Placencia Belize Activities

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…

Belize Wildlife

Belize Wildlife (And Where to Find Them)

Whether you can still recall your mom or dad reading to you aloud from the classic Maurice Sendak-illustrated and written book, Where the Wild Things Are – or you’ve just read it to your grandkids, you already know that this book remains a generational favorite. Why do kids love it so much? Because they identify with shy, misunderstood Max who escapes to an island where…

Best Snorkeling in Placencia Belize

Where to Find the Best Snorkeling in Belize? Placencia Of Course

If you believe that the sport of snorkeling wasn’t “invented” until recently, you’re in for a surprise. The idea took root around 350 BC when philosopher Aristotle observed an elephant submerged in water that used its trunk to breathe. It’s a fanciful supposition and one that can’t be proven, but evidence exists that rudimentary helmets attached to reed tubes were common in the 15th century,…

Fun Family Friendly Tours in Belize

Family Fun: 7 Best Things to Do in Placencia Belize

  It’s not easy entertaining kids these days. Competition is fierce. From YouTube videos and kid-focused websites to TV series that rely upon animation to keep youngsters focused on the action, it can take a dramatic pronouncement to get kids to look up from their screens. Try this one on for size: “How would you like to take a vacation that’s filled with so many child-friendly…

Belize Ecotourism

7 Benefits of a Belize Ecotourism Experience

Where to start your Belize journey? On the Placencia peninsula, where ocean and lagoon coasts offer a true education in marine ecology. In terms of location, visitors couldn’t find a more eco-friendly place to stay than Laru Beya Resort where you can count on these 7 ecotourism benefits. 1. Sojourn at a location dedicated to the preservation of a vast array of life forms. From…

Belize Adventure Vacations

Best Adventure Vacation of the Year. You’ll Want Photos!

The year may have just begun, but for those who know that the secret to having the best adventure vacation ever is planning, planning, planning, start now to sort out a super 2022 getaway. If you track trends, you know that there’s been a recent resurgence of SLR camera popularity, say editors at the New York Times. Perhaps the time has come to dig out…

Placencia Belize vacation

Find Pure Relaxation in Placencia Belize

According to wellness experts at the Mayo Clinic, pure relaxation benefits your mind and body so many ways, you may not need an excuse to pursue it more often! The moment you begin relaxing, these benefits flow your way: Your heart rate slows Blood pressure drops Your breathing rate settles down Improved digestion begins Blood sugar levels return to normal Hormone-induced stress attacks stop You’ll…

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….

Adventures in Belize

Adventures in Placencia Belize: White Sandy Beaches, Ancient Maya Cities and Pristine Nature Parks

When a nation’s footprint is less than 9,000 square miles, expectations surrounding the number of adventures one can enjoy during a visit are best kept low. After all, Vermont is approximately the same size as Belize and once you check out historic sites remaining from the nation’s settlement, hiking trails and ski resorts, attractions available to tourists are somewhat limited. Within approximately the same area,…