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The bay setting of the Mestizo and Creole community of Sarteneja makes it one of the most relaxed and appealing destinations in Belize. It's also the largest fishing village in Belize. You can swim in the bay here, though in many places the bottom is gunky.Lobster fishing and pineapple farming are the town's two main industries, and Sarteneja is also a center for building wooden
boats. Most residents speak Spanish as a first language, but many also speak English.
Copper Bank is a tidy and small (population around 500) Mestizo fishing village on Corozal Bay. The village is something of a footnote to the...