Belize Welcomes Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas

Today, Belize welcomed the Independence of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean International (RCI), to the Fort George Tourism Village in Belize City. This is RCI’s first call to Belize since the suspension of the cruise industry after COVID-19 ceased service over a year ago. The Independence of the Seas, which departed from Galveston, Texas on September 19th with over 1,650 persons onboard, included Belize as a part of its 8-day Western Caribbean Cruise.

How to make the most of Ambergris Caye without breaking the bank

Everyone loves the Caribbean’s favorite island, Ambergris Caye. But spending some time there for vacation may come with its own bout of hesitancies from budget-savvy travelers. Many argue you can’t come to Belize without setting foot on the sandy shores of San Pedro Town. You can still enjoy all the wondrous experiences Ambergris Caye has to offer without breaking the bank, however. Here are some tips to keep in mind when booking a vacation to La Isla Bonita.

Book during shoulder season.

Brilliance Belize: The Property Management and Consultation You Deserve 

There are a lot of great reasons to invest in real estate in Belize, but those reasons have a habit of fading into the background when you’re suddenly dealt with the actual pragmatic necessities of renting your property out. Whether you’re living outside of Belize or you simply don’t want to make property management your full-time job, there’s a solution that you can afford. Brilliance Belize is one of the most professional and insightful property management companies in the Caribbean, and they can help you with everything from the day-to-day oversight of your tenants to the practical considerations of expanding…

Here Are The Best Belize Souvenirs To Take Home With You

After becoming enamored of a new place when visiting, oftentimes the only tangible memories you can carry back home with you are photos and souvenirs. This is why when picking for the latter, normal over-done nifty gifts don’t cut it. For instance, Belize is an anomaly that begs to be experienced in the most nuanced and adventurous ways possible, which means the souvenirs should match. Keychains and t-shirts are nice, but they are also things you can get at the last minute at an airport (and your friend will be able to tell, too.) Instead, try these souvenirs that are…

There's no waiting in line to take photos at these Belize attractions

With Belize brimming with picturesque attractions from North to South, it stands to reason visiting Instagrammers can’t get enough of the destination. In the past, Instagram had received criticism for fueling “overtourism” at popular places around the world. Sustainable travelers urged others to take into account the toll that traveling just for Instagram clout had on these hotspots. Not only does overtourism come into play, but the thought of visiting said crowded places caused many travelers to hesitate, especially during a pandemic.

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As more wanderlusters travel…

The Best Vegan-Friendly City Stay in Belize

Traveling while vegan or plant-based can be a total drag if you’re staying at resorts that can’t accommodate your dietary restrictions. Fresh fruit for breakfast is nice, but plant-based muesli, pancakes, waffles, and omelets are even better. Fortunately, there are many strictly vegan and vegan-friendly resorts — especially in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. In Belize City, there’s only one property that’s geared perfectly for plant-based travelers in the region. Bonus points: it faces the Caribbean Sea within walking distance of one of the city’s greatest landmarks, plus has a spa and yoga studio attached. …

A Handful of Lunch Hotspots in Belize City

From its signature meat pies to vegan dishes and grilled specialties, the old capital of Belize City is a dynamic dining destination that almost never stands still. In Belize, you won’t find any chain restaurants or franchises, with more and more independents popping up to offer everything from authentic Japanese food to stand-out vegetarian-friendly options — changing the face of the city’s dining scene and making Belize City a rising hotspot. Here’s a handful of some hotspots to stop at along the way for lunch in Belize City!

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LuxLife Magazine names Ray Caye ‘The Best Island Resort in Central America’

This month, Ray Caye Island Resort has been crowned ‘The Best Island Resort in Central America’ by the LUX Life Resorts & Retreats Awards! The magazine shares luxury content daily with its readers, including topics like travel, fashion, and home. The awards ceremony, which is in its sixth year, chose its winners from an array of resorts and retreats worldwide. Here’s what they had to say.

“We look to recognize and reward true excellence within this global industry and aim to identify the most progressive hospitality services, products and key players in this lucrative market.” — LUX Life Magazine


Four Things About Traveling to Belize We Hope Sticks Around Post-Pandemic

In almost everything, innovation and technology are always shaping the way we live. This especially rings through in travel where new policies, procedures, and hospitality technology allows us to either travel easier or more conveniently. With the onslaught of a pandemic more than a year ago, many of these same technologies helped pivot the travel industry into one compliant with health and safety. Some of these — as well as the emergence of new travel trends — improved the quality of travel for many so much so that we hope they stick around long after the pandemic is gone.

Going full digital.


One Visitor's Belize City Travel Guide: Where to Eat, Stay & Play 

Belize City is one of the most overlooked settlements in one of Central America’s most beautiful countries, but it deserves its time in the spotlight. Because while many tourists depart immediately from Belize City to head towards a resort town like San Pedro, Placencia, or San Ignacio, the former capital of Belize City is rich in tradition, and it’s still a beating cultural heart for the country. Whether you’re in Belize City on business or simply looking for a city that allows you to take day trips out to both the beach and the jungle, here’s everything you need to…

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