Christmas 2019 in Sunny Belize? Say Yes and Your Wish Comes True

Christmas 2019 in Sunny Belize? Say Yes and Your Wish Comes True

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Stressed out neighbors. Shopping overload. When was the last time you relaxed on Christmas?

It’s hard to know what to expect from December weather these days, what with hotter summers, colder winters, floods and weather patterns reported by news headlines that tend to blame everything on global warming. But there is one thing you can count on: It’s always sunny in December in Belize where palm trees hung with holiday lights and Baby Jesus in a creche surrounded by tropical flowers make this holiday a special one.

‘Tis the season to go swimming

Belize in December is paradise, which is why wearing summer attire to Midnight Mass and a Christmas Day jump into the Caribbean Sea are just part of the celebration. Over 10 religions practiced in Belize celebrate Christmas, so the sheer variety of traditions, ceremonies and rituals visitors experience are extraordinary, meaningful and just plain fun.

What can you expect if you wrap your gifts, deliver them to friends and family early and catch a plane for Belize where sunshine and warm breezes abound? These are just a few things to look forward to:

-Drink delicious wines made in Belize from unusual sources like cashews and chocolate
-Attend colorful Garifuna Jonkunu dancer performances on Christmas Day
-Witness the Deer Dance, originated by the Maya people and performed only at this time of year
-Take part in a Las Posadas procession, recreating Mary and Joseph’s journey to the Bethlehem inn
-Attend Creole Christmas songfests, especially if you’ve never before heard “Brukdown” songs performed
-Eat traditional foods that include spicy rice, beans, potato salad, stewed chicken, tamales and black fruit cake.

Participate in holy and secular celebrations

Because around 70-percent of all Belizeans consider themselves Christians, Christmas is one big holiday party from border to border. If you can’t find a number of festivities you long to attend, remember that you can always stay home and shovel snow instead.

How to make sure you don’t miss a thing? Turn to Barefoot Rentals and Services, your one-stop destination for every transportation need. Whether you intend to rent a car to get to pageants, parades, parties and church services or you want to leave the logistics to Barefoot by booking tours conducted by certified drivers who prioritize safety and know where to go for the best festivities, Barefoot is at your disposal.

And should you decide to stop off on your way to church services or entertainments because the Caribbean Sea beckons and you crave that Christmas Day swim in temperatures that won’t get above 80-degrees F, your driver is happy to accommodate you. Sunshine and tropical breezes on Christmas Day? Even Santa Claus will envy you!

Visit Barefoot’s website for more information on Belize and do not hesitate to contact them by email or phone (+(501) 629-9602) if you have any questions or need help in planning a Belize Christmas vacation.


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