Aeromexico Announces Non-Stop Flights to Belize

15 Aug: Aeromexico Announces Non-Stop Flights to Belize

Aeromexico, the flag carrier of Mexico and one of the largest airlines in the world, has just announced that it will begin flying to Belize beginning on November 17, 2018. This announcement marks the first time ever that a Mexican airline will be offering non-stop service to Belize. Throughout the 2017/18 winter season until April 28, 2019, Aeromexico will be flying twice a week from…

Visit Placencia Belize

09 Aug: 5 Reasons to Visit Placencia Belize Now

Located in southern Belize and often referred to as “the island you can drive to,” the Placencia Peninsula is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. If you’re planning a vacation to Belize, here are five great reasons why you should definitely visit Placencia: 1 – The Amazing Placencia Village With just 1,500 inhabitants, you may be surprised to learn that Placencia Village…

Placencia Belize Restaurant & Bar

08 Aug: The Perfect Placencia Restaurant For Harvest Caye Visitors

Are you an NCL cruise ship passenger heading to Belize? If so, your port of call will be Harvest Caye, a small island located just off the coast of mainland Belize. If you’re ready to try some delicious, authentic Belizean cuisine, there’s simply no better restaurant than the Quarterdeck Restaurant and Bar located in Placencia. Placencia is not an island, but it certainly feels like…

Laru Beya

01 Aug: Laru Beya Enters the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

For the first time ever, Laru Beya Resort located in Placencia in southern Belize has been chosen as a winner in the 2018 TripAdvisor Hall of Fame. This distinction awarded by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest website for travel information and reviews, is in recognition of Laru Beya having received their Certificate of Excellence for the past five years in a row. “Since receiving our first…

Celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day in Belize

01 Aug: Celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day in Belize

The Garinuga people are a unique component of the cultural melting pot that is Belize. Often described as the Garifuna (technically Garifuna is the adjective form of Garinuga), this unique culture was born more than 400 years ago when imported slaves intermarried with local Carib and Arawak peoples on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. In 1802, after being harried by British forces, the Garifuna…

September in Belize

27 Jul: September in Belize

September is the perfect time to visit Belize as the entire month is one big patriotic celebration that culminates on September 21 when Belizeans commemorate gaining independence from Great Britain in 1981. On Independence Day, cities, towns, and villages across the nation hold parades featuring marchers, bands, and floats. The nationalistic colors of red, white and blue can also be seen throughout the country as…

belize barrier reef

21 May: 6 Belize Barrier Reef Facts Every Scuba Diver Should Know

First brought to the world’s attention by the famed French marine biologist Jacques Cousteau in 1971, the Belize Barrier Reef has become one of the world’s most popular destinations for scuba diving thanks to its rich eco-system thriving with an abundance of marine flora and fauna. Here are 6 Belize Barrier Reef Facts that every scuba diver should know: The reef is actually several reefs…

Flora and Fauna in Belize

27 Apr: Flora and Fauna in Belize

Abundant rainfall, balmy temperatures, and huge swathes of pristine land make Belize one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. More than 4,000 different native flowering plants can be found in Belize as well as more than 700 different species of trees and other flora. Scientists have only just begun to catalog all of the different plants in the country, a difficult task as…

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01 Feb: Unplug and Relax in Belize on Your Spring Break

If you’re looking to unplug, unwind, and relax on your spring break, Belize is a country that truly offers everything. Just a two-hour flight from Miami or Houston and three hours from Atlanta, Belize is truly a world away. Here are some fun activities you can enjoy during your spring break: River Tubing and Chocolate After a short hike, you board an inner tube and…