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Easter in Belize

It’s finally here! The eagerly anticipated Easter Weekend.
4 Apr

Easter 2017: What to know and what to do?

It’s finally here! The eagerly anticipated Easter Weekend. A prime vacation time for many, Easter sees travellers looking for a getaway from their daily lives.CMIQinCEJCyhCU+IwhSqcIUsbKELXwjDGMpwhjSsoQ1viMMc6nCHPOyhD38IxCAKcYhELKIRj4jEJCrxgQUAADs= Easter 2017: What to know and what to do?
If you are among the many looking to visit Belize this Easter, here are some thing to take into consideration.
• Easter runs from Thursday, April 13th to Monday, April 17th
• Most visitors flock to coastal destination such as San Pedro Town, Caye Caulker Village, Hopkins Village and the Placencia Peninsula
• Book early, as most hotels are often out of occupancy during the Easter holidays
• In Belize, Food Friday (April 14th) is observed as a dry day. Meaning no alcohol is sold at the stores or served at the restaurant and bars. This “Dry Friday” runs from midnight to midnight. However, you are still allowed to consume priory purchased alcoholic products with private property.
• All Government Offices, banks and other public services close during the Easter holidays.CMIQinCEJCyhCU+IwhSqcIUsbKELXwjDGMpwhjSsoQ1viMMc6nCHPOyhD38IxCAKcYhELKIRj4jEJCpxiUxsohOfCMUoSnGKVKyiLhWviMUsanGLXOyiF78IxjCKcYxkLKMZz4jGNKpxjWxsoxvfCMc4ynGOdGRIAQAAOw== Easter 2017: What to know and what to do?
Now that you know more or less what to expect on your Easter trip to Belize, here is what you can do!
• Beach parties – beach parties are held across the country in coastal communities. Several establishments hold parties on both Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday. If you find yourself in San Pedro Town, don’t miss out on the San Pedro’s Easter Splash Beach Party happening on Saturday, April 15th and Sunday, April 16th at the Central Park. You are sure to enjoy the live performances by local artists!
• Religious activities – one of Belize’s main religions is the Roman Catholic faith. During the Easter holidays, parishes across the country hold special masses, processions and prayer services. Visitors are welcomed to participate.
• Tours and excursions – Easter is prime time to take part in the different tours available in Belize. Why? The weather is simply amazing! Be it snorkelling, diving or climbing Maya ruins, you’re sure to have a blast. (Mundo Maya Jungle Tours – mundomayabelize.com – can help you plan the tour of your choice).CMIQinCEJCyhCU+IwhSqcIUsbKELXwjDGMpwhjSsoQ1viMMc6nCHPOyhD38IxCAKcYhELOK4CgAAOw== Easter 2017: What to know and what to do?
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