International Traveling: Canada, Beliz, & Mexico

If you’re looking for something completely different to see, you may want to consider traveling outside of the United States! There are so many things to do and see, and Der Vacation Ideas has just a few ideas to get you started! Whether you’re seeking a relaxing getaway or a new adventure to put on the map, make sure that you get the best enjoyment out of your stay with any of our recommended vacation homes. Here are just some of the endless possibilities that you can find in these areas!

If you’re in Ontario, consider checking out Tyendinaga Cavern and Caves! You can book online to take a guided tour descending into the depths of these whimsical caves, which also happen to be the largest of Ontario. Learn about the geological history, check out the ancient fossils that reside here, and throw a penny into the wishing well! 

Belize was once the heartland of ancient Mayan civilization. This society was an ebb and flow of various cultures, periods of peace, periods of war, and a rich history. Although there are only remnants of this civilization, you can still find and take tours of these historical sites and relive what once was. Some of these Mayan sites include Xunantunich, Caracol, Lamanai, Altun, and more. Consider enriching your knowledge from the ancient Maya!

From the months of June through September, Cancun is known for the nesting of sea turtle eggs on the beach. These sweet and small things are protected as eggs by local conservationists. When they are born, they will take themselves out of their eggs and start their journey crossing the sand and into the beautiful ocean. If you visit Cancun during these months, you may have a chance of seeing the turtles or the evidence of turtles crossing into the ocean by the little tracks left behind.

Gatineau Park is one of the most visited parks in Canada. You can check out the visitor centers, visit some of the lakes, caves, and valleys nestled on the outskirts, and find many beautiful look out views to trail. Gatineau Park offers so much for everyone to enjoy with beautiful coloration throughout the year

Those are just a few ideas for your traveling agenda! Now, here are some incredible options for lodging. We truly recommend these properties because they offer nothing short of luxury, comfort, and the ultimate relaxation to make for a truly unforgettable vacation whether you’re soaking the sun on the beach or in the Canadian hills!

If your travel destination points to Ontario, Stirling Lakehouse has you covered! This rejuvenating lakeside cottage is family-owned, giving guests the ultimate vacation experience! It boasts 4 bedrooms with 2 baths, plus 2 sleeper sofas for extra room. It rests on Oak Lake and there is a canoe and kayak provided for a leisure ride on the water. But wait – there’s more! You get your own cozy hot tub, a firepit with seating, grill and outdoor dining table for all your outdoor entertainment! Relax outside on the deck with ample sitting space and dive into a good book. Inside you can unwind in any of the cozy living spaces, make delicious meals with the fully-equipped kitchen, or spend time with loved ones in the gaming room! This cottage is perfectly spacious for families or groups of 12 seeking out a retreat on the picturesque Oak Lake. 

Take a trip of a lifetime to Belize, and stay with Belize Paradise Vacation! Experience a luxurious stay with breathtaking views of the Caribbean from this exquisite condo unit, giving you a tropical feel with popping bright colors and beautiful flowers all around. This condo houses 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, perfect for a small family or 2 couples looking for relaxation, and a gorgeous Caribbean view! Immerse yourself with luxurious furnishings, soft and plush beds, a fully-stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and many convenient amenities you’ll need for a lavish and rejuvenating stay at The Grand Caribe! Enjoy using any of the pools the resort has to offer, cool off with a refreshing drink at the pool-bar, and take advantage of the convenience store and fitness center on-site! If you’re going to Belize, there is no question – 

Where luxury and comfort meets rustic and charming, you can enjoy your stay in any of 3 beautiful choices from Friendly Fires Vacation RentalsNestled in the Gatineau Hills of Quebec, you can enjoy tranquil retreats with a lakeside house and plenty of enchanting views to die for! 

Bask in the tranquility of Friendly Fires Getaway, a secluded chalet cottage, housing 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 2 half baths and comes with wide open interior space, panoramic view windows with the perfect views, and cozy furnishings. It features ample outdoor space, a hot tub, and campfire deck!

Experience style and luxury with The Lakeside Getaway, a modern designed cottage nestled among serene woods and overlooking a peaceful lake. This stunning house comfortably sleeps 8 guests with 4 airy bedrooms and 2.5 luxury baths. The well-appointed kitchen is touched with modern cabinetry and stainless steel appliances for any chef to enjoy. Outside, you can take the kayaks out for a smooth ride on the water, soak up the sun with the hot tub, or simply relax with a beverage on the patio.

For a peaceful retreat away from it all, Rustic Cove is the perfect little vacation home! 8 guests can sleep here with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Every room comes with its own natural light flooding through the windows and views for everyone to enjoy! Enjoy your own dock to the lake, perfect for a swim, fishing, or going out with the kayaks.

Make Cancun your little slice of paradise! With this 1 bedroom 1 bath unit, you and your loved ones can enjoy a relaxing vacation! And located in the perfect spot with a balcony view overlooking the gorgeous beach! You’ll be able to feel the cool breeze and relax to the refreshing ambience from the ocean. Guests also receive access to the infinity pool.

The bedroom contains 2 queen beds, both with spring boxes and plush mattresses, perfect for two individuals, two couples, or a family of 4. Rest assured, you will be able to sleep well! 

The unit comes with a kitchenette, stocked with the supplies you may need for your getaway including a fridge and freezer, top range burner stove, sink, microwave, a coffeemaker, toaster, dishes and glasses, and more. Need some ingredients? Check out the resort’s on-site convenience store! There is also an on-site restaurant and bar if you don’t feel like cooking.

No matter what part of the world you stay in, we hope that you have an unforgettable experience! Remember to immerse yourself to the beautiful cultures, seek out knowledge, and most importantly, have fun!