8 Awesome Family Vacation Activities in Belize

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, families are deciding whether to stay home, visit relatives or head out on a destination family vacation. If you opt for a family vacation you are probably looking for a place that offer plenty of fun and safe activities for the entire family especially the kids. The culture rich country of Belize offers many family friendly activities that will keep each member happily occupied during an awesome holiday. Here are our top favourite activities for families.

The Pack-a-Pound Program: Helping Belizean Schools

Last week we made a surprise visit to Bishop Martin R.C. School in the Santiago Juan Layout, San Ignacio Cayo. Principal Abimael Waight, teachers and 468 students happily welcomed the pack-a-pound program team. Mr. Waight said that the school will make good use of all the materials received. Items donated were: colouring pencils, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, sketch pads, water paint, brushes, scissors, book covers, paper folders, exercise books and crayons.

Belize Travel News: A New International Airport is Coming

The Belize government is planning to build a new international airport at Ambergris Caye while improving La Isla Bonita’s infrastructure. Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that the government will “redevelop, redesign and expand” the Basil Jones airstrip into a new international airport. The upgrade of the airstrip to an international airport is part of an on-going development that is making travel to, from and within Belize easier for Belize’s ever-growing legion of global fans. Whether from North America, Europe, the UK, Asia or anywhere on the planet, travellers can now spend more time enjoying Belize’s many charms and less time getting to and from them.

Amazing Belize Vacation Travel Deals

Families, honeymooners and people looking for a rainforest adventure can benefit from the following specials offered by Belize’s top eco-lodge, The Lodge at Chaa Creek.


Wow! It’s hard to believe that it’s been thirty-four years since that magic day on September 21, 1981,when Belize proudly stepped onto the world stage as a new, independent nation; ready to chart her own course as an equal among other countries.

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[ 1 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

As with Chaa Creek’s Belize Natural History Centre, Chaa Creek Cares and our other projects, the Belize Zoo shows that true eco-tourism contributes to society and the environment while giving visitors the chance to reconnect with the nature. We all believe that the more people become familiar with the natural world, the more they’ll come to appreciate and protect it.

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[ 31 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

We just received the news that Tropic Air, Belize’s friendly local air service, is organising a road show to promote Belize’s many charms to the people of Chile next December, and coming on the heels of Tropic Air’s successful Colombian road show of last June, and following the news that COPA Air is inaugurating a twice-weekly Panama-Belize run December 2015, we can’t help but feel that the country formally known as Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret is now anything but.

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[ 14 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]

If you want to get pampered and treated like royalty in between climbing Maya ruins or exploring the lush jungle of Belize, the Lodge at Chaa Creek is the place for you. Even Prince Harry and Bill Gates think so, as they both stopped by during visits to Belize. We are fortunate to have had the pleasure of hosting many more well known celebrities at Belize top eco-lodge, The Lodge at Chaa Creek.