Since Belize is situated in tropical region, fruits like bananas, papayas, watermelons, and pineapple are always available in plenty. San Pedro offers versatile food options especially from Caribbean and Belizean cuisine to the tourists.
Stew Chicken is undoubtedly the national dish of Belize. Stew beef and stew fish are also quite popular dishes.
Besides these dishese, sea-foods are also considered to be popular to a great extent in Belize. Several kinds of fishes, lobster, conch, shrimp dishes are always included in the menu list in most of the coastal restaurants. If you are fond of lobster, you should plan your San Pedro trip in the month of June to taste some mouth watering Lobster dishes. San Pedro Lobsterfest occurs in the mid of June every year. You can findd some interesting details here.
If you are keener to explore some traditional dishes of Belize, you should taste Garifuna food. Dangriga, the hub of Garifuna culture is the ideal place to have some traditional dish. Hudut is an authentic dish you must try while in Dangriga. Hudut is a fish stew preparation that is served with fried plantains and coconut milk.
Rum cake is one of the greatest attractions available in local bakery. Belikin beer is the national beer of Belize, and it feels great after a large course of meal. Belikin Beer is available in different varieties and found in local store at a reasonable price.
A visitor must have the Belize currency to enjoy shopping in San Pedro, Belize. Though, San Pedro is not recommended as a shopper’s paradise, but still you should like to enjoy shopping here as an integral part of the tour. And you won’t be disheartened. There is a decent handicraft industry in Belize, and you may consider purchasing several ethnic items like woodcarvings, toys, paintings created by local communities. Apart, butcher stall and souvenir shops are also there. Commercial Center in Belize City is the best option as far as shopping in Belize is concerned.
Hotels in San Pedro
Several kinds of accommodations options are available in San Pedro, so a new tourist should have no trouble finding out a suitable lodge fitting all of the requirements. Some of the visitors prefer to stay at one of the available resorts at Ambergris Cayes, outside the town. The list of the resorts and lodges given below will definitely help the visitors to find out right kind of accommodation. A notable fact to remember is that the rent of most of the hotel or lodges in San Pedro goes up during the main tourist season from the month of December to March.
Victoria House Resort
• Ambergris Caye, Belize
• Central America
• Tel: 501-226-2067
• Fax: 501-226-2429
U.S. Reservations Office
• Toll Free: 1-800-247-5159
• Tel: 713-344-2340
• Fax: 713-961-7385
• 3411 Richmond Ave., Suite 460
• Houston, Texas 77046
• Email: info@victoria-house.
• Website: www.victoria-house.com