“There are dreamscapes that have flirted with your imagination for years. The district of Stann Creek is one of those places. Breathtaking vistas of the Maya Mountains and the emerald citrus plantations of the Stann Creek Valley line the journey from Belmopan to Dangriga via the Hummingbird Highway. Dangriga, affectionately known as the “Garifuna Culture Capital of Belize,” combines with the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and the South Water Caye Marine Reserve offshore to make the Stann Creek District an outstanding location to sample the reef, rain forest and culture of Belize.”
Explore Stann Creek’s rich blend of culture and unique adventure. Awe-inspiring views of the majestic Maya Mountains and golden sand beaches mark this district – a perfect blend for you, whether you are an adventure traveler, a family tourist, a honeymoon couple or a beach vacationer. Reward yourself by traveling through one of the world’s only jaguar sanctuaries and venturing along the citrus-grove-adjacent Hummingbird Highway. The combinations of authentic opportunities are unending in Stann Creek.
Find Stann Creek on a Belize map and you will see it is defined by prominent examples of reef and rainforest. The district offers a gamut of accommodation types from luxury condos to intimate small heritage hotels – and even rainforest campsites for authentic adventure seekers in the family.
Enjoy the laid-back charm of Dangriga, a Garifuna seaside community near Hopkins. Become one with the white-sand beaches of Placencia Village. Soak up the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, among other unspoiled attractions that add natural radiance for your extraordinary beach vacation.
The District’s rich inland environments are perfect destinations for adventure travel with exciting locations like Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Mayflower Bocawina site and Blue Hole National Park. Whether you are on your own, with your family or on an adventure honeymoon, keep your eyes open to experience incredible bird watching. Keep your senses keen to be one with the unspoiled rainforest and scenic waterfalls. Maybe you will spot a jaguar or two.