Sparkling mountain streams, lush tropical wilderness, and the height of indulgent luxury: It’s a combination out of a daydream, but you’ll find the reality at Blancaneaux Lodge. Nestled in a forgotten corner of the stunning Maya Mountains in the heart of Belize, the 20-room resort is the brainchild of film director and bon vivant Francis Ford Coppola, who fell in love with the then-abandoned facility when he first visited in the ‘80s. What was once a true paradise lost is now brilliantly found, complete with its own organic gardens — which supply ingredients for much of the food at Blancaneaux’s restaurants — a waterfall spa and equestrian stables; Starting at $255 per night, CoppolaResorts.com.
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When it comes to South Florida’s multigenerational families, few have made a difference Quite Like the Mendelsons have across the arts, culture and world of Brickell real estate development. Their support for Florida Grand Opera started in the 1950’s when it was the Greater Miami Opera Association — born of a love for opera and a desire to ensure its presence For Future Generations.