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04/06/2015 03:13 pm ET Updated Apr 06, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Opening A Resort On His Private Island In Belize

Belize is one of the most beautiful places on the planet. With its secret beaches, Mayan ruins and incredible snorkeling, Belize's mainland and islands are less-crowded, equally beautiful versions of Caribbean escapes. And now is one of the best times to visit, especially if you're interested in vacationing like Leonardo DiCaprio.

According to a report from The New York Times, DiCaprio plans to "create an eco-conscious resort" on Blackadore Caye, his private island in Belize. The environmentally-conscious actor is partnering with NYC developer Delos on the resort, which will be called "Blackadore Caye, a Restorative Island."

The resort is set to open sometime in 2018 and will feature 68 villas, infinity pools and amenities like special lighting that encourages sleep. The New York Times also reports that Deepak Chopra will "spearhead a program focused on health and anti-aging" at the resort.

That all sounds great, but if you have the urge to visit an eco-friendly resorts, why wait? Here are some of the world's best properties to visit sometime before 2018.

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H/T The New York Times

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