For newlyweds seeking romance, relaxation and a hint of adventure in an authentic setting, Belizean sister properties, Matachica Resort & Spa and GAÏA Riverlodge, offer all the elements necessary to create the ideal honeymoon escape. Known for its lush tropical rainforests, unspoiled mountains, glorious white sand beaches, the world’s second-largest barrier reef and, of course, the wonder of the Mayan ruins, Belize is a honeymooning couple’s delight.
Whether wanting to unplug and unwind in a lush rainforest location, or explore the diverse underwater landscape, Matachica Resort and Spa and eco-friendly GAÏA Riverlodge are the ideal locations to discover the country’s many delights.
Matachica Resort and Spa is a truly special island destination. Ideally located facing the worlds second-largest barrier reef, the property is the perfect escape for romance, indulgence and adventure. Awarded ‘Best For Romance 2015’ by Condé Nast Johansens, newlyweds can snorkel off the barrier reef, relax in a freshwater infinity pool, or indulge in a papaya facial at the Jade Spa. For the perfect end to the day, they can enjoy exotic, locally inspired flavors by candlelight at the award-winning Mambo restaurant, considered to be one of the best restaurants in the country.
To complete the Belizean honeymoon experience, Matachica’s sister property GAÏA Riverlodge offers an exotic and romantic jungle getaway. From the spectacular natural beauty, to fascinating tours and treks, to zip-lining and horseback riding, GAÏA Riverlodge provides an authentic experience in one of the most culturally-rich and scenic regions of the country. The eco-friendly property is one of very few properties in Belize to be Green Globe Certified and was named amongst the top ten eco hotels at the 2015 Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Awards.