If you go
THE BEST WAY TO BELIZE
From LAX, Delta offers nonstop service to Belize City, and United, American, Delta and TACA offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $631, including taxes and fees.
Hotel transfers from Belize City to Blancaneaux Lodge cost $210 for a family of four, with the longer transfer from Blancaneaux to Turtle Inn costing $325. Flights are available between Belize City, Blancaneaux Lodge and Placencia but are more expensive than ground transfers.
WHERE TO STAY
High-season rates (January to May, with even higher rates at Christmas and Easter) at Blancaneaux Lodge start at $339 a night for a cabana, and $629 a night for the two-bedroom villa we occupied. During the summer and fall, rates drop to $279 and $549, respectively. High-season rates at Turtle Inn start at $449 a night for a garden-view cottage, and $819 a night for the seafront villa we occupied. During the summer and fall, the rates drop to $319 and $679, respectively. Breakfast is included in all room rates. (800) 746-3743, https://www.coppolaresorts.com
TO LEARN MORE
Belize Tourism Board, https://www.travelbelize.org