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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Spring Forward to a Romantic Island Escape in Belize

If you’re still feeling the warm glow of Valentine’s Day and don’t want that feeling of euphoria to go away, keep this in mind: Spring is just around the corner and that means love will be in the air. There are biological reasons springtime love is so powerful, and if you’re hopelessly infatuated, you can […]

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Summertime is on the Horizon. Embrace the Great Outdoors in Belize!

Ira Gershwin is perhaps one of the most legendary lyricists America ever produced. He had a bead on the emotional pulse of people of all ages, so when he put pen to paper (there were no computers back in the day!) and drafted lyrics for the song Summertime, listeners not only heard every word but […]

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Start Your 2024 Fall Belize Island Getaway Planning Right Now

Can you begin planning a vacation too early? Not if you’re a smart, savvy traveler, wrote Emma Sparks for the Lonely Planet website. There are too many advantages to giving yourself lots of lead time, especially if your destination is the Caribbean where resort rooms fill fast as North American temperatures dip. When the opportunity […]

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The Best Belize Island For A Blend Of Adventure And Relaxation

What happens to you when you put together such an ambitious list of things to do, it can take forever to recover from so much activity? On the other hand, is it possible to enjoy too much relaxation? Believe it or not, human beings aren’t programmed to be couch potatoes or Indiana Jones-wannabes, so your […]

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Ultimate Friendship Retreat: Your Dream Belize Overwater Villa Awaits

Did you know that traveling with friends can make you happier and healthier? In fact, the older the friendship, the more delightful those getaways can be because, over the years, you’ve built enough trust, familiarity, and affection to share your innermost thoughts and opinions with them. If it’s been too long since your last friend’s […]

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Sojourn at Belize’s Most Breathtaking Adults-Only Resort in 2024

While the effects of the pandemic brought many couples closer together, plenty of them came to admit that too much togetherness made them long for “a different kind of togetherness.” In response to this longing, Wall Street Journal editors investigated the desire for adults-only getaways, and the results of that search gleaned surprising results. Reporters […]

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