Chabil Mar’s Concierge Supervisor to Further her Education

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Congratulations are due to Nikita Young, who is proud to serve as the Concierge Supervisor at Chabil Mar Resort.

Ms. Young was the recipient of the 2018 Belize Tourism Board’s Frontline Person of the Year Honor and now she has been accepted to the University of Belize’s Management Program. Since all of the classes are currently being offered online, she will be able to continue in her position as Concierge while furthering her education.

We are so pleased that she will be able to continue to assist guests while she masters new skills. We are certain that she has a bright future ahead of her, and our guests concur. She has consistently earned praise for her excellent attitude and helpful suggestions so that guests can enjoy their ultimate Belize vacation.

In this, she fits in with the rest of our staff at Chabil Mar. Our boutique beach property is the closest full-service resort to Placencia Village. This year, Chabil Mar was named among the best resorts in Central America by TripAdvisor  and with 13 years of award-winning service under our belt, we take pride in providing the very best experience for visitors.

The pampering starts when you arrive, as you will be greeted with a tropical fruit cocktail and fresh flowers before being escorted to your lovely sea-front villa. Here, you’ll be able to rest amidst local art and Belizean hardwoods, surrounded by the lovely landscaping.

Placencia Village is an easy stroll away. It’s a great place for shopping, sight-seeing, nightlife, and dining. However, with the fabulous creations served by Chef Daniel at our on-site restaurant, Café Mar, you may never want to leave the resort!

Should you decide to explore ancient Maya ruins, visit mysterious caves, go on a jungle adventure, or dive Belize’s barrier reef, Ms. Young and our other staff can set you up with the best adventure packages and tours that will cater to your every desire. We will make sure that your Belize vacation is a memorable one.

Visit our website for more information on Belize and don’t hesitate to send us an email, or call US/CAN Toll Free: 1-866-417-2377, Local: (011-501) 523-3606, if you have questions or need help in planning a Belize Vacation.

Exploring Southern Belize

Because the international airport is located in the northern part of the country, many visitors overlook the majestic beauty and exciting attractions in southern Belize.

Belize is a small country, so the southern region can be reached in just a short drive of two to three hours. Whether it’s gorgeous Caribbean beaches, vast wildlife refuges, fragrant citrus plantations, or the softly rolling slopes of the Maya Mountains, southern Belize has a lot to offer.

Some of the top southern Belize attractions include the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary (CBWS). Just a short distance from the Placencia Peninsula, the CBWS measures more than 150 square miles (400 square km) of trackless wilderness, including mountains, jungles, savannahs, beaches, and waterfalls. Although rarely spotted in the daytime, the CWBS is also home to hundreds of jaguars which are continuously monitored by conservation scientists.

Other attractions in southern Belize include boat tours along the very well-named Monkey River. Heading upstream from the coast, the Monkey River passes through some of the wildest, most unspoiled jungle terrain in Belize, a great place to see exotic birds and animals in their native habitats, including, of course, troops of black howler monkeys.

And not to be outdone are the world-class scuba diving and snorkeling sites located on the southern end of the Belize Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef system in the Americas. There are several protected marine areas in the reef, making it an ideal place to see huge schools of tropical fish, sea turtles, rays, sharks, manatees, and even dolphins.

If you’re interested in touring southern Belize, you should definitely stay at Chabil Mar. An oasis of luxury, this southern Belize resort features elegant villas fully equipped with all modern conveniences, two freshwater infinity swimming pools, a lush tropical garden, and a gourmet restaurant.

Chabil Mar is located on the Placencia Peninsula in southern Belize, often called “the island you can drive to” because of its golden sand beaches and narrow connection to the mainland. In the Mayan tongue, “Chabil Mar” means “Beautiful Sea,” a very apt description for the turquoise Caribbean Sea that borders Placencia’s eastern shore.

Chabil Mar regularly organizes tours to top activities in the region, including scuba diving and snorkeling on the reef, expeditions to the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and Monkey River, visits to Mayflower Bocawina National Park, and explorations of ancient Maya sites like Nim Li Punit and Lubaantum.

On your vacation to southern Belize, stay at Chabil Mar.

Choose Belize For The Best Family Adventure Trip

Located in Central America between Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and Guatemala, Belize is a wonderland of golden beaches, tropical offshore islands, misty mountains, savannas, pristine rainforests, and jungles teeming with exotic wildlife. The only English-speaking country in the region, Belize is a popular family destination thanks to its warm weather, excellent food, relaxed atmosphere, and fun educational adventures like exploring sacred caves and climbing ancient Maya pyramids and temples.

One of the best ways to enjoy a wonderful family vacation in Belize is by choosing Chabil Mar’s Belize all-inclusive jungle and sea vacation package.

Families can enjoy 3-4 nights at Caves Branch Jungle Lodge located deep in the jungle of western Belize while participating in their choice of three signature tours. The package also includes one nighttime safari into the jungle or an early morning bird watching tour, ground transportation, meals, and drinks.

The beach part of the vacation package includes 3-4 nights in a luxury villa at the Chabil Mar resort, free use of golf carts, bicycles, kayaks, and paddle boards, and access to the infinity pools. The package also includes one full day of snorkeling and your choice of a trip to the Cockscomb Basin Nature Reserve or a boat safari on the Monkey River.


The above video is of a family who recently visited Belize with Chabil Mar’s jungle and sea vacation package

This excellent jungle and sea family vacation package includes ground shuttle service from the Belize City International Airport and return domestic flight from Placencia to the Belize City Airport.

Chabil Mar is an award-winning resort located on the Placencia Peninsula in southeastern Belize. The resort features lavishly appointed villas just steps from the beach. The resort has its own gourmet restaurant serving up three courses of mouthwatering Belizean and international fare, and guests can enjoy outdoor dining at the resort’s beachfront pier.

Traveling with the entire family for a vacation has a number of proven benefits. Beyond the immediate rewards of having fun together, the entire process of planning and participating in a group vacation has long-lasting benefits. By watching videos and researching where you’ll go, children can learn valuable organization and planning skills, plus they’ll be ready and primed to enjoy the vacation as soon as you arrive.

And, in this modern world where we’re often extremely busy or spend long hours staring at screen, a family vacation to Belize is a great way to break away from the normal stresses of life and enjoy healthy group activities outdoors where there is plenty of sunshine and fresh air. Seeing and interacting with wildlife in Belize is a fantastic experience for children, and exploring ancient Maya sites is a great way to become more well-rounded and cultured.

Visit our website for more information on Belize, and don’t hesitate to send us an email, or call US/CAN Toll Free: 1-866-417-2377, Local: (011-501) 523-3606, if you have questions or need help in planning a Belize vacation.


Save a Fortune by Having Your Destination Wedding in Belize in 2020

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A single visit to the ValuePenguin website can disturb even calm, blissful couples! The site’s by-state breakdown calculates the amount of money families spend on weddings, and if you happen to live in a state where the cost of living is high, you could be in for unpleasant surprises.

On the other hand, why not have a dream wedding for a fraction of the cost by coming to Belize, the new wedding capital of the Caribbean? There’s another benefit: stick around for the honeymoon you crave.

Why Belize?

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Prestigious publications have been raving about Belize as a wedding destination for the past few years. Even the airline industry is complicit! Extra routes and attractive pricing make traveling to Belize so affordable, couples wind up inviting more guests to join the party.

But don’t take the word of “Conde Nast Traveler” or “Lonely Planet”: Belize resorts report record demand for onsite weddings and even offer wedding planning services.

Why does this matter? According to Costhelper, couples spend between $5,000 and $10,000 on wedding planners. Imagine what you could do with all that money if you came to Belize and let your host undertake all of the work associated with your big day!

What to expect from a Belize wedding

Whether you’re a world-traveler or you’ve never gone abroad, the thought of staging a grand affair from afar may intimidate you, but it’s as easy to get married in Belize as it is back home. There’s a short waiting period to present credentials, register and then the celebration begins, minus pesky blood tests. Your marriage is recognized everywhere on the planet once you say, “I do.” Could anything be easier?

When seeking a venue, consider Placencia, home to one of the most popular resorts in Belize: Chabil Mar Villas. This picture-perfect resort has built an admirable reputation for destination weddings and Chabil Mar wedding planners are the best. From helping couples do paper work to easing bridal jitters, there’s nothing staff won’t do to make every wedding unforgettable.

Why Chabil Mar is your happy place

Chabil Mar Villas wedding packages include everything a couple desires. Trip Advisor calls these packages “Fairy Tale Weddings” for obvious reasons. From deluxe accommodations to housing wedding party members, staff is ready to sort out arrangements and even make suggestions you might not have thought about.

But it’s the little things that matter when couples want perfection but don’t want to worry about the details. Included on the Chabil Mar wedding package list are meal packages, spa services, local round-trip air to Placencia, flowers, videographer and photographer, wedding cake and champagne. Resort staff can arrange for a minister, justice of the peace or priest and walk you through legalities so nothing is forgotten.

Special requests can morph your wedding into an intimate, exclusive event that has no equal. But you won’t know the extent to which this Belizean paradise is willing to go on your behalf if you don’t ask. A single toll-free call to 1-866-417-2377 gives you all of the assurances you seek, so what are you waiting for? Pick up the phone now while you’ve got wedding bells ringing in your head!

Chabil Mar: An Authentic Beach Resort in Placencia Belize

Authentic Beach Resort in Placencia Belize

With its stunning beaches and world-class attractions, it’s no wonder Belize has many great resorts. If you’re planning a vacation in the Placencia area, you’ll have your pick of places to stay. Here’s why you should put the Chabil Mar at the top of your list.

Beachfront Bliss

Chabil Mar sits on some of the most gorgeous beachfront in Belize. The Placencia Peninsula has become justly famous for its white-sand beaches, shady palms and lively beach bars. Placencia is close to key Belize attractions like the Belize Barrier Reef, the offshore islands and other places where you can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and spotting sea mammals.

If you prefer land-based activities, Placencia is close to various Maya ruins and the intriguing Garifuna communities of Dangriga and Hopkins. It’s also a short trip to the magnificent Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, the world’s first jaguar preserve and an incredible place to spend the day.

The Perfect Location

The Placencia Peninsula is the most southern part of Belize. This popular area is known for its incredible beaches and laid-back, easygoing lifestyle. You can walk from the resort to a quirky, colorful Placencia Village, where you’ll find bars, restaurants, shops, and galleries.

Placencia has its own airstrip. It’s easy to get here, and it’s easy to fly from here to other parts of Belize.

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Live Luxuriously at Chabil Mar

Chabil Mar is an award-winning Belize resort located in the heart of Placencia. The beachfront villas are ideal for families, couples, honeymooners, and friends.

Each luxuriously appointed villa has its own television, air conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, and private patio. Views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea are available from your windows or right outside the door.

There is an onsite restaurant serving some of the best Belizean delicacies in the region. Guests can choose to eat at the onsite restaurant, at poolside, on their private verandas or on the resort’s private pier.

Chabil Mar’s amenities are second to none. The resort offers a poolside bar, golf cart rental, two swimming pools, a swimming pier and free use of kayaks and paddleboats to all guests.

Adventure Is Right Outside Your Door

Staying at the Chabil Mar is a chance to experience every Belize adventure that’s on your list. If you’re not sure what you want to do, the resort’s tour specialists can help you create the perfect itinerary. Contact Chabil Mar today.

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