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Stann Creek, Belize

Dangriga, affectionately known as the “Garifuna Vulture Capital of Belize,” combines the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and the South Water Caye Marine Reserve offshore to make the Stann Creek District an outstanding location to sample the reef, rainforest and culture of Belize.

Southern Belize: Stann Creek Resorts

Stann Creek District is a district in the south east region of Belize. According to the 2010 census, the district had a population of 32,166 people. Its capital is the city of Dangriga, formerly known as “Stann Creek Town.” Stann comes from “stanns,” or safe havens used by colonialists coming from the “old world” to the “new world.”

There are dreamscapes that have flirted with your imagination for years. The district of Stann Creek is one of those places. Breathtaking vistas of the Maya Mountains and the emerald citrus plantations of the Stann Creek Valley line the journey from Belmopan to Dangriga via the Hummingbird Highway.

Dangriga, affectionately known as the “Garifuna Vulture Capital of Belize.” The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and the South Water Caye Marine Reserve offshore to make the Stann Creek District an outstanding location to sample the reef, rainforest and culture of Belize. Stann Creek District is also home to some of Belize Best Beaches destination such as Hopkins and Placencia.

Feature Stann Creek Resorts

Bocawina Rainforest Resort

Located in the southern district of Stann Creek is the Mayflower Bocawina National Park consisting of over 7100 acres of lush jungle, refreshing waterfalls and ancient Mayan sites.