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Belize flights

Belize is located on the Caribbean coast of Central America just south of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Currently, all international flights to Belize land at the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE). The airport is located in Ladyville, approximately nine miles north of Belize City, but is commonly referred to as the Belize City international airport. North American cities with direct connections to Belize: Atlanta…

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The Best Place To Stay in Placencia, Belize

Located on a pristine stretch of golden sands on the beautiful Placencia Peninsula, many travelers believe that the Laru Beya Resort is the best place to stay in Belize. Indeed, Laru Beya was recently inducted into TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame due to the positive feedback left by many satisfied guests. With 16 miles of sandy beaches, the Placencia Peninsula on the Caribbean coast of southeastern…

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Celebrate Thanksgiving in Belize

More and more people from North America are choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving in Belize due to the combination of warm weather, delicious foods, and lots of exciting adventures to enjoy quality time together. With Air Canada and WestJet now offering direct flights to Belize from Canada and US airlines like Southwest, United, American Airlines, and Delta competing with inexpensive airfare, it is now more affordable…

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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…

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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…

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Belize: The Ultimate Wintertime Warm-up Destination

If you’ve been casting about for a fantastic vacation destination that is guaranteed to have warm weather in the wintertime, you can’t find a balmier place than the lovely Caribbean nation of Belize.  While people are busy shoveling out from blizzards across the east coast and Midwest, the lucky folks in Belize are wearing T-shirts and shorts and enjoying exciting activities like kayaking, hiking, snorkeling,…

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Belize, the Most Romantic Summer Destination

Belize is rapidly becoming one of the top destinations for honeymooners and couples wanting to enjoy a romantic getaway vacation. Located just a few hours flying time from major cities across the United States, Belize is a tropical wonderland of offshore islands, white sand beaches, mysterious ancient cities, pristine jungles, and a rainbow of colorful birds and exotic wildlife. If you’re considering where to enjoy…

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Belize is hosting a massive “Chocolate Festival” This May

One of the most exciting festivals on the Belizean calendar is the yearly Chocolate Festival. From ‪May 19-21, 2017, visitors can explore a dazzling array of chocolate and chocolate-based goodies, including unusual items like chocolate beer and chocolate soap. The Chocolate Festival takes place in and around the town of Punta Gorda in Belize’s Toledo District, an area that has been growing cacao and producing delicious…