Retreat to Belize: Finding Peace and Serenity with The Belize Collection’s Tranquil Properties

by Larry Waight

If you’re a big fan of words and love bon mots with multiple meanings, make sure you use the word “retreat” properly. Beyond the reference to a decision army generals make to back away from a losing battle, the word retreat is most often used these days to describe a respite from the stimuli buzzing around your head. A retreat can do more for you than all the money in the world. That’s especially true if the retreat affords you the serenity and peace you crave. Where’s the best place to create your ideal retreat? In Belize, blissfully short flights won’t add to your stress. And, you won’t be required to learn a foreign language, thanks to English being the official language. More than that though, one collection of resorts in this Caribbean paradise makes picking the ideal spot a lot easier. Enter the Belize Collection of Resorts.

Each Belize Collection destination is unique and enticing. So much so that picking just one can be difficult. Luckily, staying in one place to center yourself isn’t the only solution. Keep reading to learn more.

Ready to find your happy place?

The Rainforest Lodge at Sleeping Giant

If your vision of the perfect retreat includes meaningful time spent admiring Mother Nature’s beauty, this jungle haven will appeal to every one of your senses. A rustic lodge tucked inside the 10,000-acre Sibun Nature Reserve, Sleeping Giant sits along the Sibun River. Here, you’ll be transported back in time to when the world was a little less crowded. Plus, you’ll quickly learn that rustic and luxurious can coexist seamlessly!

From personal plunge pools to accommodations that offer you views of the jungle, creek, and surrounding mountains, your sojourn at the Rainforest Lodge at Sleeping Giant will restore your equilibrium and offer you the peace you need .

The Lodge at Jaguar Reef

Perhaps your idea of the ideal retreat includes proximity to an ocean. Sea breezes and gentle waves washing on shore offer you the illusive tranquility you seek. At The Lodge at Jaguar Reef, the word chic is not out of place. For thousands of travelers, vacationing amid tropical environs and a languid beachfront make this the ideal place to achieve bliss. Enjoy as a wealth of amenities—including exploring charming Hopkins—turn your days and nights into the retreat you dream about.

This resort’s all-inclusive package covers every detail of your stay so you’re free to find your own path to serenity Enjoy letting go of your stress and experience the way it would feel to have found nirvana. See what awaits if you choose this destination for your retreat.

Almond Beach Resort at Jaguar Reef

Almond Beach Resort at Jaguar Reef

Another jewel in the crown of the Belize Collection isn’t very far from the Lodge at Jaguar Reef. But this tropical sanctuary is unique enough to give you a different perspective on luxurious vacationing, taking advantage of jungle and surf to delight the mind, body, and spirit. Almond Beach Resort may be an extension of the Lodge at Jaguar Reef, but it has its own unique personality.

Luxuriate in beautiful lodgings as you peruse amenities guaranteed to delight and relax you. And if you’re a social butterfly, the overwater Big Dock Ceviche Bar could be the deciding factor in your decision to make this haven your retreat. Take a peek. Is this your paradise found?

Umaya Resort and Adventures


Umaya Resort & Adventures in Placencia, Belize

Situated on the Placencia Peninsula—-the most delightful finger of land in Belize with highly rated beaches—-there’s a reason the word Adventures is included in this resort’s name. It’s the ultimate destination for reveling in all sorts of pleasures and delights.

All-inclusive packages eliminate the need to make decisions as you settle into a state of pure bliss, whether you’re doing nothing at all or working out your stress by diving into the aquatic sport you prefer. Browse Umaya Resort and Adventures’ website to see what awaits if you choose this property for your personal retreat. There could be a hammock with your name on it in the very near future.

Not wild about making decisions?

You don’t have to pick just one. Thanks to clever thinking on the part of the Belize Collection, you can choose to split your holiday between two venues. It’s the ultimate reward for having dealt with more stressors than you care to recall, and the gift you give yourself when you acknowledge the fact that life is short and nobody deserves to keep living it to the max more than you do!

All photos courtesy of their respective properties unless captioned otherwise. 

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