Belize is a tropical delicacy brimming with romantic delights and ineffable adventure. Colorful toucans perch on the jungle tree branches. Waterfalls cascade inside limestone caves. Jaguars skulk through the forest underbrush in search of their next meal. Coral glows underneath the crystal-clear water. The soft sand on the beaches feels inviting between your toes. Mayan temples rise above the treetops like ancient skyscrapers. Manta rays glide along the seafloor with elegant movement. Your tour...
San Ignacio – Love at First Sight
Your first image of Belize comes when you look out the window during your flight’s descent. The emerald treetops rush to the edges of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. You can feel the tropical sun warming your skin already. The flight lands at Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport. Check-in to your local flight which will take you to the Cayo District Airport near San Ignacio. You soon arrive in the western jungles of Belize. Lush trees border the runway along the hillside. A wide, gravel-paved avenue leads from the main road to the resort. The verdant landscape welcomes you first and foremost to Belize.
The nearby city of San Ignacio has a vibrant center with a gracious, inviting atmosphere filled with bustling markets, and locals spanning the Belizean cultural spectrum from Maya to Mestizos, Garifuna to free-spirit expatriates. A private transfer greets you at the airport upon your arrival and helps with your bags. Cows graze in the undulating hills beyond the tree line. Howler monkeys hide in the canopy. The concierge of the resort greets you and your partner with a glass of fresh berry juice made with produce grown on the local organic farm. You press the cool peppermint towel to your cheeks and neck. The aroma and temperatures of the fabric helps refresh you after traveling. In your room, you can relax with your partner and settle in to the amorous sounds of the secluded jungle.
San Ignacio – Sharing the Adventure
San Ignacio – Uncovering the Past
San Ignacio – Following Natural Wonder
Placencia – A Beachside Romance
Placencia – Beauty of the Blue and In the Blue
Placencia – Passionate as leisure
Placencia – A Loving Encounter
- Indulge in luxury and comfort at five-star resorts located in stunning seclusion, both in the jungle and on the beach
- Snorkel or scuba dive at the famous Great Blue Hole, an ancient cave swallowed by the sea and a part of the Barrier Reef Preserve System
- Soar through the jungle canopy like a tropical bird on a zip line tour, taking you more than 2,500 feet through the trees
- Trek through alongside a subterranean cave in the Maya Mountains and jump into natural waterfall pools
- Explore the inspiring structures and detailed friezes of the Mayan City of Xunantunich, home to the second largest building in Belize
- Travel the trails of the Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary in search of protected jaguars, elusive ocelots, and vibrant birdlife
From the moment you and your partner arrive in Belize, you will understand the country’s dramatic, romantic allure. The tropical ambiance surrounds you. Historic cultures stand out from one another; in some areas of the country, the cultures blend to shape unique traditions. Your 8-day tour combines your passion for adventure and the spirit of romance in the jungle-clad Cayo District and along Placencia Peninsula. Your vacation begins when you spot the Belize International Airport situated between verdant forests near the turquoise coastline. You board a brief local flight to the Cayo District, where your private transfer meets you at baggage claim. Your resort accommodation provides five-star luxury in the exotic atmosphere.
On the following day, you make your way through the jungle with a private guided tour of the Waterfall Cave traveling along a subterranean river. After lunch, you make your way into the trees to glide along the canopy. Trek into the jungle and cross the Mopan River to visit the stunning Mayan city of Xunantunich. Your private tour takes you around the plazas, providing you with an image of the city few can see. Begin the early morning with a scenic ride along the Hummingbird Highway.
Your guide leads you along the trails through Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary on a walking safari in search of the stunning flora, fauna, and avifauna creating the spectacular wilderness. Then, your private transfer escorts you to the airport for your flight from Cayo District to Placencia Peninsula. You are met at the airport and quickly led to the comforts of your beachside suite. The remainder of the day is yours to indulge in the luxuries of the peninsula and your resort. You travel by boat to the splendor of the Great Blue Hole for a snorkel and scuba diving excursion.
Witness the ancient submarine cave and the vibrant coral reef sustaining remarkable aquatic life. Embrace the day as you please, spending time adventuring or relaxing. Enjoy a sailboat trip around the various islands near the peninsula or search for whale sharks in the water between the months of March and June. You could also travel to the southern tip of the peninsula for a boat ride on Monkey River. In the evening, enjoy a candlelit dinner on the waterside. On your final day, you fly to Belize City Airport to connect to your return flight home.
$3,635 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.
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