Belize

Nothing is quite as magical as the warm embrace of your true love. Add in one of the most alluring places on earth and you have a vacation worth boasting. Belize’s azure sea, sand beaches, lush jungle, mystic Maya temples, tropical weather and affordable luxuries make it the perfect place to get away with your loved one.

 5 Romantic Activities

  • Waterfall dining
  • Deserted island snorkeling
  • Couple kayaking
  • Island star gazing
  • Holding hands under the sea

 

 

Following are the three most popular areas:

San Pedro - La Isla Bonita
Island myth holds that Madonna's hit song "La Isla Bonita" was inspired by a visit to Ambergris Caye.  The lyrics: "Tropical the island breeze, all of nature wild and free...this is where I long to be" is a natural association with this idyllic setting.

San Predro is the perfect trifecta of sea, sun and fun.  Measuring twenty-five miles long and just over a mile wid, Ambergris Caye is the largest of Belize's two hundred offshore islands.  With the barrier reef less than a half mile away, San Pedro is a prime fishing, diving and water sports destination.  Bust beyond incredible natural beauty, what really makes this island special is its authentic sharm and relaxing atmosphere...a place to take off your shoes and make yourself at home.


Cayo - Where Culture Meets Nature
Heart pounding adventure. Breathtaking beauty.  Awe-inspiring history.  Distinctive cultures.  All these things are Belize...and all these things are the Cayo District.

Cayo is the eco-tourism capital of the country.  Romantic visitors can explore the mysteries of the Maya, raft down her scenic rivers, bask in the sun beside cascading waterfalls, bike pine forested mountain trails, zipline through the rainforest canopy, cave tubing, horseback ride through untamed jungle, get up close and personal with the wildlife and befriend the district's most precious resource: her people.

Reach as high as Caana at Caracol, still Belize' tallest man-made structure, or go as deep as the inner sanctum at Actun Tunichil Muknal...your Cayo experience is sure to exceed your expectations.


Placencia - Barefoot Perfect
The Caribbean Sea caresses miles of secluded beach on the Placencia Peninsula.  When the warm brown sugar-like sand gets between your toes, it feels like nature's own spa treatment

Thirty years, ago, Placencia was a quiet fishing village with a narrow meandering sidewalk that served as its main-and only-street.  Today this burgeoning destination retains its traditional charm (and sidewalk) while offering first class amenities and activities.

Few docks jut out from the shore, leaving uninterrupted views of the Caribbean and unimpeded routes for walking.  Scores of islands off the Placencia coast make for exotic day trips or romantic overnights.  For more leisurely island hopping, climb aboard a luxury catamaran, complete with captain and catering staff.

Those seeking inland adventure take the new Placencia Road to the country's most towering rainforests and their seldom visited rivers, pools and waterfalls.  In Placencia, no one remains a stranger very long.  From your first barefoot step in the sand you are a welcome member of the community.

 

Belize offers its visitors a choice of three destinations in one

  • The magnificent beaches and teeming reefs of the Caribbean
  • Lush tropical rainforests of Central America
  • The breath taking temples of the Mundo Maya

 


Climate/Clothing: spaceBelize is hot and humid year round with high temperatures ranging from mid-70’s F in January to mid 90’s in August. Cooling Caribbean breezes bring respite from the sub-tropical climate. Winter lows rarely drop below 60. The wet season extends from June through September, with annual rainfall heavier in the south. Casual clothing that is comfortable, lightweight and loose fitting is recommended, as is strong sunscreen. Sturdy, comfortable shoes with closed heel and toe are a must for hiking. A disposable rain poncho may come in handy during the summer months.


 

The Central American country of Belize packs a big punch for its size. Despite being less than 20,000 km2, its diversity of plants and animals holds global significance. This is partly due to almost 60 per cent of the country being forested – an unusual trait for this region.

The Maya Golden Landscape, in Toledo District in southern Belize, forms one of Central America’s last unbroken stretches of broadleaf forest. The forests extend all the way from the Maya Mountains in the east to the Caribbean Sea, forming a key link in the. Mesoamerican Biological Corridor.



ANCIENT TRADITIONS LIVE ON
Experience the Lifestyle of Belize's Maya People

  1. Maya Chocolate:  Pick the pod; grind the bean; take home chocolate-how sweet is that?  Rumor is the Maya invented Xocoatl (chocolate) and now visitors can travel to modern day Maya communities to particpate in the entire chocolate-making process, as passed down from one generation to the next.
  2. Maya Lifestyle:  A store-bought tortilla will never taste the same after a Maya expert has taught you to make your own.  That's just a taste of the Maya life in the home stay program.  Sleep under a thatched roof, work in the milpa (farm) and learn your way around the fire hearth (maya stove).
  3. Maya Culture:  Between December 21st and 23rd 2012, more thean two hundred and fifty spiritual Leaders of the Mopan, Q'eqchi' and Yuchatec Maya participated in an ancient ceremony to bid goodbye to the old calendar and welcome the new beginning.
  4. Maya Healing:  Retrace the footsteps of renowned Maya traditional healer Don Elijio Panti on the medicinal trails of the Elijio Panti National Park.  His legacy lives on in the reserch that continues on-site.

 


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