Is a Private Island Belize Vacation Right for You?

Do you love taking vacations where there is no shortage of kids to keep you entertained—and where you don’t mind waiting for the pool to clear out so you can get in your laps? How about a destination that appeals to your desire for meeting as many new people as possible during each holiday getaway? […]

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Coco Plum Island Resort Deserves Your 2024 Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Awards Vote

If you’ve had the pleasure of vacationing at Belize’s Coco Plum Island Resort, you know how fabulous it feels to sequester within the confines of a romantic oceanfront cabana so close to Caribbean waters that the constant rhythm of waves and breezes is enough to transport you to a state of bliss. Privacy is the […]

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How To Make Your Belize Island Vacation Twice As Nice

There’s no denying contemporary society’s ongoing desire for value – especially when it comes to getting twice as much of anything – whether that bounty comes from a two-for-one deal, BOGO (buy one get one free) offer, or a bonus for making one choice over another. Can island vacations be twice as nice as other […]

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Say ‘I Do’ in Paradise: Your Dream Belize Island Wedding

If you are planning a wedding and think offbeat suggestions for venues you’ve run into have been weird thus far, the latest in quirky news may amuse you: “Empty office buildings in the D.C. area are hoping to find new life as wedding venues,” writes journalist Anna Spiegel. She interviewed a developer in the District […]

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Got the Blues? Banish Them On This Lush Private Island Belize Resort

You don’t have to explore the English language at length to realize that the lexicon can be confusing. Consider the phrase, “I’m feeling blue.” Color theorists say that blue shouldn’t describe a bad mood since this hue has a positive, soothing impact on mind and body. Blue triggers tranquility, calmness, and serenity in the brain […]

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Treat Yourself to a Tax Season Caribbean Getaway That Benjamin Franklin Would Approve!

The National Constitution Center is a great place to visit given the importance of the document that founded the United States of America. But in addition to its mission to educate and inform the public, there are plenty of laughs to be had thanks to the founding fathers who often used humor to gain consensus […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scuba Diving in Belize

Is 2024 the year you finally make good on your promise to learn to scuba dive? Good for you. To get started, you’ll want to know that while the capitalized name of this popular aquatic sport is SCUBA (an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus), it’s perfectly acceptable to use lowercase letters, according to many […]

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The Ultimate Castaway Experience: Embrace Island Life in Belize

Actor Tom Hanks, cast as the FedEx executive in the award-winning movie Castaway, was required to grow a beard, tone his body, and get up close and personal with a volleyball he named Wilson during the two-plus hour production that inspired movie goers in 2001. As the sole survivor of a plane crash, he was […]

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This Belize Island Vacation Offers You Sustainability and Laid-Back Luxury

Few travel resources are as trustworthy as Frommer’s, so when the publication chose Belize as an editorial focus on sustainable travel, plenty of tourists took notice. What is sustainable travel? “Sustainable tourism is conscientious travel,” say, editors, where the environment is prioritized, and host communities are highly respected. Also called ecotourism and ethical tourism, this […]

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Island-Fresh Flavors: Gourmet Dining at Belize’s Coco Plum Resort

The University of South Florida’s culinary programs recognize a thriving travel trend when they see it, and if you consider yourself a gourmand, you may not even realize that you’re participating in a delicious type of travel. Food tourism is hot! Not only do folks who love to sample the cuisines of other nations benefit […]

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