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Event Planner's Guide to Corozal District

Corozal may not be the first choice for business tourism, but its allure is gradually gaining recognition among international expats and event planners. The district’s appealing low costs, hospitable locals, tranquil ambiance, and captivating coastline turn Corozal into a hidden gem worth exploring.

About Corozal District

Corozal is situated in the northernmost part of Belize, bordering the Orange Walk district to the south and Mexico to the northwest. It is the third most populated district in Belize.

The district capital, Corozal Town, is a laid-back port on the Chetumal Bay in the Caribbean Sea, with a population of approximately 10,000. The town boasts well-maintained parks, a museum, restaurants, and captivating sea views of the vibrant green turquoise water. Other charming villages suitable for Corozal events, meetings, and conferences include Sarteneja, Orchid Bay, and the Cerros Peninsula.

Corozal District experiences less rainfall than the southern region of Belize. If you’re seeking a picturesque and budget-friendly location to host corporate events, Corozal is the ideal destination.

Event Venues and Hotels in Corozal

  • In the Corozal District, several family-run hotels cater to business events, with most venues concentrated in Corozal Town. Only a couple of small villages along the coast offer additional options. Here are some of the most business-friendly hotels in Corozal:

    • Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Corozal Town (Features one meeting room and one business center)
    • Hotel Maya, Corozal Town (Offers two meeting rooms)
    • Tony’s Inn & Beach Resort, Corozal Town (Provides one meeting room)
    • Tilt-Ta-Dock Resort, Corozal Town
    • Casablanca Hotel By The Sea, Consejo (Includes one meeting room)
    • Crimson Orchid Inn, Orchid Bay

Internet in Corozal District

In Corozal District, internet connectivity is readily accessible, with satellite, fiber optic, and 4G services covering most areas. Hotels and reputable restaurants typically provide high-speed Wi-Fi for guests’ convenience. Corozal Town offers free Wi-Fi hotspots, albeit with limited daily usage. However, in remote regions, internet access may encounter occasional interruptions.

Corporate Entertainment in Corozal District

  • In Corozal, the laid-back rural lifestyle offers business tourists the opportunity to unwind with relaxing activities beyond the meeting room. The area is renowned for its incredible and untouched natural surroundings, offering a host of exciting things to see and do:

    • Explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Cerros and Santa Rita.
    • Go on hiking and birdwatching adventures in Shipstern Nature Reserve.
    • Enjoy snorkeling and kayaking in the bay.
    • Experience some of the world’s best fishing opportunities.
    • Dive into scuba diving adventures off the shores of Ambergris Caye.
    • Take boat tours guided by locals.
    • Try your hand at the Cerros Maya Disc Golf Course.
    • Take a day trip to the nearby city of Chetumal in Mexico.

Dining in Corozal

In Corozal District, dining is a delightful experience featuring dishes crafted from fresh, locally sourced produce and seafood. Treat your delegates to a delicious dinner at one of the area’s casual restaurants. Here are a few top-rated establishments:

  • Corozo Blue’s Restaurant (Serving Belizean, Turkish, and international cuisine)
  • RD’s Diner (Offering Caribbean, Creole, and Cajun dishes)
  • June’s Kitchen (Specializing in International and Caribbean fare)
  • Blackbeard’s (Featuring Italian and Mexican cuisine)

Traveling to Corozal District

By Road

You can reach Corozal District by coach, taxi, hire car, ferry, or plane. Corozal Town is located nine miles from Chetumal at the Mexican border and 90 miles from Belize City.

Corozal Airport

It is a small airport with passenger flights from Maya Island Air and Tropic Air. Maya Island Air offers flights to and from various destinations, including Belize City International, Dangriga, Placencia, Punta Gorda, and several islands. Tropic Air provides flights to and from San Pedro.

Phillip SW Goldson International Airport

International and domestic flights operate from Phillip SW Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Ladyville, near Belize City, with shuttle bus services available between the airport and Belize City. 

Traveling from Belize City to Corozal

You can travel by hire car, bus, or ferry. Driving via Orange Walk is the cheapest option, covering 78 miles in under 2 hours. Alternatively, the ferry journey takes around 4 hours and 20 minutes via Caye Caulker.

Traveling around the Corozal District

The most economical way to travel is by bus. You can explore the mainland villages in the Corozal District. Traveling by ferry, water taxi, or private car may be more cost-effective and comfortable for large groups.

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