Happy Holidays wishing everyone a safe and fun St Georges Caye day.
This year I am celebrating a quiet day at home and enjoyed a very brief rain shower this morning.
This time last year I was celebrating the well known September 10th holiday and 50 trips around the sun in style. I decided to use luxurious, peaceful adventurous and clever for travel adjective goals. I hit the mark with a 5-star Jungle Canopy View Tree House. Low season is a great time to score off-season accommodation deals in Belize and I got this one for about half the price, I also got a deal on meals for the entire stay, I love dining at Caves Branch as you never know who you will sit next too. I met plenty of great people over the course of my 4 days there.
It was an adventure just getting to and from my room alone, there is nothing like being 200 feet above the jungle canopy and I definitely got my daily cardio going back and forth to the dining hall. Aside from the people and the buffet, I loved watching a daily aerial acrobatics butterfly show and patiently waited for them to take a rest break so I could catch a few still shots.
I wanted to go enjoy night time in the jungle up close and since it was my big 50, I decided to make my nighttime walk a disco party forgoing my transistor radio and enjoying the symphony of bugs as my soundtrack. It was thrilling and a bit creepy at times but overall, I greatly enjoyed playing with my disco flashlight and making artsy patterns on the leaves and occasionally catching sight of the wildlife around me. If you like the thought of a night jungle tour then click through to see some cool wildlife from the official one, previous time I stayed at Caves Branch with my friend Aimee.
Half price luxury comes with all the full price benefits. Here are a few of the great towel art sculptures that were on my luxurious king bed daily. My Favorite is still the crocodile that was on my bed when Aimee and I stayed at Caves Branch in a ground floor cabana. These ones are still worthy of admiration.
Of course, the rest of my room was absolutely gorgeous and could have comfortably slept a few more – perfect for family vacations with a bunk bed. I especially loved the view from the rooftop deck and outdoor shower.
Room shots courtesy of Caves Branch, the outdoor shower was from a pic I took. The mountain view from the upper deck was fabulous. I could not get enough of the fact that we were above tree height in some spots.
A few more random pics of things I loved about Caves Branch that trip including amazing nature and a fantastic horticultural tour with well-known botanist Ella Barron, the pool, a delicious cheese plate, and a custom-made birthday cake.
You still have time until November to source out off-season resort specials and start looking for a flight. Flight finder deals can be found at the following three options: Skyscanner, Google Flights, and Momondo.
Another great app travelers will enjoy, a handy Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport Arrivals Tracker. Click on a listed flight and you will get great up to date information on the scheduled and estimated time of arrival among other useful things. Since we live in a smartphone generation, you can also get FlightStats App on Google Play or Itunes.