Belize travel guide

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My family traveled to Belize a little over a week ago for Thanksgiving break!  It was the most perfect family vacation and I am already looking forward to the next time we go back!  When we travel to Belize, we stay on the island of Ambergris Caye in a resort property where my parents own a condo.  There is a beautiful pool and a breathtaking view of the ocean from each rooms balcony!  I mean does it get any better?! #lifeisgood

The “pace of life” down there is VERY laid back so when visiting I usually adopt that philosophy as well.  I do a lot of chillin’ by the pool, reading, sipping local beers and cocktails, and gettin’ my tan on!  That is mostly what I did this trip but also wanted to share with y’all my 2 favorite activities we did in case you are considering ever taking a trip to Belize!  Plus a couple of highlights at the end of the post!

[ Bar crawl ]

Dad, the 3 big kids, and Evin ((our “chaperon”)) headed out on our 2nd to last day to do a bar crawl.  Our condo is on the south end so we just walked down the beach and stopped into any beach bar that looked like a good time ((haha)) until we made our way up to the north end.  It was SO FUN and I definitely recommend doing this on a sunny day when you are in the mood to day drink and relax.  We stopped at Crazy Canuck’s, Hurricane’s, Sandbar, Wayo’s, Coco Loco, and Palapa bar!

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[ Sailing ]

Both of my little sisters, Evin and Elli, have their sailing licenses so it was kind of a no-brainer that this would be one of the activities we would indulge in.  The wind was a little rough but Evin still managed to give us a fun ride and keep us from capsizing.  I was incredibly proud of her and enjoyed watching her in action!  She loves being on the water and you can tell!

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[ Highlights ]

Favorite place to eat – Melt

Quattro Formaggio melt with chicken

Quattro Formaggio melt with chicken

Paddle boarding with beers

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Best coffee – Rum Bean

Caramel Macchiato

Caramel Macchiato

Favorite alcoholic drink – Dirty Banana

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Best dessert – DandE’s ((Frozen custard))

Bull's Eye

Bull’s Eye

Feel free to leave questions in the comments below if you have any!  And be on the lookout later this week for an Instagram round-up from the trip.

Thanks for stopping by!

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    • Wow this looks like so much fun!
      After seeing this post, I am adding Belize to my list of places to travel.

      xoxo, Jenny

    • Maggie

      This is so fun! This is definitely being added to my bucket list!

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    • What a great way to spend Thanksgiving break! Belize looks beautiful, definitely going to have to add it to my wanderlust wish list! xx Merisa | Monogrammed Magnolias

    • It looks so fun to have done that bar crawl! Also how cool that your sisters have a sailing license!

      Jadoregrace

    • How fun! Looks like such a great trip 🙂

      XoLindsay
      Sugar & Something

    • Ashley

      SO FUN! This looks absolutely amazing! Dying to go to Belize ASAP! I am betting your favorite drink, the Dirty Monkey tastes like a Banana Monkey…my all time favorite when I am on vacation in Mexico!

      xo Ashley

    • This gave me flashbacks to when I went to Belize when I was younger. These pix made me need to go back again! x Nicole | http://www.changeanddress.com

    • Lauren

      So jealous you got to go here! I’ve never gone
      xo
      Lauren

    • Gosh I love sailing… Especially catamarans!! They are so beautiful! So jealous right now.

      xo,
      Sara Kate Styling

    • Nicole

      OMG you guys are all so darn cute! I adore all these pictures…especially paddle boarding with beer! Looks like you had the best time!

      Nicole // Chronicling Home

    • Belize is beautiful! Such a fun trip!
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    • This sounds like such a great trip with your family. I would love to visit Belize, thanks for a travel guide!

    • This sounds like an amazing family vaca! That’s so awesome that your parents have a condo there. A bar crawl sounds so fun! I did a pub crawl on my visit to London and had a blast! Loving all of these photos!

    • Oh wow it looks like you had so much fun! I have never thought of visiting Belize before.

    • Looks like such an amazing trip – I might just have to look into the dirty banana drink you mentioned! That sounds delicious!

      Pick Your Beau

    • Wow, this trip looks like it was incredible! Its so cool that such a beautiful place is your family’s vacation spot!

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