Top 5 Destinations in Belize to Ring in the New Year
New Year’s in Belize
With plenty of warm sunshine and balmy temperatures, it’s no surprise that more and more people are choosing to ring in the new year with an exciting vacation in Belize. Visitors can partake in fun parties, sip on cocktails, dance to over a dozen genres of music spun by the country’s popular DJs, feast on delicious foods, and watch the skies explode with color as 2017 kicks off.
Fireworks ranging from expensive municipal productions to locals firing off bottle rockets, cherry bombs, and sparklers, Belize has a strong tradition of welcoming in the new year with an explosion of pyrotechnic fun.
Here are five exciting places to enjoy New Year’s in Belize:
San Ignacio Town
Visitors are recommended to stay at the Cahal Pech Village Resort. Located just outside the town limits, Cahal Pech is an elegant resort with lovely thatched roof cabanas, a gourmet restaurant onsite, three swimming pools, and a fully stocked bar.
Visitors are recommended to stay at the Chabil Mar resort located just a few minutes’ walk from the village of Placencia. Chabil Mar has elegantly-appointed villas complete with all modern luxuries, a lovely beachfront pier where guests can enjoy dinner, drinks, and dancing, a bar, gourmet restaurant, and a lovely tropical garden.
Visitors are recommended to stay at either Victoria House or the Portofino Beach Resort while in Ambergris Caye. Both resorts are located close to all of the colorful fun and excitement in the island’s capital of San Pedro.
Visitors are recommended to stay at the Black Orchid Resort located in the idyllic village of Burrell Boom, a 15-minute drive from the international airport in Belize City. Black Orchid has villas, suites, and rooms with a lovely view of the Old Belize River, a gourmet restaurant, bar, and swimming pool on site.
Visitors are recommended to stay at the Caves Branch Jungle Lodge when visiting Belmopan. Located a short distance from the capital, the lodge began life as a primitive campsite built by two intrepid expats, but now offers guests the opportunity to enjoy unparalleled views of the jungle from high atop a luxury tree house.
Whether you choose to welcome in the new year from a tranquil jungle lodge or want to participate in all exciting fun and parties happening in the country’s bigger cities, there is a perfect place for everyone to start 2017 off right in Belize.