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Top Reasons to Take Your Winter Vacation on Ambergris Caye

Posted by Jamie Cain on Nov 21, 2019 4:58:12 PM
Jamie Cain

Each year when “Old Man Winter” blows in, many of us welcome the cold weather with open arms. But after a month or so, we start to feel the loss of joy by being cooped up indoors and the need to defrost a bit in the sun. Science tells us that the sun, surf, and sand does the mind and body good. And there’s no other supplement quite like a dose of “Vitamin Sea”-- especially on Ambergris Caye!

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Say “Sea Ya” to Stress and Anxiety

A well-timed beach vacation will definitely help to make some spirits bright. Just the thought of taking time out is enough to put a perpetual grin on your face in the office and at home, even while staring at all the deadlines and “Honey-Do” lists. In fact, the sound of the calming ocean waves while walking along the beach not only relaxes you, but it feeds the body, mind, and spirit.

Ambergris Caye SunsetA Quiet Sunset on Ambergris Caye

The Ocean and Its Soothing Effects

According to Richard Shuster, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist, and Host of The Daily Helping Podcast, “The color blue has been found by an overwhelming amount of people to be associated with feelings of calm and peace. Staring at the ocean changes our brain waves’ frequency, and puts us into a mild, meditative state.” This calming, meditative effect on our minds has similar results to mindfulness, which has been linked to lower stress levels, improved mental clarity, relief from mild anxiety, and improved mood.

Explore the Caribbean Sea

Our planet offers up its wondrous oceans as a vast playground to embark on some pretty incredible water adventures. The entire underwater world is gleaming with marvel and beauty, and all the spectacular sea occupants are indeed something to ponder as they go about their daily lives in the ocean. Moreover, Belize offers several natural beauties that are a must for every tourist.

Cave Tubing Photo Courtesy of Viator.comCave Tubing in Belize - Photo Courtesy of Viator.com

Become One with the Beach

Nothing makes us feel more like becoming a beachcomber than dressing in a pineapple shirt and palm tree shorts. Breezy beach attire coupled with a beach beverage will help put you in proper beach mode. Look around, you won’t see any suits other than bathing suits, no coats other than your sugar-coated glass containing a piña colada, and no high heels or shoes that squeeze your feet! It’s just shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, and of course those very cool Wayfarers.


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New Memories and New Friends Await

No one needs an introduction on the beach so you’re sure to make some new friends along the way to all those island adventures like snorkeling and scuba diving, cave tubing, a trip to the Jaguar Sanctuary, and enjoying fresh and delicious meals at the vast array of restaurants and beach bars.

Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary Belize Photo Courtesy of Ambergriscaye.comCockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary Belize - Photo Courtesy of Ambergriscaye.com

The bottom line is this: All you really need to do to decompress, relax, and enjoy island life is to get your vacation booked. And what better way is there to experience joy this winter than booking a beach vacation on Ambergris Caye?


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Jamie Cain

Written by Jamie Cain

Jamie Cain is a native Texan. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, and after graduating college, she began a career in modeling. “This was an incredible experience, as I had the opportunity to work and live in many amazing countries and experience all the different cultures.” After, she started a career in real estate in Dallas. Fast forward to 2017, she had the wonderful opportunity to join ECI Development as a Property Advisor for Nicaragua and Belize. Presently, Jamie lives on the East Coast with her husband and two white cats. She enjoys yoga, blogging, photography, and cooking.