From forest adventures to tropical beaches, this family vacation takes in the very best of Belize

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Every trip helps support Conservation

Every detail taken care of

  • Personalised journeys from start to finish

  • Every trip helps support Conservation

  • Every detail taken care of

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  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private tours
  • Private transfers
  • Meet and greet airport service
  • Full support from your Travel Concierge before, during and after your trip
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Bring your family to beautiful Belize for a week of tropical fun, superior service and complete travelling ease.

Kickstart your luxury trip with exotic adventures in the protected nature area of Mountain Pine Ridge. Explore ancient Maya ruins, zip line through forests and tube and canoe through caves.

After three days of activity, it’s time to relax into the laid-back Caribbean beach life of Placencia. Here on the southern, sun-drenched shores we’ll ensure everyone is entertained, keeping you as busy as you like.

While long, sleepy beaches offer the perfect place to sink into sand, a dazzling array of corals, cayes and underwater life promise world-class diving and snorkelling. The perfect way to round off a stunning family vacation.

Example trip itinerary

Days 1-4

Mountain Pine Ridge

Flights & transfers


Private transfer from Belize airport to your hotel in Mountain Pine Ridge

Accommodation in Mountain Pine Ridge

Three days exploring Mountain Pine Ridge Three days exploring Mountain Pine Ridge

A true adventure destination hidden away in this Caribbean pine and broad leaf forest region of Belize, spend your days exploring the flora and creatures who call Mountain Pine Ridge home. Daily activities will depend on your chosen lodgings, but most include hiking trails, trekking, mountain biking, bird watching tours and visiting Mayan sites.

Xunantunich tour and canoe ride along the Macal River Xunantunich tour and canoe ride along the Macal River

You will head to the Mopan river where the vehicle will transfer onto a hand cranked ferry to travel across the river as there is no bridge. A short drive will bring you to the Xunantunich Maya archaeology site. Here you will receive an informative guided tour of this fascinating site and enjoy amazing vistas of the surrounding rainforest landscape from atop the main temple.

Following a tour of the site, you will be driven into the rainforest to feast on a lunch at one of the gorgeous lodges, before beginning a guided canoe adventure over the Macal river. The banks of the Macal River are home to several species of tropical birds plus giant green iguanas. At the end you will be picked up near the historic Hawkesworth Bridge and transferred back to your hotel.

Cayo zipling tour Cayo zipling tour

Head up into the jungle canopy to zip on steel wires between tree platforms high above the ground for a unique perspective of this pristine ecosystem.

Cave tubing Cave tubing

Strap on a headlamp, hop in an inner tube, and float down Belize's Caves Branch River as it winds through a series of spectacular caves, swirling around stalagmites jutting from the river and stalactites looming from above. The caves were sacred to the Maya and much evidence of their activity remains here such 1,000-year-old pottery shards, statues of fertility gods and Mayan footprints.

Days 4-8


Flights & transfers


Private transfer to your hotel in Placencia

Accommodation in Placencia

Four days enjoying Placencia Four days enjoying Placencia

Settled on the southern coast of Belize, relax and enjoy your days here in this Caribbean-style beach town of Placencia with numerous activities on offer such as snorkelling, diving and boat trips.

Snorkelling and private BBQ lunch Snorkelling and private BBQ lunch

Take a boat out to one of the area's best snorkelling spots to view the coral gardens and witness the myriad of rainbow colours found on the world's second largest reef. Often shallow and protected by the barrier reef from ocean swells, there are sites perfect for all levels of snorkellers with excellent visibility. Gently swim along with the trumpet fish, angelfish, damselfish, rays and beautiful parrotfish, and past Giant Brain Coral formations that create miniature under sea habitats and islands for spiny lobster, yellow tail, and sting rays. A private BBQ lunch is included.

Placencia fishing tour Placencia fishing tour

Southern Belize offers a variety of reef and off-shore fishing experiences, including catch and release. Lagoons and the flats make it a premier destination for experienced and beginning anglers. Whether it's fly-fishing, spin cast, trolling or deep sea, these waters have the catch you are looking for. The great abundance endures all year and Palcencia can proudly call itself a fishermen’s paradise. Experienced local fishing guides will take you on a fun-filled experience into the waters where they work.

Flights & transfers


Transfer to Placencia airstrip


Flight from Placencia to Belize airport

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