It’s Not Too Late to Score a Great Deal for Thanksgiving in Belize — Here’s Where to Book

by Carolee Chanona
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It’s November 1, which means one thing: the most wonderful time of the year is very, very close. For travelers, that also means the most stressful travel of the year is already here. But even if you’re only considering your Thanksgiving travel plans at the same time you’re finishing off your Halloween candy, it’s not too late to score a great deal in the Caribbean and specifically, in Belize. At the moment, Thanksgiving fare rates are still the cheapest to be had since the onset of the pandemic. While there’s been a resurgence of demand, it’s nowhere near the pre-pandemic, and that’s golden to all the procrastinators out there reading this right now. But these deals definitely won’t last — the sooner you book, the better.

And hey, even if you dropped the ball on Thanksgiving deals, consider this your reminder to book winter holiday travel to Belize ASAP.

Ray Caye Island Resort

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If you’re looking to head off-grid this Thanksgiving, then now’s the time to grab Ray Caye Island Resort’s special for the Thanksgiving holiday. Couples can book the period from November 21 to 28 for as little as $4,550 together — and it even includes a free night during the week. After all, there’s a lot to be thankful for when you’re out on the shore looking over the beautiful Caribbean Sea, but you can also be thankful knowing you’ve booked a surprisingly affordable option.

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San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Room rates start at US$168 for the entirety of November for an escape into the only jungle in town at the eponymous San Ignacio Resort Hotel. Guests can enjoy and on Thanksgiving weekend, the traditional turkey spread and all its fixings at the onsite Running W Restaurant. And if you’re still feeling too rushed, San Ignacio Resort Hotel is also extending their December promotion to escape the winter blues: book early for December 2021, and get 25% off room rates until April 2022.

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This oceanfront rental is perfect for travelers looking for an all-inclusive stay this Thanksgiving. Located 9 miles by boat from Belize City on the charming island of St. George’s Caye, Casa Al Mar is truly a rustic island escape. Families can start the day with a solo paddle at sunrise to catch breakfast, or just as easily, laze the day away in a colorful hammock to the soundtrack of wind in coconut fronds. The vacation rental sleeps up to 16 people and takes care of everything you could want or need: complimentary airport and boat transfers, WiFi, your own island cook for all meals, housekeeping, non-alcoholic drinks, and island-based activities. Plus, a private boat, designated boat captain and licensed tour guide, ready for any additional tours.

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Hidden Valley Inn

From stays now until December 31, 2021, Hidden Valley Inn is extending your 4th night free as a part of its Thanksgiving special. You see, Hidden Valley Inn could be called a destination within a destination…within a destination. Of all of Western Belize’s wild spaces, this is the most unexpected, shimmering oasis in the heart of pure greenery. Where adventure beckons at your doorstep within its 7,200 acres—that you’re free to explore on your own, equipped with lodge-provided site maps and walkie-talkies—and unhampered, simplistic relaxation awaits in your private cottage.

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Header image of Casa Al Mar courtesy of Duarte Dellarole/property.

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