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The Taste of Summer - Belize Island Style

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It's time to start looking forward to the future and taste the freedom of travel again! Belize tantalizes all of your senses from sights and sounds to taste. The blend of culture, Caribbean, and cuisine is colorful, crafted, and just plain crave-able! While you plan your trip to St. George's Caye Resort, sink into this blog and visualize yourself at the island!  

Good morning! The temperature is about 76 degrees Fahrenheit, and tropically perfect. You have awakened to the sea breeze coming through your window, you open your cabana or villa door to find that our friendly staff has delivered fresh coffee, tea, and juice to your door. As you stretch, take a look at the sun, sea, and white coral sands, you sip your coffee and dream of the adventures and relaxation of your day.

On your own time and terms, when you're ready for breakfast, head over to the Sand Bar Lounge. There, you will find a sweet assortment of granola, tropical fruit, and yogurt to indulge in. Next up, breakfast made to order. Your menu includes a variety of the tastes of Belize as well as your homestyle favorites, all served with dietary needs in mind.

A must-try is our Belizean specialty, fry jacks that are often served with cheese, refried beans, eggs, and other colorful, flavorful ingredients.

Once you have had your massage, found your way to the sandbar while sailing, or taken an excursion off of the island to one of the many adventures that Belize has to offer, it is time for your midday meal. Lunch may include fresh slaw, soups, authentic Belizean rice and beans, stewed chicken, or tamales.

As your day winds down and you have soaked up as much sun as you can, join us for your four-course gourmet meal. Chefs choice usually includes conch, fish, or other seafood, a variety of meats, sauces, and veggies. Not in the mood for meat? Choose from our vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and other diet-sensitive options. Pair your fare with a refreshing traditional or virgin daiquiri, ice-cold Belikin Beer, or tropical mixed drink and you have the makings for complete satisfaction!

Belize is a melting pot when it comes to cuisine, and with so many delicious dishes to choose from your taste buds will be on cloud nine. Read on to learn about the five foods we think everyone should try when visiting Belize and prepare your palate at home! 

Fry Jack

Fry jacks are one of the most popular foods in Belize. They are small triangles of dough that are fried until golden brown and served warm. Normally eaten for breakfast and served alongside refried beans, sausage, eggs, etc.. A drizzle of honey on top turns a savory fry jack into a decadent delight!

Click here for an awesome recipe for Fry Jacks

Rice and Beans

Rice and beans is the Belizean national dish composed of a base of red kidney beans and rice and cooked in coconut milk. Typically served with stewed chicken, but any meat will do! It is traditionally served with a Belizean style potato salad. 

Stew Chicken or Pork

Belizean comfort food at its finest! Chicken or pork is rubbed in Red Recardo or achiote paste and slow-cooked in broth. Served over rice and beans for lunch or dinner. This dish will leave you feeling full and happy! Click here for a recipe!

Tamales (Bollo)

Belizeans put their own twist on the traditional Mexican tamale by wrapping them with plantain leaves instead of corn husks. Seasoned meat (chicken or pork) is wrapped in a soft corn dough and then steamed in plantain leaves. They can also be vegetarian by substituting the meat with vegetables. Want to make your own at home? Follow the recipe HERE.

Conch Fritters

Fresh sea food is abundant in Belize, and a crowd favorite is conch. Conch fritters are a popular appetizer, and are made from a batter of Conch, sweet peppers, onions, celery, flour, and seasonings and then deep fried to perfection! Yum!

Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner is your favorite, you will be sure to find a new and robust palate of flavors to excite the senses. We welcome you to our table. Be our guest! 

St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina. We are taking reservations for summer and fall, with our worry-free travel policies. We are filling fast so book soon! We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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It's Time to Dream - Returning to St. George's Caye

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The island is host to thousands of seashells. All originating from different places, all arriving in their time, all moving on the ebb and flow of the sea. A seemingly appropriate metaphor for the current state of things; quite the ebb and flow... 

This time may leave you feeling like your 'normal' has been a bit re-defined. We can empathize. Although we are ecstatic with the large number of people that are booking for this fall and even summer, we are reflective of the people we should have been of service to, interim. We are keeping spirits up, the sun on, and eagerly awaiting the day that we welcome our next guests with a rum punch, and a warm, island smile.

During this "downtime" It is a perfect time to reflect on how to come back better. We have heard that many people are using the extra time on their hands to get back to the simple things, enjoy a walk outside, a good movie, or just a simple cup of coffee while video chatting with a friend. We are also working on our return! We have been discussing ways to serve our guests to an even higher standard and intentionally enhance some offerings to give you more options for reflection and rejuvenation at the island.

To that end, about a month ago, our US team had the honor of meeting with Kelli Soll, the founder and director of Global Service Partnerships (GSP), which offers unique and life-changing service and travel programs in Belize, Central America. Shortly after that meeting, we also met Kelli's business partner, Marni Henderson, founder of Coalesce Discovery and a wellness practitioner. Their collaboration, Horizons Retreats, is a magical Belizean retreat experience! Together we started the planning process of a retreat offering this coming October. Our team was so moved by our meeting and their mission, that it just seemed like a natural fit.

"Each of us will have a new normal as we emerge from this unprecedented time in history," stated Kelli in a recent chat, "It is up to every one of us to take this time to evaluate what is truly important in our own unique lives, how we live our values in the future, and to mindfully pursue a daily life with more presence."

"This is a moment of reflection." Marni added, "...to take a pause and bring awareness to the information revealed from this experience. It will be imperative to give ourselves time to heal, relax and replenish our stressed-out bodies, hearts and minds. I can't think of a more magical place to do that..." 

We will have more details about this retreat in future news and can't wait to welcome our first group to the island for this special and most necessary retreat! If it looks like something you may be interested in, pencil the dates of October 10th - 17th and let us know you are interested in more information. You can contact Kelli directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Marni at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about the offering and additional details. 

Looking forward to the future!

See you in the sun!

Your St. George's Caye Resort Family 

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Come Away to Belize- St. George's Caye Resort Virtual Tour

IMG_5573 Let's vote to speed up time!

For the first time in history, we want to SPEED UP "Island Time"!

Let us explain... Island time is what our guests come to us to find; slower pace, less attention to time and a chance to completely relax.

Well all of that is extremely important for our visitors, we work on a different schedule and mindset so that guests enjoy this time of complete ease. We look forward to the joy of being day-makers, for anticipating things guests' may not even know they would like, and for going above and beyond to make an extra special occasion, even more special. And, we can't do that if you're not here...

So, to that end, we vote to speed up time so you can come to the island very soon! We are eagerly awaiting our Captain's Club guests return, and so excited to welcome our new friends with a rum punch and a smile.

In the meantime, please enjoy your very own virtual tour of the island. Ms. Jahnene will greet you with your complimentary rum punch after your short transfer to the island, and here, takes you on a tour of St. George's Caye Resort.

Thank you Evan Taylor and his beautiful wife, Kate for this incredible video!


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We are here when you are ready to travel again. The world will once again be connected and we can't wait to #seeyouinthesun!

To plan in advance for travel in the future please see our website at www.belizeislandparadise.com, email for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our friendly US based reservation line at +1-507-380-9344 or toll free at 1-800-814-8493. 

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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History is Rich at St. George's Caye - By Ian Pearce

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We are so grateful for the outpouring of comments on our posts, responses to our newsletters and love we are getting from our valued guest family in this time. When Ian Pearce, long time guest of St. George's Caye Resort reached out to let us know his fish caught recently in Belize, would make for a good "my fish was this big" story, we asked him to recount some of the rich history of his family and this special place. This is an incredible story, and one we hope to continue with Ian, Commodore, and Deena for years to come! Happy Birthday, Commodore, although we can't celebrate with you in person, we are with you in island spirit! Cheers to your quick return!  

By: Ian Pearce

Back in 1881 my great-grandfather Sydney Cuthbert, who came to British Honduras from Edinburgh Scotland, purchased the site where St. George's Caye Resort now stands. He and his wife (my great-grandmother), Amy Jane Simpson, from Aberdeen Scotland, would spend many a bright summer day enjoying the beautiful weather and sunshine in their two-story house on stilts. Above the second story, Sydney built a tower that my great-grandmother would use to hang a lantern to help him navigate his steamboat back from Belize to the Caye at night. So much history and happenchance has happened for my family at St. George's Caye.

Fast forward, as a kid, my family would spend summers on the Caye, but we had to rent a house up on the north end towards Quacka Head. I started to Dive the reef near St. George's Caye in 1976.

In the mid-1980's a man named Fred Good bought the 5 and a half lots that my grandmother owned from her and filled in the cuts with a dredge and built St. George's Lodge. He owned and operated it for around 30 years. During that time, we enjoyed staying and playing in and around the Lodge. My father, who was a dentist in Houston, eventually bought and kept a boat, the BelTexIan, in Belize. We would frequently visit Fred on our Belize vacations and enjoy dining and diving with Fred and Jose at the Lodge.

Later after the Lodge changed hands, it became St. George's Caye Resort. We have had the great pleasure of meeting the new owner Tim and all the great staff (Barry, Janeene, Oliver, Jose, Freddie, Andy, Leo, Edison, Herber, Cornell, Wilbur and the rest of the gang). We have been welcomed by them and made to feel like family at the Caye. My dad (we all call him Commodore), my girlfriend Deena, my children (Clara & Leah) and I have been guests at the Resort on numerous occasions and love all the great activities and new friends we meet there.

Commodore, Deena and I were due to spend a week at the Resort for his 94th birthday, but the Coronavirus pandemic made us stay in Austin instead. We are thankful that we are all healthy and very bored. We would love to be hanging out with our friends at SGCR diving, snorkeling, tarpon fishing, sailing, relaxing and eating the wonderful meals there, but it will have to wait. I know it will all be there waiting for us as soon as this craziness is over, hopefully, sooner than later. Until then, we will shelter in place and practice social distancing so that we all remain well and ready for our next Belize adventure.

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Again, thank you Ian, Commodore and Deena for your return trips, sharing your family story with us! Sending you and yours warm island vibes until you return!

Sincerely, 

Your St. George's Caye Resort team

We are here when you are ready to travel again. The world will once again be connected and we can't wait to #seeyouinthesun!

To plan in advance for travel in the future please see our website at www.belizeislandparadise.com, email for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our friendly US based reservation line at +1-507-380-9344 or toll free at 1-800-814-8493.

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

See all of the beautiful information at www.belizeislandparadise.com

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Stay Local - Dream Global - Belize

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Thank you to our new retreat partner - Marni Henderson, founder of Coalesce Discovery and Horizons Retreats for this awesome perspective on how to "getaway" without leaving the safety of home during this time. 
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Picture this, "It is sometime in the late afternoon, maybe 3:00 or 4:00. You haven't worn your watch or scrolled through your phone for days. The turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean sweetly soothe the soul while relaxing in a hammock. You can hear the waves gently brush the sand as a calm breeze rustles the palm fronds. The humidity naturally melts stress lines from your face with a warm welcoming smile. An easy dip in the ocean draws all tension from your shoulders and you are greeted with a freshly prepared rum punch as you step back onto land. "Go Slow" is the plan for today. An overwhelming sense of harmony and balance brings peace and relaxation throughout your mind, body and soul."

I can feel it. I can taste it and oh I can so imagine myself there right now... But I am not there, at least physically.

In a time when staying home is one of the most powerful choices we can make for the health and well being of our local communities and the world, finding ways to retreat within ourselves and at home has become a new reality. Especially for those of us that love to travel.​ 

I was supposed to be in Belize last week. But like so many other people, travel plans quickly changed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. My plane was scheduled to leave stateside, the day before the Philip Goldson International Airport in Belize was closed. ​

Although St. George's Caye would be a magical and totally relaxing island to self isolate, I would not be traveling to Belize this time... 

My love for Belize had me counting the days for the slow paced culture, gracious people and healing beauty of this Central American country. Exploring other cultures offers a fresh perspective allowing me to bring home a different understanding of how I am living my life. It is often a "check up" on my priorities and daily habits. Specifically in Belize, I savor the break from digital devices, face paced lifestyle and unnecessary stress. Instead, days are filled with a "go slow" vibe, quiet contemplation, nourishing fresh food, playful curiosity and adventure. The most important reason I love to travel for retreat is that I often return home more relaxed, present and authentically available for myself and loved ones. Pure presence is the greatest gift we can share!

What had been a very intentionally planned vacation to relax and replenish now had me finding another way to fill a physician ordered prescription - "stress management vacation". For many, travel is a powerful stress management tool. The word retreat actually means to withdraw from our normal routine into a space that is safe for us to reflect and find refuge. Whether that be by meditation within ourselves, at home or global travel, retreat is actually a very profound act of self care. It positively affects the health and wellness of our whole being with a boosted immune system, increased brain function, emotional health and so much more!

Therefore, I am finding ways to create this experience in my home. Because honestly, that is what is happening right now for much of the world. For the greater good of humanity, we are being asked to keep ourselves and others healthy by staying home. Amongst all of the chaos, change and grief occurring worldwide, it is even more important to create a place of refuge within ourselves and immediate surroundings.


Relax and Replenish Home Retreat

  1. Preparation: Clearly define what type of experience or feeling you need. Is it to relax (less tense, relieve stress or anxiety) or to replenish (fill up or restore energy supply)?
  2. Setting: Find a special place in your home that will be designated just for your retreat. It may be outside, a certain chair or room. Make sure this is a place that when you go there, you really make it special for this purpose. It could even be a favorite blanket that you take with you to sit on or wrap yourself in. Clearly designate whatever and wherever it is. (I moved a reclining chair outside and now I wrap up in my favorite blanket and take a nap or read a book outside in the recliner…..it is so delicious!)
  3. Who: Is this for yourself, with others or are you planning for someone else?
  4. Sound: There are so many sounds we have access to that will support relaxation. It may be different types of music, a guided meditation, the sound of birds or silence.
  5. Smells: Certain smells definitely invoke a sensation of relaxation. Candles, essential oils, diffusers, incense, fresh air…...what is your pick? Ylang ylang, bergamot and lavender are all known to promote relaxation. If you imagine yourself on the beach, find some coconut or are you longing for the mountains, pine.
  6. Food: What a nourishing aspect of replenishment! What if you prepared a special meal? It could even be something as simple as a unique chocolate or a new dish, fruit or tea. Maybe you don't want to cook so you pre-prepare the meal or support your local restaurant with curbside pick up before your retreat. (I made a special meal of rice and beans for a "Belize Retreat" night, played Caribbean music, sprayed coconut in the room, made rum punch and put on "beach clothes").
  7. Have some fun: This is supposed to be a retreat which means we can step out of the box. Let your imagination soar. Give yourself some time to step away from the current reality and create an environment filled with deeply nourishing elements. Is there a special outfit you can wear? Can you call a friend and do it together? Does it mean you put a tent up in your backyard or living room? Maybe hang some indoor lights or take a bath? How can you step away from all of the chaos and stress to bring a precious moment of restorative balance?
  8. Time: Now that you have all the details figured out for your retreat and you've gathered everything you need, if anything at all, pick a time. Put it on your calendar or set an alarm and if you live with others, let them know. That means if you have littles, you've prepared them to be occupied while you go on retreat! This is your time! Honor yourself by making this a priority and putting all the preparation into action. Sometimes that is the hardest part. So put it on the calendar and if it helps, have someone else hold you accountable. Ask for help in making this happen.


Turn off the phone, step away from the to do list, slip away into your magical retreat space and return relaxed, refreshed and replenished. Congratulations, you restored harmony and balance!

There will be a day we can travel internationally again and return to St. George's Caye or your favorite destination. We will be living in the new normal. Until then, remember to take the time for yourself and create space for relaxation and replenishment. Being present with yourself and others is one of the greatest gifts we can share. When personal and global health requires taking care of your mind, body and spirit at home, know that you are making a difference for yourself and the many people on the front line. And then, when the loved ones in our lives working on the front line return home or can take a moment to relax, we will have the energy to make sure they too find the relaxation, replenishment and re-connection they so very much deserve.

Marni Henderson

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Your Beautiful - Virtual Vacation to St. George's Caye Resort - Belize

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In a time like the modern world has never experienced before, new norms are being adjusted to every day. 

With travel postponed, we hope we can take you away to our island through visual treats and exciting ideas on how to spend your time at St. George's Caye Resort. Hope you enjoy… Until we see you again, island vibes and well wishes!

Transfers by boat, make for instant relaxation and sights of the sea. Will you see our "welcoming committee" of dolphins?
We hope you can make it in time for lunch on your first day! Fare is fresh, authentic and made with your dietary needs in mind.
Enjoy fresh coffee and sweet, ice cold orange juice served to your cabana or villa door. Guests rave about this daily treat!

Enjoy the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Belize offers so many ways to explore, learn and come away with experiences to last a lifetime. However, we know that people also come to our private island oasis for relaxation from the stresses of life so, build a day or two to just lay in the hammock, read, take advantage of complimentary snorkeling and all of the wonderful "natural resources" of this incredible place! 

Full service is yours, pool side at St. George's Caye Resort . Let us pamper you in paradise!

To quench your thirst for adventure, come away to see the wonders of the world. Let us be your guide through incredible historical sites and the culture of Belize. We love showing you around our countryside and sharing its richness with each guest!

After all of your adventures, or just because, you will certainly need a tropical drink to refresh with. We are pros at making cocktails and virgin drinks alike. Tickle your taste buds with the freshest juices and mixers and maybe even some Belizean Rum!

Whether it is lounging on the beach, hiking the Lamamai Ruins or trying your first go at SCUBA diving with our try scuba resort course, you will always find the perfect plans for your days spent in paradise!

Belize is a country of wonder, and being so close to the mainland, we can offer so many ways to experience this beautiful place. 

We hope this virtual vacation has rested you a bit, and you now have your next travel plans set to come away and see us in the future! 

We can't wait to "See you in the sun"!

- Sincerely, 

Your St. George's Caye Resort Family 

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We are here when you are ready to travel again. The world will once again be connected and we can't wait to #seeyouinthesun!

To plan in advance for travel in the future please see our website at www.belizeislandparadise.com, email for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our friendly US based reservation line at +1-507-380-9344 or toll free at 1-800-814-8493.

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

See all of the beautiful information at www.belizeislandparadise.com

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Sweet Island Seclusion: Listen - The Caribbean is Calling

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Known for turquoise waters and a vibrant culture, the Caribbean has long been one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. And for North American travelers, it's right next door - or at least a short flight away. Two million tourists visit every year, and more are finding their way to islands for a thatched roof over-water bungalow or cabana experience and for extra seclusion and exclusivity.

With 7000 unique islands in the Caribbean, we wanted to share some of the magic that keeps our quaint island hopping with new and returning guest, all year around.

Impeccable Service

When we reflect on what really makes us unique, of course, finding a virtually private island that is only 25 minutes by boat from the mainland is a win in and of itself! However, our people who serve our guests are likely our most redeeming quality, even above the beauty and vibe of our little slice of paradise. Reviews state often that the service received is almost as memorable as the land and sea scape.

Incredible, Secluded Location

As someone finds us as a potential destination for their next adventure, they are so pleased to find how close we are to the mainland. Many of our guests traveling from North America, can leave in the morning and be to the island in time for lunch on the same day! We will have a delicious, authentic meal ready just in time for your arrival!

Complimentary Activities

There are many guests who never leave the island. They find the perfect blend of relaxation and the complimentary, onsite activities.

 Island Time

This is a common term used to describe the laid-back vibe, perfect for those who love a quiet getaway. Or, balance that with your more adventurous spirit, venturing out to kayak, snorkel or zipline.

Whether you seek adventure or the ultimate in relaxation, we suggest booking at least six months in advance of your stay at St. George's Caye Resort. We fill fast, in all seasons.

Our guests typically book 3-12 months in advance, so if you are unsure of your future plans, it is best to reach out so that we can equip you with the information to make the best decision and plan your dream getaway!

We can't wait to see you and be of world class service to you in the sun!

Warm and sunny regards, 

  • - Your St. George's Caye Resort Team
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"It's a Jungle" - Belize's Wildlife Beauty

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Most of the rain forest mammals of Belize are nocturnal and secluded in their nature. This makes them extremely difficult to find. Animals of prey are alert for approaching predators, so they will likely sense you before you are able to see them. That is why the Belize Zoo is such a unique and a must-do destination.

St. George's Caye Resort offers a colorful excursion to the cultural sites of the country as well as the Belize Zoo. Because these animals are so beautiful, but also hidden wonders, the zoo allows for a chance to see these creatures in their natural environment, while maintaining safety and comfort. That is one reason that this is such a special place.

A visit to the zoo is the best way to get an introduction to the animals of Belize, and to understand why it is important to protect the habitats that sustain them. We hope this website will be the next best thing to visiting us in person. Just a few of the incredible species include:

If you are looking for a well rounded visit, this offers the chance to immerse yourself in the ecosystem, culture and island / jungle vibes of this diverse country. 

The Spice of Life Package Has it All!

The Spice of Life Choose this package for a fun variety of adventures and experiences and add memories of a lifetime to your stay!

  • Experience the local barrier reef up-close with our guides. Choice of half-day snorkel trip or 1-tank dive.
  • Half-day guided fishing trip - reef, flats, or river – Check out all of the types of fish you may see here! (You can trade this for a similarly priced experience if you wish)
  • Full-day guided tour to mainland Belize. Choice of:Cave Tubing and Zip Lining in the jungle
  • Lamanai Maya Temple and ruins with jungle river boat ride
  • St. Herman's Cave & Blue Hole National Park
  • Belize Cultural Adventure in and around Belize City, tailored to your interests; may include museums, old town, the zoo, a rum distillery, and more.
  • 10% discount on all services in our Island Spa

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St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

Email for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our friendly US based reservation line at +1-507-380-9344 or toll free at 1-800-814-8493. See all of the beautiful information at www.belizeislandparadise.com

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How to Soak up a Week in Belize

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Travel authority Travel + Leisure writes that, by scientific standards, the best duration for a vacation is eight days. We figure you are saving at least one day for total and complete relaxation, so here we share some incredible ways to spend the rest of your week! 

Belize is home to many historical and cultural sites, as well as beautiful beaches and reefs. If you're planning to spend a week here, we understand how it can be difficult to decide what to see and do, while also making time to relax. At the island we're all about balance, and we have come up with the perfect way to experience Belize during your week in the sun

Snorkel over our Bountiful Coral Reef System

The Belize Barrier Reef is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest coral reef system in the world, and home to an incredibly diverse ecosystem of plants and sea life. Over 500 species of fish and marine life can be found on the reef! As you explore, you'll see brightly colored fish dart in and out of gorgeous corals and sponges as sea turtles and rays pass by. You may even spot a dolphin or manatee if you're lucky!

TripAdvisor Five Star Review

"We stayed over New Year's Eve for 3 nights. It was exactly what we have expected - even more. The staff is amazing (attentive, friendly, helpful).

Sport activities are plenty. We have been snorkeling (seeing rays, fishes, turtles, corals), kayaking, sailing (with dolphins in front of the hotel - most impressive moment for me in 2019!), anchoring at a sandbank close to the hotel where we enjoyed the blue breathtaking water and view."

Guided Cave Tubing + Zip Lining in the Jungle

Float on inner tubes and glide past mists of jungle light and underground waterfalls as you drift along the river. Then float into the crystal cathedral, a spiritual center to the ancient Maya.

Afterwards, experience an adrenaline rush as you whiz past a stunning display of tropical flora and fauna as you zip line across the jungle canopy. Experience a birds-eye-view of the Belize jungle and river as you soar from tree to tree.



Schedule a Day of Rest

Take a day or two in between adventures to simply relax and enjoy all the island life has to offer. Relax in a hammock with an ocean view, grab a rum punch at our Sandbar Lounge and enjoy it poolside, fish off the dock, take an afternoon nap, kayak around the mangroves, or walk along the beach at sunset.


Explore Lamanai Ancient Maya Temple and Maya Ruins

The name "Lamanai" comes from the word "submerged crocodile" in the Mayan language. This site, situated along the New River Lagoon, features monumental architecture of temples and palaces dating from the Classic and Pre-Classic Periods.

The ruin's core site includes more than 100 minor structures, including a ball court, at least 12 major buildings, and three temples. These temples are:
• The Mask Temple
• The Jaguar Temple
• The High Temple

Lamanai is buried deep in Belize's rainforest, so getting there and back is an adventure of its own! See more of the land of Belize on your way to the river, and then enjoy an enchanting jungle boat ride complete with native wildlife!


Discover Shops, Galleries, Bars, and Restaurants on Ambergris Caye

Spend the day exploring San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, known as La Isla Bonita, the largest island in Belize. For diving and snorkeling enthusiasts, San Pedro is home to Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark Ray Alley, two popular snorkel/dive sites. Break for lunch at one of our favorite restaurants- we recommend Jambel's Jerk Pit, Palapa Bar and Grill or Maruba Beach Klub at Secret Beach- and then spend your afternoon exploring shops and bars at your leisure.


Here at St. George's, we make it simple to explore Belize by offering guided excursions, meaning you always have an experienced guide with you during each and every adventure. To experience all of the adventures listed in this post, simply choose our Captain's Adventure Week package, and when you arrive to the island you can relax knowing everything has been taken care of for you!

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St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from mainland Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation, and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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Your Secluded Island Paradise - Belize

Kayak-on-the-great-blue-sea---St.-Georges-Caye-Resort-Beliz_20200121-193815_1 Set out for views of a lifetime and catch some sun!

Each week guest come and go. Each of them having a different set of goals for their stay with us. Most are surprised at how much there is to do, right here on the island. We wanted to feature all of the complimentary activities there are right here at the caye. We hope you can read through this and enjoy the beautiful scenery while dreaming of setting sail or taking a dip in the sea. 

Kayak: Take off right from our swimming beach and easily paddle the leeward side of the caye over to the mangroves and the ultra-calm canals that separate section of the island. Search out the great herons, frigate birds and white egrets – maybe even spot some nests. Or get adventurous and paddle out toward the reef, stopping for a dip in the warm water. (Single and tandem kayaks available.) 

Sail the Caribbean: We maintain three Hobie Cat sailboats for your pleasure. Experienced sailors enjoy visiting the sandbar nearby, even taking lunch (and a few beers) for the journey. The larger boat will accommodate four people, so you can go with friends, or make new friends. It's easy to learn to sail these boats, so just ask if you would like to try it – our captains will be happy to "teach you the ropes" (no charge) and you will be sailing in no time!

Stand-Up Paddle Boards (SUP): Try this fun and popular new sport in the calm waters on the lagoon side of the island, a great way to check out the wildlife both above and below the water. We recently added stand-up paddle boards to our water sports equipment after guest requests - and what fun it has been! Paddle boards are a great workout too.

Snorkeling: Snorkeling right off the beach is fun and free, including complimentary use of our gear. There are always fish to find around the docks and you can stay close to shore. But for the ultimate snorkeling experience, you can schedule a half-day trip with our professional guides over the coral reef system just minutes from St. George's. You will find sea life on your own, and our guides will point out varieties of reef fish, rays, eels, conch, and possibly manatees. This is great fun with a group, or just for two! Snorkelers can also sign up to join a full-day guided trip to the Blue Hole and Lighthouse Reef. This is a diver's mecca, but is also a tropical dream trip for snorkelers.

Windsurfer's Heaven: Located at the far western end of the Caribbean Sea, we are blessed most every day with excellent breezes (trade winds) blowing across the reef, providing ideal crosswind for exciting windsurfing. We have been told by guests who travel the world in search of "the best wind" that the shallow waters between St. George's Caye and our coral reef provide the ideal conditions for windsurfing – come experience it for yourself! Just like the sailing, if you want to try windsurfing, our captains will be happy to set you up and get you on your way. After a few trials and maybe a few refreshing dips in the ocean, you will be riding the waves!

Swimming in Paradise: Guests at St. George's Caye Resort enjoy three excellent swimming options. Our sparkling pool is maintained with the perfect water balance to be ready when you are – 24/7. The water is slightly saline which means it stays clean and requires much less chlorine than traditional pools. Swim laps, start a water polo match, or just cool off in the tropical sun. Our lagoon facing swimming beach allows you to walk right into the sea from your lounge chair. You can swim out into the protected bay of our crescent-shaped island, or paddle around the docks looking for sea life.

Dolphins frequent this side of the island an you may even meet a Manatee. Take our complimentary snorkel gear and you will be sure to view juvenile reef fish. Our sands are comprised of finely broken coral making for a solid surface of beautiful white.On our dock on the windward side of the caye you will find chairs, chaise lounges and hammocks under a thatch-roof palapa and out in the sun.

 Of course, relaxation and soaking up the sun are always island approved "activities". We thoroughly encourage down time and it is so much of the redeeming qualities that this secluded island paradise offers. You just relax, we will bring you a drink! 

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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Top 11 Things To Do in Belize on Your Honeymoon

Your perfect honeymoon in Belize Your perfect honeymoon at St. George's Caye Resort!

Belize is becoming a top destination not only for adventure seekers, but also honeymooners! The easy access from the United States and our "forever summer" climate, combined with the opportunity to explore both land and sea make Belize the perfect choice. 

Couples love the privacy, seclusion, and personal service we offer on our little slice of paradise on St. George's Caye. We offer a unique experience where you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish. Let our friendly staff know which guided excursions you'd like to book and they will take care of all the details, or choose one of our packages ahead of time and arrive at the island with everything arranged for you.

Since Belize truly offers so many places to explore, we came up with a list of the top things to do in Belize during your honeymoon. Do one or do them all, and make the most of your time together in beautiful, adventurous Belize!

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1. Dive or Snorkel to discover the magic beneath the surface of the Belize Barrier Reef. 

 

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2. Climb an ancient Mayan ruin like Lamanai Temple.

 

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3. Enjoy a private romantic dinner under the stars with champagne.

 

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4. Sleep in an overwater thatch cabana

 

 

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5. Sip fresh Caribbean cocktails on the beach.

 

 

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6. See the famous Great Blue Hole: dive, snorkel, or fly over!

 

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7. Zip line through the jungle canopy and experience Belize from a whole new perspective! 

 

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8. Sail in the warm waters of the Caribbean. First time? No problem! Our friendly staff will show you the ropes and get you on your way. 

 

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9. Kayak through the mangroves and spot a variety of birds, manatee, and other wildlife.

 

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10. Float on inner tubes through caves down a jungle river and discover ancient Mayan artifcats. 

 

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11. Capture the ultimate photo with the beautiful Belizean landscape as your background.

 

Planning your honeymoon? 

Your wedding guests can now contribute gifts towards your honeymoon and experiences at St. George's Caye Resort! Create and personalize your registry based on the special experiences you're interested in such as scuba diving, spa treatments, mainland tours, resort credit, or a private dinner. Once your registry is set up, you'll be on your way to creating your first memories as a married couple in Belize. View a sample registry here!

Explore our all-inclusive honeymoon packages with romantic touches like fresh flowers, a private outdoor dinner, and Belizean chocolate. Packages include your choice of private thatch cabana, airport greeting and round-trip transfers, coffee and juice delivered to your room each morning, first rum punch on the house every day, all meals, guided tours, and complimentary activities like kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and Hobie Cat sailboats. It's a worry-free, 5-star experience you'll always remember!

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St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from mainland Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventureromancerelaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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Your Belize Fishing Experience

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From river fishing to reef fishing to barracuda and tarpon, Belize is an anglers dream! Belize's reef and flats provide some of the best sport fishing in the world, and it's no wonder so many anglers have us on their bucket list!

Here at St. George's Caye, we're fortunate to be located adjacent to the flats, close to the reef, and a short ride from the Belize River so our guests enjoy a variety of fishing during their Caribbean vacation. Read on to learn about the types of fishing available and what you can expect to hook on your next Belize fishing adventure.

Belize Fishing Locations
 

Flats

Did you know the shallow waters of Belize contain the only classic tarpon flats outside of Florida? Saltwater Flat Fishing is popular among those who want to catch the "Big Three" of permit, tarpon, and bonefish. Experienced anglers prefer to use fly gear while flat fishing, while beginners will typically use spin gears. No matter your experience, this is an exciting fishing adventure for one and all- especially in the summer months that are also known as Grand Slam Season- where you have the best chance of catching the big three in one trip!

River

The Old Belize River is our location of choice when it comes to river fishing and is located about 30 minutes from the resort. You'll actually pass it as you travel from the airport to the island, so be on the lookout for a sneak peek on your way in! This river empties into the Caribbean Sea, which means the water here is unique as it is a mix of fresh and salt water, also known as "brackish water". In this type of water we target snooks, jacks, tarpon (catch and release) and snappers. If you're lucky, you may even land yourself a grouper or spot a manatee! 

Reef

Take a short boat ride south of the resort with our experienced guides and experience fishing on the Belize Barrier Reef- the 2nd largest in the world and home to over 500 species of fish! Snappers, barracuda, mackerels, groupers, and jacks are among the many fish you may catch during your time on the reef. Check out this exciting fishing experience a recent guest shared with us! 

"My wife and I went on a half day fishing trip, it was guided by a local fisherman and he put us on some Barracuda! We caught 9, it was my wife's first time salt water fishing. She caught the largest one (3.5 - 4 ft, 20 - 25 lbs). The staff cooked our fish for all the guests to enjoy as part of the evening meal, mouthwatering!! We will be returning to this resort as soon as we can!"

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Tarpon

Our flats are renowned for the opportunity to site cast to tarpon 12 months of the year. Tarpon numbers begin to increase in April and May and drop off in September or October, with the peak months being June, July, and August. Some resident tarpon stay throughout the year. Moon phases tend to effect tarpon more than other fish so the guideline is to fish around the new moon. But remember, this is only a guideline and plenty of guets catch tarpon at other times too.

Belize Permit

Permit are found on what is called "the bonefish flats" and on many of the tarpon flats as well. They are found in large schools and range from four to thirty pounds, with the majority in the range of eight to ten pounds. Permit fishing tends to be more predictable when the prevailing winds are most consistent - generally in the winter, spring, and summer.

Bonefish

The bonefish in the waters of Belize run from two to five pounds and are plentiful year-round. Most fly fishing for bonefish is done from the bow of the boat, but there are flats that may be waded as well. 


Fishing with St. George's Caye Resort
 

Whether you're a novice angler or experienced fly fisherman, you'll have an unrivaled experience on the water with our native Belizean guides who have fished these waters their entire lives. We provide everything you need from gear to bait to beverages with each of our guided fishing experiences. Choose from one of of our many fishing packages (meals and room included) or add your guided fishing experience to any stay. See you in the sun and on the waters real soon! 

Off the Dock and Kayak Fishing

Casting a line off our docks or kayaks is a complimentary option – bring your own rod and reel, or check out free fishing gear with a member of our staff. We can also help with bait and finding the best spots to hook a snapper, grouper, or snook.

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Just Relax... Island Style!

Complete and total relaxation at St. George's Caye Resort Belize Wake up to coffee and juice to your door each morning.

In a day and age of the most fast paced lifestyles in history, it is no wonder that one needs to totally disconnect in an effort to fully relax. With phones, computers, even watches that makes you instantly available to everyone, it is likely impossible to let it all go with out turning it all off. 

We love that our little island offers the opportunity to be connected when you wish; we often see guests on FaceTime with their loved ones in the mornings or evenings. But, we also offer the opportunity to completely disconnect and achieve the ultimate in relaxation and reflection.


Relaxation is a state where you feel calm and able to manage day-to-day life. If you have a busy life. Relaxation has many mental and physical health benefits, and the techniques can be practiced almost anywhere.

What is relaxation?

Relaxation is a state where you feel calm and can manage your stress or anxiety.

How can relaxation improve your mental health?

Relaxation reduces stress and the symptoms of mental health conditions like depression, anxiety and others. Relaxation also has other related health benefits, including:

What are some relaxation techniques?

Relaxation techniques focus on muscle relaxation or breathing. An example is progressive muscle relaxation, where you tense then relax different muscle groups.

 Other techniques include:

  • visualization, where you create a mental image of a calming place for you
  • deep breathing, where you refocus your attention on your breathing
  • hypnosis
  • meditation
  • mindfulness
  • exercise

Ways to include relaxation in your life:

Find a relaxation technique that works for you and make it part of your daily routine, even if it's just for 5 or 10 minutes a day.

If you're interested in mindfulness, you may want to use mindfulness coloring books to help you focus on the present moment and take your mind off other things. This includes an aspect of art therapy, another relaxation technique.

Keeping a healthy work life balance helps with relaxation and managing stress.

As the speed of life continues to accelerate, it is so important to pause for these healthy practices. If you are finding it difficult to do this at home, we will be your excuse to come away from it all and immerse yourself in pampering and peace!


St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

Email for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our friendly US based reservation line at +1-507-380-9344 or toll free at 1-800-814-8493. See all of the beautiful information at www.belizeislandparadise.com

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"Earlymooning" at St. George's Caye - Belize

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Getting hitched soon? First a formal CONGRATULATIONS on your big day! Next, you may want to familiarize yourself with the term, "Earlymoon or Pre-moon" as it is called in the UK

As part of the planning process, experts are recommending this trending trip for a number of reasons. Many lovebirds are seeking a destination for their wedding, honeymoon, or just a place to escape for the calm before the storm of wedding planning.  

Planning your nuptials can be stressful. There's so much to consider. Not to mention the day to day life and work stresses that do not go on hold in the entire process of planning a wedding. For some with blending families, this may be a chance to retreat from busy family life to reconnect and refresh. It is no wonder that many couples feel that a month or two before the wedding they need a chance to rejuvenate together.

Regardless how you desire to spend your Earlymoon, whether it is seeking adventure or basking in complete relaxation it is important that you take a break from the numerous decisions you have to make and the worries that come along with planning a wedding. Cease the opportunity to be with the love of your life before you walk down the aisle. 

We hope that you take some time to check out Belize and St. George's Caye Resort for an incredible spot for this once in a life time event. We customize every trip so that you leave with every memory you wish to take along to your lifetime together.

April - November are great months for this type of excursion as it is a bit lower season in Belize and you will encounter less crowds while out exploring sites like the Lamanai Ruins, San Pedro Markets or taking in cave tube or jungle zip-line tours.

We specialize in working with you until you have found the most perfect and magical trip possible. Let us know how we can start building your dream today! 


St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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Fishing in Belize- Your UnBelizeable Fish Story!

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Belize has some of the best game fishing in the world. As part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef – the largest in the Western Hemisphere – the Belize Barrier Reef offers unmatched fishing opportunities. Some anglers tell us it is virtually impossible to go fishing in Belize and not catch something! No guarantees of course but those are pretty good odds.

An additional factor to consider when planning a successful trip, aside from the health of our local reefs and ecosystems, is to seek out local insider information about the best spots. Your guide will know the most populated areas and will work to take you to locations known to host the very fish that you seek, hopefully in huge abundance.

Read more about fishing with St. George's Caye Resort's Professional Valet Guides

          

Great weather, a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of action are all part of the Belize fishing experience. Some of the favorite sport fish in Belize are snook, tarpon, jack, barracuda, bonefish, snapper, permit, plus many more!

The local Belize info resource site has up to date information on seasons, population updates and also suggestions on timing for the perfect trip. They write in their fishing info article, "May, June, July, August and early September are considered to be the best fishing months here primarily because there are good numbers of the "Big Three" of Tarpon, Bonefish, and Permit available. Summer temperatures are in the low-to-mid-90s and a steady trade wind generally makes the weather very comfortable."

Read more about local game fishing in Belize

 A fun addition to your experience is Lionfish dive hunting. This invasive species has no natural predators and therefore hunting them is necessary to manage their population. Despite their eccentric exterior, they also happen to be a delicious treat. When filleted correctly to eliminate their poison, they are described as "white, flaky, mild, tender, and delicious". When our guests catch their game fish, we are happy to prepare them. Many guests will indulge in their catch of the day with just their group, or better yet, share with the whole resort group.

Read more about Lion Fish.

At St. George's Caye Resort, we're fortunate to be located adjacent to the flats, close to the reef, and a short ride from the Belize River, so you can enjoy a variety of fishing during your caribbean vacation. Your fishing experience is sure to be memorable as we feature some of Belize's best and most experienced guides! Depending on your particular needs and schedule, packages are customized to fit you and/or your party. 

The types of fishing trips we offer are:

  • River Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flat Fishing
  • Fly or Spin Fishing
  • Lion Fish Spear Hunting for divers

It's never too early to make arrangements in order to ensure that all your needs are met, and we would love to host you or your group for the ultimate fishing experience. Come away to a place where your fish will really be "This big!"​

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St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from mainland Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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"Easy Peasy" Off to Belize!

On Your Way to Belize! Belize is closer than you think!

Considering locations for your summer vacations? Belize is an easier destination than some may think!

Traveling internationally can be intimidating- especially if it's your first time traveling outside of your home country. A trip to Belize is surprisingly easy- especially if you're traveling from inside the United States. In fact, you could swing down for an extended weekend this summer without having to do much preparation! Read on to learn how traveling to Belize is simply a breeze! 

  • Belize is the only English speaking country in Central America, which makes it easy for our U.S. visitors to communicate with the locals. If St. George's ends up as your destination, we simplify it even further. You will arrive at Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport Where our smiling team will greet you with a Belkin and a complimentary 25-minute transfer to the island!
  • Belizeans are genuinely welcoming to everyone. It is the island way of life to be laid-back and friendly. While areas of Belize are not set up for tourists, the areas that are, boast warmth and welcome ingrained in their culture. 
  • The U.S. Dollar (paper, not coins) is widely accepted in Belize, making it a breeze to purchase goods and services while on vacation. The Belize Dollar has a 2:1 exchange rate, which is a win for our U.S. guests as you literally get more for your money!
  • Escaping to Belize is easy! There are many direct flights out of hubs such as Houston, Miami, LA, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Chicago, and more.Most major airlines fly to Belize daily, which makes it easier than ever to visit us in paradise! 

When looking for airfare to BZE (Belize City), be a "savvy searcher" with these tips:

If you have flexibility with your dates of travel, search "cheap Belize flights" to find the best rates. Prices and dates may change daily, so check airfare websites often! BONUS TIP – Once you find your flights, book direct with us to save or through Expedia, Travelocity or other third parties. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is always a great option!

Need a connecting flight? You can often save money by purchasing your connecting flight separately instead of purchasing a ticket with it included. Direct flights from Houston, Atlanta, and Miami are under 3 hours and your shortest route to paradise!

If you are looking to book a summer vacation with the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation, check out our summer specials here at St. George's Caye Resort! We would love to see you in the sun! 

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation, and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Belize in 2021

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As the new year begins and you start planning your next getaway, there are so many reasons to consider Belize. Belize is quickly becoming a favorite vacation destination for many tourists, and for good reason! From snorkeling the Belize Barrier Reef to exploring ancient historical sites and even a little bit of island-approved hammock time, Belize has something for everyone! Whether you're a history lover, wildlife enthusiast, adventurer, or simply want to relax, here are the top 10 things to do in Belize in 2021!

  1. Relax- Take a day to lounge in a hammock with a drink and a good book. Even the most avid adventure traveler needs a day of rest and relaxation. Our secluded island setting is the perfect spot to recharge.


2. Go on a Lionfish Dive Safari or find the dolphins – Lionfish are progressively invading the Caribbean where they have no natural predators. Divers can help protect our local reef by going on a Lionfish Dive Safari. Our dive masters will teach you to safely spear-hunt this venomous fish.

Whether you are a diver or just like to skim the surface to observe, you can see an array of aquatic life; from the vibrant Lionfish to playful pods of dolphins and even the illusive manatees, Belize and the waters around St. George's Caye Resort are full of rare viewing opportunities to last a lifetime!


3. Cave Tubing and Jungle Zip-lining- Float on inner tubes with only your headlamp to guide the way as the Caves Branch River winds a path through the Maya mountain and numerous caves. Then whiz past a stunning display of floral and faunas on an incredible zip line adventure!

4. Grand Slam Fishing – Belize is home to some of the top game fishing in the world, as it lies right on the Belize Barrier Reef. The reef has an abundance of small bait fish and crustaceans that attract large game fish! Fishing is good year-round, but summer is an excellent time to catch the "Big Three" of tarpon, bonefish, and permit.


5. Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP), Kayak and Sail- Explore the Caribbean Sea by kayak, stand up paddle board, or sailboat. Discover an array of wildlife both above and below the water. You never know what you will see- puffer fish, dolphins, and great herons are just a few animals guests have spotted during their time in the ocean!

6. Lamanai and other historical sites- While staying on the historic island of St. George's Caye, explore more about the history and cultures surrounding you in "the little melting pot" of Belize. From ancient Maya Ruins to museums and tours of old Belize, there is sure to be something that sparks your interest. Our Belize Cultural Adventure is customized for you and your fellow travelers by our seasoned professional guide. 

7. Snorkel at Hol Chan Marine Reserve- This is a great place to see variety of wildlife the Belize Reef has to offer! 160 species of fish have been seen on this reserve along with many types of coral, sea turtles, and marine animals. The reserve is located about an hour north from us, and we offer weekly trips to San Pedro so guests can explore reserve and other notable sits off Ambergris Caye.  


8. Diving- Belize is a scuba diver's dream with hundreds of dive sites on the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. St. George's secluded location away from other dive resorts means that nearby sites are virtually always free of other divers and are healthier and more pristine than other frequently dived areas in Belize. We can also take you to bucket-list dive sites such as the Great Blue Hole and Turneffe Atoll.

9. Take in an epic Belize Sunrise and Sunset- If you've never experienced the breathtaking watercolored skies of Belize, you are in for a treat! 

10. Try new things – From fare to new finds at the Belize San Pedro markets, there is an abundance of new things to try in this unique little country. 

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St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from mainland Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation, and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion, and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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12 Things To Do in Belize When You're Not Diving

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Belize is quickly becoming an popular tourist destination due to it's endless summer weather, friendly locals,  ease of travel from the United States, and the fantastic variety of land activities and watersports- especially the scuba diving and snorkeling! 

Divers choose Belize because it's home to the second largest barrier reef and bucket-list dive sites such as Lighthouse Reef, Turneffe, Great Blue Hole, and Hol Chan Marine Reserve. The diving here is out of this world!

But even the most avid diver needs surface time. Belize is full of places to explore and see, but there are also plenty of places to relax when you need a little downtime. So, what else is there to do in Belize besides diving?  We've compiled a list for you!

1. Visit Lamanai Maya ruins. This site, situated along the New River Lagoon, features monumental architecture of temples and palaces dating from the Classic and Pre-Classic Periods.

2. Relax with a hot stone massage at our island spa. The deep penetrating heat of the stones will melt your tension away. 

3. Whiz through the jungle canopy on a zip-line tour.  Zip past a stunning display of tropical flora and fauna. Daring participants will rappel to the rainforest floor from the final platform for a thrilling one-of-a-kind jungle adventure.

4. Take a guided fishing trip for the "big three" of tarpon, permit, and bonefish. If you prefer to reef fish, you are likely to catch snapper, grouper, barracuda, and more.

5. Kayak or Paddleboard through the mangroves and along the reef. You may even see dolphins, sting rays, and baracuda!

6. Enjoy an afternoon relaxing in a hammock. It's one of our favorite activites here at the island!

7. Go cave tubing. Float on inner tubes with only your headlamp to guide the way as the Caves Branch River winds a path through the Maya mountain and numerous caves.

8. Explore St. Herman's Cave and Blue Hole National Park. Hike nature trails with breathtaking views, see Maya artifacts such as pottery, beads, obsidian knives, and human skeletons. Complete your adventure with a dip in the sapphire waters of Blue Hole National Park.

9. Visit San Pedro. Enjoy a leisurly afternoon browsing galleries, gift shops, and popular bars and restaurants. Our San Pedro Slam excursion is perfect land an sea experience.

10. Buy gorgeous handmade arts and crafts from locals.

11. Drink tropical cocktails and Belikin beers on the beach.

12. Watch the sunrise and sunset. Belize is blessed with amazing watercolored painted skies in the early morning and at dusk. It is definitely a time of day not to be missed.

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventureromancerelaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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Hope to see you in the sun very soon! 

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Make St. George's Caye Your Excuse - To Relax

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Have you ever noticed that after some vacations... you need another vacation just to decompress? We heard recently from a perspective guest who was shocked at our difference or the uniqe quality of St. George's Caye Resort. She said, "I travel all the time and I have not really found a place where our goal could be to do nothing. That sounds so refreshing. What a difference." 

It is rare in this day and age to find time to sit still. Expecially without a device and social media keeping you constantly engaged, with seldom a silent moment. 

The University of Michigan Medical School recomends some actions to take to reduce stress and fully relax. Bring these techniques with you and we will create the perfect enviromnet to try them out! 

Take slow, deep breaths. Or try other breathing exercises for relaxation. Stress Management: Breathing Exercises for Relaxation

Do yoga. You can get books and videos to do at home or take a yoga class. Stress Management: Practicing Yoga to Relax

Practice mindful meditation. The goal of mindful meditation is to focus your attention on things that are happening right now in the present moment. For example, listen to your body. Is your breathing fast, slow, deep, or shallow? Do you hear noises, such as traffic, or do you hear only silence? The idea is just to note what is happening without trying to change it. Stress Management: Doing Meditation

Learn more about our relaxation packages at St. George's Caye Resort

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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5 Reasons to Visit Belize this Spring

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As cold air settles in over a large number of countries around the world, many people are dreaming up warm, tropical vacations. Spring is the perfect time to pack your bags for a long weekend and visit Belize where is it always summer! Read on for 5 reasons why a spring vacation to Belize is the perfect choice.


Easter

Easter is the single, longest public holiday in Belize lasting four days from Good Friday to Easter Monday. Schools are closed for a full week and families take time for peace and reflection. There is also no shortage of celebration, as there are many festivities scheduled in addition to religious ceremonies.


The weather is beautiful

We are blessed with an endless-summer here in Belize! The weather pattern does begin to shift in March with daytime temperatures in the high 70's and low 80's. By the later part of May, temps rise into the 90's during the day. Warm, sunny days and breezy nights make for the perfect time to visit! For more details about our weather patterns, especially here on the Caye, click here. 


Belize Chocolate Festival

A three-day festival celebrating all things chocolate? Yes, please! Cacao farm tours, local food and wine featuring chocolate, and music are just a few of the highlights of the celebration. This significant cultural event will be held in Toledo May 18th-20th, 2020.


Lighter crowds

Travel to Belize tends to taper off a little during the spring months. Take time to visit San Pedro markets and restaurants in a less crowded atmosphere, and explore caves and historical landmarks in a more leisurely fashion during this time. As always, St. George's is your spot for ultimate relaxation and privacy all year long. ;)


Just because!

Do you really need a better reason to visit than "just because"? It's good to take a break from the daily hustle and bustle of life every now and then. Here at the island you can choose to do as much or as little as you'd like. Many of our guests visit us and never leave the island- they simply relax and recharge on our little slice of secluded paradise!


Visiting Belize is easier than you think- many airlines from the U.S. fly direct to Belize City, making it an easy extended weekend vacation destination. We hope to see you in the sun this spring! 


St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina.

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Your "Unbelizable" Girls Getaway!

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Every lady needs a girl's weekend. With how crazy life is, quality time with friends doesn't happen as often as we'd like. Time with friends is essential for the soul just like sunshine, rest, and laughter. This time is scientifically proven to be good for you so grab your gals and pencil it in! 

Getting away with the girls is fun, but did you know it's also great for your health and well-being? It has been proven that strong friendships can extend life expectancy and lower chances of heart disease. In 2016, researchers found evidence that spending time with friends can increase the production of Oxycontin, the hormone our bodies make when we're happy!

Set a date: We know it can be difficult to work around everyone's schedules, which is why it's important to plan in advance (a year ahead of time is not out of the question!) and get a date set on the calendar. 4-5 nights with travel included seems to be the perfect amount of time for a getaway with the girls. It's not too short and not so long that it's hard for friends to commit to the trip.

​Choose a destination: Choosing your destination is the most exciting piece of planning, as it should be! There are a few things to consider during this phase of planning. Do you want to completely relax and spend your days lounging and chatting with friends, or are you looking for a little adventure? What accommodations are important? Do you want to spend time in a popular tourist destination, or does a place off the beaten path sound better?

"While we all love our families, it has been proven that friendship can extend life expectancy, lower chances of heart disease, and even help us better tolerate pain. Really!" Read more... - Travel & Leisure

Visit us at St. George's Caye:

We offer the luxury of both relaxation and adventure, which allows you to personalize your stay with us. Spend time discovering the underwater life off the dock by grabbing some complimentary snorkel gear and exploring for an afternoon. Indulge and unwind with a massage or manicure from our amazing island spa team. Or schedule an island excursion to San Pedro! This excursion is the perfect mix- a little bit of snorkeling or diving, lunch, and an afternoon of shopping and exploring. Even "hammock time" is an approved activity here on the island, so do as much of that as you'd like! 

Want us to do the planning? Book our Girls Getaway package and your activities will be set! The Girls Getaway package includes a manicure, pedicure, one-hour Swedish massage, as well as a guided snorkel trip over our amazing coral reef! It's the ultimate combination of relaxation and adventure.

If you're from the United States, Belize is an easy international destination to travel to, as there are many direct flights from the U.S., English is the official language, and U.S. currency is widely accepted. Just grab your passport, pack your bags, and you and your girls are off to an epic getaway!

St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Complimentary transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island in just about 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

Email for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call our friendly US based reservation line at +1-507-380-9344 or toll free at 1-800-814-8493. See all of the beautiful information at www.belizeislandparadise.com

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The Gift of Experience Comes in a Beautiful Package

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Take a second and think back to around this time last year. You were likely prepping for holiday time, anticipating parties and togetherness with family, food and friends. 

The mood was hustle and bustle to shop and not let anything go un-perfected for the upcoming holidays. And so it goes again this year...

Year after year the prep for the Holidays is busy, sometimes stressful and before you know it all of that focus has led to time that has come and gone. 

This is a great case for experiences as gifts. Once the dust of the Holiday settles, you are thrown back into work and routine. This year, instead of heading to the local big box store to buy gift cards for the closest restaurant chain, try buying a portion of, or an entire experience for your loved ones. 

A Cornell University Study finds that, "The satisfaction we get from buying vacations, bikes for exercise and other experiences starts high and keeps growing. The initial high we feel from acquiring a flashy car or megascreen TV, on the other hand, trails off rather quickly…" "Your experiences are inherently less comparative, they're less subject to and less undermined by invidious social comparisons," said professor of psychology Thomas Gilovich, who published the study with Travis J. Carter, Ph.D. '10, in a recent issue of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

This experience can be as simple as a local vineyard tour, or as complex as international travel. They key is to give the recipient the chance to make memories of a lifetime and relish in your gift for years to come!

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We may just have a subtle suggestion on a great destination! St. George's Caye Resort is found 7-miles from main-land Belize City. Transfers are made by boat and once you have landed at BZE International Airport, your valet will have you on the island's sandy shores in under 30 minutes. Offering an array of adventure, romance, relaxation and SCUBA excursions, this resort is acclaimed for pristine reefs, seclusion and the ability to do as much or as little as one wishes.

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The Skies are Bigger in Belize

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When it's time for a dose of perspective, just look at the night sky. They say the skies are bigger in Belize. Whether it's day or night, the skyline view from the island feels epic in proportion.

We are honored to witness this amazing thing that happens when guests come away; they seem to transform. Whether it's through the experience that they have, the sights they see, the food they taste, or the sea air that they smell, it allows them to disconnect from who they are every single day.

This totally natural shift in focus allows one to reassess who they want to be when they return home.

Of course, we host leisure travelers that are simply looking for a chance to relax and "un-think". But, just that pure experience creates change and a pause that is healthy.

We hope you take it from us, the experts in big skies, that there's nothing more beautifully adequate then you need it, than a shooting star.

St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina.

We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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Go on Holiday for the Holidays - In Belize!

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For many, plans of a garland dressed table and candle light meal are awaiting them during the holiday season. This all takes a lot of planning and work. If you want to change it up this year and be served during the season, please come and see us! Or, extend your holidays and take a trip before or after your family festivities! The holidays are some of our favorite days to host our guests and we put on all the frills!

Travel journalist Sarah Pascarella writes in her travel article, "The first two weeks of December, as well as the week following New Year's Day are known within the industry as travel "dead" weeks. The reason, most people are busy at home with holiday preparations and job commitments, and hotels and planes are typically much emptier than usual. That means you have a great chance of finding a cheap flight for your travels..."

We agree that this time is prime time if you want to find relief from the hustle and bustle of shopping, prepping, cooking and cards. Whether you want to be whisked away and let someone else create the perfect holiday for you or extend your season, November – January are incredible months to travel to Belize.

We will dress your dining table in white linens and you will enjoy a banquet style feast with authentic Belizean fare, topical refreshments and friendly conversations. Enjoy lunch on our sand bar or let us treat you to a Belizean style BBQ on Saturday evenings.

You can fit in some shopping at our gift shop, full of hand crafted and local specialties, or use our complimentary Wi-Fi in the lodge to surf for gifts while enjoying a tropical drink and view of the Caribbean Sea! Experience excursions to come home and tell everyone about and make memories to only add warmth and life to your holiday!

There are so many reasons to spend your holidays enjoying the world. We hope you choose St. George's Caye Resort as your little slice of paradise to enjoy this coming holiday! 


St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina.

We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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Top Reasons Divers Love St. George’s Caye Resort

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Belize is one of the world's best places to explore the magical underwater world of the Caribbean Sea. It's home to the world's second-longest barrier reef, The Belize Barrier Reef and three of only four true coral atolls in the western hemisphere. Not to mention, it's also home to the most recognizable and UNESCO diving site, Great Blue Hole. It's no wonder Belize has been a long standing must-do-dive location.

As the only dive shop in our area, and the closest island to the mainland, St. George's Caye resort offers divers access to unnamed dive sites as well as these iconic destinations. This quaint 19 room resort was established almost thirty years ago as a dive lodge, and has been a sought after destination for decades. Offering some of the best scuba diving in Belize from our secluded location just minutes from the barrier reef, Read on for the top reasons why divers choose St. George's!

Valet Diving: With well over 40 years of combined diving experience, our professionals will help you plan your diving itinerary step-by-step, along with any refresher courses needed or certifications desired. A comfortable and safe atmosphere is provided for every diver with our limited group sizes, customized dive boats and attention to each individual diver's skill and experience level.

Our experts set up your gear for each dive, clean and store your gear after diving, and take care of any needs and special requests. Our Valet Diving program promises the utmost in customization —our dive team does all the work and you have all the fun!

No other dive resorts in the area – With no other dive resorts in the area, the nearby dive sites are pristine, healthy, and almost always free of other divers. The coral reef system, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to more than 500 species of fish, as well as sea turtles, dolphins, spotted eagle rays, and numerous invertebrates.

Close to the reef – Our island's proximity to the reef means you can dive in the morning, return for lunch, and dive again in the afternoon – combining the benefits of a live-aboard dive trip with the comforts and service of a private island resort.

Special perks for groups- We offer perks and comps for dive groups of 6 or more. Details can be found here or contact us directly to discuss!

We hope you will come away with us and experience unsurpassed diving experiences with memories to last a lifetime! 



St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina.

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Unbelizeable Birding in Belize

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Did you know Belize is a favorite Central American birding spot? Because of our ideal climate, as many as 600 different species of birds have been recorded throughout the country! Around 80% of the birds in Belize are here year-round, while the other 20% migrate from North America between January and April to escape the harsh winter, or South America during the Belizean summer months.

While you can spot birds all over the mainland and cayes, the Belize Audubon Society has identified seven Important Birding Areas (IBAs). Portions of these areas are located within protected areas.

The seven areas include:

  • Blue Hole National Monument
  • Half Moon Caye Natural Monument
  • Guanacaste National Park
  • Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary
  • St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park (book an excursion with us to check it out!)
  • Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sactuary
  • Victoria Peak Natural Monument

     Some Endangered Bird species:

     Black rails
     Brown pelicans
     Buff-breasted sandpipers
     Cerulean warblers
     Golden-cheeked wood warblers
     Keel-billed motmots
     Least terns
     Painted buntings
     While-crowned pigeons



 Some interesting species found in Belize:

  • Acorn woodpeckers - Agami herons - Bare-throated tiger herons - Blue-diademed motmots - Gray-necked wood rails Limpkins - Great blue herons - Harpy eagles - Laughing falcons - Scarlet macaws - Toucans (the national bird) - Vermillion flycatchers - White-whiskered puffbirds -Snowy egrets

TIP: Download the Belize Birds Field Guide app on your phone to help you identify and learn about the birds you spot during your trip!

You can experience the best of bird watching and relaxation by booking our "Twice the Paradise" package. You'll spend 3 nights at Caves Branch Jungle Lodge & Adventure Camp where you can choose two full-day guided adventures, one of which could be their Bird Watching Adventure! Your birding tours at Caves Branch are sure to be amazing as they count over 200 species in a 24 hour period. After your three adventurous nights in the jungle, you'll hop over to St. George's Caye for 4 nights of relaxation and pampering on the island.

We hope to see you in the sun and trees very soon! 



St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina.

We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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ACTIVITIES AND MEALS at St. George's Caye Resort – Belize

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This blog series is meant to make you the expert on everything Belize. We will offer a few short blogs to give you the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Feel free to message us with more questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have more beautiful details you would like to know.

What activities are complimentary?
You get unlimited use of our kayaks, windsurfing boards, Hobie Cat sail boats, and snorkeling gear (for snorkeling off the beach/docks). You have 24/7 access to the saline swimming pool, and you may Try SCUBA in the pool with an instructor. See the Rooms & Rates page for full details on what's included

 Do we need to pre-reserve diving or excursions?

You can arrange your activities and excursions with our staff after you arrive. We do schedule 48 hours ahead so it is best to let us know before you arrive if there is something you want to do on your first full day. (We offer packages that include the most popular activities and excursions.)
The one exception is guided fishing because we need to ensure the availability of a professional guide for you. Fishing should always be pre-reserved.

Can I get my open water diving certification at the resort?
We have several incredible dive masters and instructors on staff to assist you, whether you're a long-time diver or wanting to get certified for the first time. We offer a variety of SCUBA diving training and certification courses. If you're planning to get certified, we recommend you do the classroom reading and studying ahead of time so you can maximize your time in the water while staying with us.

 Are my meals included at St. George's?

Yes. Since we are the only business on the island, we provide a meal plan for all guests. Learn more about Dining with us. (Meals are included with all of our packages.)

Are all drinks included?
We have coffee and tea available any time, and we serve fresh made juice with meals. We also include your first Rum Punch on the house every day. View details of our meal plan on the Dining page. Our full-service lounge, the Sand Bar, is ready to serve you from morning through evening.




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We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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Getting to St. George's Caye & Weather Q&A

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This series of articles is meant to make you the expert on everything Belize. We will have three short blogs to give you the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Feel free to message us with more questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have more beautiful details you would like to know.

When booking an international flight, which airport do we choose?

Choose BZE (Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport, Belize City). You benefit by the unique location of St. George's Caye – 1) the shortest travel time to any island resort; 2) we greet you when you arrive and bring you to our marina and to the resort; 3) you pay nothing for your transfer (with minimum stay); and 4) easiest access back to the mainland for jungle adventures.

 Which airlines serve Belize?

American Airlines Dallas TX and Miami FL
Delta Airlines Atlanta GA and Los Angeles CA
Taca Airlines from U.S. via El Salvador
United Airlines Houston TX
US Airways Charlotte NC
Tropic Air offers a connector flight from Cancun to Belize City

Do I need a visa to travel to Belize?
U.S. and Canadian citizens can visit Belize with their passport; no visa required.

What is the charge for the airport transfers?
Airport transfers are included with any stay 4 nights or longer.


 If I'm staying somewhere else in Belize before or after St. George's Caye, how do we handle transfers?

Just let us know your travel plans—our staff will pick you up and drop you off anywhere in Belize City. If you are flying to or from another destination within Belize, be sure you use the MUNICIPAL airport—this will save you money and time.

When I look at the weather report for Belize, it shows rain. Is it really going to rain on my vacation? When is the best time to visit?
First, don't believe the weather forecasts because they are for the mainland, not for our island. Second, understand that "rainy season" does not mean it rains most days – quite the opposite. See details on our Location & Weather page.

St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina.

We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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Top 4 Ways to Avoid Crowds During your Belize Vacation

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In March of 2019, 100 million people responding to a AAA survey said they were traveling this year, the majority in fall and winter. If you're finding this year that there's a little too much togetherness — we mean with your fellow travelers, we have a couple of ideas for keeping the crowds at bay this fall and winter!

Travel during Belize's "low season"

There is really no "bad" time to travel to Belize. Each season comes with its own added perks. From prime time Grand Slam Fishing season,  to September Celebrations. Not to mention, Easter and other holidays like ringing in the New Year! No matter when you travel, we do have some key tips on how to avoid crowds during your trip. 

Schedule in some down time

Belize offers many opportunities for adventure, but be sure to plan a couple days to simply relax. Building in some unstructured time will allow you to recharge and avoid feeling like you need a "vacation from your vacation". Here at the resort, hammock time is an approved and well-loved activity!

Choose a remote island destination ;)

We may be a little biased on this concept. While there are many places to stay on the mainland, choosing a resort that is tucked away from the crowded tourist destinations is the perfect choice! At St. George's Caye, we're conveniently located only 7 miles away from Belize City, making it easily accessible from the mainland yet worlds away! We host a maximum of 35-40 guests at a time, so you can rest easy knowing the island will never feel crowded.


Go off the beaten path

While Belize city is not really set up for tourists so we always want to be your guide, we know the best places for the perfect excursion for your ultimate rest and relaxation. Some excursions, such as San Pedro Slam or our Belize Cultural Adventure, will take you to areas of Belize that tend to be very popular. For a quieter and less social adventure, try snorkel, diving or for cultural fun, the Lamanai Maya Ruins or St. Herman's Cave. Or even better, just treat yourself to some rest and relaxation with the Tropical Island Spa and a little hammock time!



St. George's Caye Resort is located 7 miles by boat transfer from the Belize City marina. 

We look forward to seeing you in the sun!

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Perfect Pairings - Belize Style

Colorful drinks abound at St. George's Caye Resort - Belize

We recently wrote about five foodie finds that you can't go without on your next trip to Belize! Well, what Caribbean vacation is complete without some tropical refreshments to pair with your fare?

Whether you want a cocktail or a cool virgin drink, we can make these absolutely delicious either way, and now you have the recipe for sweet success in drink making too!

Let's start with our Dragon Fruit MojitoDragon Fruit is also known has "Pitaya". The fruit grows on a large cactus and is absolutely gorgeous in color and delicious in flavor. The flavor is juicy and sweet- similar to a honeydew melon, and the fruit can be pink or white. In Belize, we often see the stunning pink color! This fruit is not only tasty, it is also very it is high in fiber as well as various vitamins and minerals including manganese and iron

Dragon fruit can be found year-round, but season peaks in summer and lasts into early fall. It's unique skin, shape, and color make it easy to spot in the produce section of your local grocery store!

Dragon Fruit Mojito

INGREDIENTS

1.5oz. White Rum

0.5oz. Triple Sec

1 tsp. Sugar

8 Mint Leaves

2 tbsp. Dragon Fruit

0.5 oz. Lime Juice, Freshly Squeezed

 INSTRUCTIONS

Place dragon fruit, mint leaves, sugar, and lime juice in the bottom of a highball glass.

Muddle to bruise mint leaves and break apart fruit.

Add rum and triple sec and shake with the rest of the ingredients.

Top off with soda water and garnish with mint leaves and dragon fruit slices.

It can be a little intimidating to figure out how to prepare this unique fruit for eating or recipes, but we've got you covered! Click HERE for a fabulous blog post that explains it all.


Next up, we have the appropriately named Drunken Cucumber. This is a great drink either fashioned as and adult drink or equally refreshing in the virgin variety.

Drunken Cucumber

1.5oz White Rum

Muddled Cucumber

Lime

Fresh Ginger

1.5oz White Rum

Strained over ice


INSTRUCTIONS

Muddle a small bit of cucumber and fresh ginger in a glass, add the muddled mixture and white rum in a shaker with ice.

Shake to mix and chill.

Strain into a low ball glass over ice

Garnish with a cucumber and serve. 





Practice makes perfect and soon you will be a consummate drink connoisseur. Oh, and we strongly recommend scheduling some hammock time while enjoying these refreshments!

Cheers from St. George's Caye Resort - Belize!

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