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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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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…

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Placencia: Belize’s Scuba Diving Paradise

How does it feel to sink beneath the surface of the water protected by the latest in scuba diving equipment and eager to see what everyone talks about when they describe this life-affirming experience? In a word: amazing. And once divers learn about the history that “buoys” this sport, they’re even more impressed. In 500 BC, the world’s first breath-holding techniques were demonstrated for the…

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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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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…

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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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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…

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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…