Planning a Group Getaway? These 7 Resorts Are the Perfect Fit.

by Khaila Gentle

Whether for a family reunion or a long overdue vacation with your crew, planning a group trip can be as stressful as it is exciting. One way to take away part of the hassle though, is by selecting a resort that’s fit for a group getaway. Here are four Belize resorts that are perfect for a sojourn with friends and family. From sprawling villas with multiple bedrooms to special packages that make for stress-free itineraries, these Belize stays offer much more than just idyllic locations.

1. Ray Caye Island Resort

Location: 18 Miles Offshore Placencia

The ultimate destination for fun and relaxation in Belize, this seven acre private island lies off of the country’s southern coast. Not only is it fit for a an envy-inducing group trip (you can even rent out the entire island if you’d like), but its remote location makes for a true escape from the daily grind.

Accommodation options like the Oceanfront Villas are perfect for groups, able to sleep up to six persons. Meanwhile, the Island House, situated in the center of the island, offers affordable, cozy rooms alongside stunning second-floor views. Enjoy true R+R with your nearest and dearest thanks to Ray Caye’s diverse list of amenities, activities, and tours.

Book a stay here.

2. Sunset Caribe Belize

Location: 2 Miles North of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye

Serving up fun in the sun on Ambergris Caye along with stunning bayside views at sunset, Caribeville’s Sunset Caribe is modern, luxurious, and conveniently located. Choose from a selection of 1-bedroom lofts, and one-, two-, or three-bedroom condos-style units. Each is fitted with modern furniture – including appliances like a washer and dryer – , tropical themed decor, and picturesque views.

Those groups that simply want to get away from it all can take advantage of onsite amenities like the recently finished swim up pool bar, an overwater hot tub, and stellar room service. Venture a bit further to sister property Grand Caribe for world-class dining at Rain Restaurant, relaxing spa services, and six magnificent pools. Or, hop on a golf cart (which you can rent from the resort), and explore La Isla Bonita.

Book a stay here.

3. Sunbreeze Suites

Location: San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye

Set in the heart of San Pedro Town, Sunbreeze Suites is the ideal location for those seeking the true Ambergris Caye Experience. With popular restaurants, bars, and tour operators all just a stone’s throw away, exploring the island with your crew doesn’t get much easier.

Thanks to Sunbreeze’s special Group Getaway package, vacationing in Belize with friends comes with exciting tours and memorable experiences. For $1368 per person, you and ten of your favorite people can enjoy cozy accommodations, roundtrip transfers to the island, golf cart rentals, snorkeling, fishing, a private beach BBQ, sunset sailing, and daily breakfast.

Learn more about the Group Getaway package here.

4. Coco Plum Island Resort

Location: 9 Miles East of Dangriga Town

Photo Credit: Coco Plum Island Resort

When it comes to dreamy destinations, no one does it quite like Coco Plum Island Resort. With surrounding turquoise waters that could give the Maldives a run for its money, this private island is perfect for realizing that dream birthday trip or luxurious family getaway. And since it’s all-inclusive, your group vacation will come with all the relaxation and none of the hassle. Plus, with as little as ten people travelling together, you can take advantage of Coco Plum’s Belize group vacation deals.

Leave your heels and cocktail dresses at home. This serene island off the coast of Dangriga Town is the place to be for casual barefoot relaxation. Private oceanfront accommodations await, along with 16 acres of pristine island paradise.

Check out all-inclusive group getaway packages here.

5. Casa Al Mar

Location: St. George’s Caye

If resorts aren’t your thing, consider an all-inclusive family vacation rental, instead. Casa al Mar sits on the historic island of St. George’s Caye, just off the coast of Belize City. Enjoy a fun, laidback stay at this locale that’s perfect for a group of up to sixteen people (the minimum is 8 guests).

With a total of six bedrooms spread over three floors, Casa al Mar has a fully equipped kitchen, a large dining room, living room, bar, study and front balcony with hammocks. Plus, since it’s all-inclusive, you and your group get to take advantage of  having all the necessities taken care of. That includes all roundtrip transfers to St. George’s Caye, your own island chef, a private boat at your disposal (fully equipped with a licensed boat captain and tour guide), and tours and activities.

Book your stay here.

6. Coral Caye, A Coppola Family Hideaway

Location: 8 Miles Offshore Placencia Village

Dining under the stars at Coral Caye, a Coppola Hideaway.

Vacation like the Coppolas on this idyllic island retreat. Coral Caye sits just offshore of Plancencia, Belize and is a part of the Coppola Family Hideaways. A stay that has made countless headlines (including this Forbes feature as one of the world’s most “outrageous villas”). Certainly, bucket-list worthy, Coral Caye offers one-of-a-kind experiences for your and your tight-knit group.

Rustic, yet luxurious, Coral Caye boasts two cottages that can sleep up to twelve. Attentive caretakers, a chef, and even a butler if you’d like will ensure that your group getaway is one to remember, and for all the right reasons, too.

Learn more about Coral Caye here.

7. Hopkins Bay, A Muy’Ono Resort

Location: Hopkins Village
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Photo by Hopkins Bay, a Muy’Ono Resort.

Hopkins Bay is a choice stay in one of Belize’s loveliest cultural destinations – Hopkins village in the Stann Creek District. With 17 beach houses, each offering 1-3 bedroom options, this Muy’Ono Resort makes for a great group getaway for those seeking the best of both worlds in Belize. That’s because Hopkins Bay lies steps away from the beach with the majestic Maya Mountains as its gorgeous backdrop.

If you’re looking for a family stay, Hopkins Bay offers a five-night package complete with adventure, entertainment, and relaxation. Plus, children 12 and under get 50% off select tours and stay for free! Cultural nights, courtesy Garifuna drummers, beach games, tours, and more await on your next group getaway.

Book your stay here.

Featured Photo courtesy of Coral Caye

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