Parenthood and Passports - Belizean Shores review

Belizean Shores

On Ambergris Caye, we stayed at the Belizean Shores Resort. It is a Sandy Point property, the largest hotel management company on the island. The rooms were spacious, clean and more than adequate for our family of three. Belizean Shores is probably the oldest of Sandy Point’s properties. For that reason, the pool area was…

Parenthood and Passports - San Pedro with kids

Ambergris Caye and San Pedro

Ambergris Caye (pronounced key) is the largest of the Belizean islands. It’s roughly 25 miles long and half a mile wide. It is one of the most popular places for vacationers to Belize. How to get to Ambergris Caye: You can get to the island one of two ways. You can fly on a small…

Parenthood and Passports - Rio On Pools Belize

Rio On Pools

Rio On Pools is located in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, just a few miles away from the Rio Frio Cave. The area is known as a swimming spot for locals, and some tour groups stop there on the way to the Caracol Mayan ruins. Accessing Rio On Pools There is a small parking area…

Parenthood and Passports - Mayan Ruins

Mayan Ruins near Belize

Belize has some of the most impressive and well preserved Mayan ruins in the world. Caracol, Xunantunich and Cahal Pech are three of the best known Mayan ruins in the Cayo District of Belize. But if you want to experience the mecca of Mayan culture, I would recommend making the trek into Guatemala to visit…

Passports - What to do if you leave something on a plane

Rio Frio Cave

Rio Frio Cave is located inside the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. From the town of San Ignacio it will likely take you about one hour. Most of the road is unpaved and rather bumpy. Cost to Enter Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve is free to enter, although they ask that you make a small donation…

Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Table Rock Jungle Lodge is located just outside of the town of Cristo Rey, about a 15 minute drive from San Ignacio, Belize. This beautiful, intimate Eco-lodge is somewhat secluded in the dense jungle of western Belize. There are only eight rooms at the lodge, each one is a private cabana, with a lovely porch.…

Passports - What to do if you leave something on a plane

Planning a toddler-friendly trip to Belize

My husband and I have always been extremely active people. Prior to children, a beach vacation never actually involved relaxing on the beach. We have gone swimming with dolphins, sharks, manatees, sting rays, and sea lions. We’ve also jet skied, snorkeled, boated, hiked. We’ve always gone exploring to the extreme in whatever island or coastal…

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