Don’t leave your camera, sunscreen and smile when heading to Belize — other things, you can forget.
Let the packing process begin. When travelling, there's always a question of "what to take?, and often times you take too much. With that said, there are lots of checklist with the necessities you should bring along with you but we’ve decided to switch it up; our Belize luxury resort has prepared a short list highlighting the items you don’t need in Belize—save the extra space to take back some souvenirs.
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Toss Away the Dictionary
Although Belize is located in Central America and situated amongst Spanish-speaking countries, the official language of Belize is English. So feel free to say hello to the locals and ask questions without getting a puzzled look in response. If you were trying to practice some Spanish, don’t worry, you may do so as Spanish is Belize’s second language and it is widely spoken by the population. Other languages spoken in Belize include Kriol (our dialect), Carib, Maya, Garifuna, German, Hindi, and even Mandarin! Or just keep it simple (and light) and stick with choice No. 1… English!
Exchange Your Money
No need to go through the hassle of exchanging US Dollars (USD) for our Belizean Dollars (BZD) to make payments. The US Dollar is accepted countrywide at an exchange rate of $1US to $2 BZ. Pretty straight-forward!
No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem
The main reason why many travelers come to Belize is because they’re looking for some sunshine and warmth. Escape the cold and foggy windows, leave the heavy clothing and hundreds of shoes because all you need in Belize is a relaxed pair of flip flops, tennis shoes for the adventures, and comfortably light clothing.
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No Working During Vacation Hours
Unless you are here on business, there’s no need to open your e-mails and answer work calls. Leave work at work and just take the opportunity to truly enjoy our little Jewel. By the time you return back from your travels, all your stress should have melted away and you’re all set to begin your productiveness with a fresh start.
If you get in trouble for going MIA (oops!), we will take the blame and give you a 100 reasons why you should move to Belize instead.
You Don’t Always Need Company
Belize is perfect for family vacations, honeymoons and spring break vacation with your friends and loved ones. But if you are interested in doing some solo travel—go for it! Belizeans are extremely friendly and always willing to help out so you definitely won’t feel lonely during your travels. If you decide to tag along with a friend…that’s great! The more, the merrier, right?
Whether you’re a professional photographer or a fan of capturing the moment, we can all agree on one thing: Belize doesn’t need a filter! We boast natural beauty in every way imaginable so that when you snap that photo for the ‘gram, every aspect will be so perfect that you can definitely scrap those pesty filters.
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It means no worries… leave it all behind and ensure you enjoy every single minute of your days in Belize!
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