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Moho Caye, Belize: Distance Makes This Paradise Spectacular
Set in turquoise waters and fringed by vibrant coral heads teeming with life, Moho Caye is a stunning stop for anyone exploring the waters off Belize.
Doughnuts from Miss Reina: How to Start the Day in Placencia
Long before the sun rises over Placencia, 80 year-old Miss Reina begins making the doughnuts: rich, cinnamon spiced, and generously sprinkled with sugar.
Marie Sharps Hot Sauce: Best Farm-to-Bottle Belize Hot Sauce
Marie Sharp's has been proudly producing "farm-to-bottle," single-estate, artisanal pepper sauce that's the quintessential taste of Belize since 1981.
SCUBA Belize is a Clear Choice For Divers
Thanks to one of the world's largest reef systems, local outfitters, clear waters, and an abundance of sea life—SCUBA Belize is a diver's dream!
Sparkling Splendor and Solitude Sailing Belize
I often go on about how much I love the solitude of sailing — just you, your crew, and the blue. But sailing the waters off Placencia, Belize takes this to the next level.
Sailing Belize for a Week with Sunsail – What’s it Really Like?
Overnight anchorages at tiny mangrove islands, catching your own fresh snapper for lunch, and, of course, excellent waters, this is sailing Belize!
Silk Cayes — Home of My Best Beach in Belize
Made up of 3 tiny islets about 22 miles off the Placencia Penninsula, the Silk Cayes are amazing not just for what's above the water, but also what's below.
Belize Cayes — Beautiful Sailing Belize, Even Better from Above
SailingBelize opens up 450 islands and islets that stud its barrier reef. Known as cayes, pronounced "keys," each one is a petite piece of paradise.
Suspended in Space at Lagoon Caye
If you anchor just right at Lagoon Caye, as I lucked into on my last trip to the area, you can be suspended in space between mirrors of magnificence
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