Articles Mentioning Belize Hotels

The 8 Coolest Tree House Hotels in Central America

Whether you spent your youthful years in a tree house, or pining over one, hotels around the world are here to turn your nostalgic childhood reveries into adult realities. Make no mistake, though: These rustic retreats perched in the trees are not the wobbly contraptions cobbled together in your backyard. While they may let you…

8 Underrated Destinations in Central America

With ancient ruins, rain forests, volcanic peaks, bustling capital cities, architectural relics, and incredible beaches, Central America packs a punch for its size. Of its seven countries, Costa Rica receives the most attention by far, though others are beginning to enter the spotlight. Many stereotypes and cautionary headlines that have long deterred travelers are becoming…

7 Trips That Changed Our Lives

As celebrity chef, cookbook author, TV host, world traveler, and wordsmith Anthony Bourdain once said, “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and…

Belize vs. Costa Rica: Which Central American Country Should You Visit?

Belize and Costa Rica are two of the most popular vacation destinations for Americans who want to travel to Central America — and understandably so. After all, both countries cater to nature-loving tourists and boast gorgeous beaches, rain forests, boutique hotels, incredible wildlife, water sports, diverse food scenes, stable governments, and pleasant weather. But with…

Gorgeous Private Island Retreats

With additional reporting by Anne Olivia Bauso. Owning a private island is overrated and a lot of work — or so we’ve heard from our many island-owning friends. You have to deal with the astronomical taxes, the development, and the upkeep. It’s a full-time job, really (one that island owners simply pay other people to…

Hotels Where You Can Book a Private Island

Full disclosure: booking a private island isn’t for the faint of funds. But for those whose credit limit is insanely high, chartering a private island is just about the swankiest travel experience there is. These ten tropical resorts — sprinkled throughout Oceania, the Caribbean, and beyond — offer island buyout rates or offshore private islands…

The Best Time to Visit Belize

Robert’s Grove Beach Resort, Belize/Oyster The Central American country of Belize is great to visit year-round, with warm weather one expects from the tropics and average temperatures around 80 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. There are two major seasons in Belize: a dry season, which starts in December and goes through March, and a wet…

The Best Things to Do in Belize

Portofino Beach Resort, Belize/Oyster Located on the eastern coast of Central America, the English-speaking country of Belize offers a ton of things to see, taste, and experience. Here, you can pack your days with adventures, ranging from diving among sharks and rays to exploring Mayan ruins reminiscent of an Indiana Jones set. Or, you can…

5 of the Best Islands for Retirement

Whether you’re fleeing for warmer temperatures, looking for a cheaper cost of living, or have a desire to experience a late-in-life adventure, retiring to an island is an option that ticks all the boxes. While various visa restrictions can mean some places are harder to move to than others, there are plenty of islands around…

Where to Go Instead of Mexico: 7 Alternative Vacation Ideas

Mexico is an amazing and convenient vacation destination for tourists from the United States, with a plethora of different activities and regions to cater to anyone’s travel wish list. However, for many, it’s become a “been there, done that” trip. If you’re looking to branch out, there are plenty of other vacation spots with a…