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…

Placencia Belize Scuba Diving

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…


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…

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…

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…

4-day Belize itinerary

How to Spend a 4-Day Vacation in Belize This Summer

One of the most talked about new trends is the 4-day work week that’s becoming commonplace in the U.S. Four-day work weeks are also creating a new vacation niche for people with shorter work weeks. This emerging trend has spurred Laru Beya Resort on Belize’s Placencia peninsula to promote a 4-day getaway that is equally beneficial because short, intermittent getaways accomplish so many goals: Go…

belize summer vacations

Plan a Summer Getaway Where History Meets Beauty on the Placencia Peninsula

If you have yet to hear about Belize’s current hot spot, this is your opportunity to learn more. The Placencia peninsula is a 16-mile-long finger of land that has an intriguing history. We’re not sure how long it took them to make the pilgrimage from Nova Scotia Canada to Placencia shores back in the 17th century, but Puritans only stuck around until wars of independence…

Belize adventure tours

Make Your Wildest Adventures Come True in Placencia Belize

Eleanor Tweddell’s credentials are impressive. Her career as a life coach, mentor, writer, podcaster, communications consultant, and author are stellar, but she considers her most important role is that of “wild adventure promoter.” After realizing that most people are so afraid of their wildest dreams, they ignore them, she decided to help clients vanquish their fears. Have you been ignoring your desire for a wild…

getting to Placencia Belize

Vacationing on Belize’s Placencia Peninsula? Here’s How to Get There

For U.S. primary school students, lessons about the midnight ride of Paul Revere are mandatory. Teachers still use the phrase “One, if by land, and two, if by sea,” to teach kids about the secret signal given by Revere to alert patriots about the route British troops were taking. His warning helped win the American Revolutionary War. In Belize, where Brits held dominion from 1783…