Before I look further into the surf spots that will provide some of the best surfing in Honduras and Belize, let’s learn a little more about these countries. Honduras is a Central American country located on the north central part of Central America. Honduras is bordered by three countries: Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. The Caribbean Sea touches its eastern coastline and the Pacific Ocean its southern coastline.
The capital of Honduras is Tegucigalpa and its official language is Spanish. Honduras declared its independence from Spain in 1821. The President of Honduras is Juan Orlando Hernández. According to Indexmundi.com, sixty percent (60%) of Honduras’ population live below the poverty level.
According to Worldometers.com, Honduras is ranked 99 in the World in population, with a population of over eight million. According to Statisticstimes.com, Honduras is ranked 108 in the World in gross domestic product (GDP), which is one of the indicators of the health of a country’s economy.
Belize is a Central American country located on the eastern part of Central America. Belize is bordered by Mexico to its north and Guatemala to its west and south. The Caribbean Sea touches it eastern coastline.
The capital of Belize is Belmopan and its official language is English. Belize declared its independence from the United Kingdom in 1981. The Prime Minister of Belize is Dean Barrow. Belize has a Tropical climate, with dry and wet seasons. The Belize Barrier Reef is the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world.
According to Worldometers.com, Belize is ranked 179 in the World in population, with a population of over three hundred sixty thousand (366,000). According to Statisticstimes.com Statisticstimes.com, Belize is ranked 166 in the World in gross domestic product (GDP), which is one of the indicators of the health of a country’s economy.
Honduras is not known as a surf destination but here is a surf spot in Honduras.
Palma Real is a sand bar with a wave that breaks both left and right, this surf spot is for surfers of all skill levels. Palma Real is located near La Ceiba, which is on the north eastern part of Honduras.
Belize is another Central American country that is not known as a surf destination but here are the surf spots in Belize.
Long Caye is a reef break with a right breaking wave, this is not a surf spot for the beginner but surfers with greater experience. Long Caye is located on a private island owned by Slick Rock, and is on Glover’s reef, you will need to pay to surf this break.
Rocky Point is a reef break with a wave that breaks both left and right, this is a surf spot for surfers of all experience levels. Rocky Point’s location is very difficult to find and requires a boat to travel too, you will need the help of the locals to find this spot.
Tuffy’s is a reef break with a wave that breaks both left and right, this is a surf spot for surfers of all experience levels. Rocky Point’s location is very difficult to find and requires a boat to travel too, you will need the help of the locals to find this spot.
Both Honduras and Belize are Central American countries and their eastern coastlines are touched by the Caribbean Sea. The official language of Honduras is Spanish and official language of Belize is English. Neither Honduras nor Belize are known for their surf spots but if you look hard you can find those spots. The surf spot in Honduras is Palma Real and the surf spots for Belize are: Long Caye, Rocky Point and Tuffy’s.
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