NEWS

Lobster?

6 June 19

Belize is bracing itself for the opening of lobster season later this month. The celebrations run countrywide over several weeks, with Lobsterfest events in San Pedro, Caye Caulker then Placencia over consecutive weekends.

(‘Dead Shot Danny’ of Belize Sailing Vacations and his catch)

We will be monitoring the festivities and keeping a tally of our favourite culinary lobster creations, which have ranged from a delectable lobster ravioli with a saffron seafood cream, to the avant garde lobster ice cream from Rojo Beach Bar.

(‘O’ Restaurant at Las Terrazas – signature surf & turf dinner)

Still have time for a last minute Belize vacation? We can tailor make a trip for you in time to make the party! Check our Lobster Lovers itinerary for more information.

(Guests from Belize Sailing Vacations and their sunrise spear fishing catch)

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Cross the border

5 June 19

Sail through the southern Belize seas and call in at some of the most pristine tiny islands that dot the barrier reef. Journey on up the spectacular Rio Dulce of Guatemala with a group of intrepid travellers and sailors in a group style flotilla!

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We have the inside scoop on a one way luxury all-inclusive sailing trip from Belize to Guatemala flotilla style in August (departing 17th and 24th), a perfect opportunity for onward travel in Guatemala to explore ruins, jungles, lakes and more. AB can tailor make a package to include it all, or simply a travel package to include sailing and onward travel logistics from Guatemala.

Rates are US $1,500 per person plus 10% tax based on double occupancy for 5 nights, based on group charters – private charters also available.

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You will have a private state cabin with air conditioning and a private bathroom. Your yacht includes skipper, private chef, all delicious meals, ships bar (rum cocktails, beer and wine at dinner), snorkel gear, fishing gear, stand up paddle boards, kayaks and more.

Contact us for more information!

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Absolutely Approved: Cayo Espanto Island Resort

12 May 19

Cayo Espanto, recently named one of Andrew Harper’s top 100 hideaways in the world, gives personalized service a whole new meaning.

Upon arrival, you are met with warm and welcoming smiles from several members of staff, including Buddy the island dog, cold towels and an ice cold beverage called the “Espanto Wave”, which is sure to get you in the relaxed, vacation mode. Cayo Espanto’s seven private villas boasts all the amenities of a luxury resort and breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea from every villa. Casa Solana, our designated villa, comes with a private plunge pool and the best sunset view on the island.

So, what sets this island apart from the others? It’s simple… they are mind-readers. They know what you need before you have the chance to voice it. From fresh ceviche served on the outdoor deck of our villa after check in, to a tailor made dinner beautifully served on the beach beside our villa, to coffee and fruits first thing in the morning, followed by a hearty breakfast served al fresco. The meals are perfectly prepared and tailored based on the online preference survey. Our houseman, Jesus, was very attentive and knew when to give us a little space and when to pamper us and if we needed anything all we had to do was radio him.

When the dreaded check out time arrives, your houseman is on hand to escort you to the dock where your private boat and captain await  and the staff and manager are there to bid farewell. Just as you were about to leave thinking it couldn’t get any better than this, you are handed a cooler bag with goodies for your journey home. Reluctantly we climbed into the boat, waved goodbye and took a 7 minute boat ride to Ambergris Caye.

Stay tuned for more insights as we travel to the best hotels, lodges, villas and resorts throughout Belize and beyond…

 

 

 

 

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I Do

25 February 19

Whether for a proposal of marriage, an intimate beach wedding or the perfect honeymoon, Belize is one of the most romantic places to stay on the planet and the perfect place to say or celebrate saying ‘I Do’.wedding_honeymoon_belize_best_summer_beach_celebration_absolute_belizeThe Cayes are made up of spectacular white sandy beaches and swaying palms, with the backdrop of the barrier reef crashing close to shore. Inland, the rainforests and jungle are lush and vibrant, with spectacular mountain vistas and the sounds of nature to wake to every morning.

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We have tailor made weddings on deserted sand bars, planned celebratory beach parties for crowds and crafted sail boat weddings, where our guests tie the knot whilst cruising the Caribbean waters alongside the 2nd largest barrier reef in the world.

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Absolute Belize can tailor make wedding celebrations throughout the country, whether for an intimate group or a larger party. Contact us for more information: Tie The Knot

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WOW Factor

24 February 18
We’re excited to announce the opening of the Ix Chel Villas at The Lodge at Chaa Creek!
Featuring an expansive veranda with a private plunge pool, outdoor jacuzzi and al fresco shower, surrounded by pristine rainforest and married with luxurious interiors, floor to ceiling glass walls and dedicated butler service, the Ix Chel Villas are upping the anti for luxury in Belize.
The villas can be booked to allow for a range of accommodation options and configurations, making them a perfect choice for families, groups, couples, and honeymooners. Contact us for more information on this new piece of jungle paradise.
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Whether you want an action packed agenda in the water and the jungle, or simply spend some quality time in a hammock, Belize has something for all tastes and tempos.

Map of Belize, showing our 4 main regions
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