Stay in a luxury hotel in Belize with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to experience a unique land straddling Central American jungle and Caribbean Sea. Rainforest-draped mountains, ancient Mayan ruins and kaleidoscopic coral depths are all just waiting to be discovered.
Luxury countryside retreats in Belize
Barton Creek Caves is an ancient Mayan sacrificial burial site. Take to a canoe with a local guide to explore its two mile stretch of inky underground caverns. The saddle of a horse is an ideal vantage point to spot rare orchids and howler monkeys at the Chaa Creek Nature Reserve. Unwind at a boutique spa with a luxury body treatment that’s a delicious concoction of native cocoa, coffee and brown sugar.
Luxury city breaks in Belize
In Belize City, browse Fort Street boutiques for intricate Mayan-inspired jewellery. A visit to San Ignacio’s colourful Saturday market sees local vendors hawking herbal remedies and handicrafts made from bamboo while a flautist pipes jaunty melodies. Taste the traditional Belizean dish of salbutes, crisp open-faced corn tortillas topped with shredded chicken and pungent pickled onions.
Luxury beach holidays in Belize
Scuba divers will be in their element on Belize's caye-dotted barrier reef. Dive in silken waters around Glover's Reef Atoll and Hol Chan Marine Reserve's famous Shark and Stingray Alley. Dotted with the tiny villages and tropical forest, the Placencia peninsula harbours miles of remote, unspoiled golden beaches. Charter a boat to the Turneffe Islands to luxuriate on prisitine sugar-white sands and glimpse eagle rays, dolphins and sea turtles.
Book your luxury hotel in Belize with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to stay in a spacious modern casita filled with natural light and rich mahogany furnishings. Your boutique private terrace overlooks a tranquil infinity pool and lush tropical gardens.