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Romance at Umaya Resort, Belize

By Umaya Resort and Adventures 2/19/2020 6 minutes

For couples who seek out the new, undiscovered experiences of the world without sacrificing comfort, Umaya Resort & Adventures in Belize presents the perfect getaway for a range of adventures and intimate experiences from the beach to the jungle. All our guests can enjoy candlelit dinners on the sand, relaxing with deep tissue massages or immersing themselves in impressive nature at Umaya. From Belize’s largest living barrier reef in the western hemisphere or the lush landscapes of the mainland, Umaya will create the ultimate balance of romance and adventure.

Umaya Belize
Umaya Belize

For Valentine’s Day, Umaya is offering a five-night romance package that comes with a private beachfront suite! Just a short flight from anywhere in the U.S., the English-speaking country provides easy access for American travelers to go on a quick getaway or plan a more adventurous stay. In Belize, romance and adventure go hand-in-hand through culinary experiences and unique adventures.

Umaya embodies authentic Belizean culture and invites lovebirds to disconnect and relish together in the riches of the Belizean landscape. Couples should take advantage of high-ceiling penthouse suites with half-moon balconies! Comfort is at its best from any of the suite selections, with all having fully equipped kitchens, private balconies, and baths.

The resort provides easy access to on-site activities from spa massages and yoga, to paddle-boarding and kayaking to the charming haunts of the village of Placencia.

For day-time thrills, guests can venture on boating excursions for snorkeling along the barrier reef, exploring mangroves and deserted cays by kayak, spotting birds and wildlife on Monkey River or at Cockscomb Nature Sanctuary. In the late evening, couples have the option of arranging a dream-like dinner date over the Caribbean sea. Umaya offers the Sunset Cruise tour, sailing out into the sunset and setting up romantic and delicious dinner for guests to enjoy fully-surrounded by nature.

Umaya Belize
Umaya Belize

Umaya’s location is hard to beat as it overlooks some of the best sunset views in the region. Couples could share a happy-hour cocktail and bites cooked over an open flame in the beachside restaurant FYAH, named from the local dialect for fire, presenting food cooked over an open-flame grill, with barefoot-in-the-sand seating options and a swim-up bar. The Clubhouse features farm-to-table cuisine blending traditional dishes with a unique Belizean touch. Private candlelit dinners are available in the lagoon or beachside docks with Umaya’s attentive team catering to guests’ every need.

During the week, guests enjoy various special events put forth by the Umaya team, featuring a melting pot of international cuisines. The resort offers programs such as Beer & Curry Night, which features a traditional menu prepared by Indian Chef Subu, and the Best of Belize Night, that invites guests to immerse in the Maya traditions with curated Belizean cuisines.

The Bella Maya Spa offers a wide array of unique, luxury, and therapeutic services for those who are looking to unwind and relax. Most treatments are on an overwater spa overlooking the Placencia Lagoon and the Maya Mountains. Couples could also arrange to have their spa treatment in a suite. You can easily stretch out with your favorite drink on the silky sands of the Caribbean shore.

Whether it’s Valentine’s Day getaway, a quick trip to Belize, or an extravagant celebration, the skilled team at Umaya can support with every detail!

Umaya Belize
Umaya Belize

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Umaya Resort and Adventures

Umaya is home to the best of Belize and its cultural and natural offerings. The name Umaya honors and celebrates the enduring influence the Mayan culture, whose home is in Belize. Taking inspiration from the Mayan word for "one" in the Yucatec Mayan language (“hun”), Umaya connects all that is Belize and Mayan culture at home in its resort and experiences. Previously known as Belize Ocean Club, Umaya Resort & Adventures offers an array of heightened new experiences rooted in Mayan influences.