An Amazing Way To Spend Spring Break in Belize with the Family  

by Madeleine Guerra
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Being stuck inside is starting to take its toll, on you and the kids. Trust us, we know. With jumping between zoom meetings and helping the kids with homework, everyone needs a break at this point. And as spring break edges near, why not use the time to take a sweet family escape into tropical bliss by booking a trip to Belize? If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or a thrilling adventure, Belize has the perfect medium for you and the family.

Coastal Treasures & Memories

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Enjoying the coast at the colorful Tipsy Tuna Sports Bar & Restaurant in Placencia.

Create lifelong memories along the sandy beaches of the Caribbean Sea by taking a trip to some of Belize’s most awe-inspiring beaches. San Pedro and Placencia are top family friendly destinations. Here you and the family can immerse yourselves in the grandeur that is Belize’s tropical appeal. You are sure to be greeted by lots of color, energy and extremely hospitable locals wherever you go. Take an adventure with the family and go snorkeling, swimming or paddle boarding. There’s so much adventure that you don’t want to miss. So be sure to book a few days so you and the family can take it all in. Both destinations are easy to get around and offer plenty of lodging and dining options.  

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Beachfront at Ramon’s Village.

Where to stay in San Pedro: Ramon’s Village Resort is the sanctuary you and your family need this spring break. Nestled in tropical paradise, you and your family will bask in total comfort.  

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A seafront cottage at Turtle Inn in Placencia, Belize. Photo courtesy Coppola Hideaways

 Where to stay in Placencia: Turtle Inn, a Coppola Hideaway, is an incredible treat for the whole family. Enjoy the luxurious cabanas lined up along the sandy beaches facing the Caribbean Sea. Besides being a total paradise, they also offer “school cations,” like snorkeling and more, making the natural world your classroom!   

Inland Adrenaline & Adventures

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Xunantunich Maya Site. Stephanie Klepacki/Unsplash

If your family prefers the jungle forest over sand, then Belize also has an option for you. With so much inland beauty to see, the entire family will have an adventure to meet their fancy. Western Belize offers activities that range from horseback riding to an ancient Maya temple, to canoeing along the lazy Mopan River. You can even get a thrill by ziplining across the jungle forest. What’s even better is that you can let go of the stress of planning by enjoying the services offered by the numerous resorts who arrange everything from transportation to the food on your expedition.  

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A family affair! Photo courtesy Ka’ana Resort

Where to stay: Ka’ana Luxury Resort is the place to be for creating lifelong memories with the family. Not to mention, the resort got awarded in Forbes Travel Guide’s Star Awards 2021. Here, you have the lush jungle forest as the backdrop for all your family photos. Enjoy some much-needed R&R while the kids enjoy the pool.  

Header photo courtesy Instagram @rtwwithkids

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