Belize is synonymous with the coconut palm and this beautiful and useful tree is captured in many images of this Caribbean destination. Coconut plays an important role in everyday life in Belize and coconut production contributes significantly to the national economy.
June is an important month in Belize for festivals. It also marks the start of the lobster harvesting season which happens each year on June 15th. The harvesting of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster is only allowed from June 15 to February 14.