Looking for a great place to enjoy a family vacation this summer? Black Orchid Resort in Belize is the perfect place to make some memories with your kids before they’re too old to travel with Mom and Dad anymore.
Just a short, 30-minute drive from the international airport, Black Orchid Resort is located in the idyllic village of Burrell Boom on the banks of the Old Belize River. The resort has rooms and suites that either overlook the beautiful gardens or the river, and every room comes complete with a full range of modern conveniences, including private bathroom, hot and cold water, air-conditioning, and beautiful furnishings made by local craftsmen from native hardwoods. Black Orchid Resort also has its own spa, gourmet restaurant, and freshwater swimming pool.
Instead of piling in the car for an exhausting trip to an amusement park or campground, why not head on down to Belize? The beautiful nature, fantastic weather, and abundance of exciting outdoor activities are the perfect remedy for a long, cold winter spent indoors staring at phone and tablet screens. In Belize, you can get wireless internet, but why bother? There’s simply too much to enjoy in the great outdoors.
In Belize, there’s something to make every member of the family happy. Whether it’s a scenic river cruise along the Old Belize River or an adrenaline-packed adventure sailing through the jungle canopy on a series of zip wires, Belize is a great place for family bonding. The little ones will love the colorful wildlife, including parrots and monkeys, while older kids will appreciate adventures like scuba diving, snorkeling, and cave tubing (floating down underground rivers).
A family vacation in Belize is a great way to learn about history, too. The country is home to more ancient Maya pyramids, palaces, and temples than anywhere else on the planet. Few sights can compare to watching the sun rise over the jungle canopy from high atop an ancient Maya pyramid. And for adventurous families, you can also explore sacred caves that were once used by ancient Maya priests to conduct human sacrifices.
And even the pickiest eaters will enjoy the food in Belize. Fresh-caught seafood, organic local produce, and a medley of culinary influences make the food in Belize incredibly delicious. And adults will also enjoy local rum and cocktails made with fresh-squeezed juice.