Value Watch: Brahma Blue, Belize
Located on the island of Ambergris Caye in Belize, the Brahma Blue luxury resort presents an Out Traveler exclusive deal to those looking for an idyllic getaway in the Caribbean. When you book the Suite Life, the Divers Delight, or the Give Thanks packages by November 1st and mention the code OT Belize, you will receive a %15 discount on the package price.
Suite Life ($2,798 for 7 days for a party of four) offers accommodations in a three-bedroom penthouse suite, which can house up to five additional guests. The suite comes with a personal butler/chef, who will prepare breakfast, which is included in the room price, and dinner according to your wishes.
Divers Delight ($2,198 for 7 days; based on double occupancy) includes daily diving trips to the Blue Hole barrier reef at Turneffe Atoll. The two-bedroom, high-ceilinged condo is equipped with a fully-furnished kitchen and sunset and sunrise views. Continental breakfast sans chef is included.
Give Thanks ($250 per night; based on double occupancy) invites you to enjoy a tropical Thanksgiving in a two-bedroom condo with a fully-furnished granite counter-top kitchen. During your stay you can snorkel the local barrier reef -- which happens to be the second largest in the world, -- dive the world famous Blue Hole, visit the ancient temples of the Mayan civilizations. Continental breakfast is included in the room price.
Daily complimentary yoga class, led by an instructor at the pool or on the beach, takes place every morning. The Brahma Blue grounds include the water-top Blue Lotus Restaurant. Found on the edge of a pier and giving out to a clear view of San Pedroacross the water, it serves Caribbean cuisine.
Travel tip: It's hard to pack lightly when you must bring enough changes of clothes to last you your whole trip. Consider packing less clothing and using local Laundromats or even hand washing smaller items in your hotel room to replenish your wardrobe; it'll save on packing space!