Belize Archive

A Maya Morning in Belize at Caracol

By Lydia Carey At 6am the Melodious Blackbird sings me awake. This is the second day that it has served as my Belizean alarm clock. Today it got me up in time to take a tour of the Caracol Maya ruins site, about an hour and half from the Hidden Valley Inn resort down a […]

News of the Month From Latin America – May, 2013

The news out of Latin America is seldom boring. There’s always something going on in this vast region worth talking about. Here are some of the more unusual or noteworthy tidbits from the recent news. Toilet paper shortage in Venezuela It’s one thing to hear about the effects of socialism on a country’s economy, quite […]

10 Most Popular Luxury Tour Stories and Hotel Reviews

A couple times a year I like to highlight which pages of Luxury Latin America travelers are clicking on the most. It changes a lot from one quarter to the next depending on where our readers are headed and who’s in the news (good or bad), and usually it’s a bit surprising who makes it […]

If You’ve Thought About Living in Latin America…

The reason we run luxury real estate round-up articles on this travel site is that many people end up buying where they’ve traveled. Or at least come back and rent long-term. How many times have you heard someone say, “We went there on vacation and just fell in love with the place.” For me, it […]

A Top Hotel in Ambergris Caye – Victoria House

One of the first batches of hotel reviews we posted on Luxury Latin America when we launched half a decade ago was for Ambergris Caye, Belize. This included what many consider the top resort on the island, Victoria House. Hotels evolve, expand, and upgrade over the years and it was time to get a new […]

A Favorite Central American Real Estate Hotspot, in English Even

A bit of trivia for your next cocktail party: what’s the one nation in Central America where English is the official language? That would be Belize, which also happens to be one of the best places in all of Latin America for a foreigner to buy real estate. There are great incentives in place, the […]