Monday, October 24th, 2022

As you consider your next vacation destination, why not focus on the magnificent, welcoming, and diverse country of Belize? With its stunning beaches, lush tropical jungles, and thriving coral reefs, a Belize vacation offers a wealth of possibilities to enjoy including several unique luxury resorts. Here are some of our top picks for the best Belize resorts.

Belize Rainforest Resorts

Luxury resorts in the Belize jungle offer an unparalleled experience for adventurers and luxury-seekers alike. Nestled among the lush rainforest, these resorts provide secluded settings where guests can enjoy all the amenities of a boutique five-star hotel while surrounded by verdant natural beauty. Whether you’re looking for a real jungle tree house with a private waterfall or plunge pool, a luxury spa experience, or an exciting jungle safari, there’s a premium Belize resort to fulfill those wishes.

For ecoadventure seekers, there’s no better destination than Belize, from hiking with the symphony of exotic birds calls within lush rainforests to swimming in mysterious underground caves and enchanting waterfalls. And of course, no trip would be complete without exploring the world-renowned pyramids and ruins of the ancient Maya civilization. Today, visitors can see Mayan temples and palaces, visit underground caves used by the Maya for sacrificial ceremonial purposes, and learn about the unique Maya hieroglyphic writing system. Guests can explore the rainforest on guided tours, take a dip in one of the many natural pools, and spot some of the jungle’s resident animals like the colorful toucan or Howler monkeys.

Enjoy Your Luxury Cabana In The Jungle!
Enjoy your Luxury Cabana in the Jungle!

With their combination of luxury and adventure, these Belize jungle resorts offer the perfect getaway for those who want to experience the best of both worlds.

Where to stay – Top Belize Rainforest Resorts:

  • Blancaneaux– Established by filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, this 20-room luxury resort is secluded amid breathtaking waterfalls in Mountain Pine Ridge.
  • Sleeping Giant– Take a dip in a private plunge pool and sip coffee or tea from your terrace. Admire mountain and river views in this rustic resort off the Hummingbird Highway.
  • Chaa Creek– This Cayo District ecolodge sits adjacent to one of the most exciting Mayan excavation sites, a largely unexplored satellite of Xunantunich and a hotbed of Mayan cultural discovery.
Swim In The Natural Pools At Blancaneaux
Swim in the Natural Pools at Blancaneaux 

Southern Coastline & Placencia Belize Resorts

If you’re looking for a luxurious Belize beach resort vacation, look no further than the Southern Coastline. Placencia is home to some of the finest resorts in the country, where you can enjoy all the amenities and services you could hope for. From incredible restaurants to top-notch spas, there’s no shortage of ways to relax and indulge. And of course, the beaches here are absolutely breathtaking. Their soft white sand and crystal-clear water make them the perfect place to spend a lazy day in the sun or to set off for a day of windsurfing, scuba, snorkeling, or sport fishing. So if you’re dreaming of a luxury Belize vacation, be sure to add Placencia to your list.

Be sure to check out the Monkey River Manatee Watch. This tour takes you up to the Monkey River, where you can see adorable and tranquil manatees in their natural habitat. Along the way, your guide will point out all sorts of interesting plant and animal life. The tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels; no experience is necessary. So if you’re looking for a unique way to explore Placencia, the Monkey River Manatee Watch is definitely worth checking out.

Relax In Your Honeymoon Suite At Raye Caye Private Island Resort
Relax in your Honeymoon Suite at Raye Caye Private Island Resort

Where to Stay Southern Coastline Top Belize Resorts:

  • Raye Caye– This secluded Belize island paradise is home to a luxurious resort, complete with world-class amenities and breathtaking views. The island is surrounded by white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.  There are plenty of activities to keep you busy, from snorkeling and scuba diving to kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Plus, there are several luxury villas on the island, so you can truly enjoy a five-star experience. 
  • Turtle Inn– Another Francis Ford Coppola production, this secluded luxury beachfront resort offers romantic thatched-roof cabanas just steps from the beach, with the option of private outdoor showers, butler service, intimate beachfront dinner service, and private pools. The onsite spa offers couples massages and other ways to pamper and indulge while on a getaway or honeymoon.
  • Naia- Named after Greek water nymphs, the beachfront studios of Naia exude romance and luxury from their exposed wood beams, soaring ceilings, outdoor showers, and thoughtful amenities like a plunge pool and yoga studio and is one of the best spa resorts in Belize.
Bring The Whole Family For The Holidays At Naia‘s 5-Bedroom Residency
Bring the Whole Family for the Holidays at Naia‘s 5-Bedroom Residency

Ambergris Caye Belize Resorts

If you’re looking for a truly luxurious island vacation experience there are fabulous beach resorts in Belize making it the perfect destination. Ambergris Caye is one of the most popular islands in the country, and it’s easy to see why. The clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea are simply breathtaking, and the white sand beaches are nothing short of paradise. The island life here is all about relaxation and enjoying the natural beauty of the area. It is also home to a number of luxury Belize resorts, which offer an array of amenities and activities for guests to enjoy, including beautiful private island resort experiences. In fact, we wrote an entire blog post about Belize Private Island Resorts.

There’s no shortage of activities to keep you busy either, from snorkeling and scuba diving to sailing and world-class fishing. If you’re looking for a fantastic snorkeling or diving experience for all levels, you can’t go wrong with Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley. Located just a short boat ride from Ambergris Caye, these two protected areas are home to an incredible array of fish, corals, and other marine creatures. Visitors can snorkel or scuba dive in the clear waters, getting an up-close look at stingrays, nurse sharks, eels, and a host of other fascinating animals. With its stunning reefs and abundant marine life, Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley are truly a paradise for both divers and nature lovers alike. So if you’re planning a trip to Belize, be sure to add Hol Chan and Shark Ray Alley to your list of must-see destinations!

And when you’re ready to relax, Secret Beach is a secluded spot where you can relax and soak up the sun. The turquoise waters are perfect for swimming, and the white sand is ideal for sunbathing. Plus, there’s nothing better than sipping a refreshing drink while enjoying the breathtaking views.

And don’t forget the food! San Pedro Town, in Ambergris Caye, Belize is a beautiful island destination with plenty of restaurants from which to choose. Whether you’re looking for fresh seafood, traditional Belizean fare, Mexican, Jamaican, or other international cuisines, there’s sure to be something to your taste. A favorite time to visit is during the beginning of the Lobster season in early summer. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon, romantic getaway, scuba adventure, or a family vacation, Ambergris Caye is the perfect destination. Come experience the best of island life in Belize!

Pure Relaxation At Cayo Espanto Private Island
Pure Relaxation at Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort in Belize

Where to Stay – Top Ambergis Caye, Belize Resorts:

  • Matachica– Thirty private casitas on Ambergris Caye facing the Caribbean Sea and the Belize Barrier Reef. Adults-only. Intimate honeymoon dreams await!!
  • Victoria House– The height of luxury Belize resorts, two miles south of San Pedro includes forty-two thatched-roof casitas and beachfront villas. Enjoy private pools and ocean views, fine dining, and stellar attention to detail.
  • Cayo Espanto– Features beachfront villas and private islands with semi-outdoor sleep rooms that open to panoramic ocean views. Cayo Espanto is the ultimate honeymoon getaway.
  • Alaia– With top-notch service, breathtaking views, and luxurious rooms, you’ll never want to leave. Ideally located in San Pedro for fabulous restaurants, Alaia also features a wide array of amenities including a rooftop infinity pool and spa.
  • Grand Caribe– The resort is located just a short distance from the Belize Barrier Reef, making it an ideal destination for those who want to explore the natural beauty of the country. The resort offers a wide range of amenities, including an on-site restaurant, bar, and pool. Guests can also enjoy spacious villas with a variety of on-site activities, such as fishing, snorkeling, and kayaking.
Beachfront Luxury At Matachica
Beachfront Luxury at Matachica

All-Inclusive Resorts Belize

Did we mention all-inclusive? If you are looking to not think about a thing while on vacation, all-inclusive options in Belize are the perfect way to simply relax and enjoy all that this beautiful country has to offer. With luxurious resorts and all-inclusive meal and adventure packages, we can help you can create the perfect itinerary at your pace to experience all that this jewel of a country has to offer.

Belize resorts are more intimate and unique resort experiences where luxury and personalized attention is the gold standard. All resorts and travel packages can be crafted for an all-inclusive experience, a truly unique and unforgettable vacation experience.

Ready to Discover?

Belize is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. From private villas overlooking the ocean to luxury treehouses in the jungle with their own plunge pools, these resorts offer the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. If you’re looking for a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience, Belize should be at the top of your list.

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