Absolute blog: January 2013

31 January 13
I wanted to take a moment to thank you for all of your help in planning our trip to Belize.  I literally had the time of my life on the adventure you planned for us.  Thank you for being so readily available.  I felt so stress free during vacation because of you!  I will certainly be recommending your services to the rest of my friends. Take care, and I’ll let you know again when I decide to come back to Belize!
Krystal Soo & Camile Siochi

Aquatic gentle giants

17 January 13

Manatees, which are also known as sea cows are marine mammals, originating around 45 to 50 million years ago. They are gentle, slow moving, plant-eating herbivores and their closest living relatives are elephants and aardvarks. They can grow over 13 feet in length and weigh up to 3,500 pounds.

Despite being an endangered species, with a population of approximately 2500 in the waters of the United States, Manatees are present in the waters of Belize and can be witnessed throughout the year. A close concentration can be witnessed at Swallow Caye, located 4 miles off the coast of Belize City. Swallow Caye has been declared a wildlife sanctuary and serves to protect the manatees and other marine life that call this habitat home. For more information or to plan a visit to see our aquatic gentle giant friends contact Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary

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Whether you want an action packed agenda in the water and the jungle, or simply spend some quality time in a hammock, Belize has something for all tastes and tempos.

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