Belcampo Lodge in Belize is Central America’s perfect place to touch down for your destination wedding, especially if you love a little adventure in the great outdoors! The luxury lodge is perfectly sized for a buyout (16 suites) and promises to take care of you and the environment too! With a 3,000 acre organic farm on site, Belcampo is doing more than its part to protect the environment and create an authentic experience for you and your guests to enjoy it too! The property plants thousands of trees each year to support the local wildlife, they make their own furniture on site from sustainably harvested wood, serve up fresh seafood caught locally by fishermen, while 70% of the delicious food you’ll taste comes from their very own farm. Talk about a true farm to table experience! We chatted with the experts at Belcampo to give you a look into what a wedding in Belize (or honeymoon) would be like. Don’t miss these amazing tips!
JF: What does Belize have to offer destination wedding groups that is so special?
BL: Belize is a small but diverse country with beautiful beaches and pristine jungle scenery. It offers the potential bride and groom the opportunity to have a wedding that is both unique as well as memorable in whichever environment they choose. The hospitality at Belcampo Lodge is second to none with friendly and genuine staff that aim to please but at the same time want to share their culture with those they serve.
JF: What makes Belcampo Belize so perfect for weddings (or honeymoons too!)?
BL: Belcampo is on of the most unique lodges in Central America. Our farm to table food concept, location, and attention to detail make it a Southern Belize destination that offers a bride and groom the ideal location for their wedding or a romantic honeymoon. The lodge itself offers 3 different accommodation options that cater for those looking for both privacy, exclusivity and enjoying the jungle environment.
The 16 suites and 3 bedroom villa provide an opportunity for a buyout of the property, catering for up to 40 guests that will allow the couple a custom tailored wedding using all the different areas to create their guests experiences – cocktails at sunset at the Ridge palapa , a wedding ceremony on the farm under the Sabre Tree, organic food, wine , champagne, activities and spa treatments, Belcampo has it all to offer.
For a honeymoon couple, Belcampo is the perfect destination to both relax in privacy as well as get out and about and explore the area. Mayan ruins, caves, the Caribbean sea and our on-site coffee & chocolate classes, the newly-wed couple is able to spend their honeymoon with us and truly experience every aspect of Belize, all from one luxury lodge.
JF: Belcampo is known for its organic fare, tell us what couples can expect from the food and beverage?
BL: Belcampo’s chef, Renee, believes in offering guests the best our farm and the nearby Caribbean sea has to offer. For weddings, she likes to design her menu’s with the bride and groom in mind and what sort of food experience they wish their guests to have. Gourmet tacos, Belizean family fare, lobster and midnight feasts, food is really the center of what Belcampo is all about. Guests staying at Belcampo Lodge will be treated to organic, sustainably farmed and harvested, gourmet meals, which is creative and inspiring and made with passion by Renee and her team.
JF: For the adventurer couple or guest, what do you suggest?
BL: Those couples looking for adventure will find that Belcampo Lodge offers the best the land and sea activities. Cave swimming, Zip Lining, our exclusive Snorkel with the Chef, Scuba Diving, Horse Riding, Hiking Trails, River Kayaking and jumping off of the Rio Blanco Waterfalls, all these experiences are offered by the lodge. Led by our team of expert and award winning tour guides, guests will be able to swim, explore, experience and enjoy Belize in unique ways, making memories to last a lifetime. We are the ideal destination for couples looking for an adventure destination from the comfort of an eco-chic, luxurious compound, made up of our lodge, restaurant, rum bar, agritourism center, farm, and vast property and hiking trails.
JF: What’s a “not miss” activity for every couple who comes to Belize?
JF: Best time to travel?
BL: The best time to travel to Belize is February to April.
Thanks so much Belcampo for sharing your insights into an “I do” in Belize!