Traveling nowadays is easier than ever. Wedged between Mexico, Guatemala, and the Caribbean Sea, the tiny country of Belize packs a punch. Pristine marine areas, dense tropical forest cover and strong environmental ethics and conservation laws have made Belize a consistently popular choice for the eco-conscious traveler. Belize jungle and beach packages deliver a combination of the best Belize has to offer. You get to experience the cultural richness of Belize, witness the untamed wildlife and see firsthand the magnificent marine life supported by the Belize Barrier Reef reserve system. Are you ready to start exploring? If so, check out the following Belize jungle and beach packages and start packing.
Xanadu Island Resort is located in San Pedro Town on the island of Ambergris. Voted 2019’s top 10 small hotels of Belize, this charming eco-resort holds the distinction of being the first Green Globe certified island resort in Belize. Xanadu offers a complete Jungle and Island Adventure in one package. Spend three nights at Mariposa Jungle Lodge and luxuriate in the sweet smells of tropical flowers and fresh air. Visit Tikal, one of the largest Maya temple sites in the region and a UNESCO world heritage site. You also have access to hiking trails, birding tours, and yoga. Then head to the island for the next few nights. Xanadu’s Garden View Suite is bright and airy with dazzling views of the pool and garden. Take advantage of the half-day snorkeling trip to Hol Chan, Belize’s first marine protected area. Its protected status has allowed the area to regenerate so divers can expect to see an incredible array of fish, coral and a colony of curious nurse sharks.
Belizean Dreams is located on the southern mainland portion of Belize in the tiny village of Hopkins. Locals have a reputation for being among the friendliest people in the country of Belize. A quality that’s earned them TripAdvisor’s award for being among the top 10 hotels for best service in Belize. Their Belize Mayan Jungle and Beach Package includes a host of fun, relaxing and adventurous activities. Choose from a wide selection of tours including horseback riding, jungle hiking, snorkeling, and diving. Bird watching and scenic river tours are also a fun way to see local wildlife while appreciating the wild, jungle landscape. Exquisite local meals and drinks cap off an already extraordinary all-inclusive Belize jungle and beach package.
Ray Caye is your ultimate off-the-grid offshore Belize private island experience. Located 11 miles off the coast of Placencia, it’s perhaps the most unique, luxury resort option you’re likely to find. Ray Caye 6-night Belize Jungle and Beach package will take you across the water and into the rolling hills of the Cayo District. There, you’ll spend three nights at Mystic River Resort, surrounded by the richness and splendor of the jungle. Sumptuous meals and full and half-day tours to caves, Maya temples and rivers present an opportunity to see the full bounty of Belize. From there, your next three nights are spent in an Oceanfront Cabana at Ray Caye. Sea breezes, crystal clear water, and complete privacy allow for total relaxation. When you’re here be sure to try one of the snorkeling tours and make use of the complementary assortment of water toys, kayaks and snorkeling equipment.
So far as Belize jungle and beach packages go, epicureans, take note. Naia, a Placencia Belize beach resort, has partnered with Cayo’s Chaa Creek jungle-based eco-resort to create a vacation package that includes a full meal plan including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This is big. Both resorts are famed for their on-site restaurants that focus on creating a fine dining experience complete with contemporary Belizean cuisine, high-quality organic ingredients, and fresh spices. It’s a 7-night beach and jungle package that you can customize based on how much time you’d rather spend in either the jungle or at the beach. Both come complete with nature-based tours and activities.