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Wining and Dining in San Pedro Part 1: Convenience and Great Food

Historic and charming San Pedro on Ambergris isn’t just part of a paradise of a getaway—it can also be quite convenient! At Grand Colony, you are just a short 15 minute walk away from everything you’ll ever need while you’re here. There’s a grocery store, a pharmacy, a butcher, cafes… all just down the […]

Diving Ambergris Caye Part 1: The Great Blue Hole

Ambergris Caye offers some of the best scuba diving to be had in the world. One of our most popular trips is the Great Blue Hole.

A whole day trip of eye-opening discovery and exploration, this diving excursion includes checking out the Lighthouse Reef Atoll and Great Blue Hole, Half Moon Caye, and Long Caye. […]

Perfect for Families: Kids Under 12 Stay for Free!

Here at Grand Colony, we love our families. In fact, we enjoy thinking of our staff and guests as extended members of our family, too! That’s why we encourage our guests to bring their families with them— after all, we were voted “#1 Family Resort in San Pedro” by TripAdvisor for a reason!

There’s nothing […]

The Practical Romantic’s Guide to Planning a Wedding on Ambergris Caye Belize

Whether you’re planning your first, second or 10th wedding, your affair deserves to be treated with all of the pomp and circumstance the occasion calls for, so may we suggest picking Ambergris Caye in Belize for your upcoming nuptials? Even the late Elizabeth Taylor could have thrown all of her weddings here and not […]

Ambergris Caye: A Rare Jewel in Belize’s Crown

There were no treasuries to loot, no women to plunder nor were chivalrous men hanging about in the 17th century when Ambergris Caye was the place to see and be seen if you were a pirate. Waves of buccaneers continued to visit, but as centuries came and went, this sleepy epicenter of coconut gathering […]

The Top 5 Things to do in Ambergris Caye Belize

When tourists mention Ambergris Caye Belize, some think it’s a city. Other’s call it a community. Fact is, Ambergris Caye is an island and the destination that attracts the most number of visitors and new residents to Belize. Just 25-miles long, it’s the perfect place to indulge in active adventures. Designate a headquarters like […]

Belize Growth Celebrated Every September

Anyone trying to construct a history of Belize would discover a unique path to progress and growth, no matter whose account one reads of the nation’s evolution. One of the biggest indicators of growth and progress is the party the nation throws itself every September. Ostensibly in honor of a long-awaited independence that arrived […]

Thinking of Vacationing in Belize? Choose Ambergris Caye For These 9 Reasons!

Since our goal is making your Belize vacation planning so simple you can begin relaxing right now, we recommend spending your next vacation on Ambergris Caye and specifically, at Grand Colony Villas. Why here? Easy. Lots of places exaggerate about what travelers can expect from a location and accommodations, but we deliver on our […]

Cancel Your August 6th to 8th Plans Now and Attend the Costa Maya Festival!

If you live for festivals (and who doesn’t?), treat yourself to Belize’s biggest annual extravaganza, the International Costa Maya Festival. It’s a huge effort to entertain, educate and attract residents and visitors alike to Ambergris Caye, courtesy of the Belize Tourism Board (BTB), during the weekend of August 6th to 8th 2015.

The BTB knows […]

Dig Out Your Fishing Gear for Dia de San Pedro, Belize’s Favourite Tournament

Unfortunately, St. Peter won’t be there in the flesh–but if you show up for Belize’s most compelling fishing tournament of the year, “Dia de San Pedro” in Ambergris Caye/San Pedro on Monday, June 29th–you can feel confident that he’s taking a peek at you from the Pearly Gates as you do your best to […]