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[5 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Once again, one of the coolest events in all of Central America, and definitely one of the most interesting canoe races in the world is about to take place in Belize. Yes folks, it’s time for the annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge.

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[3 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Maya recorded parts of their history and predictions in stone inscriptions that can be seen today in stelae and the remains of elaborate cities, buildings and temples that survived centuries of jungle encroachment. We have listed 6 of the most impressive Maya Ruins found in Belize.

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[24 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]

Late last year those imaginative folks at Chaa Creek promised some new adventures for 2015, and we’re happy to report that an exciting new Rainforest Safari has been added to the list of jungle exploits.

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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Belize is an un-belizeable country to experience, particularly for those seeking an Eco-tourism trip. An independent nation since 1981, this Central American country is a charming escape for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy diving, swimming and adventure. The laid-back Caribbean hideaway is populated with pastel clapboard restaurants and shops, turquoise water and sparsely populated beaches.

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

If you’re looking for one of the most amazing experiences to be found anywhere, something you’ll remember forever and never get tired of talking about, now’s the time to start planning your Belize Whale Shark Vacation.

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[5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

There’s no doubt that Belize’s reputation as the “must go to” destination is spreading – East, West, South and especially North, where major airlines are continually expanding services to accommodate the growing number of people who want to see for themselves why Belize is becoming so popular.

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[2 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Reports published in National Geographic News, Archaeology magazine and other sources, describe how teams of researchers have been diving into and working around cenotes, or deep sinkholes that the ancient Maya thought to be gateways to Xabalba, the sacred underworld throughout Belize. While recording and amassing a rich collection of fossils and artefacts at Cara Blanca, a team from the University of Illinois discovered a water temple complex where Maya pilgrims offered sacrifices to Chaak and other deities.

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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Along with stunning scenery and a wealth of Maya temples and archaeological sites, Belize is also known for an amazing diversity and number of birds.
From flocks of migrants attracted to the veritable supermarket of insects and plants found in the country’s pristine rainforests, to the many multihued residents such as parrots, scarlet macaws, falcons and other tropical forest dwellers, little Belize always has a backdrop of delightful birdsong to accompany any activity.

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[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Get up close and personal with the rich and diverse culture of Belize by visiting one or more of these annual events.

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[21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

As expected, 2014 was as record breaking year for Belize, with 1,207,386 tourist arrivals recorded by the Belize Tourism Board (BTB). Last year also saw Belize break the long sought after but heretofore elusive figure of 300,000 overnight visitors, a tourism goal akin to a runner breaking the four minute mile, with the BTB figures showing a record 321,220 overnight visitors. This represents a very impressive 9.2 percent increase from the year before.

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[15 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Almost 600 bird species have been identified in Belize, 20% of them winter migrants from North America. Even if you are not an ‘avid birder’, you’ll be amazed by the colorful species that you will encounter on any nature trip.

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[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Here is the recipe for a sumptuous Belize vacation which is perfect any time of the year and will satisfy any gathering, from families, groups of friends, couples, and individuals looking for an exciting new take on holiday fare.

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[8 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Now’s the Time to Plan for the Perfect Belizean Holiday. Belize has a virtual smorgasbord of adventures and fun things to do in this little Caribbean country studded with the remnants of the ancient Maya civilisation, beautiful beaches, the world’s second largest barrier reef, pristine rainforests and more, you’ll want some time to consider your options.

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

A group of researchers from Rice and Louisiana State Universities working in Great Blue Hole area believe they now have the answer of why the Mayan civilisation suddenly cease to exist. After analysing sediment samples from that beautiful, massive sinkhole popularised by Jacques Cousteau and located along Belize’s Great Barrier Reef, they’ve concluded that a hundred year drought put an end to this flourishing society.

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[30 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

10 Photos And A Video
You Won’t Belize!

Who knew that 2014 had surprises left…turns out that the highlight of my year was just last week on a last minute trip to Belize. Belize has always been on my list, but it ended up being more than I could have ever hoped for! The people, history, culture, music, wildlife, BEACHES…. How can you not be stoked when within two hours of being in a new country you are swimming with green …

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[22 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Belize celebrates yet another Winter Solstice in the Heartland of the Maya. There will be celebrations and observances at various ancient Maya sites such as Tikal in Guatemala, Chichen Itza in Mexico, and at Caracol and Xunantunich here in Belize. One of the many wonderful things about living in the Mundo Maya, or Maya World as the area encompassing Belize and parts of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras is called, is this feeling of continuity spanning so many thousands of years.

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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Don’t fret about the possibilities of things to do with your family in Belize; the possibilities are endless. This lush historical and tropical country will leave you smiling from ear to ear with the sights, sounds and activities that it offers. If money is a concern, use some of these ideas to get the biggest bang for your buck. Remember, one U.S. dollar equals two Belize dollars, which essentially doubles your money as soon as you step off the plane. Connect with your family while exploring some of these adventures in and around Belize.

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[15 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

Did you know that Chaa Creek actually has a Romantic Adventures specialist? Meet Ms. Denise Duran, who with her team of hopeless romantics has been looking after weddings, honeymoons, second honeymoons and all things pertaining to love for some years now.

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[10 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

United Airlines will offer new Chicago-to-Belize flights beginning 20 December 2014, they will be adding weekly Saturday flights from Chicago to Belize City, bolstering its current service to Belize from Houston and Newark.

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]

When we arrived at Belize’s international airport where we were met by Chaa Creek’s driver/guide – the first of the many friendly staff we soon became acquainted with. The drive from the airport went quickly and gave us our first taste of what a beautiful little country Belize is, but it was nothing compared to what awaited us at Chaa Creek.