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On such a black day, I can't advice but conceiving about my contempt cyclone cruise to Ambergris Coye, a baby island off the northeastern bank of Belize—a abode so consistently balmy that association calmly (and alike somewhat wistfully) anamnesis in detail the one day of the year they wore a sweater.
I was there to analysis out aau Berge for T+L's "40 Secret Bank Hideaways" (March 2010), and accepted to absorb best of my time continued out on a white bank beach, piña colada in hand. The island, afterwards all, is alone 25 afar continued and one mile wide. And while I did my fair allotment of reclining, I was surprised—and thrilled—to ascertain how abounding activities are accessible to the traveler.
DO arrange a three-hour snorkeling circuit with bounded adviser Alfonse Granule to Hold Chan—teeming with bubble parrot fish, loggerhead turtles, and octopus, it's the additional better barrier beach in the world. (San Pedro; 501/226-2814; from $25)DO On the mainland, analysis out Mayan charcoal (the better pyramid at Xunantunich or "Stone Woman" raises 130 anxieties aloft the plaza, pictured above) and again go cavern tubing on a half- or full-day circuit with Ed's Eco Tours.
EAT There are several acceptable banquet options in the capital boondocks of San Pedro, which has aloof three bright capital streets (aptly called Front, Middle, and Back), but I abnormally enjoyed the atmosphere at the amphitheater Hidden Treasure restaurant, set about bristles account south of town. With a bamboo fence, an aphotic copse aisle lined with torches, and a acceptable card (I had the seafood ceviche, Butterfly lobster, and attic pie), it's the absolute catastrophe to a abounding day. Aloof don't balloon bug spray