Laru Beya Earns Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for the Fifth Time

Situated along the beautiful Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize, Laru Beya Beach Resort has earned for the fifth time, the Certficate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. “On behalf of all of us at TripAdvisor, I’m very pleased to welcome Laru Beya Resort & Villas to the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. This unique accolade is granted only to those businesses that have won the Certificate…

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Celebrating Belizean Chocolate and Toledo Culture

On May 22 to 24, 2015, Toledo District will celebrate the Chocolate Festival of Belize, a unique event that showcases traditional and modern chocolate making procedures, chocolate inspired dishes and beverages, along with enticing cultural entertainment. Known as the unspoiled district in Belize, Toledo is a destination that features lush jungles, Maya temples, waterfalls, caves and offers excellent offshore cayes for superb snorkeling, scuba diving and…

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Flights to Belize from Houston can now be booked on Southwest.com

Southwest Airlines held a press conference in Houston on Wednesday, May 13 2015 where the CEO of the airlines, Garry Kelly announced that daily and direct flights to Belize from Houston will begin on October 15th and tickets can now be purchased on the airline’s website at www.southwest.com. Kelly was joined by the Mayor of Houston, Annise Parker along with a delegation from Belize who…

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Placencia Lobster Festival 2015

The dates for the Placencia Lobster Fest have been set from June 19th – 21st 2015. The event offers a wealth of great entertainment and activities and is the ultimate foodie-haven festival in Belize with tons of local flavors sizzling to perfection. Placencia offers golden beaches and a warm “village type” atmosphere that will add to your vacation experience while you enjoy your delicious lobster…

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9 Reasons To Head To Belize For Your Next Vacation Getaway

For non-stateside beach getaways, most Americans typically go with the usual options — Mexico, the Caribbean or one of the Hawaiian islands. But what if you wanted all the trappings of a faraway beach vacation, just with less tourists? Then you’ve got to head to Belize. Belize is way less crowded than most vacation hotspots, but still has everything a tourist could want — snorkeling,…

BEST RESTAURANTS IN PLACENCIA BELIZE

The Quarter Deck is Best Restaurant in Placencia, Belize

The Quarter Deck Restaurant and Bar is located in Placencia Village, Belize at Laru Beya Beach Resort. This resort is one of the high-end resorts that are located in Placencia Village and the resort features only the highest quality amenities available. One of the best points about The Quarter Deck Restaurant And Bar is that not only the local residents of Laru Beya are fond…

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The Top Things to See and Do in Placencia

Nomadic Matt, the travel blogger who operates http://www.nomadicmatt.com/ considers the following tours and activities the top things to see and do in Placencia: Go sailing – Sailing is an incredible way to see Placencia Village, with boats and catamarans going on day trips to the islands on the reef and further afield to the Honduran and Guatemalan Bay Islands. For something a little different, take…