A Year-Round Guide to Visiting Tobacco Caye, Belize

Tobacco Caye Paradise Lodge
Tobacco Caye is located in the middle of the Belize Barrier Reef at the northern edge of the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. This stunning palm fringed 5 acre island, has a year round population of only 30 people.  Outside Magazine named this tiny islet as one of 7 islands to cure your winter Wanderlust!   

Gear for a Belize Paddling Adventure

Nimbus Kayaks for paddling in Belize
Providing our guests with high quality paddling and snorkeling equipment is of great importance to us.  We provide a top quality range of paddling equipment to match the activities on our trips and the conditions in Belize.  If you are planning a paddling adventure vacation to Belize, here is more information about the gear that we  provide on our trips.  

Sea Kayak Gear
Out on the sea we use expedition quality double and single kayaks. 

Which Belize Adventure Basecamp Should I Choose? Lighthouse Reef or Glover’s Reef Basecamp?

View from Glover's Reef Basecamp, Belize
Glovers Versus Lighthouse?  How to choose between our two Belize Adventure Basecamps is a frequently asked question of our guests.  In this blog, we discuss the differences between our Glover’s Reef and Lighthouse Reef Basecamps - and the highlights of both!  

5 Tips for Solo Travellers Visiting Belize

5 Tips for Solo Travellers Visiting Belize
1. The Best Time to Visit Belize for Solo Travellers
A great time to visit Belize if you are travelling solo is during non-holiday times.  January, February and April are great months to visit and popular times for our solo guests to join our adventure trips. 

Kayak sailing at Glovers Reef Belize

Supporting Communities in Belize – Santa Teresa

Kayaking the Moho River
We learned a long time ago that when we hire a guide from a small village, we are hiring a family and supporting a community. We have grown deep roots during our 30 years in Belize and our commitment to the community has inspired us to create support programs.

Santa Teresa Program

Jacques Cousteau and the Great Blue Hole at Lighthouse Reef Atoll, Belize

Snorkeling the Great Blue Hole, Belize
One of the highlights for guests staying at our Lighthouse Reef Basecamp on Half Moon Caye is snorkeling and kayaking around the rim of the legendary Blue Hole.  The Great Blue Hole was made famous by French ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau. He brought his renowned research ship, the Calypso, to investigate the depths of the sinkhole in 1972.

Lonely Planet.com - Mara Vorhees. 'Discovering the Great Blue Hole', Belize

Blue Hole Snorkel Belize
We are delighted to share this article by Lonely Planet travel writer Mara Vorhees on "Discovering the Blue Hole".   Posted on lonelyplanet.com, this article gives a fascinating insight into what it is like to snorkel and dive the world famous Blue Hole in Belize.