Punta Gorda is the southernmost sizable town in the nation, with a population of about 5,000 people. Although the town bears a Spanish name, its inhabitants are mostly Kriol/English-speaking, and are primarily of Garifuna, East Indian, Kriol, and Maya descent.
Population: about 5,800
(about 5hours: from Belize city)
Flight( about 1hour and more)
Most popular places in Punta Gorda
Nim Li Punit Mayan Archeological Site
Nim Li Punit is sometimes known as Big Hat or Top Hat; the name is Kekchi Maya language for “Big Hat”, referring to the large elaborate head-dress on a stela sculpture found on site depicting one of the site’s ancient kings.
Lubaantun Mayan Archeological Site
Lubaantun, which means “place of the fallen stones”, is a modern name for the site that No one knows its ancient Mayan name, it is famous for discovery crystal skull.
Mercadillo del Agricultor de Punta Gorda
A building at the market houses the fish market where local fishermen offer their catch of the day daily in the mornings. For a small fee, a lady will clean your fish for you.
FAJINA Craft Center
The Fajina Craft Center has opened for the marketing of baskets, clay pots, bracelets made out of threads, beads, embroidery, clay earrings, and other crafts made by the women’s groups in the villages. The Fajina center is funded by donor agencies.
Restaurants and Bars in Punta Gorda
Marian’s Bayview Restaurant（Belizean, India）
East Indian & Belizen food. Ocean front view is cool. Mon〜Sun 12:00 ‐ 14:00 – 18:00 ‐ 22:00／Sun 12:00 ‐ 14:00 – 18:00 ‐ 21:00