The Southern Coast: Places to Explore

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  • Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Dangriga

    With a population of around 9,000, Dangriga is the largest town in the south and the home of the Garífuna or Black Caribs, as they're also known (though some view the latter term as a remnant of colonialism)... Read more

  • Hopkins Village

    Hopkins is an intriguing Garífuna coastal village of about 1,500 people, halfway between Dangriga and Placencia. Garífuna culture is more accessible here than in Dangriga. Hopkins has the same toast-color... Read more

  • Placencia Peninsula

    The Placencia peninsula is fast becoming one of the major visitor destinations in Belize, one that may eventually rival Ambergris Caye as the most popular resort area in the country. It's one 16-mile... Read more

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