Let your Zodiac Guide your Belize Travels
What beautiful Belize lacks in size, it makes up for in things to do – more specifically, a variety of things to do for each type of traveler out there. We have many itineraries catered for the adventurers, the eco-travelers, the wellness-based – so why not your astrological placements? Whether you burn some sage to prepare for Mercury being in retrograde (did we get that right?) or simply want to have some fun, we have taken the Libra-ty to give you some options based on your sign. Passionate Scorpio? We might have a thing or two for you in the mountains. Chill Cancer? The North has your back. Read on below to know where you’ll land.
Aries (Mar 21- Apr 19)
Horoscope.com: Eager, dynamic, quick and competitive
Where to go: Western Belize. Aries, your spontaneity and thirst of adventure will be perfectly satiated in the adrenaline-driving region of Western Belize. Plan a day that begins with exhilarating zip-lining and then discover some Maya skeletons while kayaking at Barton Creek Cave. Go back home with enviable stories and your fire for the unknown rekindled.
Taurus (Apr 20-May 20)
Horoscope.com: Strong, dependable, sensual and creative
Where to go: Mountain Pine Ridge. MPR was made for you, Taurus. With an exclusive selection of posh resorts to cushion your well-deserved self and fine dining fit to your high standards, you’ll never want to leave this mountainous region. A suite overlooking the lush rainforest is perfect for you, as you love relaxing with soft sounds and nature’s smells. Book a lovely resort etched right onto the mountains/waterfalls, where you can have the spa treatment you deserve.
Gemini (May 21-Jun 20)
Horoscope.com: Versatile, expressive, curious and kind
Where to go: Santa Elena/San Ignacio. Okay, a little on the nose to suggest twin towns to the one ruled by twin constellations – but how could we not! Santa Elena and San Ignacio fit your love for meeting people and stimulating your brain. Spend a Saturday morning at the bustling farmer’s market in San Ignacio, the fruit stands overflowing with both colorful produce and colorful stories from the vendors themselves (plus, the fruits always make a cute Insta.) Head to Santa Elena – right across the river – for some scrumptious BBQ.
Cancer (Jun 21-Jul 22)
Horoscope.com: Intuitive, sentimental, compassionate and protective.
Where to go: Orange Walk Town. This underdog checks off everything from your list, Cancer. Quaint little museum? Check. A historic Heritage trail to tell you the story of the town? Also check. Not to mention the up and coming culinary scene that will have you asking for that ceviche recipe ASAP. You like your shell, Cancer, and Orange Walk is not as heavily trafficked as its flashier sibling districts, which makes it just right for you. If you’re feeling a bit adventurous, head to the Maya site of Lamanai or drive north to the Corozal beach. That’s the good thing about Belize, everywhere is close if you change your mind!
Leo (Jul 23-Aug 22)
Horoscope.com: Out going, fiery and self-assured
Where to go: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Oh, San Pedro will take a while to get over you, Leo. You’re the embodiment of the party doesn’t start until you walk in. A rambunctious island – in a good way – you will fall in love with La Isla Bonita. The fellow globe trotters you meet in bars might just become your lifelong friends. Light up the dance floor at Jaguar’s nightclub or spend the day at Secret Beach where the energy is always electric yet relaxing somehow.
Virgo (Aug 23-Sep 22)
Horoscope.com: Practical, loyal, gentle and analytical
Where to go: Placencia. Whatever it is you’re obsessing about right now, Virgo, you need to take a break. Placencia will welcome you in its silk-sandy peninsula, with its bursting art scene and Trip-advisor reviewed restaurants. We know you’ll have your guidebook in tow, so why not explore some of the highlighted sights in one of the world’s best beaches? Check out the local cuisine like Wendy’s famous stuffed fry jacks or take a wine & painting class Saturday night.
Libra (Sep 23-Oct 22)
Horoscope.com: Social, fair-minded, diplomatic and gracious
Where to go: Hopkins. A love of art in all its forms, Libra will thrive in the kaleidoscope that is Hopkins. Near the coast an about an hour away from Placencia, Hopkins has all the charm and culture without the crowds. You are all about balance and harmony, Libra, so indulge in the Garifuna drumming spectacle on Friday night and then take out the paddleboard at dawn on Saturday morning.
Scorpio (Oct 23-Nov 21)
Horoscope.com: Passionate, resourceful and brave
Where to go: Black Hole Drop. Tough with a hard shell, Scorpios like something challenging to get them going. Plunge into the 500-foot black hole with your trusty helmet and let the darkness swallow you up – before witnessing incredible sights while going down! Black Hole is located in Western Belize and rappelling down the cave is one of the most thrilling experiences ever. Be prepared for some hiking before the reward, of course.
Sagittarius (Nov 22-Dec 21)
Horoscope: Extroverted, optimistic, funny and generous
Where to go: Big Rock Falls/Rio on Pools. Low cell signal and a little off-roading won’t deter a Sag, in fact it only adds to the adventure! Sagittariuses are in their element whenever they’re outdoors, and taking the off-the-beaten path to the gorgeous Big Rock Falls waterfall will be the highlight of your itinerary. You’re a wanderer at heart as well, so venturing to the beautiful rocky pools of Rio on Pools make for a perfect lunch background.
Capricorn (Dec 22-Jan 19)
Horoscope.com: Serious, independent, disciplined and tenacious
Where to go: Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. Caps are ambitious and love a good challenge, especially when there’s a glorious reward at the end. The Tiger Fern hike at the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Reserve is ideal for the determined Capricorn. After an hour or so wading through shallow streams and a few uphill trails, you’ll arrive at the cascading Tiger Fern Waterfall, a welcomed refreshing dip waiting for you. Plus, how cool will it sound saying you hiked at the world’s only Jaguar Reserve?
Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18)
Horoscope.com: Deep, imaginative, original
Where to go: San Antonio. While your name may suggest otherwise, you are an air sign – not water – and San Antonio will cater to your original and unconventional way of thinking. You tend to sway to the Avant garde, the modernity of things, and though San Antonio may not look modern, its cultural rituals and spirituality is nothing you have seen before. We all know you like to root for the underdog, and San Antonio will impress you with its eccentricity. Take a basket weaving class, or have a shaman cleanse your aura. The experience will stay with you even after you leave.
Pisces (Feb 19-Mar 20)
Horoscope.com: Affectionate, empathetic, wise and artistic
Where to go: Caye Caulker. Oh, sweet Pisces, whom we must protect at all costs. The tiny caye of Caye Caulker is the perfect mold for your dreamy soul. You’re a water baby, so of course you will wake up right in front of the beach every day of your vacation. We know you have a taste for fantasy, and you’ll feel like you’re in a fairytale as you walk through the multi-colored wooden houses and the friendly island dogs that walk you to the store. No crowds here, only dreamy beach shots and sunsets to die for.
Of course you don’t have to stick only to what fits your Zodiac – in fact, it’s recommended to try all corners of Belize! For more information on what to do in Belize, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us toll-free at 1-800-624-0686.