If you go . . .
Lodging: Do you want to stay
in the jungle or on the beach? Nothing beats Ian Anderson’s Caves Branch Resort, on the Hummingbird Highway. The
jungle eco-lodge offers rooms, bungalows, impressive tree houses, and all-inclusive options. Rates start at $146 per night
up to $506 for treehouse rooms. Packages with tours can be
On the beach, the Maya Beach Hotel offers quiet, comfortable accommodations, an infinity pool, tiki bar on the beach, and the best brunch on the Placencia Peninsula. Rates $69-$139 per night depending on room and time of visit.
Fishing: WhiprayCaye Lodge
and Julian Cabral, the owner
and guide. Three-day packages including transfers, lodging, meals, and fishing start at $2,155. Day guiding $350.
Adventure activities: Caves Branch is your go-to for eco-tours, from waterfall rappelling to cave tubing, from zip line rides to jungle hikes. It also offers tours of the Maya ruins. River cave expedition $85. Combo tours including zip line rides and cave tubing $155.
Information: 800-624-0686, www.travelbelize.com