The Southern Coast Travel Guide

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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 fruit is grown. Equally startling is the cultural segue: whereas San Ignacio has a Spanish air, the Southern Coast is strongly Afro-Caribbean.

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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... read more

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The Southern Coast Restaurants

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The Southern Coast Experiences

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