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Private Island Getaways in Belize. What Happens Here, Stays Here.

By 1/18/2019 2 minutes

When Professor Daniel J. Solove was asked to write a blog post for the TeachPrivacy.com website, readers expected to find a list of 10 privacy justifications that relate to cybersecurity or website threats. In fact, Solove’s explanations about why privacy is critical relates to personal relationships as well.

Among the biggest of Solove’s revelations has to do with privacy leading to one’s ability to change and get second chances. We couldn’t agree more as we work with couples to help them rediscover their relationships.

Because we take this topic seriously, we frequently suggest private island getaways in Belize as the ideal way to get that second chance at love. And you thought all we did at Belizing.com was uphold our reputation for being the #1 travel marketplace in Belize! We also help relationships blossom.

The only place to find real privacy is on a private island

Home to the world's second-longest barrier reef, the Caribbean Sea off the Belize coast is lavished with so many small islands, cayes and atolls, even geographers argue about their number. Each of these land masses are unique. One may be an epicenter for birdwatchers, while another is the ideal jumping off point for fishing, diving or beachcombing.

Among this array of islets are privately - owned sanctuaries for people seeking respites from all humanity - except the people they love. Entrepreneurs recognizing the importance of personal privacy to combat stress are establishing little villages amid blue Caribbean waters. Each offers couples intimate stays that mix nature and solitude with enough adventure to satisfy all appetites.

Islands in the sun. Which has your name on it?

At Belizing.com, we are often asked for private island getaway recommendations and it’s not always easy to pick just one. Some guests love the Silk Cayes while others have ecological reasons for spending time on Laughing Bird or Tobacco Cayes.

We recommend private destinations like Placencia's Ranguana Caye. Rustic lodgings plus the use of snorkel gear, paddle boards and kayak are all included for one affordable price because we negotiate rates to fit all budgets.

Another private island we suggest is Lark Caye where solitude is balanced with snorkeling and day trips in addition to plenty of beach and cabana time. This private, family-owned island is a five minute boat ride from Placencia and beloved by folks in search of relaxation.

What can we do for you?

We take immense pride in being the #1 travel marketplace in Belize, and since we have access to the best private islands off Belize, there’s not an arrangement we can’t handle when weary travelers put their tours, transfers and activities into our hands.

At Belizing.com, we understand why Belize visitors choose our nation over our neighbors and we are committed to going the extra mile to make sure that every detail of the arrangements we make is perfect. If a private island getaway is on your radar, let us show you how we can make your wish come true at a rate so competitive, you start relaxing before you arrive.

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Silk Cayes is a marine reserve consisting of 3 small islands formerly known as the Queen Cayes. The Marine Reserve host over 25 species of reef fish, different corals and much more! ... moreThe Silk Caye is considered one of healthiest areas in the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System due to its elevation and water quality. It is a great destination to snorkel, scuba dive or simply spend a day on the island! Snorkelers sightsee the reefs surrounding the islands. Scuba Divers, on the other hand, are able to explore the diverse dive sites the Silk Caye has to offer. As a bonus, each guest including the divers gets a chance to snorkel with the Sharks, Rays and Turtles! The price does not include scuba equipment rental ($US40.00)
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Laughing Bird Caye is a National Park and World Heritage Site. It has a long and narrow island known for its abundance of marine life and coral. The Laughing Bird Caye offers diverse ... moresites to ex; making it a great choice to snorkel, scuba dive or even beachcomber!Laughing Bird Caye is a National Park and a World Heritage Site and an excellent destination to experience marine life in Belize. Your licenced guide will take you on a tour of the abundant and varied coral and to meet the local residents. Critters include spotted drum, huge lobsters, cleaner shrimp, arrow crabs, snapper, barracuda and more varieties of reef fish than you can count. On the east side of the island coral mounds separated by sandy patches rise to about 5 feet from the surface. These mounds have a variety of coral types which are home to lobsters, barracuda, lizardfish, angel fish, parrot fish, spotted drums, southern rays and a myriad of reef fish. On the west side your guide will find lobster, barracuda, lizardfish, Nassau grouper, angel fish, furry sea cucumbers, conch and lots and lots of colourful juvenile reef fish
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Silk Cayes, also known as Queen Cayes, is a group of picture card-perfect small coral islands ranging in size from a half to 4 acres. Located just inside the Belize Barrier Reef, Silk ... moreCayes have beautiful white beaches surrounded by turquoise seas and are occupied by about a dozen coconut trees!
Silk Cayes are part of a marine reserve established to protect the outer reef and cayes and have an abundance of aquatic life, fish stocks, coral reef biodiversity, and healthy corals.
A typical day of snorkeling includes a briefing by the park rangers before your licensed snorkel guide leads you into the water to take you on a tour of the abundant and varied coral and to meet the local residents. If you have not snorkeled before, no problem. Our guides are happy to show you the ins and outs of snorkeling and show you the coral and those who inhabit it. Critters include spotted drum, huge lobsters, cleaner shrimp, arrow crabs, snapper, barracuda, and more varieties of reef fish than you can count.
Around mid-day, you’ll enjoy an authentic Belize-style picnic lunch. Often divers go out on the same boat and they join the snorkelers for lunch. This makes Silk Cayes a great destination for families or couples when some are divers and some are snorkelers.
After lunch, head back into the water to explore the coral and meet more of the denizens who make Silk Cayes their home. 
But the best is still to come! After the second snorkel expedition and the divers return to the caye, we all head to a spot just inside the barrier reef where local fishermen clean their catch and where you are almost certain to have the opportunity to snorkel with huge turtles, rays, and sharks. Here is your chance for a great nose-to-nose photo with a very large turtle.
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Ranguana Caye Cabanas STAY OVERNIGHT IN A PRIVATE ISLAND PARADISE The ultimate private island getaway at Ranguana Caye. Visit a picture-perfect 2-acre private island and spend your ... morevacation experiencing the best of Belize. Cruise out to the island and spend the night in a pristine tropical paradise. Snorkel, paddleboard, kayak, hammock nap, sunbathe, drink, eat and play beach games. Stay in authentic cabanas and fall asleep with the relaxing ocean breeze. Island Cabanas Include one double bed and one large twin bed, a private bathroom, a balcony with furniture, a mini-fridge, a coffee maker, an overhead fan, and WiFi. Maximum of 3 guests per cabana.
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TROPICAL ISLAND EXCURSION THE ULTIMATE PRIVATE ISLAND EXCURSION "So peaceful" December 9, 2017 - A TripAdvisor Traveler Read 309 reviews of Ranguana Tropical Island Experience ... more

Cruise out to the picture-perfect 2-acre private island from Placencia, Belize, and spend your day in a pristine tropical paradise. Paddleboard, kayak, hammock nap, sunbathe, snorkel around the island, fish from the island, drink, eat and play beach games. Bully’s Beach Bar provides the music and libations while the staff prepares a delicious Beach Barbecue. Don't forget to try the shots at Bully's Beach Bar!

Excursion costs $125 USD/adult and $62.50 USD/child 12 and under. Includes Beach Barbecue lunch and activities. Does not include beverages. Get picked up by boat at the Placencia Municipal Pier at 9:00 am and return at 4:00 pm. Boaters welcome. Moorings available - VHF Ch. 68.

Ranguana Tropical Island Experience Includes:

Full Day on a Private Island

Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

Daily Beach Barbecue

Volleyball & Beach Games

Snorkeling & Fishing around Island

Hammock Napping

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This is a great tour for exploring the beautiful Belize Barrier Reef. We keep our snorkel tour to a small group size of 8 pp maximum per boat. This is a guided snorkel, your experienced ... moreguide will be with you pointing out various sea life and answering your questions. Our guides will provide a snorkel orientation and lesson to anyone who needs it and will always be available to assist. Our boat is kept close by another crew member at all times for safety. This tour will include two snorkels. The South Water Caye Marine Reserve is the biggest marine reserve in Belize and has many interesting and varied sites to choose from based on the best conditions and the desires of the group.
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Usually, our tours start from 9 am roughly to 3 pm, giving you a little extra time so that you really enjoy yourself. We always take time in considering your needs and try to make ... moreyou fulfill your wishes. We will go snorkeling roughly to an hour depending on your age range, have lunch then after, a little walk on the island and chill in a hammock. We can also do a second snorkel if you want to if not, we decide to head back sailing-in nice and slow with the Caribbean breeze!
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