YPO FORUM RETREATS IN PARADISE
Young Presidents' Organization members are invited to host forum and chapter retreats The Placecia Resort. The exclusive, YPO forum retreat package can be designed for 12 to 180 members and includes full-service accommodations and adventures. The package includes accommodations, meals, activities, and optional moderators including resort owner and fellow business leader, Bill Poston.
The Placencia Resort also offers an exclusive 2-acre private island, PADI 5-Star Dive Shop, and an adventure center. The resort offers full destination management services, making it easy to plan your perfect YPO retreat.
We offer several options for your group adventure and team building activities. The concierge will work with you to create a special "only in YPO" experience that highlights teamwork and adventure. Previous forums have enjoyed:
Day trip to Ranguana Caye, The Placencia's private island (#1 activity in Placencia on TripAdvisor)
Yacht sailing with your team as the crew
Group saltwater fly fishing class
Group Discover SCUBA diving class
Combination snorkeling/SCUBA trip
Combination reef and deep sea fishing
Ancient Maya site exploration
Blue Creek cave spelunking
Waterfall hiking, rappelling and zip lining
Forum community service project
PLANNING YOUR TRIP
The resort includes both cell service and internet access, but we encourage you to unplug and get inspired.
We love spouses both during and after your retreat. Let us know if you would like to extend your stay and we'll personalize a trip for spouses.
Special pricing is available for forum retreats that start on a Monday or Tuesday.
We also frequently host social and educational trips for YPO forums and chapters.
How to get here
Direct flights from 9 U.S. Cities: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York
Fly into Belize City (BZE), take a short commuter flight to Placencia (ask about other options), and hop aboard the shuttle to Belize Ocean Club Adventure Resort
Together, we'll design a completely customization plan to suit your group's needs.
Here is a sample agenda from a previous forum retreat:
Key takeaways session
Group trip to Ranguana Caye for the day
Belize Culture Educational Session
Morning free time
Early afternoon arrival
Moderated forum work session
Beach Barbecue Dinner