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Top Choice International in Placencia

Maya Beach Bistro

Maya Beach Hotel's popular bistro is a Placencia landmark, offering excellent international dishes using fresh local ingredients. This is the place where restaurant folk come to eat seafood and coconut chowder, lobs…
Top Choice Bar in Hopkins

Driftwood Beach Bar

Ever-popular Driftwood has moved closer to the center of the village but still has a great beachfront location, Hopkins' best drumming nights and pizza (from BZ$16) and tacos (BZ$10). This is a popular social hub an…
Top Choice Fusion in Placencia

Rumfish

Rumfish is a gastro-style wine bar a la Central American style. Head up to the balcony of the beautiful old timber building and sample starters such as Peruvian ceviche or specialty mains such as Yucatán chicken or …
Top Choice Seafood in Placencia

Omar's Creole Grub

Omar's has been around a long time and still serves some of the freshest seafood in town. Step into the small and rustic streetside shack and choose from crab, lobster, shrimp or conch prepared as either traditional…
Top Choice Seafood in Sittee Point

Chef Rob's

Well-known locally for his sublime seafood creations and steaks cooked over hot rocks, Chef Rob's changing menu here might include sautéed red snapper, grilled jumbo shrimp kebabs or rib-eye in rum sauce. Put togeth…
Top Choice Burgers in Sittee Point

Loggerheads Pub & Grill

The best burgers in town are served here on homemade rolls. Try the gorgonzola-stuffed beef burger with bacon or the to-die-for surf and turf with garlic lobster and brie. Or build your own burger. The breezy upstai…
Top Choice Belizean in Dangriga

Tuáni Garifuna

Belizean and Garifuna dishes such as hudut (fish with plantain in coconut curry), pigtail, fried plantain and stew beans are the specialty at this lovely little waterfront restaurant and bar. Also good for a local b…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Placencia

Tutti Frutti

If you don't like the ice cream here, you won't like ice cream anywhere. It's that simple. The Italian gelato is even better and the 18 flavors on display are constantly changing – from salted caramel to Ferrero Roc…
Wildlife Reserve in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is Belize’s most famous sanctuary and one of its biggest protected areas. This great swath of tropical forest became the world’s first jaguar sanctuary in 1984, thanks to the e…
National Park in Mayflower Bocawina National Park

Mayflower Bocawina National Park

This beautiful 11-sq-mile park of jungle, mountains, waterfalls, walking trails, swimming holes and small Maya sites lies about 16 miles southwest of Dangriga and 12 miles northwest of Hopkins. The walks here are at…