Whale Shark Season in Belize

Gladden Spit is locally known as "Point of reef" or The Elbow. The site has a short sloping shelf that drops off steeply at about 130 ft. At Gladden Spit, over 25 species of fish gather to spawn during the full moon periods in the springtime. (more…)

Tropical Palms in Belize

Christmas Palm Tree which is scientifically known as Veitchia merrillii originated from the Philippines and has a polished grayish stem that becomes slightly swollen at the base with rings of old leaf scars rising up to the crown shaft where its flowering stalks are located. (more…)

10 Reasons to Visit Belize in 2015

What draws thousands of visitors every year to this small Caribbean/Central American destination? We suggest plenty of reasons you might want to visit Belize, although once you have visited you may be able to think of many more. Come stay with us here on Southwater Caye at the Blue Marlin!...

Stann Creek Major Attractions

Are you looking for a real adventurous, relaxing and enjoyable experience? The following are some of the many reasons why Stann Creek District is a perfect place for you to explore nature and culture. At the Blue Marlin Lodge you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the coral reef...

South Water Caye Marine Reserve

South Water Caye Marine Reserve is the largest marine reserve in the Stann Creek district of Belize and covers 47,702 hectares (117,870 acres) of mangrove and coastal ecosystems. The site was established in 1996 by the Government of Belize because of its importance to the Belize Barrier Reef System. bird...

Scuba Diving in Belize

Scuba diving in Belize is a unique experience. With the longest Barrier Reef in the western hemisphere and second longest in the world, Belize is consider a top scuba diving destination. It also boasts three of the four true atolls in the hemisphere which are, Lighthouse Reef, Turneffe Islands and...