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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on December 17, 2019

Top 10 Tips for a Better Snorkeling Experience

Whether you’ve never snorkeled, haven’t been in decades, or are just getting back from your latest snorkeling adventure, we’ve gathered some tips and ideas we think you’ll find useful.

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on November 12, 2019

Re-thatching the Island Kitchen

Earlier this fall, we began the process of replacing the thatch roof of our kitchen as well as one of our cabanas, Sea Grape. These buildings, as well as several other cabanas and our kayak and hammock palapas, are roofed with cohune palm leaves. When harvested, placed, and secured properly, these leaves provide a durable and weatherproof covering for our buildings out on the island.

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on November 28, 2018

Belize 1 week itinerary

If you are planning to visit Belize, likely you have around 8 or 9 days to spend on your vacation. Most people like to do a combination of island and inland. Then they get the best of both: incredible Caribbean island with white coral sand and tall, shady palm trees coupled with deep jungle full of tropical birds, exotic flowering plants, and Mayan ruins. Our island packages to Long Caye are some

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on November 19, 2018

History of The Garifuna of Belize

Today is Garifuna Settlement Day. This date is celebrated as the anniversary that the Garifuna people landed in Dangriga, Belize for the first time. The Garifuna people of Belize have an interesting history, having arrived and settled in Belize as free people and not former slaves. Garifuna peoples can be found in many coastal towns in southern Belize. Their primary settlements are in the towns of

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on November 7, 2018

Finding Cheap Flights to Belize

It’s happening, you’re coming to Belize! You’ve found an excellent destination resort, you’re ready to explore the jungle, see Mayan ruins, and snorkel in some of the best waters in the Caribbean. Now the next step: finding a flight that doesn’t break the bank. Finding cheap flights to Belize can feel like a daunting task, but we’re going to help you out by sharing a few tips and trick

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on October 24, 2018

Belize Car Rental

Many people assume it’s a good idea to rent a car in Belize, but in many cases, it’s not that great of an idea. It depends on several factors such as where you intend to go and what you want to do. I rarely recommend renting a car in Belize and this is for a myriad of reasons. First of all, Belize is a small country, so it will be easy and relatively inexpensive to get to almost all lo

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on October 10, 2018

Belize Christmas Availability

Christmas in Belize is a wonderful way to spend the holiday. Give your family the gift of an experience rather than another “thing” they don’t need. Your kids will remember a sojourn to our island at Glover’s Reef for their whole life, long after the new phone or new shoes are lost, worn out, or forgotten. If you want to go to Belize for Christmas, you need to start planning early! This me

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on September 12, 2018

10 Rules for Traveling in Belize

Success tips from a Belize Adventure operator We have been working and living on and off in Belize for 32 years now, so we have a lot of experience helping people plan their trip. If you follow this advice, your vacation will be such a success that you’ll be planning your return before you even leave the country!   You need a passport, but you probably don’t have to worry about a

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on January 18, 2018

As the Trump Administration opens more waters for oil extraction, tiny Belize shows the way

Like most developing countries, Belize relies on its natural resources for its economy. Oil constitutes more than a quarter of its exports, with agriculture as the mainstay. Yet tourism has increasingly become a major player in the economy, and a majority of the residents of Belize understand the importance of tourism and keeping their country a pristine vacation destination. Belize is world famou

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