When To Visit

11 Reasons That YOU Should be in Belize in October

Should you visit Belize in October?  How will the weather be in October?  The main answer is:  If you can take the time off and you need a little boost of warm weather, sunshine, delicious food, adventure, and/or relaxation before the winter sets in, YES!  You should visit Belize in October. See 8 Reasons YouKeep reading »

A Guide to Packing for Belize in the Rainy Season

Rainy Season in Belize and What to Pack Belize is known for her great weather – with average year-round temperatures that don’t stray too far from the low to mid-80s.  But over the last week or so, we’ve gotten some rain – a rainy day earlier in the week – one of the first ofKeep reading »

Belize is SO Different: And Here’s Why…

Belize is Not Just “Some Caribbean Island”…Waterfalls and Coral Reef and Amazing Culture and FOOD and Welcoming Belizeans and…. Maybe you have never been to Belize.  Maybe right now you are dipping your toe back into travel planning or you have a bag backed and are READY NOW.  You are trying to decide between aKeep reading »

Why YOU Should Visit Belize in April and May

April and May can be some pretty great months to visit Belize.  The Spring Break rush has started to thin out.  The peak airline prices of December and US Presidents’ Week are starting to come down a bit (I won’t be discussing other reasons they might be lower right now…)  And the wetter season hasn’tKeep reading »

Why YOU Should Visit Belize in January

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Why Belize in January? If you are looking to get away from cold weather, Belize in January is perfect.  In fact, for sun, a light breeze and  slightly cooler nights (think high 70s F), the first few months in Belize are IDEAL.   January through April generally promises the best weather – and it also meansKeep reading »

A Guide to Packing for Belize in the Rainy Season

The thunder is rumbling this morning and I’ve received quite a few questions over the last week about The Rainy Season.  So here is some information… It has many names – the low season, the off season, hurricane season but around here on Ambergris Caye, it’s generally called the rainy season.  August, September, October, often intoKeep reading »

Six Reasons to Visit Ambergris Caye This Summer

I hope it helps because I get quite a few questions about Belize in the summer.  How is it?  Does it rain all the time?  Are there one zillion bugs?  Is everything closed?  Will I be the only one on the island? Is Belize worth visiting in the summer? THE ANSWER IS YES.  Yes, yes,Keep reading »

My Summer To-Do List in Belize: 14 Different Activities

June 20th was the first official day of summer – the longest day of the year.  Here in Belize, the HOT season tends to start a bit earlier.  *Stats at the end of the post All weather data talk aside, it’s SUMMER!  The kids are out of school which means you’ll find many of them playingKeep reading »

Why I LOVE December on Ambergris Caye, Belize

I am no Scrooge – I’m a pretty big fan of Christmas no matter where I am.  I have now lived in Belize for over 8 years – and have spent each Christmas here on Ambergris Caye. I also spent the 33 previous Christmas seasons in the US…New Jersey to be exact.   And while IKeep reading »

High Season Comes Early to Ambergris Caye, Belize

This past week…I wasn’t sure if it was just me.  I saw tourists.  Lots of them.  More people unloading at Tropic Air, more golf carts filled with visitors and town just felt like it was hopping.  But…it’s early November?  A time of year that’s just…quiet.  Usually super quiet. Could it be true? Sure the weather onKeep reading »

A Brilliant Week of Sunsets in Belize

Google, I asked, what makes for a beautiful sunset?  All this week in San Pedro (from my perspective) and across Belize (as shown on Instagram), the sunsets in particular have been absolutely gorgeous.  Humidity (which I look up about 8 times a day here)?  Clouds?  Storms? Well…yes.  And more.  According to this National Geographic article,Keep reading »

There is PLENTY To Do in Belize in October – My Recap

October is the slowest of the slow season.  The heart of the hurricane season.  But I’ve said it many times…if you can find a cheap ticket (or even if you can’t), October is a fantastic time to visit. Here are some of the things I did this October.  A recap just in case you missedKeep reading »

A Gorgeous Morning for Dog Walking – The Sun Is Back

I have nothing of great interest to tell you this morning.  But I’ve got this- after a few days of clouds and general greyness, the sun is out, the water is sparkling and it’s a beautiful day. I am also weekend-sitting my friend’s dog Maxie.   A perfect morning to take a walk south. OneKeep reading »

September in Belize is THE Best: There is Still Time!

I have written about why I think you should be here for Independence Day, September 21st, in Belize before.  But I think visiting Belize in September is a decision your won’t regret.  I know that it is tough.  The kids are easing back into school, the weather is still summery so maybe you aren’t longingKeep reading »