Dangriga Vacations

The largest town in southern Belize and cultural center of the Garafuna community used to be known as Stann Creek. The current name is a Garifuna word meaning "sweet waters", a reference to the North Stann Creek which flows through the town centre. In recent decades, a renaissance of sorts has made this city popular with artists and many have set ... Read more
up galleries around town, selling traditional baskets, dolls, and other fine crafts. Music is an intrinsic part of Garafuna culture and this is especially evident every November 19, when the town is thrown into wild celebrations of hometown pride. When not party central, the town is a quiet place but hotels here make a fine base for you to explore central Belize.




The climate in Belize can generally be characterized as subtropical, which means that the weather is warm or hot all year. There is a notable exception when “northers” hit the shores and knock the temperatures ... Read more
down into what locals might describe as “chilly,” but that the high season tourists from North America and Europe (who hang around from late November through April) will still find pleasant. March through May is a great time to catch good weather and fewer crowds before the rainy season kicks in in June. Those who, like the Wicked Witch of the West, would rather not get wet, should skip the period between August and October, which marks the peak of both the rain and the hurricane season.

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The best seaside town to experience all the culture of Belize without the tourist crowds. It's a great home-base for exploring the Stann Creek area of Belize and is in close proximity to Cockscomb Basin (if you prefer to hike) and pristine coral reefs (if you prefer water sports).

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A dilapidated little seaside town. Not much to do but catch a boat out to the cayes off shore.