Copa Airlines Boosts Panama-Belize Flights: Unveiling a World of Adventure and Beauty

Copa Airline

Expanded Flight Schedule for Easy Access to Belize’s Charm

Copa Airlines is set to make exploring the enchanting lands of Belize even more accessible for travelers from Latin America and beyond. Beginning this June, the airline will increase its service between Panama and Belize, adding flights on Tuesdays and Fridays.

This enhanced connectivity, combined with the excellent connections offered by Copa Airlines through its Hub of the Americas in Panama, will open up new opportunities for travelers from the USA, Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe to experience Belize’s unique charm.

Ready to embark on your Belizean adventure? Book your flights today at The new flight schedule is as follows:

Departs Panama (PTY): 3:10 pm, Arrives Belize City (BZE): 4:27 pm
Departs Belize City (BZE): 5:21 pm, Arrives Panama (PTY): 8:50 pm
Days: Tuesdays & Fridays
Aircraft: Boeing 737-700

Copa Airlines ensures passengers enjoy a comfortable journey on their Boeing 737-700 aircraft, equipped with modern amenities for a delightful flying experience.

Discover Belize’s Cultural and Natural Wonders 

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Belize, known for its captivating natural beauty, boasts the largest living barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere and a diverse range of wildlife. A melting pot of cultures, the country offers a rich cultural tapestry woven with Maya, Creole, Garifuna, and Mestizo influences.

With Copa Airlines’ increased service and seamless connections, exploring Belize’s wonders has never been easier. After immersing yourself in Belize’s cultural and natural marvels, we highly recommend travelers head to the idyllic Placencia Peninsula, where Chabil Mar awaits. This upscale haven offers unparalleled accommodations, service, and access to Belize’s breathtaking landscapes, creating the perfect retreat to unwind and revel in the beauty of this Caribbean gem.

Don’t miss your chance to experience Chabil Mar – book your dream Belize vacation now and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Savoring Belize: A Gastronomic Odyssey Celebrated by Forbes

Belize has recently been featured in a Forbes article, showcasing the country’s unique culinary experience that reflects its diverse cultural heritage. With its melting pot of cultures, Belizean cuisine offers an explosion of flavors, textures, and ingredients that tantalize the taste buds. From traditional dishes such as meat pies, rice and beans, cowfoot soup, and stewed chicken, to the abundant and high-quality seafood, Belize presents a gastronomic adventure waiting to be explored.

A Blend of Cultures and Flavors

chimole black dinner in belize

As highlighted by Forbes, the food scene in Belize is heavily influenced by the intermingling of Mestizo, Spanish, and Maya cultures. One such dish is escabeche, a spicy combination of chicken smothered with onions in vinegar, peppers, and other spices. Another popular dish is Chimole Soup, also known as “Black Dinner,” a tasty, black-colored soup with roots in Maya and Mestizo cultures. Made with the unique ingredient black recado, this savory, hearty soup is a local favorite.

Seafood Paradise

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Forbes also emphasizes Belize’s excellent geographical location, which results in both plentiful and high-quality seafood. Conch, shrimp, lobster, crab soup, and ceviche are just a few of the seafood selections you can find on Belizean menus. Additionally, Belizean cuisine also features BBQ and fusion dishes that showcase influences from around the world, including Europe.

Luxury Dining at Chabil Mar

Chabil Mar was mentioned in the Forbes article for its authentic Belize cuisine. This stunning resort is known for its individualized décor, crafted from locally grown hardwoods and adorned with the colorful artwork of local artisans. Set amidst signature flora and featuring a private beach and pier, Chabil Mar offers a truly immersive experience.

Forbes praised award-winning Chefs Savino and Ryan, who head the culinary team at Chabil Mar, known for their exquisite Belizean dishes. What sets this resort apart is its roaming butler service, which allows guests to dine anywhere on the property. From your balcony, by the pool, on the pier, or a romantic dinner by the waves under the stars, the dining experience at Chabil Mar is truly unparalleled. Waiters set up tables, light candles or tiki torches, and serve fresh dishes directly from the kitchen. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner al fresco style, anywhere on the property they choose.

chefs at chabil mar


The recent Forbes article on Belize cuisine highlights the unique and unforgettable culinary journey that the country has to offer. From its rich cultural diversity reflected in traditional dishes to the fresh seafood, and the luxurious dining experiences provided by resorts like Chabil Mar, Belize presents a gastronomic adventure that is not to be missed.So, prepare to embark on a journey to discover the exquisite culinary delights of this extraordinary Central American destination, as endorsed by Forbes.

Rare Encounter: Beautiful Whale Shark Spotted off the Shores of Chabil Mar Beach

whale shark encounter

Imagine waking up this morning to the sight of a majestic whale shark gracefully gliding through the crystal-clear waters of Chabil Mar Beach. That’s precisely the experience a fortunate group of early-morning beachgoers had today. These awestruck onlookers were treated to an unforgettable encounter with the magnificent creature, measuring up to 40 feet in length.

Larry France, the marketing manager at Chabil Mar, could hardly contain his excitement when he recounted the incredible sighting: “We couldn’t believe it! Our guests were in the perfect place at the perfect time to witness this awe-inspiring event. Just imagine seeing a creature that enormous up close and personal. It’s like something straight out of a dream! While whale sharks are known to frequent the waters around Belize, catching a glimpse of one in all its splendor is truly a rare and memorable treat.”

For those unfamiliar with them, whale sharks are the ocean’s largest fish, weighing up to 20 tons. Despite their massive size, they are gentle giants and pose no threat to humans. In fact, swimming with these majestic creatures is a popular activity for tourists visiting Belize.

If you happen to spot a whale shark during your stay at Chabil Mar, be sure to capture the moment in a photo and share it with us on social media. And if you haven’t yet booked your Belize vacation, what are you waiting for? Come and explore the natural wonders of this stunning country for yourself.

For any skeptics questioning the authenticity of this whale shark sighting, we have one thing to say: Happy April Fools’ Day! While it’s true that whale sharks do visit the waters around Belize, there have been no reports of one venturing as close to shore as Chabil Mar Beach. We hope we were able to inject a little excitement and adventure into your day with this playful prank.