The Southern Coast Travel Guide


Photo of The Southern Coast Photo: Placencia, Belize by Renée Johnson Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Plan Your The Southern Coast Vacation

As always in Belize, the transition from one landscape to another is swift and startling. As you approach the Hummingbird Highway's end in coastal Dangriga, the lush, mountainous terrain of the north gives way to flat plains bristling with orange trees. Farther south, the Stann Creek Valley is where bananas, the nation's first bumper crop, and most other fruits are grown. Equally noticeable is the cultural segue: whereas San Ignacio has a Spanish air, the Southern Coast is strongly Afro-Caribbean.


The Southern Coast Hotels

There are two kinds of lodging to choose from on the Southern Coast: small, basic hotels, often Belizean-owned, and upscale beach resorts, usually more


The Southern Coast Restaurants

Broiled, grilled, fried, sautéed, cooked in lime juice as ceviche, or barbecued on the beach: any way you eat it, seafood is the life-stuff on the more


The Southern Coast Experiences


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