There are a couple important holidays coming up here in Belize: The Battle of St. George’s Caye and Belize Independence Day! The Battle of St. George’s Caye is celebrated each year on September 10. We spoke about it at length last year. It’s a date forever etched into the history of Belize after British-led forces…

One of the most beautiful things about trips to Belize is just how few travelers there are compared to some of the more ‘mainstream’ Caribbean destinations. And with countless islands to explore above the waves and one of the world’s largest reef systems beneath them, the other Caribbean is a treat for travelers looking to…

The best teams are families – and we definitely have one of the best teams at Blackbird Caye Resort! Living and working together in close proximity for so many years, coworkers become family, complete with all the fun shenanigans you would expect from a lifetime of friendship:

There is benefit to stillness, to solitude. Peace of mind and quiet time ‘away from it all’ is something many struggle with from time to time – and often one of the most difficult things to find on vacation. Thankfully, our seclusion on Turneffe Atoll just off the coast of Belize offers us a chance…

One of the best things about getting away from it all is actually getting away from it all – Turneffe Atoll is remote, pristine, and isolated. Put simply, Turneffe Atoll is unspoiled. There is so much life around us here on this little atoll it is incredible to behold. Watch some of our dozens of…

Did you know that it’s a holiday today in Belize? Which holiday, you ask? Why, it’s Garifuna Settlement Day! Created by one of our civil rights activists, Thomas Ramos, we’ve been celebrating Garifuna Settlement Day since the 1940s before it became a national holiday in 1977. Depending on where you find yourself in Belize today,…

When you want to get away from it all, sometimes you really do want to escape everything. You don’t just go from one bustling, busy city to another just like it in another country; you go further. You take the road less travelled and find yourself somewhere unique, different, and, most importantly, away from it…

“What Is A Dad? A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again. A dad is someone who wants to keep you from making mistakes but instead lets you find your own way, even though his heart breaks in…

For many of us Commonwealth Day may just be another day off, a public holiday where we can hit the beach, enjoy a dive, or spend time with friends and family. That is a great way to spend the day, and something we all like to enjoy. But have you ever wondered why we celebrate…

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” On this special day we at Blackbird Caye Resort would like to thank our mothers – and mother figures – for the incredible impact they have had in making us who we are. Thank you for bringing us into this world, for…

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