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Belize City

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Belize City is the largest city of Belize. It is located on a small peninsula sticking out into the Caribbean. It was the capital city until flooding and other damage from a hurricane prompted the government to relocated to Belmopan in the geographic center of the country.

Get in

Get around

Use a taxi and if you want to get out of Belize City use the taxi bus or even the little airplanes which take you to other destinations in Belize for less than US$100.

See

Do

Buy

If you want to shop there is tourism village in the Fort George area which has jewelry shops like Diamonds International and lots of gift shops. It is located on a boardwalk. There is a cruise terminal there that receives Carnival Cruise Line ships.

Eat

  • Neri's II, Regency Street. Has great conch soup but the season ends on the first of July.
  • Big Daddy's Diner, Central market. Reasonably priced, very local, and has a great view of Haulover Creek, home to much of the city's modest fishing fleet.
  • Dit's Cafe, Has great watermelon juice and wonderful pastries.
  • Smoky Oyster, Fort George area. Upscale dining.

Drink

Sleep

There are three hotels of note.

  • The Princess is a great hotel to stay at which has great service. There is a swimming pool, casino, buffet, restaurant, marina and nightclubs and bars such as the calypso bar.
  • Best Western Biltmore Plaza is a 4 star hotel very good hotel with pool and amenities of everyday life.
  • Radisson Fort George is a very great hotel with a buffet, restaurant, marina and gift shops.
  • Sea's Guesthouse

There is also a resort on the outskirts of Belize City on the Western highway named Old Belize. It is a beautiful resort with a beach. It has a beach named Cucumber Beach with a bar on a sandbar. One can learn about life in old Belize there. Tourists are shown the chicletos and rum makers of Belize, and the importance of baymen and loggers who logged the mahogany (the national tree). There is also colonial houses, a marina, and restaurants.

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