Belize Archive

New Ambergris Caye Review – Las Terazzas

One of the most popular sections of our site is the luxury hotels in Belize section and it’s easy to see why. English-speaking Belize is a short hop by plane and offers better deals and diving than most of the Caribbean – but with the same warm and beautiful waters. Most of the resorts there [...]

Mid-March Getaway Pics

Next week I’ll be relaxing with my family on Spring Break. This has been a relatively mild winter in the U.S. and parts of Canada, but I’m sure lots of people are dreaming of warm and sunny places by the water. Here are a few pictures to ponder as we head into the weekend. Click [...]

Name Changes at Some Top Hotels

It’s hard to keep up with all the name changes at hotels across a region, even when you’re covering the industry on a regular basis. So in case you had your eye on any of these for a future booking, here’s a heads up that they’ve put up a new sign on the entrance. The [...]

Belize Battles the Side Effects of Cruise Ships

How many cruise line passengers think about the impact they’re having in the places where they alight for a day or less? You can forgive them if it’s not on their radar—the executives running those cruise lines don’t seem too concerned either. When dealing with a small and fragile country like Belize, the result can [...]

How Much Does It Cost to Retire in Latin America?

Although luxury real estate is by nature expensive in any country, there can be a huge variance from place to place. I had a bizarre juxtaposition illustration of this a couple weeks ago when I watched two House Hunters International shows back to back. In the first, a couple was looking for a beachfront home [...]