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    Belize’s Laru Beya friends’ Getaway: So Doable, You’ll Want to Book Now!

    An April 29th edition of the Axios newsletter included a statistic that’s hard to believe, but it came from a study conducted by the Center for American Progress. It seems the “average household wealth for those under 40 in the U.S. is up 49% from its pre-pandemic level,” writes Emily Peck. Millennials (ages 27-43) haven’t seen this much growth since 1989 when the Federal Reserve…

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    How to Spend a 4-Day Vacation in Belize This Summer

    One of the most talked about new trends is the 4-day work week that’s becoming commonplace in the U.S. Four-day work weeks are also creating a new vacation niche for people with shorter work weeks. This emerging trend has spurred Laru Beya Resort on Belize’s Placencia peninsula to promote a 4-day getaway that is equally beneficial because short, intermittent getaways accomplish so many goals: Go…

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    Experience the Magic of Placencia in 4 Fun-Packed Days

    “If I only have four days off, I’m not spending two of those in the air,” said one travel study participant when asked the question: Exactly how long should a trip be for that stress to be “worth it”? Scientists at the Academy of Finland discovered that between three and six days away is ideal. Choose a destination that doesn’t come with an exhausting flight…

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    Help Laru Beya Resort Win Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Award For 2024

    Kindly note: Voting has closed for the 2024 awards, thanks to all who voted for us! You’re not imagining things if it seems as though everyone on the planet is being asked to participate in elections this year. According to Time magazine reporters, 2024 is slated to set new records globally, as “more voters than ever in history will head to the polls as at…

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    Howler Monkeys & Wildlife Adventures on Belize’s Monkey River

    If you’re so wild about primates, you rarely check out bears, giraffes, and big cats when visiting zoos, there’s a biological reason for the attraction: Apes are so much like us, we identify with some of their characteristics. Whether you’re enthralled with chimps, orangutans, gorillas, or other species members, you’ll notice that their mannerisms are identical to ours, and like people, they maintain intense relationships…

    5 Best Places to Visit in Belize This Summer

    5 Best Places to Visit in Belize This Summer

    If you’re heading to Belize this summer, we’ve got 5 recommendations for “can’t miss” spots guaranteed to delight and impress based on endless recommendations from tourists who are not shy about expressing their opinions. You’ll likely join this universe – even if you don’t get to every one! 1. The Belize Barrier Reef. Astronauts spot it from the stratosphere but seeing it up close can…

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    Invite the Entire Family to a Multi-generational Vacation in Belize

    No matter the ages of your family members, they’re likely familiar with today’s buzziest acronyms. Your teens probably experience FOMO (fear of missing out) regularly, and thrifty grandparents know the value of BOGO (buy one, get one free) when they shop. Let them all know that there’s a new acronym on the scene: JOMO (the joy of missing out). Writes Richard Sima for The Washington…

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    From Fishing Village To Beach Mecca: Dream Big in Placencia Belize

    From England to Portugal, and from U.S. southern towns to exotic Asian ports, fishing villages have morphed into tourist destinations for very compelling reasons: They’re charming, nostalgic, and retain a “taste of yesterday” when life was decidedly more laid-back. If you don’t have time to fly around the world to visit one, you’ll find that Belize is home to one of the most charming examples…

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    Could You Use a Dose of Belize Beach Bliss? Find it at This Caribbean Haven

    Be honest: Could you use a major dose of beach therapy, but your doctor can’t prescribe it? Don’t fret. You can always self-diagnose your need for a Caribbean getaway because you likely know that no medication made by the pharma industry could possibly substitute for this kind of therapy. What happens from the moment we dip our toes into the sand? Our mood changes and…

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    Placencia Belize: More than Beautiful Beaches

    When Nature, the official magazine of the non-profit Nature Conservancy, sent writers and photographers to Belize to check out an initiative to bring the nation’s total amount of protected lands to nearly 40%, the result of their trip was impressive. The magazine devoted nine pages to the feature story, treating readers to gorgeous photography and notable details about efforts to protect and ensure The Belize…