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"Grand Slam" Game Fishing in Belize

Belize has world-class game fishing that is, in some cases only recently being discovered by anglers. This is a benefit, because the area is not over-fished, and still serves as a pristine opportunity to wrestle with some of the largest game fish in the world.   Located in Northern Central America, this English-speaking country is ho...

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Rest - Restore - Recharge - February 19-25, 2022

St. George's is excited to bring you our first hosted retreat courtesy of Horizons Retreats and Marni Henderson & Kelli Sol. Get registered for this incredible week of rest, restoring, and recharging.  When: February 19-25, 2022 Where: Just 7 miles from the coast of Belize in Central America is St. George's Caye Resort. This secluded priva...

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Belize is Waiting - Fall into Endless Summer

We have come into and out of a time unparalleled in history. You may share the feeling, that it is not totally passed, but the world seems to be getting back to the way things were before the last eighteen months. We are seeing a resurgence in people wanting to venture out for reprieve and relaxation; wanting to live every day to the fullest a...

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Where is Belize Anyway?

Are you anticipating planning your next getaway? You literally have a world of options. We are, of course partial to our little cultural and ecological gem but we love hearing of our guest's other worldly travels. For those of you who hear the word "Belize" and wonder, "Where is that country anyway?" We want to give you lots of fun details about ou...

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Refreshing Island Vibes - Thirsty Thursday

It's Thirsty Thursday again at the island! It's a beautiful day to spend an afternoon taking in the Caribbean views and ocean breezes while lying in one of our hammocks with a cocktail or ice-cold, freshly squeezed juice in hand. No matter your beverage of choice, we have a little something for everyone! At St. Georges, supporting the local ec...

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We Are Blessed By Our Guests

When you operate a resort, you have the opportunity to welcome the world. We have had the privilege of hosting guests from all walks of life over the last forty years, ranging from all corners of the globe. Every once in a while we have the honor of hosting retreat leaders, photographers, travel agents, and in this case, travel ...

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Inspired - Hopeful - Vibrant - 2nd Edition

My reservation had been held at St. George's Caye Resort in Belize since March 2020 and this seemed like the perfect place to unravel the tightly wound tension spring before it broke on its own. Realizing there would never be a perfect moment to re-emerge into travel, I started the process of re-booking my trip in late February 2021. I have gone th...

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Inspired - Hopeful - Vibrant | Island Vibes at SGCR

Jumping into the beautiful teal blue Caribbean Sea with a life jacket was the first of many steps taken while choosing to re-emerge from the last year. I knew long before that moment that I had slipped into default survival mode but could not tell how far. It was apparent there would be an unpacking of coping skills that may have become habits base...

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Most Popular FAQ's about St. George's Caye Resort – Belize

This blog series is meant to help you be the expert on everything Belize. We will have three short blogs to give you the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Feel free to message us with more questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have more beautiful details you would like to know. I'm planning a trip for ...

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Our Guests Say it Best | Reviews of Paradise

Belize is a country of natural abundance and vibrant colors. With incredible views, unlimited adventures, and the ultimate in relaxation, we feel so fortunate to be blessed with this little slice of paradise. Guests rave about these qualities, but more so, they feel connected through our island family team. The people ...

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St. George's Caye Scuba Diving - A Guest's Perspective

Thank you so much OFTB Travel for this incredible blog and pics

We had snorkeled in Belize before and discovered a very small amount of their immense barrier reef, but this time we were ready to go down into the depths to see more of the beautiful creatures and healthy corals. If you could see all that life thriving at the surface level, imagine what we might find this time with Scuba Diving. Last year, in Pana...

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7 Reasons Destination Weddings are the Best

You're engaged! Congratulations! After popping the question, there are so many exciting decisions to make in the wedding planning process! One of the very first (and important!) decisions to make is to choose whether your wedding will be held locally or at a destination of your choosing. These days, it is getting more and more complicated to host y...

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Find yourself... In the middle of nowhere...

Find yourself... in the middle of nowhere...

Our need to slow down and become more present in our day-to-day lives is more necessary than ever. Navigating new ways of living have made it more vital to practice healthy balance.  Getting away can be essential to recharge and re-establish your sense of self. While a simple vacation is a great way to relax, a study published in an artic...

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"Un-Belizeable" Summer Vacation - 5 Reasons to Come Away this Summer

See yourself in Belize this summer!

With the New Year underway and 2021 in full swing, it is a great time to plan for the future and give yourself something incredible to look forward to. Many people enjoy escaping to Belize during the winter months to enjoy the warm sunshine and ocean breezes. It really is no secret that Belize is a fantastic travel destination and more tourists are...

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Holiday Mixology - Midori Illusion Cocktail Recipe

Wishing you could spend this Holiday season in the warm sunshine, next to the Caribbean Sea? We understand! So, just in time for the Holiday you are in luck! Excite your senses and bring the tropics home this Holiday with this sweet and tart concoction!  There's nothing better than lounging in a hammock while sipping your f...

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow...

We are truly looking forward to the New Year; new faces and welcoming back our beloved guests to the island. When we reflect on 2020, it has made us more resilient, aware, and truly appreciate the times that our small, secluded island resort has been full of incredible people from all walks of life. This is our happy place, our pot of gold, and whe...

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It's Been a Year... Dreaming of St. Georges Caye

So, it has been a year. A year exactly since we first visited St. Georges Caye Resort in Belize. This week started with us two couples exchanging pictures over Messenger of our time on the island. A time that has left a remarkable imprint on our souls. Seeing the photo memories of our trip to Belize has brought back a flood of emotions. Emotions of...

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Our Guests Say it Best - The Sweetest Honeymoon in Belize

Our guests truly say it best! We are so grateful for all of our guests who come to our secluded island paradise, but this review is so incredible. We love all kinds of love, and are so happy to have hosted this awesome couple for the beginning of their lives together!  Alexandra Porte - November 2020 - Google Reviews 5/5 Exceeded my expectatio...

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A Peaceful Mind - Belize Island Oasis

It may be a while since you have planned a getaway. Sure, you have been dreaming about it this whole time, but to truly plan has been a bit of a hit-or-miss. With our guest returning and new guests arriving each day, we are thrilled to hear their reasons for traveling, and why they were so eager to come to Belize and St. George's Caye Resort. ...

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Easy Peasy - Off to Belize

If you follow our blog, you are not seeing double, we have written about this topic before. But it is even more important now to note how simple it is to arrive safely and peacefully at the island. Just last week, the owner of the resort visited our Belize team, and here are the two - yep, that is it, two tips on ensuring your whole trip is as care...

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St. George's Caye - Gold Standard Resort

What an honor! We are one of the select resorts that have been chosen as a Gold Standard Hotelier. Belize has been very careful to plan their reopening process, systematically, skillfully, and safely. At St. George's, we are doing the same. As one of the exclusive hoteliers to be able to take international travelers, we are so excited to start welc...

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Reconnect and Celebrate at our Secluded Island Paradise

While many of us have been staying close to home, we are beginning to reconnect with family and friends, ponder plans to celebrate special occasions we may have missed over the last few months, and think about traveling again. Travel, celebrations, and time with the people we love look a lot different now versus 6 months ago. And while we may bit a...

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Airline Updates - Planning Your Getaway to Belize

Planning your escape to paradise should be simple and carefree. Here are a few tips on airlines and their flight plans and upcoming weeks. Please always check real-time information for airlines prior to booking and also prior to departure. In the meantime, this should give you a few details before reserving your thatched roof over-water cabana...

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We're Back! 10 Essential Things to Do Before Coming to Belize

We couldn't be more elated to reopen on October 1st. We have missed our guests so dearly over the last six months and are thrilled with the news that we will reopen. St. George's Caye Resort is a naturally spacious place, with plenty of room to enjoy the seclusion of a private island paradise. With a maximum capacity of just around thirty-five peop...

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Something to Look Forward To - Dive Into Belize

Guessing we could agree... These days, we all need something to look forward to. So, even if you haven't been SCUBA diving or snorkeling, you have likely seen pictures and can attest to the fact that reef systems offer some of the most beautiful and tranquil sights in the world. Belize is known around the globe for its outstandi...

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Where Distance is a Good Thing - St. George's Caye

Raise your hand if you are getting tired of the phrase, "social distance". Well, we have a much better version of the concept for you! When you are distanced at St. George's Caye, you are secluded on a private island, in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. The views are expansive and are a beautiful collage of teal blue, golden seashores, and ...

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Plan for Peace – Your Escape to Paradise

Plan for Peace - St. George's Caye Resort Belize

"There is nothing in the whole world which abides. All things are in a state of ebb and flow, and every shadow passes away. Even time itself, like a river, is constantly gliding away." - OvidIt has certainly been a time of ebb and flow for the world; learning and listening. We have heard for some, this time has caused a slow down that has...

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Worth the Wait - St. George's Caye Resort

As a developing country of only about 383,071 people, Belize has been very careful to plan their reopening process, systematically, skillfully and safely. At St. George's, we are doing the same. We were chosen as one of the exclusive hoteliers to be able to take international travelers, and we are working to become Gold Standard...

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Our Guests Say It Best - Sharing Memories of Belize

Our recent weeks have been filled with reminiscing about guests who have impacted our lives so deeply, memories of when the resort was full, and of course, we have been active on many webinars and zoom meetings for preparedness on how to safely welcome you back! We can't wait to see you in the sun, and in the meantime, stay curious and don't stop "...

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Daydream for Departure - Sending Island Vibes

As "normal" sets back in, the world has had the chance to slow down a bit, to reconnect with reading, music, evening walks, and a pace that we likely haven't experienced since childhood.  We would like to encourage you to keep a bit of that as you venture back out into the world. Keep that curiosity that you find from reading of fore...

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Belize Welcomes the World

While the world emerges from sheltering in place, Belize is joining in the resurgence. With domestic travel already open, we are on the edge of our seats waiting for our international guests to return. In the next few months, we look forward to new ways to keep our guests safe, healthy, and enjoying the island's peace, as they have for th...

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It's Time to Dream - Returning to St. George's Caye

The island is host to thousands of seashells. All originating from different places, all arriving in their time, all moving on the ebb and flow of the sea. A seemingly appropriate metaphor for the current state of things; quite the ebb and flow...  This time may leave you feeling like your 'normal' has been a bit re-defined. We can empathize. ...

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Your Beautiful - Virtual Vacation to St. George's Caye Resort - Belize

In a time like the modern world has never experienced before, new norms are being adjusted to every day.  With travel postponed, we hope we can take you away to our island through visual treats and exciting ideas on how to spend your time at St. George's Caye Resort. Hope you enjoy… Until we see you again, island vibes and well wishes! Enjoy t...

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Sweet Island Seclusion: Listen - The Caribbean is Calling

Set sail on the big Caribbean blue at St. George's Caye Resort.

Known for turquoise waters and a vibrant culture, the Caribbean has long been one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. And for North American travelers, it's right next door - or at least a short flight away. Two million tourists visit every year, and more are finding their way to islands for a thatched roof over-water bungalo...

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"It's a Jungle" - Belize's Wildlife Beauty

Macaws Belize Zoo

Most of the rain forest mammals of Belize are nocturnal and secluded in their nature. This makes them extremely difficult to find. Animals of prey are alert for approaching predators, so they will likely sense you before you are able to see them. That is why the Belize Zoo is such a unique and a must-do destination. St. George's...

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How to Soak up a Week in Belize

Travel authority Travel + Leisure writes that, by scientific standards, the best duration for a vacation is eight days. We figure you are saving at least one day for total and complete relaxation, so here we share some incredible ways to spend the rest of your week!  Belize is home to many historical and cultural sites, as well as beautiful be...

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Your Belize Fishing Experience

From river fishing to reef fishing to barracuda and tarpon, Belize is an anglers dream! Belize's reef and flats provide some of the best sport fishing in the world, and it's no wonder so many anglers have us on their bucket list! Here at St. George's Caye, we're fortunate to be located adjacent to the flats, close to the reef, and a short ride from...

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Getting to St. George's Caye & Weather Q&A

This series of articles is meant to make you the expert on everything Belize. We will have three short blogs to give you the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Feel free to message us with more questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have more beautiful details you would like to know. When booking an inte...

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"Earlymooning" at St. George's Caye - Belize

Getting hitched soon? First a formal CONGRATULATIONS on your big day! Next, you may want to familiarize yourself with the term, "Earlymoon or Pre-moon" as it is called in the UK As part of the planning process, experts are recommending this trending trip for a number of reasons. Many lovebirds are seeking a destination for their wedding, ...

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"Easy Peasy" Off to Belize!

Belize is closer than you think!

Considering locations for your summer vacations? Belize is an easier destination than some may think! Traveling internationally can be intimidating- especially if it's your first time traveling outside of your home country. A trip to Belize is surprisingly easy- especially if you're traveling from inside the United States. In fact, you could swing ...

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Your "Unbelizable" Girls Getaway!

Relax with a girls getaway to St. George's Caye - Belize

Every lady needs a girl's weekend. With how crazy life is, quality time with friends doesn't happen as often as we'd like. Time with friends is essential for the soul just like sunshine, rest, and laughter. This time is scientifically proven to be good for you so grab your gals and pencil it in!  Getting away with the girls is fun, but did you...

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The Gift of Experience Comes in a Beautiful Package

Heavenly skies over St. George's Caye

Take a second and think back to around this time last year. You were likely prepping for holiday time, anticipating parties and togetherness with family, food and friends.  The mood was hustle and bustle to shop and not let anything go un-perfected for the upcoming holidays. And so it goes again this year... Year after year the ...

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The Skies are Bigger in Belize

The skies are endless in Belize

When it's time for a dose of perspective, just look at the night sky. They say the skies are bigger in Belize. Whether it's day or night, the skyline view from the island feels epic in proportion. We are honored to witness this amazing thing that happens when guests come away; they seem to transform. Whether it's through the experience that they ha...

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Where is Belize Anyway?

Pin your map for Belize!

Are you anticipating planning your next getaway? You literally have a world of options. We are, of course partial to our little cultural and ecological gem but we love hearing of our guest's other worldly travels. For those of you who hear the word "Belize" and wonder where is that anyway, we want to give you lots of fun details about our small but...

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Go on Holiday for the Holidays - In Belize!

Service With A Smile!

For many, plans of a garland dressed table and candle light meal are awaiting them during the holiday season. This all takes a lot of planning and work. If you want to change it up this year and be served during the season, please come and see us! Or, extend your holidays and take a trip before or after your family festivities! The holidays are som...

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Top Reasons Divers Love St. George’s Caye Resort

Sink into a whole new world!

Belize is one of the world's best places to explore the magical underwater world of the Caribbean Sea. It's home to the world's second-longest barrier reef, The Belize Barrier Reef and three of only four true coral atolls in the western hemisphere. Not to mention, it's also home to the most recognizable and UNESCO diving site, Great Blue Hole. It's...

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Unbelizeable Birding in Belize

Did you know Belize is a favorite Central American birding spot? Because of our ideal climate, as many as 600 different species of birds have been recorded throughout the country! Around 80% of the birds in Belize are here year-round, while the other 20% migrate from North America between January and April to escape the harsh winter, or South Ameri...

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Top 4 Ways to Avoid Crowds During your Belize Vacation

In March of 2019, 100 million people responding to a AAA survey said they were traveling this year, the majority in fall and winter. If you're finding this year that there's a little too much togetherness — we mean with your fellow travelers, we have a couple of ideas for keeping the crowds at bay this fall and winter! Travel during Belize's "...

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Perfect Pairings - Belize Style

We recently wrote about five foodie finds that you can't go without on your next trip to Belize! Well, what Caribbean vacation is complete without some tropical refreshments to pair with your fare? Whether you want a cocktail or a cool virgin drink, we can make these absolutely delicious either way, and now you have the recipe for sweet succes...

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"Prana" - Wellness in Paradise

Yoga on the sun dock

If you have seen the word "Prana" and wondered what it meant, it is essentially "life force". Found through meditation and exercises like yoga and martial arts, this practice incorporates natural movements to rejuvenate the body and soul. The benefits of practicing this and other types of wellness in nature are unending. Scientific studies indicate...

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