoying themselves musically and most of all getting inspired in Belize.
Here we see Lenny and Neville Bonardy, two local island artists, finishing up their mural work at Isla Bonita Elementary School. They were commissioned by the school to beautify the surrounding walls of their playground with one of their beautiful murals they are so used to creating around town.
Can anyone help Photographer Jose Luis Zapata identify which type of Gecko this is? He was photographing a fitness model this past weekend at Xunantunich Maya Site and it seems that the critter hitched a ride to San Pedro in his camera bag.
Here is one of the majestic birds found in Belize - the Blue and Yellow Macaw - seen through the lens of photographer Jonathan Cariddi. It's a beautiful bird, related to the Scarlet Macaw which roam freely in the tropical rain forests of Belize.
It was probably the perfect conditions for paddleboarding, the new sports that is becoming very popular here in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize. The sea was super calm and clear and perfect for enjoying this sport that also doubles as a great workout. Just another way to have some fun in the sun in La Isla Bonita, San Pedrp.
There is nothing that can beat the refreshing taste and hydrating qualities of fresh coconut water on a hot and steamy day on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Look who we caught up with by the beach - the famous Coconut Leo! He was just finishing up filling a gallon with fresh coconut water that he collected by climbing up the trees himself.
There are many Dog Lovers on the island and this week we got a very cute and funny picture by one of our readers. Dogs are really spoiled and pampered by their masters, even if its just by getting a new chew toy or long walks along the beach. Recently many dogs in San Pedro have gotten used in going around town and cruising on a golf cart; a great way to beat the heat!
Summer time is almost coming to an end, but before these island kids head back to school they are getting the most out of their summer vacations. What better way to do this in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye than in the water!
A whirlpool of sorts, as nurse sharks circle in a feeding frenzy at Shark Ray Alley, located at the Hol Chan Marine Reserve in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize. It's feeding time and visitors to the island enjoy the experience of feeding and swimming with these magestic and docile marine creatures. Just another great attraction in Belize. - photo by Gerry Badillo
Miss Honduras turned 19 in Belize as she arrived to partake in the Costa Maya Pageant. On Friday, July 27, 2012, Miss Honduras Sthefany Maolyth Piñeda Perez was given a special treat by the San Ignacio Resort Hotel.
It's everything 'Costa Maya' these days as the festival fever invades the island of Ambergris Caye, Belize for the International Costa Maya Festival that will take place from Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 5, 2012.
In San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize there are many ways of relaxing, such as staying home and watching tv, going for a nice walk on the beach, soaking up your feet in the beautiful aquamarine waters or chilling with your friends at a nice bar & restaurant.
Nothing short of a spectacular view overlooking the New River in Belize in the northern part of the country. Photographer Jonathan Cariddi captures the essence of Mother Nature's Best Kept Secret in this beautiful sunset. Belize at its best. Visit JCariddi Photography on Facebook for more great images of Belize.
The Belize Dance Company left for Europe on Wednesday, July 4, 2012, to partake in the Festivals Du Sud.
"Hey I heard you were a wild one" states FloRida in his hit song. There were plenty of those partying in Caye Caulker this weekend for their last day of Lobster Fest. Great music, people, food, drinks and surrounded by aquamarine refreshing water, who wouldn't want to go all out and celebrate in paradise.
Dia de San Pedro celebrations approach this weekend and with that come merchants from the mainland. Here is such one merchant who patiently waits by the beach to sell his products. Or might he be enjoying the view of the great Caribbean Sea? A colorful island scene that captured our attention. – photo by Gerry Badillo
Actress and Ocean Activist Kate Walsh enjoyed snorkeling Belize's Barrier Reef and Marine Reserve sites during her visit on World Ocean’s Day.
The coconut tree is pretty much the signature of a Caribbean destination and the offshore islands of Belize have plenty of them. Relaxing under their shade, enjoying the cool breeze and sipping on the nectar of a coconut is all you need to relax in bliss! It's Coconut Palm tree paradise at Half Moon Caye located at the Lighthouse Reef Atoll, offshore beautiful Belize.
Rainy days are here as Belize enters the rainy/hurricane season and we will look at it as showers of blessings because for a while everything was pretty dry and arid. The skies give way for the sun to just peek for a little while, but it is still pretty warm on the island.
Paddle boarding is becoming quite common and a new popular sport here in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. After enjoying some time out paddling in front of town, these tourists spotted BC's Bar and Grill headed to shore where they started changing: "Cervecas Please". There are not many places in the world were you can paddle board up to a bar and enjoy a cold beer!
I think we have found out where the Diver's Hangout is in San Pedro! LOL. Wetsuites hang over to dry on the balconies at Sunbreeze Suites one afternoon as divers return from their diving expeditions. Belize is for Divers!
We had a quick second to take this picture at Central Park during the Lagoon Reef Eco Challenge. These tourists asked a local to take their picture while they had fun posing with the Sea Turtle statue. Memories of a FUN VACATION!
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