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Belize Tourism Village

# 8 Fort Street | Belize City, Belize City 38138, Belize
+501 223-7786
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# 8 Fort Street | Belize City, Belize City 38138, Belize
+501 223-7786
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very colorful and inviting place. There are many local shops to browse through. You can find lots of souvenirs to take back with you upon leaving.

Thank 2014psr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almost every stand or store is covered, many within air conditioned buildings. Not the friendliest locals. A variety of your average touristy products. Wifi available.

Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had about an hour to kill here so had a beer and checked out the shops. Area is priced for tourists.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful time and Foolish Dreamzz were very hospitable and knowledgeable about Belize.Kendis Ferguson of Foolish Dreamzz did an excellent job of giving us the history of Belize and the Mayan Ruins.If you're in Belize I highly recommend Foolish Dreamzz as a tour...More

Thank cornelius71
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The tender's debark you right at the village which is divided into 4 terminals all filled with shops, bars, and services.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Outside of nice friendly folks at the stalls the big section is for cruise ship passengers only, with armed guards carrying attitude as well as guns.

Thank LXGent
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Only spent about an hour here due to the length of our excursion, but this is your typical cruise port village. Lots of local gifts, T-shirts, alcohol, jewelry and such. People where friendly, live music, cold beer and good food.

Thank 4hoodz
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The folks in Belize City are desperately poor. As a result, they are over anxious and tend to pressure you so much that you can't enjoy looking at anything. If you are like me you want to see all of the local wares before making...More

2  Thank SUSAN F
Reviewed 29 April 2017

After scuba diving, we walked through the various markets and bought some great-shirts, wood carvings and other souvenirs

Thank CostaRicafans
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Lovely area to walk around if you have time to shop or sit for a drink. A good variety of shops and restaurants

Thank Yvette B
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9 December 2016|
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Response from PackerGirl70 | Reviewed this property |
I apologize that we didn't do any other shopping than at the Village. So I can't help with that. We did leave the SECURE Tourism Village and went through security as we left. When we returned to the Tourism Village, I recall... More
1 August 2016|
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Response from ArchAOD | Reviewed this property |
We went in and out of the gated area a couple of time without showing anything. Basically if you look like a tourist and not like a local you aren't asked anything. This area is not like a passport check point. where we... More
1 August 2016|
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Response from Dave100ls | Reviewed this property |
You can not get in to the village with out you ship card, but I found the shopping just outside the village to be the same merchandise and better prices and I like doing business with the local merchants rather than in the... More