In the early 1980s, Francis Ford Coppola visited Belize, immediately fell in love with the location, and purchased the abandoned Blancaneaux Lodge. For more than a decade the hideaway was used as a family retreat before Francis opened his tropical paradise to the public in 1993.
Black Orchid Restaurant & Lounge
Black Orchid Restaurant & Lounge is located 2.5 Miles South of San Pedro Town on the Island of Ambergris Caye In Belize. It is only a quick golf cart ride from the Center of town headed South just after the Croc Pond and well before the Marco Gonzales Mayan Ruin Site.
Mimi's Bistro is a family-owned, full service restaurant, offering the best in food, dining, catering and event space. Their menu boasts of multi-cultural food options with Mimi's special twist! Their bartenders and drink options are hands down, Belize's best! Go check them out!
The Ellysian Boutique Hotel
On the very edge of Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, in the heart of Placencia village rests a new luxury beachfront paradise known as The Ellysian Boutique Hotel. With picturesque beachfront ocean views and its back patios perch in Placencia Village, its serene charm offers the splendor of a modern stay with easy access to the local village life.
Queen's Grab & Go Restaurant
When it comes to fast food, 'healthy' basically means food that offers you a decent combination of macronutrients, without going overboard on calories or potentially harmful things (like sugar or sodium, for people who have high blood pressure).
The hotelier Francis Ford Coppola is generally better known for his films, and for a thriving sideline in Northern California wines. But his foray into the hospitality sector in his beloved Belize can be counted as one of his hits.
Rain Restaurant & Rooftop Terrace
Rain is located 2 miles north of San Pedro at Grand Caribe. Rain offers outdoor dining (their rooftop terrace). Their menu is vast & versatile with appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, handcrafted pastas & a fine steak selection.