Kick Back in Belize


Ambergris Caye

Ramon’s Village – Family-friendly package deals and lots of guided tours through Ambergris Caye’s exuberant waters.

Victoria House – A truly breathtaking beach view and luxe accommodations are worth the extra cost.

Punta Gorda
Machaca Hill
–An expansive private nature reserve is at your fingertips, plus eye-opening trips to the Mayan villages nearby.

The Lodge at Big Falls – This intimate eco-lodge has the benefit of one-on-one attention from the charming couple who owns it. Plus, you’ve never seen so many stars in the sky than you will right here.

San Ignacio

The Lodge at Chaa Creek – Eco-lodges are rarely so upscale—take advantage of all the on-site activites, from canoeing to horseback riding, then reward yourself with a Cocoa Massage at the spa.


Dollars (the Belizean dollar is pegged to the U.S. dollar at 2:1), water shoes, sunscreen, and most importantly, insect repellent! The pesky mosquitoes really come out at night, but it’s nothing a little deet can’t buffer.

-Monica Herrera