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Top Choice Ruins in San José Succotz & Around

Xunantunich

Set on a leveled hilltop, Xunantunich (shoo-nahn-too-neech) is one of Belize's most easily accessible and impressive Maya archaeological sites. Getting here is half the fun with a free hand-cranked cable ferry takin…
Belizean in San José Succotz & Around

Benny's Kitchen

Benny's is a local institution in San José Succotz – the turnoff is opposite the Xunantunich ferry so it's convenient for a post-ruin meal. Local specialties include tangy escabeche (spicy chicken with lime and onio…
Gardens in San José Succotz & Around

Tropical Wings Nature Center

This interactive ecology exhibit is aimed at kids, but even adults will enjoy the butterfly house and medicinal gardens. It's on the grounds of the Trek Stop just outside San José Succotz.