Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Say "I Do" on an Island Off the Coast of BelizeWords by Courtney Kellar Words by Courtney Cox
Photo s courtesy of Matachica
Matachica, an award-winning beach resort in Belize, recently unveiled their multi-million dollar redesign and expansion. The resort has 10 new and larger casitas, an infinity pool, new kayaks and sailboats and upgraded bathrooms. All casitas also include private patios and air conditioning. If you’re looking to have a destination wedding on a secluded tropical island, then Belize might be for you.
The resort is located on the island of Ambergris Caye just a short water-taxi ride to the shops and restaurants of San Pedro. When arriving at Matachica, guests pull into a private dock and are greeted by white sand beaches. The resort offers luxurious accommodations while still embracing the island’s native heritage.
If you’re feeling adventurous, the second longest living coral reef is just a short kayak ride away. Other activities that are easly accessible include scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, hiking and historic site excursions. If physical activity isn’t your thing, have no fear. Matachica was designed with relaxation in mind. Find a hammock along the mile of the white sand beach and simply relax. Whether you’re adventurous honeymooners or just looking to leave the world behind, Matachica offers exactly what couples need.
Although isolated, Matachica still offers all the accommodations as a large resort. The Jade Spa utilizes local ingredients to offer spa treatments unlike anywhere else. The resorts restaurant is sure to please any palate. No matter if you’re honeymooning or visiting Belize to say “I do,” Matachica serves up romance in spades. For more information on weddings, honeymoons or vacations visit the resort’s Web site.
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