Discover The Perfect Belize Family Vacation
Posted by: Las Terrazas Resort
If you're a parent, you know that family vacations create irreplaceable lifelong memories of family bonding. Although traveling domestically can be convenient, maybe it's time to escape life within your bubble and discover the hidden wonders of an exotic location.
Ambergris Caye, Belize has so much to offer your family. It will instill a sense of adventure and curiosity in your child's mind, allow them to uncover hidden interests, and increase their courage and confidence. Let's talk about why Ambergris Caye is an unBELIZEable destination for your next family vacation.
Family Friendly Adventures
Whether your exploring the wilds of the jungle, visiting ancient Mayan Ruins, or taking a dive into the beautiful turquoise waters of the Caribbean, there is a plethora of family-friendly activities waiting for you in Belize.
If you're kids are animal lovers, you can take them to the Belize Zoo
, where you will discover the Tapir (Belize's national animal), along with five native wildcat species, various monkeys, exotic birds, reptiles, and more. If your family is feeling extra bold, you can combine this tour with a zip-lining excursion. Talk about a full day filled with fun!
Have teens or older kids? There's no doubt that they will love the cave tours, which require a helmet and headlight for an added sense of adventure. Discover the rich history and cultural beliefs of the ancient Mayans. There's so much to see… Admire the breathtaking stalagmites and stalactites, ancient Mayan tools, pottery, and even skeletal remains. The experts in our Reservations Office will help you select the perfect tour for your family, based on the age and skill level of your group.
For families who love to learn and explore, the Xunantunich Mayan Temple
is a must-see! With 26 temples and palaces, this is the best place to uncover the history and culture of the Mayan people. Your family will have the opportunity to climb ruins, visit the onsite museum, and receive a first-hand look at the lifestyles of the modern Belizean people as you travel across the countryside.
Back on Ambergris Caye, water sports are our game. Our onsite 5-star PADI dive shop has daily excursions to the island's best snorkeling and SCUBA
sites, including the world famous Blue Hole.
You can fly high above the water on a parasailing trip, lay back and relax on a catamaran cruise
, or escape on a snorkeling and beach BBQ
trip. The options are endless.
About Las Terrazas Resort
Don't let too much "together time" wreck your kids' or your mood. Our full-sized luxury residences
ensure that everyone has space to relax after a busy day of exploring. Our residences have up to 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, fully furnished kitchens, 42" LCD TVs, DVD players, and free WiFi.
Everyone will have the privacy to retreat to their own corners before starting a new adventure. Plus, the full-sized washer and dryer in each unit guarantees that no one has to put on a wet swimsuit!
Onsite, your kids will enjoy the Bobby Burger and an abundance of fresh Caribbean fruit at the O Restaurant
. It also features the island's freshest seafood for all the adults in your group. If you choose to embark on a day of guided fishing or cast your line off the dock, be sure to bring in your catch for Chef Nolvin to prepare to your specifications.
Exhausted from all the adventure? O Restaurant also offers pizza to go, so you can chow down and enjoy a family movie night in your room after a long day.
Onsite Fun in the Sun
Kids of all ages will enjoy the complimentary beach equipment
. Grab a paddleboard or kayak to explore the nearby reefs, or hop on a bicycle and take a ride to the town of San Pedro. We also have water bikes, Hobie Cats, and even WaveRunners for those with a need for a more high-speed tour of the waters surrounding Ambergris Caye.
While you relax in a cabana on the largest stretch of the white sand beach, our CFO (Chief FUN Officer), Leroy, will teach the kids how to climb a coconut tree and harvest their own coconuts. Leroy also knows where the starfish and iguanas hide out, so be sure to have the cameras ready to capture proud smiles of your kids with their new island friends.
There truly is something for every member of your family on the beautiful island of Ambergris Caye - and our staff at Las Terrazas will go above and beyond to ensure you share the trip of a lifetime with your loved ones. We hope you'll come for a visit. We'd love to play a part in helping your family creating everlasting memories. Adventure awaits!
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