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February 2021

There's no place like Belize for a honeymoon. Between the remote stretches of wilderness and the famed friendliness of the locals, it's an ideal place to get away from it all and experience uninterrupted bliss with that special someone. And since English is the official language of the country, it's far easier for honeymooners to navigate than many other Central American countries. And for the more adventurous couples, there are plenty of opportunities to get your feet wet. Literally. Here

If you’ve been searching for a summer destination that offers all of the trappings of a Caribbean adventure with none of the costs associated with vacation spots located along the U.S. Gulf Coast, Belize will deliver on the promise of an exotic experience where everyone speaks English and vacations are downright affordable. And while it’s only a couple of hours away by plane, it’s a million miles from the ordinary. First time Belize visitors are astonished to find how much they’ve

New York City isn’t exactly the location one thinks of first when identifying a relaxing, tranquil place to vacation, but that doesn’t mean that its’ flagship paper, “The New York Times,” hasn’t picked up on the worldwide trend pointing to wellness vacations that have the potential to change a traveler’s life. Does that claim truly stand up to scrutiny? Ask travelers who have identified Belize as the Western Hemisphere’s new capital of wellness travel, not just because the resort industry has

Barefoot Rentals and Services, a locally owned and operated company based in beautiful Placencia, Belize, is famous for its wide variety of vehicle rentals. Besides late-model cars fully equipped for navigating the highways and byways of Belize, Barefoot also rents golf carts, SUVs, vans, and scooters available for both one-way and roundtrip journeys. But Barefoot is much more than just a vehicle rental company! Barefoot also offers a wide variety of guided tours to all of the top destinations in the

You’re going to be faced with so many tour options when you arrive in Belize, you may wonder how this small nation has such an embarrassment of riches. But small size is a blessing because tourists find themselves in close proximity to everything they want to see and do. But without a safe, reliable, modern tour and transport resource at the ready, getting into jungles, rainforests, ancient ruins and out into the sea where the barrier reef awaits could be

What’s the secret to taking kids abroad? Finding a destination that delights everyone. Lots of parents decide to take their children outside the U.S. to broaden their horizons, expose them to other cultures and remind the little ones that the world is a very big place that doesn’t necessarily revolve around them. Depending upon a child’s maturity, some couples are comfortable taking toddlers abroad while others stay home until the kids can carry their own luggage. But no matter a child’s age,

  Belize doesn't have states or provinces. Instead, the country is divided into six districts, and Toledo District is the southernmost district in Belize. The Toledo District shares a border with Guatemala and is the least-developed region of the country, a pristine region of rainforests, caves, rivers, jungle, coastal lowlands, and offshore tropical islands. The capital of Toledo District is Punta Gorda (known locally as "PG"). Toledo District is home to several different populations, including the Maya, Creoles, the Afro-Caribbean Garifuna people,

  Belize is a true natural paradise with more than a third of the country set aside as a protected natural park, animal refuge, or wilderness sanctuary. Although Belize is a small country, it has more than 4,000 different species of flowering plants, 700 species of trees, 500 species of birds, and dozens of unique mammals, including monkeys, jaguars, manatees, and crocodiles. Flora The earliest European settlers in Belize came to the country because of the rich variety of valuable hardwoods, including mahogany,

Rent a Car in San Ignacio Belize San Ignacio is often considered the capital of the west, the beautiful, pristine area of Belize that is home to misty mountains, roaring waterfalls, lush rainforest, and exotic birds, flowers, and animals. And one of the best ways to enjoy seeing all the sights and sounds of San Ignacio and the surrounding areas is with your own rental vehicle. In Belize, anyone with a valid driver's license in their home country can rent and drive

Exploring Belize's jungles is a breeze with the right tour guides When a small nation like Belize has an expansive coastline and is home to an amazing barrier reef, it gets a reputation for being the place to go for scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing and other aquatic activities. True, it's all that and more. But if you measure the country’s landmass, you'll notice that jungles rule! Plenty of visitors come to Belize without a single bathing suit because they've fallen