Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Looking for tips (hotels/border crossing/pets) driving Denver to Costa Rica
  2. 2 Puerto Vallarta o Cabo for Christmas break
  3. 3 Is it safe to travel to Cabo San Lucas
  4. 4 Trip Report Homestay
  5. 5 Costa Rica
  6. 6 12-day June CR trip with school-age kids
  7. 7 1st visit to Costa Rica - Itinerary input appreciated!
  8. 8 reliable car rental company??
  9. 9 Must sees in Dominical and Uvita
  10. 10 Trip Report The Christian community of parish st paul and st Antoine de padou
  11. 11 Which Tortuguero Lodge for 2 night visit in January?
  12. 12 Does Panama have anything Costa Rica doesn't? (Besides the canal)
  13. 13 Planning a trip to Panama
  14. 14 Los Suenos Itinerary
  15. 15 Driving from Mexico to Belize
  16. 16 Driving from Mexico to Belize and Guatemala
  17. 17 best air route san diego to san jose
  18. 18 Cabo San Lucas furniture stores
  19. 19 Costa Rica - San Jose to Arenal Drive
  20. 20 driving from Tabacon to La Fortuna?
  21. 21 Trip Report Trip Report: Guatemala in 6 days
  22. 22 One day in Cozumel - Chichen Itza?
  23. 23 How long from Cozumel to Ek Balam
  24. 24 Puerto Vallarta
  25. 25 Recent Headlines- Cancun
View next 25 » Back to the top

Family Vacation to Belize in March 2013

Jump to last reply

Hi everyone!

My family is planning a trip to Belize in the spring, and we need A LOT of advice. There are 8 of us: my parents (in their 60's, but young at heart and still quite active), my older sister & her family (a significant other and 2 sons - ages 3 & 5), me, and my brother (in his late 20's). All of us are quite adventurous, but having young kids in the mix makes planning well a MUST!

We knew that we wanted to go to Central America, and we had considered Costa Rica for a while, but it seems to be overrun with tourists, and we wanted to do something a little different, so we settled on Belize. We have done some research, but I find these forums to be really helpful in terms of finding out from real people who have experienced the places to be the best resource!

If anyone has any opinions or advice about things to do, kid-friendly accommodations, activities, where to actually stay (on the mainland, off the mainland, large resort, private villa, north, south) that would be really helpful. We have a week in the country and we want to do and see as much as possible, and still experience the native culture. We are fine with jungle-ish areas, as well as beachy areas. There really is no preference, so it's just about being able to get to see and do as much as possible.

I know this isn't really specific, so it's hard to go on, but we are doing our preliminary research and just trying to gather some ideas and opinions!

Thanks so much!

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement