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Belize has it all!

and either house is the place to begin your sun-drenched adventures...

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FROM THE HOUSE

 

  • Swim (very calm and kid-friendly!)
  • 4-6 Paddle boards to play on
  • 3 kayaks: 1/2 mile out to False Caye for some great snorkeling
  • Soak up the Sun
  • Sample Belizean chocolate
  • Hammock hangin'
  • Beach exploration
  • Just FLOAT all day long!
  • Fishing
  • Massage therapist will come to the house
  • Bird watching
  • Take a long nap on the outdoor swing-bed
  • Walk to one of the pools that has a "if ya drink, ya swim" policy
  • Read, read, read
  • Play some ping pong or sand games in the shade
  • Build sand castles
  • Absolutely nothing!
  • Walk across the road to the bowling alley/great pizza
  • Sample the local rum or local beer
  • Watch the sunrise over the Caribbean
  • Walk 100 yds to The Maya Beach Bistro= best food in Belize!
  • Ride a beach cruiser to the market

 

NEAR-BY/ Maya Beach

 

  • 4 beachcruiser bikes come with the house (not meant for serious biking)
  • GREAT restaurants
  • Fun beach Bars
  • Wildlife viewing/great bird watching
  • Bike or Paddle Board to Bz Ocean Club for a swim or a meal
  • Sailing (can rent from Robert's Grove)
  • Kayaking in the Lagoon (LOOK FOR MANATEES!)
  • Walk to the near-by market
  • Fish tacos at Mango's
  • Mexican at Habaneros
  • Sunset cruises of the lagoon

 

 


 

IN & FROM PLACENCIA VILLAGE:

 

  • Shopping: markets, hardware, jewelry, hammocks, art, handicrafts
  • Buy fresh fruits & veggies from Greg
  • Don't miss Tuttie Fruitti Gelato shop (!!)
  • Yummy smoothie shop
  • Offshore Cayes daytrips
  • Snorkeling & diving on the world's second largest Barrier Reef
  • Sport fishing
  • Nightlife/music at beach bars
  • Sip coffee at "Above Grounds"
  • Open-air restaurants & bars
  • Buy fresh fish from pier
  • Try fresh juices at Wendy's
  • Eat at Miss Brenda's at the point
  • Check out Yoli's bar
  • Take the Hokie Pokie Water taxi to Independence

 

 

 


 

INLAND:

ABOUT 30 MIN TO 1 HR FROM HOUSE

  • Mellow River Tubing
  • Zipline near Punta Gorda
  • Swim in the freshwater Blue Hole
  • Excursions with Caves Branch Resort
  • Hike to a waterfall
  • Visit Butterfly Farm
  • Visit a Spice Farm
  • Visit a Banana Farm
  • Visit Chocolate Farm
  • Jungle hikes in a Jaguar Preserve
  • Visit Mayan crafts shop

 

 

 


 

INLAND EXCURSIONS 

(3-4 HR FROM HOUSES)

  • Mayan Ruins: namely Xunantunich outside of Cayo
  • River rafting
  • Horseback Riding
  • Spelunking
  • Cave Repelling
  • Cave Tubing
  • Mountain biking through the Mayan Mountains
  • Waterfall Hikes
  • Zip Line through the rainforest
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    Near the International Airport (25-45 min)

     

    • The Belize Zoo (Stay 1 nt. so you don't miss their nocturnal tour!)
    • Old Belize City: food, drink, water slide etc--set-up for cruises but FUN
    • Zip-line @ Jaguar Paw--hopefully you miss the cruise groups
    • Cool Art co-op