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…

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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…

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The Best Places to Dive Near Placencia Belize

The Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize is one of the most popular places to visit for individuals interested in enjoying some of the world-class diving available on the nearby Belize Barrier Reef. Measuring more than 240 miles in length and home to hundreds of islands, the Belize Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the Western Hemisphere and a UNESCO World Heritage Site….

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Belize Birding Vacations: The Perfect Alternative to Therapy!

The University of Exeter, the British Trust for Ornithology, and the University of Queensland teamed up to conduct a study that got attention from the international mental health community: People living in neighborhoods with a preponderance of birds “are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, and stress.”  It didn’t matter where study participants lived—urban or suburban neighborhoods. As long as birds show up regularly,…

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Mayan Ruins Near Placencia Belize – 6 Ruins & Caves To Explore

If you are a cave or archaeology enthusiast and you are staying in Placencia Village and do not want to leave the Peninsula, then you must explore as many ruins as possible on full-day tours. Of course, you could type “Mayan ruins near me” in search or just read the blog below to find out about six Mayan ruins near Placencia, Belize, several of which…

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Exploring Belize’s Flora and Fauna – A Biodiversity Hotspot

Belize’s breathtaking biodiversity unfolds through abundant rainfall, balmy temperatures, and vast swathes of pristine land. 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, showcasing the incredible richness of Belize flora and fauna. Scientists have only just begun to catalog all of the different plants in the country—a challenging…

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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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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….

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Discovering the Hidden Gems of Belize with Laru Beya Resort’s Extended Tours

If you’ve been disappointed after signing up for tours—only to find they’re so short, they barely scratch the surface of the place you came to see—you know how important it can be to expect value for your money. At Laru Beya Resort in Belize, guests know that the staff has created carefully curated tours to offer a complete picture of the tastes, aromas, and sounds…

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Captivated by Tours? This Belize Resort Delivers

Some people love to do absolutely nothing on vacation beyond adopting a beach chair or hammock. Their counterparts wouldn’t dream of traveling abroad without availing themselves of tours. If you’ve yet to be convinced about the value of tours, consider these 6 reasons take as many as time allows: 1. Everything about tours are organized, from transport to guides. 2. You’ll meet fascinating people. Traveling…