Where else besides Belize can you absorb so much that nature has to offer? Be inspired by ancient Mayan temples? Learn about many cultures? View spectacular marine life? And that’s just the beginning! A Learning Vacation in Belize will open your mind and your eyes to so much. Let duPlooy Travel arrange an unforgettable itinerary of any length for your class, your family or other group.
Belize is a great place for Educational Travel. Since 1995, Chatham College from Pittsburgh, Pa. , has been visiting duPlooy’s, combining classwork with fun. This year 24 students led by Professor Sheryl St. Germaine had a fun learning vacation.
Starting with 3 nights on South Water Caye they snorkeled, swam and wrote – and wrote. After a night in Dangriga, it was off to Cayo and duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge. For the next 10 days they visited Barton Creek Cave, the Mountain Pine Ridge, the Community Baboon Sanctuary and Belize Zoo. Continue reading A Learning Vacation In Belize Can Be Fun→
Ride a 3 wheel tuc-tuc to Santa Elena and visit the always bustling market place. It was the day before Christmas Eve and like many places, it was jam-packed with shoppers.
Return to Flores, take a short lake tour in a “launcha” to the “Museo” a personal collection of Maya and other artifacts. Then on to “El Mirador” for impressive panoramic views of Lake Petén Itzá. Continue reading Flores – Revisited→
Recently, Ron, my duPlooy Travel partner and I went to Flores, Guatemala for the day to look for some items for the duPlooy restaurant.
This small island community, located on Lake Petén Itzá, is accessed by a causeway which connects Flores to the busy town of Santa Elena, where you will find a thriving and sprawling market place, which winds its way, sometimes chaotically, through back streets, where everything from live chickens to lingerie is sold. Continue reading Day Trip to Flores→
La Casona is located on 5 acres overlooking the Macal River, less than 5 minutes walking distance from both duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge and the Belize Botanic Gardens. This spacious house can accommodate up to 16 people with plenty of space to work, socialize and just chill. Continue reading Lodging For “Big” Groups→