Low Season

An updated list: Low Season closings and openings in San Pedro

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Melt Cafe opens a new chapter in the former Ambergris Brewing Company building on Boca del Rio. on Sept. 1. Now open every day, serving meals until 9 p.m., with a full bar open until 11 p.m.
Melt Cafe opens a new chapter in the former Ambergris Brewing Company building on Boca del Rio. on Sept. 1. Now open every day, serving meals until 9 p.m., with a full bar open until 11 p.m.

(Editor/Blogger Bob: List has been updated today, Sept. 3, 2015)

Ah, low season on Ambergris Caye.

Do restaurants, resorts and hotels close down because the visitors aren’t coming to Belize? Or do the visitors stop coming to Belize because so many restaurants, resorts and hotels are closed?

Some other reasons: Read the rest of this entry »

In Low Season, some of our favorite bistros close down, but some surprise openings too

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Nikolai Hebert of Casa Picasso lights up the bar with his traditional end-of-the-season flaming aperitif.
Nikolai Hebert of Casa Picasso lights up the bar with his traditional end-of-the-season flaming aperitif.

 

(Editor’s note: You can find an updated version of this list here.)

Welcome to Low Season. Or Slow Season.

It is that time of the year when hurricanes are possible and tourists are harder to find.

If you are on Ambergris Caye for the first time, you would not be faulted for assuming that Low Seasons means the time of year when the weather is absolutely fabulous and the crowds have thinned out. 

It is true. We are having fabulous weather. (Trying very hard not to think about the tropical hurricane named Danny that is edging toward us right now.) Read the rest of this entry »