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No "junky" mass produced souveniers here

We stopped in to this shop on our last afternoon on the island, and I am glad we did. We were able... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Halifax Region, Canada
Cute little shop

Stumbled upon this shop walking around San Pedro. She has such cute things in her store and I loved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tamara N
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“great gifts”(5 reviews)
Featuring ONLY Belizean made high quality, world class products, items and gifts. For locals and tourists, 12 Belize is the only shop in Belize where you can get a large assortment of beautiful home and gift items all from Belize. From stained glass...more
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Tarpon Street | Vilma Linda Plaza, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in to this shop on our last afternoon on the island, and I am glad we did. We were able to purchase gifts and souvenirs that were made by local people, and the owner told us the background of the pieces we bought.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled upon this shop walking around San Pedro. She has such cute things in her store and I loved hearing about how she works with the local people on the mainland to provide a distribution of their goods. Good quality, nice variety and at all...More

Thank Tamara N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Neat place to shop for items to share with friends and family back home. The owner was very welcoming and knowledgeable. Great selection of bath, body and facial products.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The store is a little hard to find but worth the effort. All of the products are made in Belize and it is one if the few stores in the city that has a decent selection of books about Belize. The owner is very knowledgeable...More

Thank Jessa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Pedro has a lot of cookie-cutter souvenir shops with the same T-shirts, bottle openers and refrigerator magnets. 12 Belize is not one of these. It has reasonably priced, high end local crafts. Their handbags are especially beautiful. The owner was helpful and clearly passionate...More

Thank Gigi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though the products are great the owner comes off pretty instense when describing the products. I’ve always been interested in nonnative people moving here and asked where she was from, which she told me after asking a couple times, asked why she gave a pretty...More

1  Thank bbwebbsa
belizeanfire, Owner at 12 Belize, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Yes, I remember you quite well! How could I forget! Your persistent demand that I share my personal life with you is tough to forget! It was like going 8 rounds with Mike Tyson! hahaha!!!! I'm sorry you didn't like me 'personally'. As you...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018

By googling Mayabags, I found 12 Belize, which prides itself on a vast selection of Belize made products. The range is vast, from jewelry to wood rafts, coffee and chocolate to my reason for going, Mayabags. Handmade by locals, the bags are one of a...More

Thank Parisgirl52
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This store looked intriguing online, so we went looking for it. It was hard to find- upstairs on the 2nd floor with limited signage. Once we found it, we were disappointed to find it closed even though online the hours were later. We did however...More

Thank chris122978
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by 12 and emerged from this small but charming shop with all the gifts and souvenirs we needed. Local coffee, hot sauce, rum, skin products, and arts. The owner is enthusiastic about her products and knowledgeable about the artists and San Pedro in...More

Thank Sarah P
belizeanfire, Owner at 12 Belize, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Aw thanks! Hope you found everything you needed and enjoyed your trip :) Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

12 Belize should definitely be one of your go-to stops for souvenirs; the shop is smaller than some others in San Pedro but all of its products are made in Belize, the prices are often less than elsewhere, the selection is unique and varied (definitely...More

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Response from RJHawkins2014 | Reviewed this property |
I bought a Maya bag for my wife a couple of Christmases ago and it is her go-to bag for all occasions. The bags are made by indigenous Mayan women in southern Belize. The exterior of the bag is colorful, loom-woven material... More