Aventura Archaological Site
Corozal District, Belize
Most Corozaleños probably think of Aventura as that mound visible to the right as you leave San Joaquin heading south toward Libertad. But for a large part of our history, it was a thriving city, encompassing most of what is now San Joaquin, and more.
An archaeological team from Northwestern University near Chicago has been working on the site for several years now, mostly in the summers. So far, very little information has been published, but the preliminary results are exciting.
Here’s where the site is located: