Belize Archive

Why Vogue, GQ, and the New York Times Have “Discovered” Placencia

Have we reached the tipping point in Placencia, Belize? You’ve seen this trajectory before: a place is completely unknown, then is discovered by a few pioneers who move there, then word of mouth and a few travel articles bring more and more visitors each year. Better hotels go up, including one or two luxury ones, [&hellip

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Build Some Family Adventure Memories in Belize

Do you know of a place where your family can go cave tubing, barrier reef snorkeling, jungle trekking with howler monkeys, lagoon kayaking, and Mayan pyramid exploring, all while staying at one resort?  Well this place is just over two hours from southern U.S. airports, in the small Central American country of Belize. Here in [&hellip

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Luxury Villa, Hotel Services at Chabil Mar in Belize

There are plenty of places to rent a luxury villa in Belize, but this new Chabil Mar one on the beach in Placencia offers access to pools, a bar, restaurant, and staff services. While Ambergris Caye gets the biggest chunk of the vacation visitors to Belize, Placencia is where the action is in terms of [&hellip

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8 Latin AmericanTravel Destinations Where It’s Always Warm

As I write this there are ice storms blanketing the midwest USA and some parts of the Rockies have gotten a meter of snow. An NFL football championship game this past weekend had to be moved back to allow times to clear the roads. If you’re feeling down from the cold and gray and dreaming [&hellip

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Hitting the Best Beaches and the Reef in Belize

Want to hit the best Belize beaches instead of coming up short? Check out our new tour story from Belize here. Belize is known as a great diving and snorkeling spot, but many people go to Ambergris Caye on vacation and are disappointed by the beach scene. Or more accurately, the absence of a beach [&hellip

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Take a Tour of Hopkins Bay Resort in Belize

At Hopkins Bay Resort in Belize, you get your beautiful stretch of beach with lounge chairs and two swimming pools, but you also get to be in a real town instead of a place filled with other tourists. The town of Hopkins is a Garifuna settlement with a few hotels, rather than a hotel settlement [&hellip

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