Return to Blog

May & June Vacation in Belize

| clicks: 793 |    

It’s not too late to plan your 2018 Belize vacation getaway for the months of May and June!


While there is so much to do throughout the entire year in Belize, these months highlights some special events in the jewel you’ll surely want to add to your bucket list. 


Firstly, to get you started with your Belize vacation planning for May and June, guests can enjoy a free night stay with us when booking three or more nights during these months.


Secondly, the weather in Belize during these months are clear and sunny with cool evening breezes, making for some great outdoor activities, such as diving, snorkeling, fishing or simply island-bumming. Ray Caye Resort, with its ideal location near the Belize Barrier Reef and Gladden Spit, offers some of the countries’ best diving and snorkeling adventure – with spots being literally right outside your door, or just a short boat ride from the island. Another bonus of booking your stay during these month is that guests not only get a free night stay, but also save 20% off all the above-mentioned tours.


belize snorkeling tours


lionfish spear fishing


Among the many island adventures below are a few of the special events happening in the months of May and June near Ray Caye Resort.


Whale Shark Diving/Snorkeling

Gladden Spit Silk Cayes Marine Reserve comes alive during the month of May and June as whale sharks migrate to this area to mate and feed. Whale sharks are one of the biggest fish found in the Caribbean Sea and can measure up to 41.5 ft and weigh around 47,000 lbs. Divers can enjoy a “once-in-a-lifetime” diving or snorkeling experience, up close with these gentle giant creatures, who are best spotted 4-5 days after the full moon.


belize whale shark diving



June marks the opening of Belize’s lobster season, which is celebrated with one of the countries’ biggest annual event held in three locations – San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker and Placencia Village. Placencia Lobsterfest weekend takes place on June 22-24, and highlights live local entertainment, activities, and lobster galore – any and everything that can be made with lobster can be found at this festival. Guests at Ray Caye can also enjoy delicious lobster dishes on the island.


placencia lobsterfest


belize lobster



Southern Belize is known for the sweet, juicy and flavorful mangos, and to highlight this delectable fruit, the friendly village of Hopkins celebrates everything mango at its annual Hopkins Mangofest which takes place on June 2-3. The event includes live entertainments and activities as well as mango dishes, jams, juices and everything mango.


hopkins mangofest


There’s no reason not to join us on our little piece of paradise for some much-needed vacation time this May and June. Contact us to start planning your Belize vacation before it’s too late!


belize private island vacation


In 2019 Hatchet Caye changed its name to Ray Caye. Because of this, some of the older blog posts will refer to Hatchet Caye and the newer ones will refer to Ray Caye. Either way, they are the same private island you have come to love. 


Recent Posts