Come to Belize with singer/songwriter Gary P. Nunn from September 12th through September 15th for two intimate evenings of music at Victoria House
Gary P. is a honored member of the West Texas Walk of Fame along with Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings and Bob Wills. In addition Gary was named
an Official Ambassador to the World by Governor Mark White. And declared an Ambassador of Texas Music by Governor Rick Perry.
For rates, availability and details, please call the Victoria House Reservations office at 1-800-247-5159
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Victoria House EARNS FODOR’S CHOICE 2012 DISTINCTION FROM FODOR’S TRAVEL
Ambergris Caye, Belize- November 7, 2012 – Fodor’s, the leading name in travel guides for over 75 years, today announced that Victoria House has been recognized as a 2012 Fodor’s Choice selection. This distinction designates Victoria House as a leader in its field for service, quality, and value in the 2012 year.
The editors and experts of Fodor’s have been selecting only the top fifteen percent of their listed properties and activities as Fodor’s Choice award recipients since 1988. Every year, Fodor’s writers experience, examine and evaluate thousands of hotels, restaurants and attractions in their travels across the globe. While every business included in a Fodor’s guide is deemed worth a traveler’s time, only those offering a truly remarkable experience are given the Fodor’s Choice designation.
For more than 75 years Fodor’s has presented travelers with the very top recommendations from hidden-away restaurants to can’t-miss museums, to make sure they’re making the most of their travels. The 2012 Fodor’s Choice recipients are the best of the best, providing a remarkable experience in their price range or category.
As a 2012 Fodor’s Choice property Victoria House will receive special recognition in the next Fodor’s guidebook to this area and on www.Fodors.com.
About Victoria House:
Victoria House, one of Ambergris Caye’s most luxurious and awarded resorts is located two miles south of picturesque San Pedro Town.
The ambiance of the resort is one of relaxation, privacy and barefoot elegance and the resort features 2 main guest pools. Victoria House is the perfect locale to dive, snorkel or just “unplug” from the rest of the world, as the barrier reef is just one mile offshore.
Victoria House offers diverse guest room options such as charming thatch-roof casitas, plantation-style rooms and suites as well as luxury beach front and beach view villas, all in an idyllic setting of white sand beaches, azure waters, swaying palms and perfectly manicured gardens and grounds. The Palmilla Restaurant and Admiral Nelsons Bar at Victoria House are known for their outstanding cuisine.
All tours and activities (diving, snorkeling and Mayan ruin trips) are easily arranged through on our on-site dive and activity center located on our pier.
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The combination Cave Tubing & Zip Line Canopy Tour is one of the most popular mainland activities that one can easily arrange through the Victoria House Dive Shop. This full day adventure starts form the hotels dock where you are picked up by boat for the 1 hour ride to the mainland, just outside of Belize City. Along the way, you can relax and take in the scenery while enjoying a continental breakfast of fruit and johnny cakes.
Upon docking on the mainland there is a short break in order to stretch your legs and use the facilities. From here you will depart by air conditioned van for the approximately 1 hour ride to the Jaguar Paw Resort where the cave tubing and zip line tour takes place.
On arrival at Jaguar Paw, guests hike for 10 minutes in order to get to where the zip line canopy tour starts. The zip line adventure consists of 8 zip line platforms each strategically located within the rainforest canopy. Double cables (each capable of withstanding 2,000 pounds of weight, are used for the ultimate safety. All landing platforms are equipped with safety gear, handrails and guides meet you at each landing and ensure your personal safety throughout the tour. The platforms range from 85ft into the canopy and as far apart as 250ft!
After enjoying the views from above the canopy, guests head to the restaurant to have lunch that is provided. After lunch is finished, you will pick up an inner tube and head light and Hike with guide for about 30 minutes to the river. The river is similar to a lazy river, all you have to do is lay on the tube and let the river takes you on a relaxing journey through the jungle and caves. Once inside the caves, you will see crystalline stalactites. The cave tubing portion of the tour is about 1 hour to 1 hour and a half.
Once you are finished and had time to change into your dry clothes, the journey back to Ambergris Caye and Victoria House begins. Your arrival time back at the resort is approx. 5pm.