Belize,

Deluxe Belize Honeymoon For Incurable Romantics

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Tailor-Made Tour
12 Days
From £2663
GEOIP Not Available
Honeymoon
Beach
Snorkelling and Diving
Culture and Archaeology
Luxury

Tour Introduction

12 Days from £2663
GEOIP Not Available
per adult. All trip details below can be tailored just for you

This itinerary is ideal for first or second honeymooners and those simply looking for some romance in their Belize wildlife holiday. The tour marries several attractive locations with upgraded rooms at three top-level properties to produce plenty of scope for a luxurious, stimulating yet relaxing Belize honeymoon.

Full Itinerary

Price from £2663
GEOIP Not Available
per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms
Day 1
Arrive in Belize

Met on arrival at Belize International Airport then transfer by road along the Western Highway to the Macal River in the foothills of the Maya Mountains. Accommodation is in a delightful Garden Jacuzzi Suite.

Staying at Chaa Creek Cottages. Includes Breakfast.

Day 2
Chaa Creek Cottages

Day at leisure. Included in your price are visits to the Natural History Centre, Butterfly Farm and morning guided walks to look for birds and other wildlife.

Staying at Chaa Creek Cottages. Includes Breakfast.

Day 3
Chaa Creek Cottages

Day at leisure. Optional activities available. The lodge has a large network of trails offering excellent horse riding, walking and mountain biking. Canoeing is available on the river and the excellent new spa offers a wide range of massages; beauty treatments and alternative therapies to sooth and relax.

Staying at Chaa Creek Cottages. Includes Breakfast.

Day 4
Chaa Creek Cottages

Day at leisure. Optional activities available. Close to the lodge are the majestic Maya Mountains, containing the scenic Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. Here can be found the Rio On Pools, providing refreshing natural swimming, Rio Frio Caves and Thousand Foot Falls.

Staying at Chaa Creek Cottages. Includes Breakfast.

Day 5
Hidden Valley Inn

Pick up from the lodge and transfer by road to Hidden Valley Inn within the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve surrounded by pines and waterfalls. Accommodation is in an Estate Suite.

Staying at Hidden Valley Inn. Includes Breakfast.

Day 6
Hidden Valley Inn

Day at leisure. Walk the hiking trails, have a romantic evening meal and swim at the waterfall, go mountain biking, try yoga or enjoy treatments at the spa.

Staying at Hidden Valley Inn. Includes Breakfast.

Day 7
Hidden Valley Inn

Day at leisure. Optional tours include visits to the Mountain Pine Ridge, and visiting Maya ruins such as Caracol or Xunantunich.

Staying at Hidden Valley Inn. Includes Breakfast.

Day 8
Ambergris Caye

Depart on a thrilling private charter flight over mountains, forest and on to the small Caribbean Island of Ambergris Caye. Check-in to your luxury plantation style hotel located on the sea front around two miles out of town. Accomodation is in your own private Casita.

Staying at Victoria House. Includes Breakfast.

Day 9
Ambergris Caye

Day at leisure. Optional activities available. The palm tree covered island is located on the famous Belizean barrier reef with good diving and snorkelling offshore. Close to the island is the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and behind the island is a large shallow lagoon where manatees can be found.

Staying at Victoria House. Includes Breakfast.

Day 10
Ambergris Caye

Day at leisure for optional watersports such as snorkelling, diving, boating, windsurfing, swimming or try exploring the local surroundings by buggy.

Staying at Victoria House. Includes Breakfast.

Day 11
Ambergris Caye

Day at leisure. Optional activities available.

Staying at Victoria House. Includes Breakfast.

Day 12
Depart Belize

Transfer to the airstrip and catch domestic flight back to Belize City.

Includes In-flight Meals.

Tour Accommodation

Belize West Belize

The Lodge at Chaa Creek

Overview

The English/American- owned lodge, the longest established in Belize, is located near San Ignacio in the far west of Belize. Its accommodation nestles among bird-filled tropical gardens in a magical river valley with wild forest facing from the opposite karst limestone bank of the Macal River.

Chaa Creek has a large network of trails through its 365-acre reserve offering excellent horse riding, walking and mountain biking. Canoeing is available on the river and the excellent spa offers a wide range of massages, beauty treatments and alternative therapies.

Close to the lodge are the majestic Maya Mountains, containing the scenic Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. Here can be found the Rio On Pools for a refreshing natural swim, Rio Frio Caves and Thousand Foot Falls. The lodge is also close to the Guatemalan border which has good handicraft and duty free shopping and a couple of hours away are the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal.

The 23 comfortable cottages have been individually designed with palm thatched roofs and furnished with locally made crafts and furniture and both local and international artwork. You can heighten your experience by choosing to upgrade to a Complete Garden Suite, an Orchard and Spa Villa, Macal Cottage or Tree Top Suite, all equipped with private Jacuzzi.

Chaa Creek boasts one of the best restaurants in Belize, and a lively well-stocked bar. There is a butterfly breeding centre and a small natural history museum on site. Ten per cent of all accommodation revenue goes towards local environmental and social programmes.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
No
Rooms
30
Facilities

Private bathrooms, restaurant, bar, wooden patio, Wi-Fi, swimming pool.

Local Wildlife

The river basin is home to a plethora of wildlife including jaguar and Baird’s tapir (although they are rarely seen). More frequently observed wildlife includes black howler monkeys and the abundant birdlife of the region, which includes specialities such as pine siskin and orange-breasted falcon.

Optional Activities

Half day canoeing down the unspoilt Makal River to San Ignacio to (vehicle return to lodge). Excursion to the nearby Mayan ruins of Xunantunich. Full day trip to the famous Tikal Mayan ruins in Guatemala. Full day guided tour of Vaca Falls and Chumpiate cave in the Maya mountains. Visit the spa for a range of alternative therapies and beauty treatments. Horseback riding and mountain biking on forest trails. Trip over the Guatemala border for handicrafts and duty free shopping.

Belize Barrier Reef and Coral Cays

Victoria House

Overview

An elegant colonial-style resort located approximately two miles south of the main town, offering very comfortable range of accommodations suitable for couples and families. The resort has beautiful surroundings, a good beach, dive operation and lovely swimming pools.

The coconut palm-covered island of Ambergris Caye is located on the northern end of the Belize Barrier Reef, famous for great Caribbean diving and snorkelling. A short distance offshore, where the reef meets the open ocean, there are excellent wall dives and a mix of reef and pelagic species. Closer to town is Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark and Ray Alley, leeward is a large shallow lagoon where manatees can be found. The small town of San Pedro is approximately 20 – 30 minutes’ walk from the hotel and has a lively, friendly atmosphere and a variety of bars and good restaurants serving fresh seafood, including lobster, and other local dishes.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
No
Rooms
32
Facilities

PADI dive school, restaurant, bar,2 freshwater swimming pool, spa

Local Wildlife

The marine life of the Barrier Reef, including Shark and Ray Alley for close encounters with nurse sharks and large stingrays; watching the pelicans dive for fish.

Optional Activities

Reef visits by boat, snorkelling, diving, fishing & sailing. Day trips to the mainland can also be arranged, eg to visit Lamanai.

Belize West Belize

Hidden Valley Inn

Overview

Hidden Valley Inn is located in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, part of the remote Maya Mountains of western Belize. Its massive 7200-acre private reserve offers exclusive access to over 90 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails through a mixture of pine forest and tropical broadleaf jungle to secluded pools and waterfalls. Much wildlife inhabits the property, including 200 species of birds. There are 12 cottages set within beautiful gardens, each with mahogany furnishings, ceiling fans, screened windows, en-suite bathrooms with hot water, and a brick fireplace for cool evenings. In the main building are lounge, bar and swimming pool with Jacuzzi. Hummingbird feeders attract many species to the gardens, where plenty of other birds can also be seen.

Swimming Pool
Yes
Air Conditioning
No
Rooms
12
Facilities

90 miles of private forest reserve trails, walked only by the lodge guests; bar; restaurant; yoga platform; lookout decks; lounge area; pleasant pool area.

Local Wildlife

The lodge is very proud of its “Big Five” resident birds: king vulture, stygian owl, black and white eagle hawk, orange-breasted falcon and solitary eagle. All can be seen on the property, some more easily than others. Other wildlife includes peccary, coati, tapir, grey fox, white tailed deer, ocelot, margay, puma and jaguar – the cats have been seen, but rarely. Note: the pine forest has been badly affected by the parasitic bark beetle and numerous forest fires and is in the process of regeneration. The lower altitude broad leaf jungle, however, is in perfect condition, offering a distinct contrast.

Optional Activities

Birdwatching, hiking, swimming, night walks, horse riding, river canoe trips, cave visits, Maya ruin sites, yoga (at three platforms in the forest).

Route Map

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Hidden Valley Inn: 17.098464, -88.942909
The Lodge Chaa Creek: 17.107503, -89.075518
Victoria House: 17.899469, -87.976193
The Lodge Chaa Creek: 17.107503, -89.075518

Departure Dates

This tour has no set departure date and can be tailored to suit your travel requirements. Contact us for more details.

Travel Information

Are International Flights Included?

No. Please contact us for a quote if required.

Flight Info:

Domestic flights within Belize included

Best Visited:

December to May

Are you ATOL Registered?

Yes. This means we are legally able to book your international flights in conjunction with your ground arrangements so you can book with us with complete confidence. Read more about our ATOL license here.

Claire Pote

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding this Tour, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

Really enjoyed eating traditional Belizian food and the variation between hotels. Every single member of staff we met was friendly, pleasant and helpful and we had a fabulous time. The holiday itinerary fulfilled out brief and our expectations – a big thank you for that.

Mr S H -London