Many are unaware that the Godfather don, Francis Ford Coppola, has a hotel line. Jade Conroy takes a lesson in how to holiday la famiglia Coppola way...Nothing beats a soundtrack of running water and chirping crickets after a hectic 24 hours of travel. The dense mountain forest and natural, deep pools of Privasson Creek were the much-awaited antidotes to a flight and stopover in Miami, followed by a short-haul to Belize City, polished off with (what felt like) a very precarious low-flying charter flight to our destination. We had arrived indeed.
Look beyond Belize’s spectacular Caribbean coast and follow the trail of Francis Ford Coppola — discover a handful of eco-resorts, atmospheric Mayan ruins, abundant wildlife and hundreds of miles of wilderness
“When I was making Apocalypse Now, I became infatuated with the jungle,” says Francis Ford Coppola about what first led him to Belize. On the beach here he built an eco-complex of 25 thatched cottages (above) where the famous filmmaker comes to chill out.