Lesser-trodden perhaps than its larger neighbours – Guatemala and Mexico – Belize nevertheless belongs high up on your Central America bucket list. It brings together the Mayan ruins and lush jungles of the region’s interior, with the pristine beaches, sheltered cayes, and laid-back living of the Caribbean. This five-day itinerary takes you to the palm tree-fringed peninsula of Placencia, where you’ll divide your time between snorkelling on the Belize Barrier Reef, spotting wildlife on a jungle river tour, and setting sail beneath the stars. There’s plenty of time to kick back and unwind in the Caribbean sun, too.
This is where adventure meets relaxation. This resort, near the pretty resort village of Placencia, has everything you need – including one of the largest pools in Belize, a beautiful private beach, complimentary kayaks and paddle-boards, three bars and three restaurants, including one at the end of a pier in the sea.