It’s Okay to Share the Secret: August in Placencia Belize is Amazing
What comes to mind when someone broaches the topic of August vacation? For most parents—-even those who won’t admit it aloud—-the opening of school is at the top of their list of reasons to celebrate. And August is getting a reputation for being one of the best months for a Belize destination wedding because brides and grooms favor June, September and October, so events can be staged at exotic venues without being interrupted by hordes of tourists.
Even the weather is delicious with daytime highs of 86-degrees F that drop to 78-degrees F at night. Of course, everything about your August vacation hangs on your destination, and in case you haven’t heard the rumors, Placencia is an ideal place to bring the kids, schedule a wedding or take advantage of low rates on everything.
Because there are no crowds, you get your first choice of everything from lodgings and restaurant seatings to the rainbow of activities available to folks eager to get in a last taste of summer fun before Autumn rolls around. And since major international airlines recognize the uptick in Belize traffic during the month of August, their flight schedules remain frequent and you can find affordable rates, too.
Placencia Village, Belize
August in Placencia offers an extraordinary variety of experiences. This lush peninsula has come out of the shadows to compete with Belize hot spots like Ambergris Caye, minus those crowds. It’s the ideal area for offshore diving, snorkeling, fishing and water sports, and award-winning resorts like Chabil Mar Villas sweeten their invitation every August by offering fantastic deals to northerners who are sad to watch summer fade into the sunset.
To make sure services and amenities are every bit as luxurious and welcoming in August as they are during Belize’s high season, staffers at Chabil Mar like to joke that summer visitors get extra pampering simply because reduced visitor numbers mean they are able give each guest the individual attention he or she deserves.
Whether you’re eager to grab a last summer hurrah on a shoestring, you’ve decided to get married now–before the bride’s mom goes off on a $10,000 spending spree for wedding arrangements–our your kids have earned a last fling before the school bell tolls, Chabil Mar in Placencia is the perfect way to end a perfect summer: with cash in your wallet and a low balance on your credit card!