Picking out a single place to be “romantic” can be difficult because let’s face it, real romance is spontaneous, energetic, they are moments in which you stop breathing and could almost count the times you felt your heart beat. Even though spontaneity is important we cannot forget that most famous of Hollywood phrases “Location! Location! Location!” because whether by the beach or in the rainforest, you need the place to be just right. Here are our 5 top picks if you're looking for stunning romantic resorts in Belize.
Perched near the southern point of the Placencia Peninsula village Chabil Mar is a romancers dream come true. Chabil Mar, whose name means “Beautiful Sea” in the local Mayan dialect is the only guest exclusive resort giving you the freedom and ability to pull together even the most elaborate gestures of love without concern for any interruption, making them one of the most romantic resorts in Belize. Their 400 feet of private beach front is scenic during the day and unendingly soothing as the sun sets, their 19 villas and one honeymoon suite are decorated to perfection exuding a perfect mix between Belizean cozy culture and modern room amenities, and their two beach facing infinity pools are certain to enamor you.
Lined off on the white sand beaches of Belize’s Ambergris Caye 6km from the town of San Pedro lies Las Terrazas Resort. This modern destination hotel is decked out with tropical Belizean style décor and comes equipped with all the amenities one would dream of, their accommodations are apartment-style and come equipped with internet, kitchens, living/dining areas, flat panel display TVs, balconies or terraces (rooftops) and even a plunge pool in some suites! The resort offers complimentary SCUBA lessons, along with use of bikes, kayaks, paddle boards and fishing gear. There's a very chic restaurant, a dive shop and a day spa, including an infinity pool featuring a poolside bar. Yes, all these amenities scream adventure but few things turn on love circuits like an adrenaline rush!
The Victoria house is situated on a waterfront plantation in Ambergris Caye, this elegant, Colonial-style resort overlooks the Belize Barrier Reef, giving that classic English-Caribbean type of atmosphere. This classical motif of this resort is perfect for calm, quiet days together taking in the vistas of the sea and creating quality memories. Featuring tile floors and wooden furnishings, the rooms breathe an air of sophistication and the Caribbean-themed thatched-roof cottages provide free Wi-Fi, minibars, and balconies. Their suites include living areas; some also feature whirlpool tubs and/or flat-screen TVs. The 2- to 5-bedroom villas have kitchens and outdoor dining areas, and some even add private pools. In addition to all the wonderful craftsmanship on site, your stay would include breakfast, parking, loaner bikes and kayak rentals. Other amenities include an elegant restaurant and a beachfront pub with a terrace, plus an infinity pool and a dive shop.
The Matachica resort hotel is a true wonder, splashed off on a secluded beach overlooking a gorgeous stretch of reef and pristine white sand beach. Matachica is a square of jungle living laid perfectly alongside the sea, their 31 private villas are perfect for couples who want intimacy to flourish and inspire romanticism. Their Jade spa is also the perfect place to relax and indulge in some of the finer pleasures of being pampered, aromatherapy and full body treatments are the perfect way to start or even end a day full of adventure and love.
Remotely located in the western foothills of Belize's Maya Mountains and bordered by the Macal River, The Lodge at Chaa Creek's 400-acre private nature reserve is a heaven for lovers. This Eco Lodge is a top notch getaway for couples who desire exclusivity, privacy, room service with a butler, personal plunge pool, a myriad of onsite experiences and the like. Their accommodations range from charming thatched-roof cottages to their upscale legacy Tree Top Villas or Ix-Chel Rainforest Luxury Villas that put you atop Belize's rainforest canopy overlooking the Macal River in style and pizazz. To make things even better, Chaa Creek invests 10% of their room revenue into social & environmental programs through its Chaa Creek Cares initiative - talk about feel good.
Its location and unique property make The Lodge at Chaa Creek the perfect romantic getaway and sure to be an experience to remember and reminisce on.