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Celebrate Garifuna Settlement Day 2023

Every nation celebrates ethnic holidays to recognize the importance of their unique cultural heritages, but in Belize, Garifuna Settlement Day on November 19th is so important, it lasts an entire week! One of the most homogeneous societies in Central America, Belize has become the proud homeland of myriad cultures, but few are as colorful and friendly as the Garifuna people whose roots stretch back to…

Planning the Perfect Group Vacation in Belize

How to Make Your Group’s Belize Vacation “A Perfect 10”!

When was the first time you heard someone describe a performance as a “perfect 10”? It’s the ultimate compliment for skating and gymnastics competitors, and those who recall classic films are likely to remember 10 as the criteria British actor Dudley Moore used to describe the woman of his dream in the movie, “10.” Did you know that 10 is an ideal number of people…

Belize Fishing Tournament

Fish. Eat Lobster. Play in the Surf. This Belize Fishing Tourney Has it All!

In honor of Placencia’s proud history as a vibrant fishing village, for the 8th year in a row, a fun fishing tournament will be held when the 2023 Placencia Lobsterfest takes place between July 14th and July 16th. Which day is most important? Saturday the 15th. That’s the day avid fishing fans will show up to compete, and you’re welcome to come up with any…

Belize Honeymoon Destination

Honeymooners Can Have it All at This Belize Resort!

According to the Pew Research Center, it’s gotten harder to forge romantic relationships over the past decade, and this is equal opportunity reportage. Men are as troubled as women about the process of finding “the one,” so couples who are lucky enough to find a forever commitment deserve to have it all on a honeymoon. And so do you. The place to have it all…

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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:

Belize Father's Day Trip

Give Dad the Father’s Day Getaway He’ll Never Forget

Because today’s offspring tend to have a more sentimental attachment to Mother’s Day, it can be easy to let that third Sunday in June slip by with a last-minute card, but your dad deserves more, writes Catherine Boeckmann for The Farmer’s Almanac. While first recognized by Richard Nixon’s administration, the tale behind the origins of Father’s Day is much more intriguing.  While the declaration of…

Belize adventure holidays

Are You Up for Some Belize Adventures During the Holidays?

Scientists are fascinated with the reasons people love adventure vacations and some of the best results of their research are encapsulated by Candice Gaukel Andrews writing for the Good Nature Travel Blog. You could be taken aback when you read some of the perks her research unearthed about the benefits of adventure travel: 1. Getting dusty and dirty on adventures strengthens the immune system. 2….

Award Winning Belize Resort

Breaking News: Laru Beya Resort Wins Travelers Choice Award

How does it feel to stay at a resort that has been designated among the top 10% of listings on the highly-trusted TripAdvisor website? Awesome, say the 1,100 travelers who have taken the time to give Laru Beya Resort, a premium sanctuary along Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, glowing reviews!  But don’t take our word for the resort that has generated this many high ratings; check out…

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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…