Planning a Getaway with Family and Friends? Sirenian Bay has Got You Covered

by Gisselle Hernandez

How long has it been since you had a proper vacation to let loose and rejuvenate? One that wasn’t a necessary trip post-pandemic filled with uncertainty and wariness? After a two-year lull in vacationing, the desire for an escape with the company of close friends is not only well-deserved but much needed. 

Now that Belize has relaxed its Covid-19 regulations, you can plan the tropical escape that you’ve been staring at on your bucket list for years. Better yet,  plan that buddymoon you and your squad have been talking about forever. For a laid-back experience that can double as party central, head to the southeast coast’s darling Placencia. Its premier resort, Sirenian Bay Resort & Villas, offers the best experiences and accommodations to take care of you and your gang.

Villas Made for the Comfort of Your Group

Planning accommodations for a large group can be challenging. Many resorts offer family suites but fail to consider multigenerational families or more than one family traveling together. Sirenian Bay has two separate villas that offer the best comfort for families vacationing along with each other. Vast living spaces, down-soft beds and a dining room table big enough for each family member. The Manatee Villa, the biggest in the resort, houses 14 people. Four spacious bedrooms with balconies facing the lapping waves of the Caribbean Sea. This pad effortlessly accommodates large groups of families and friends and has kayaks, paddle boards, and bicycles available for complimentary use. Soak in your own private pool for the day or explore all the resort has to offer.

If your batch is a bit small for the Manatee Villa, then the Seahorse Villa is more up your alley. Hosting 10 people, this home is no less extravagant. Alongside its three bedrooms exists a bunk room, perfect for your children and their friends to share. This homey spot also has a beachfront view, and an accompanying outdoor kitchen and living area. Feel the cool Placencia breeze while you enjoy mouthwatering Belizean food. These two villas offer the ultimate comfort and freedom for you and your family members to enjoy your tropical escape.

Family-Friendly Activities

While staying at the resort, you don’t need to search far to find something that your entire family will enjoy. Sirenian Bay hosts many on-site family-friendly activities ranging from an energetic game of beach volleyball to a calming golf cart drive along Placencia’s coast. Plan a family night and visit Belize’s only professionally-designed 18-hole mini golf. Relish a night that brings out the competitive nature in you and your friends. Winner chooses chef-made breakfast! Once you’re on a competitive streak you can’t stop. Play a game of giant Jenga on the beach and see if the sand is on your side or not! Beach activities are perfect for a big group. Plan a day of double kayaking and explore the calm waters of the Caribbean Sea. Spot exotic fishes and see who counts the most. After a day of activity, enjoy a family movie night on the beach and gaze upon the moonlight on the sea.

Wellness Activities 

A vacation doesn’t mean physical activities 24/7. Everyone deserves to rest and recharge for the new year. Sirenian Bay offers many wellness amenities, fit for parents and children alike. For you and your child, a tennis and pickleball court awaits you. Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, this exercise is one that strengthens your bond and teaches you a new skill. Practice your swing at tennis and soon enough you’ll feel like Venus Williams. 

As an avid yogi, you can happily begin your day with sunrise yoga. The breathtaking sight of the sun rising over the sea is proven to instill calmness in your soul. You can either book classes with the front desk or, embark on a little ‘me-time’ in the early morning. Looking to break a sweat? Take a peek into the resort’s fitness center and start your day with an invigorating exercise. Complimentary use of professional quality machines fit for your workout routine. After a morning of fulfilling activities, swing by The Siren’s Spa for an indulging massage or body treatment. Schedule the cacao exfoliator treatment, and experience a detoxifying scrub, body wash, and scalp massage that rejuvenating enough to be featured in a Forbes article. This and more is what you deserve on your trip to Sirenian Bay. 

Exhilarating Adventures

Zipline the jungles of Belize! Image by Duarte Dellarole

Venture outside the resort and discover thrilling experiences for your entire group. Snorkeling may be a must-do tropical activity, but we must insist on visiting the cayes that provide an unforgettable experience. You’ll have the chance to glimpse flora and fauna privy to Belize and maybe even snap a selfie with a sea turtle. Looking to traverse inland? Plant your feet on terra firma in the jungle adventures the resort provides. Or maybe swing them in the air during the Mayan sky ziplining adventure. Trek inside Belize’s expansive underground cave system and glide in a rubber tube in its cool waters. All these will have parents and children gasping at wonderful vistas and memorable experiences.

A stay at Sirenian Bay will ensure maximum comfort and bonding memories with your family and friends. Book the Manatee or Seahorse villa and prepare for a vacation your entire family will marvel at. 

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