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Fall in Love All Over Again at Laru Beya in Placencia Belize

Family therapists Sally and John Connolly know a thing or two about the benefits of leaving familiar surroundings behind and taking romantic vacations to keep their relationship healthy and happy. In fact, Sally likes to quote Dr. John Gottman, the University of Washington researcher, whose focus is on relationships: “It is easy to find things to like [about each other] while on a vacation,” even…

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Placencia: It’s un-BELIZE-able

  Located in Belize’s southeastern Stann Creek District, the Placencia Peninsula measures about a mile wide and 16 miles north to south with beautiful beaches along the Caribbean Sea on the eastern side and a mangrove-lined lagoon, an angler’s paradise, on the western side. Just a quick drive or few minutes’ flying time from Belize City, Placencia has become one of the most popular visitor…

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Top Tourist Attractions in Placencia Belize

Located in Southern Belize, the peninsula of Placencia has some of the country’s most beautiful and spectacular beaches and these together with a vast array of inexpensive and comfortable accommodations make it an ideal vacation destination. Placencia Village is also a perfect base to explore many of the top attractions in southern Belize. Below we have compiled the best tours you must do while vacationing in Placencia:

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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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Visit Belize in 2019 Says Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet, one of the largest publishers of travel guides in the world, has just published their list of the top 10 countries to visit in 2019 which includes Belize. Noted for its gorgeous offshore islands (called “cayes” locally) and pristine rainforests, Belize was recommended by Lonely Planet for being relatively “untouristed” and having a government firmly committed to protecting and preserving the natural environment….

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Belizean Food – Typical and Traditional Things to Try

One of the most popular attractions of visiting Belize is the opportunity to sample the delicious range of food available from restaurants, cafes, and roadside stalls. With a rich cultural heritage, Belizean cuisine features the very best of Caribbean, British, Asian, and Mexican flavors to achieve delicious flavors suitable for every palate. While some international visitors prefer the comforts of familiar food, below are some…

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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…