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Address: Cucumber Beach Marina | Mile 5 Western Highway, Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 011-501-222-4129
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Fun Spot in Belize City

I was staying on a boat in the adjacent marina for a few days so this place was a staple. I didn't go into the historical area however the space looks quite small so I wouldn't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I was staying on a boat in the adjacent marina for a few days so this place was a staple. I didn't go into the historical area however the space looks quite small so I wouldn't expect too much from that. Cucumber beach has a beach, lagoon, water slide, water trampoline and they have rafts for use. The entrance price... More 

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Belize City, Belize
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited Old Belizes Kukmba Beach on a Sunday afternoon with some friends. Ut turned out to be really good. The water is great and the food and drinks are good too. Makes for a nice family outing. Ideal for relaxation. Definitly revisiting.

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Carrabelle, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We ate here twice while in Belize City (not by choice - we were taken there by our hotel who couldn't feed us). The food was mediocre at best. I had ceviche the first night and do not recommend it. My husband had a hamburger which was not prepared as he had asked. We did better the second night at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Old Belize our first thought was omg the view from the Lake was spectacular. The water was blue and clear. We did not take our swimming gear. We paid for the tour of Old Belize. We looked at artifacts. Saw how the native lived manny years ago. The freedom of living in Belize in Past. History of... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is informative and realistic because much of the exhibits are real artifacts. Well designed to be a walk through the history of Belize. A/C .

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Old Belize is definitely worth stopping at if you're around Belize City, and the food and drink at the restaurant is delicious.

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1 Thank DurkDurkn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We went to Old Belize and we were so excited to see how it was in the old days; how things were done, the tools used and their style and how many of the contributions still benefits us these days. It's a nice place for tourist and locals to visit, there's also a restaurant, we didn't eat there but the... More 

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Thank Penny G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is so cultural and amazing!!! First, get off the boat and eat some of the delicious local food, get a coconut, maybe some souvenirs. This places energy is wonderful!!! Then, tell a cab driver u want to go to "Old Belize" for $30 a person this gets u a cab ride there and back and an entrance to... More 

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Belize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

Who doesn't like to go to old Belize.......everyone likes it..with real like size buildings and people statues for exhibit while in there you feel like your in a portal back to the times when all the extinct was alive. Walking through the real time old buildings they have built..the Maya ruins and temples that u can feel the magic of... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

Our tour guide took us to this museum and it was a true gem!!! It told the story of Belize and the people who lived there from its beginnings to present day. The gift shop was so clean even though a bit pricey; the staff was friendly. We enjoyed watching the various boats docked at the marina; we did not... More 

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