Belize’s reputation as a nature-based destination for travelers, looking to connect with nature has positioned it as a magnet for solo travelers who are flocking to Central America and Mexico as part of an ongoing travel boom, in a post-pandemic world.
This new travel phenomenon was recently featured on Euronews.travel website which reported that new booking and flight data from Hostelworld have revealed that both Central America and Mexico are rising in popularity for travelers.
In fact according to the article, for the first time, Central America has surpassed Europe as it relates to hostel bookings. The number is showing that bookings in Central America have risen to a whopping 40% when compared to 2019.
What’s more is that the data also notes the emergence of solo female travelers, the newest form of travelers. Booking data have revealed that solo female travelers now account for 78% of total bookings to Central America.
So what is fuelling this latest boom in travelers to Central America?
Euronews. travel says that there are multiple factors, but the biggest of them all is, ”The region’s growing popularity makes sense, given the increasing demand for nature-based travel since COVID. Solo travel is on the rise as people reassess their lives in the wake of the pandemic.”
The article also revealed that a survey conducted among solo travelers revealed that 74% of them are looking for nature and natural world experience.49% of interviewees also indicated that they were traveling solo because they wanted to prioritize life experience over their careers for a while.
Are Budget Constraints Driving Travelers to Central America?
The answer is yes according to Euronews.travel, ”Cost is also undoubtedly a factor when it comes to Central America’s popularity, at a time when the cost of living is affecting many people’s holiday spending power.”
The article noted that the quality of accommodations offered in Central America is also another big draw for travelers.
Travelers are drawn by the nature and beachfront experience that they can get for cheap in Central America as opposed to other destinations around the world.
Why nature lovers are drawn to Central America?
Euronews.travel says that Central America’s physical makeup of volcanic cones, tropical rainforests, and sandy beaches along the Pacific and Caribbean coast is also a major magnet for solo travelers, who can never get enough of rainforest cabins, howler monkeys, beach strolls, and toucan sightings.
Are you a solo traveler looking for the perfect escape in Belize? Then you would be pleased to know that at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel, we can offer you a plethora of resort amenities at jaw-dropping prices. We are known locally and even internationally as a private resort in western Belize where nature meets luxury.
Our comfortable and spacious suites offer hillsides, gardens, and rainforest views. Onsite we have a bunch of nature-based trails including our onsite Green Iguana Project, which has been well received by nature-lovers in the past. Our team of professionals can also customize a Belize vacation package to cater to jungle adventure seekers, romantics, or even those that are craving a beach getaway.
Whatever your needs are this summer, we can guarantee that the San Ignacio Resort Hotel can fulfill them in no time. Book your Belize getaway today and enjoy and revel in the beauty and untamed wild of Belize.