Sun, Sand And Seclusion: 10 Super-Romantic Beach Resorts - Feb 04, 2014
Even without that pesky polar vortex at home, the siren call of a tropical escape is hard to ignore. Who isn’t ready to trade their Uggs for Havianas, their multiple layers for high SPF, and their fireside hot chocolate for rum punch under a thatched umbrella?
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