... We’re often asked how Itz’ana got its name and to that we reply that it’s derived from the Maya God Itzamna- the God of Day and Night. It’s fitting because it represents the dichotomies so prevalent here in Belize - jungle and reef, adventure and luxury and the effects of the sky on the land, specifically in Belize.
... On the Placencia Peninsula, the ocean is a constant presence. We can hear the gentle waves lap against the sandy shores from nearly every corner of this narrow spit of land off the coast of Belize. That’s partly why we’re obsessed—yes, obsessed—with the Belize Barrier Reef.
... In our previous installments, we’ve introduced you to some of the different owners of the Itz’ana community. You’ve met Harry White, one of the founders of the “going green” movement, the Matthews, who work in the automotive industry, and the Senkes, who are making a lifelong dream of living in Belize come true. This time, we’re introducing you to Chris Williams.
... Placencia, Belize, is on the rise. From infrastructure updates to a burgeoning wine scene and exciting new tour offers, our beachfront paradise is fast becoming one of the Caribbean’s most coveted destinations. Here’s a quick look at what’s new in Placencia.