Take a walk down Front Street, the colorful and interesting stores are all a short walk away. No mall action around here, but comfortable shops await you. Looking for these items and gifts is a fun experience and adventure in itself. We bring to you a wide array of shops: from tiny vendors on the street to several gift shops, art galleries, clothing stores and Belizean lifestyle boutiques.
Habano Cigar Store
If you've ever wanted to try a Cuban cigar -- an import which is illegal in the United States -- now is your chance. Habano Cigar Store features four humidors and and a smoking chair which allows guests to choose among a wide selection of cigars and light up.
Image Factory Art Foundation and Gallery
Visitors interested in keeping abreast of the local Belizean arts and literature scene should head to Image Factory Art Foundation near the Water Taxi Terminal and Maritime Museum. Here, alongside an extensive collection of literature, is a constantly changing gallery that features locally produced pieces.
Splash Dive Center
Specializing in both snorkeling and scuba diving, Splash Dive Center is a Five Star Instructor Development Center, teaching diving from beginner to instructor level. They are one of the only two Belizean dive centers with a PADI Course Director. Join them for quality and expertise in underwater exploration.
Maya Bags is located just two buildings to the right of Tropic Air, this unique handbag shop was created with the idea of empowering local women to design and create accessories inspired by the ancient Mayan people and local nature. Impoverished local women are trained in the art of design and able to earn a living selling their bags.
Located in the historic cradle of chocolate, the shores of Southern Belize, Goss Chocolate has been in operation since 2007. The chocolate at Goss Chocolate is handmade in micro batches in granite mills. The best beans and careful processing result in a unique tropical taste, because the chocolate is made from organically grown Belizean cacao, Belizean cane sugar, powdered whole milk, and 100 percent natural whole vanilla bean.