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 Barrier Reef Snorkeling

Belize’s Barrier Reef, One of the Best Snorkel Spots in the World

According to the psychologist Todd Kashdan, early man pursued wonder and found it in every new discovery. As a result, our earliest ancestors loved nothing more than playing with bones, rocks, turtle shells, and other beachfront finds, and encountering magnificent mountains and caves often triggered pure joy. For ancient Mayas settling in the area now known as Belize, one of the most revered offshore sites…

Glovers Reef in Belize

Glovers Reef Atoll Diving

No parrots or pirate hats are required to dive into this gorgeous Belize atoll, though the pirates are no longer around to welcome you! According to “Moon Belize” author Lebawit Lily Girma, one doesn’t need to travel to a large island to enjoy the world’s best diving experience, which is why Glover’s Reef Atoll in Southern Belize has become a popular destination for vacationers. First…

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,…

Belize Adventure Vacations

Laru Beya Resort: Placencia Belize’s Mecca for Thrill-Seekers

Do you consider yourself an adventure seeker? Perhaps you’re unsure because your willingness to take risks doesn’t always match the daring you see in folks with whom you associate. No judgments here! Psychologists say that there are many types of adventurers and even if you’ve no interest in skydiving, you may still have an adventurous soul. If you’d like to see what qualities adventure seekers…

Belize Cave Tubing and Zip Lining Tours

Zip, Zip Hooray for Belize Cave Tubing, Hiking and Zipline Adventures

Zip Lining & Cave Tubing Are Two Popular Belize Adventure Tours If your idea of the world’s perfect vacation includes as many adventures as you can cram into your schedule, a steady diet of jungle zip lining, cave tubing and waterfall hiking in Belize is sure to satisfy your itch for excitement. Worried that you’re too old, not fit enough or lacking in courage? The…

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,…