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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…

Get Ready for the 2017 Placencia Lobsterfest!

Be sure to save the date as the 18th annual Placencia Lobsterfest will take place from June 23-25, 2017. This popular three-day festival coincides with the opening of fishing season, and no place in Belize does lobster better than the Placencia Peninsula. A narrow strip of land measuring 16 miles from north to south, the Placencia Peninsula is famous for its golden sands and gorgeous views…

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Spend a Warm Valentine’s Holiday in Belize

One of the most romantic places to enjoy an intimate holiday in Belize is the lovely Placencia Peninsula. Located in the southeastern part of the country, Placencia is 16 miles of golden sands with an unforgettable view of the Caribbean. Famous for its “barefoot ready” motto and relaxed pace of life, Placencia is the perfect place to stroll hand in hand along the beach, enjoy…

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Plan the perfect beach wedding in Belize in 2017

With golden beaches and lovely views of the Caribbean, it’s no wonder that Belize is widely considered to be one of the most romantic places on Earth. Lush gardens, pristine rainforests, and endless expanses of white sands make the perfect backdrop for a dream beach wedding. On the map, Belize is located just a few miles south of Mexico, but with all major airlines offering…

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Book Now & Save on a Laru Beya Vacation in January

With plenty of warm sunshine and wonderful weather, January is a great time to visit Belize. The resort of Laru Beya on the Placencia Peninsula is now offering a special offer. For every five nights booked at the resort in January, guests will receive one night free. This offer is valid for all of the rooms at the resort but you’ll have to act before…

Spend New Years in Belize & Take Advantage of Laru Beya’s Travel Special

Escape the frozen winds of winter and enjoy ringing in the New Year in grand style during a fabulous vacation to Belize. Take pleasure in plenty of fireworks, food, fun, and festivities when you visit Belize in December and January. Escape to sunny paradise, Laru Beya luxe beachfront retreat featuring turquoise ocean , sandy beach, infinity pool, restaurant and daily outdoor activities. Anyone who stay…