Drake hearts Belize, as do many other Canadians! It really feels as if it's a home away from home, filled with Canadian banks, hotel owners, charter pilots, etc. It is after all, a Caribbean nation proud of its British colonial past. It is the quintessential Central American hangout; we could spend days (read: months) on the country's beaches, jungles, rainforests, pine reserves, white water rivers, lagoons, caves, plunging waterfalls, mangrove swamps, prawn farms, wildlife, nightlife hot spots, palm fringed bars, lobster festivals, charming towns + coral reefs. Talk about an exhilarating holiday!
Belize is small country (350k people) but possesses an idealistic and blessed natural habitat. The friendliness of its people is unmatched and allows you to hit the ground running...or strolling or vegging, as the case may be. On our vacay, we focused on a beach holiday so we'll give a quick roundup of Drake's top Belize picks:
If you're in Placencia, we recommend: Turtle Inn (owned by Francis Ford Coppola), Aunty Luba's, Barefoot Bar, De'Tatch, Wendy's + Rumfish
If you're in Ambergris Caye, we recommend: Matachica Beach Resort, Victoria House, Palmilla Restaurant, Elvi's kitchen, Capricorn, Wild Mangos + Mambo
See you on the beach! X[OH!] Drake