The Southern part of Belize is known to be one of the prime vacation areas in the country. As here you can not only enjoy some of the best beaches in the world but also lush rainforest, amazing waterfalls, and Unbelizable adventures. However, the top two destinations to vacation in Southern Belize are Hopkins Village and the Placencia Peninsula. As per our previous blog, with this newly outbreak of COVID-19 virus, it seems that social distancing will be the new normal. However, social distancing doesn’t have to spoil your vacation plans to Belize as they are some amazing resorts that this can be practice at. Here are the top social distancing and best resorts to vacation in southern Belize:
1.The Lodge at Jaguar Reef Lodge: This Belizean beachfront resort is the perfect escape to a tropical paradise, a haven of relaxation, with a full-service onsite spa and a one-of-a-kind, two-story Big Dock Bar. In addition to their lushly appointed cottages, suites or villas, you’ll find a lounge bar, a kids’ pool, a heated infinity pool with swim-up bar, kayaks, bicycles, Hobie cat, paddleboards, and water sports adventures.
2. Hopkins Bay, a Muy’Ono Resort: Ideally situated at the edge of Belize, on the Caribbean Sea, in the heart of the cozy Garifuna village of Hopkins. Voted friendliest city in Belize and otherwise known as the real Belize. The resort features two swimming pools, a pool bar, a restaurant and comfortable villas and rooms that will make you have the best time of your life.
3. Belizean Dreams Resort: This resort has everything you’re looking for in a Belize, all-inclusive beach vacation. From customized adventure tours to delicious food and drinks at their ocean view restaurant and bar, you will surely have the vacation of a lifetime.
4. Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort: Hamanasi’s grounds are an adventure of their own! Situated on 45 acres of beachfront property, with land set aside as a private nature preserve, Hamanasi features 4 eco zones: Beachfront, Littoral Forest, Pond and Savannah. In addition, they have many lush gardens.
The Placencia Peninsula
1.The Placencia Resort, a Muy’Ono Resort: The Placencia Resort is situated on the beautiful Placencia Peninsula and is perfectly located for access to both jungle and ocean adventures. Enjoy the on-site amenities such as swim-up bar, spacious pool, restaurants, an overwater bar, marina, and much more.
2. Hideaway Villas: Located on the Placencia Peninsula, Hideaway Villas Belize offers 1st class vacation homes in the country. With an amazing pool, beach side, friendly staff, and accessible to unbelizable adventures. This is the perfect private vacation villas you need!
3. Umaya Resort and Adventures: Umaya is home to the best of Belize and its cultural and natural offerings. The name Umaya honors and celebrates the enduring influence the Mayan culture, whose home is in Belize. Taking inspiration from the Mayan word for “one” in the Yucatec Mayan language (“hun”), Umaya connects all that is Belize and Mayan culture at home in its resort and experiences. Previously known as Belize Ocean Club, Umaya Resort & Adventures offers an array of heightened new experiences rooted in Mayan influences.
4. Chabil Mar Resort: A contemporary Full-Service Luxury boutique beach resort. The Guest Exclusive Resort on the Placencia Peninsula, exceptionally located on the beach, the closest full-service Resort to Placencia Village. An All-Villa resort, infused with local art, Belizean hardwoods and décor, graced by an exquisite landscape of flora and fauna, inspired by the natural beauty of Belize.
Selecting the right resort for your vacation is a must as you need to be comfortable and get pampered to the fullest. To accompany the best resort, you must book your Unbelizable adventures with the Premiere Tour Company of Belize, Untame Belize Tours and Transfers. We offer a variety of adventures from jungle activities like zip lining, river tubing, waterfall rappelling, horseback riding, to cultural immersion tours and adrenaline rush adventures like cave tubing, black hole drops and much more. Untame Belize has an adventure for every type of traveler. And no need to worry, whichever resort you decide to vacation in Southern Belize, Untame Belize Tours and Transfers offers their amazing services from both Hopkins Village and The Placencia Peninsula as well as all across southern Belize.
Hopkins Photo via Instagram: The Lodge at Jaguar Reef.