Saturday, May 25, 2024

Secret Beach

Ambergris Caye celebrates Easter with religious processions, beach parties, and a kayak competition

The Easter festivities on San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, provided several activities for those seeking to enjoy the annual holiday on the island. From the Passion of Christ play led by the San Pedro Catholic Church to recreational activities on the beach and the yearly kayak race to Secret Beach, San Pedro did not disappoint and welcomed hundreds of visitors over the weekend.

Simone Biles celebrates her bachelorette party in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

World-renowned gymnast and Olympic champion Simone Biles celebrated her bachelorette party in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. The decorated Olympic champion of Belizean ancestry spent a weekend at the Alaia Hotel south of San Pedro, where she and a group of friends had fun and visited several places on Ambergris Caye.

Road rehabilitation and solar lighting project to upgrade Secret Beach road

The road leading to the Secret Beach on the northwest part of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, has recently seen upgrades. Some weeks ago, solar lights were installed, and on Wednesday, November 16th, the San Pedro Town Council said they were starting to rehabilitate the long stretch of road leading to one of the island's most popular tourist areas.

Tourist airlifted back to the US after golf cart accident

On her way back from Secret Beach, a tourist was involved in a traffic accident on Wednesday, July 7th, sustaining extensive head trauma. The female patient was assisted by Rickilee Response and Rescue (Triple R). She was stabilized and then transported to Belize City via Belize Emergency Response Team's air ambulance. On Thursday, July 8th, she was flown to the United States (US) for further specialized treatment.

Missing at sea, man safely rescued on Ambergris Caye

Rescue teams were quick to locate the missing man after he went paddleboarding in northern Ambergris Caye.

Business owner charged for conducting restricted event; claims to have followed all health protocols

Well- known island business owner operating in the popular area of Secret Beach was charged for 'Conducting a Restricted Event' after holding a Valentine's beach activity.  The accused entrepreneur is chef and proprietor of Pirate's Treasure Restaurant and Pirate's Not-So-Secret beach bar Maresha Reid, who is scheduled to appear at the San Pedro Magistrate Court on March 3rd. Reid claims she complied with all health protocols when her business held a Valentine's Day party involving a bikini model contest. However, police say the event violated the current Statutory Instrument (SI) on Public Health Regulations that went into effect on February 1st.

More Aerated Septic systems installed at resort developments in northern Ambergris Caye

Stakeholders in northern Ambergris Caye are complying with the recommendation to adopt aerated septic systems to better treat sewage and wastewaters. The investment in this environmentally friendly upgrade is believed to be the best option in order to co-exist with the surrounding sensitive environment supporting the island’s tourism industry.

Ambergris Caye Lacks Adequate Solid Sewage Waste Management

The treatment of sewage and wastewaters on Ambergris Caye is an ongoing issue that seems to be worsening as the island continues to develop....