September in Belize, Central America

Since Belize got its independence September 21st, 1981, the entire month of September, consecutively, has been filled with nonstop partying and festivities. If you happen to be in the party mood on your next Belize-vacation during the month of September, then you will not be disappointed. This year marks Belize’s...

Hopkins Mango Fest 2016

The connotations of biting into that sweet yellow fruit, pulling hair out of your teeth as it run down your elbow or the incomparable tart green mango with salt and habanero pepper with lime. Fact: you can't read that line again without the saliva glands in your mouth going crazy….guaranteed!

Lands Dept’s Decision and (Hopefully) a Change of Focus

As Cheryl mentioned yesterday, we received a call from the Commissioner of Lands on Monday night. He said that Hopkins Bay has been issued a court order to remove the groin, at their own expense, within 5 days. (He then talked about the specifics of the license and the order,...

Hopkins Beach Erosion Update

Wow, so much has happened since our last post that I guess it’s time for an update. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this issue, either by emailing or by posting on Cheryl Rowland – Nunez’s excellent Facebook group, Save Hopkins Beach. I apologize if this is a long...

Catastrophic Beach Erosion in Hopkins!

The beaches of Hopkins were some of the nicest on the mainland until a week ago. Everyone in Hopkins is used to the ebb and flow of our beaches, at least to some extent. But our beaches were always gorgeous; it was our major selling point!

Channel 5 News Segment

I HATE being on TV, but I have to admit, this really helped to bring us some quick government attention.. Thanks Duane Moody!

7 Caves to Explore While In Belize

For those of you who come to Belize for adventure, Chaa Creek’s Travel Belize Blog lists the top caves in the country. I can attest that these are all terrific, and famous, caves in Belize. Coconut Row’s guests routinely visit the ATM (#1 on the list) and St. Herman’s Cave...