Itz’ana Home Collection

The wooden furniture custom-made by Samuel Amoia for the Belize property is available to all

Though Itz’ana Resort & Residences, located in Placencia, Belize, doesn’t officially open until winter of 2016, there’s a way to experience a taste—without having to purchase one of their private beachfront villas. The interiors were designed by NYC-based Samuel Amoia, who transformed natural materials into simple, geometric pieces that fuse beautifully with the local setting. Itz’ana’s developers, Foundry Collective, were impressed enough with the results …

Three Belize Getaways

The best places to scuba-dive in the ever-evolving and always spectacular Central American country

by Abby Morgan and Blake Whitman Any experienced scuba diver will have Belize on their shortlist of the best diving destinations in the world. It’s home to the largest coral reef in the Western Hemisphere, there are hundreds of islands (“cayes,” as they are called locally) that dot the 240-mile coastline and give visitors an abundance of diving opportunities. While there are picturesque white-sand beaches, …