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[6 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

We are excited to announce the beginning of a 10 day countdown for the opening of the”Belize, Reef and Rainforest Adventure Sweepstakes”! Get a chance to win a free seven night, all-inclusive Belize vacation package for two, valued at over US$7,000.

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[4 May 2015 | No Comment | ]

An eight-day Mesoamerican reef protection workshop held in Belize City this week (late April – early May) is helping to ensure the health and sustainability of Belize’s magnificent Great Barrier Reef.

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[28 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

We are excited to hearing that a new species of insect has been discovered in Belize. And to add to the good news, the little critter has been named after our favourite Belizean district – Cayo! Recently added to the over 900,000 species already identified as sharing the planet with us is Ambrysus cayo.

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[27 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has the reputation as Belize’s “Destination within a destination” because there’s so much to do right here and with an emphasis on healthy activities and meals using fresh ingredients from our Maya organic farm, locally raised livestock and seafood from Belize’s pristine Caribbean, people of all ages can enjoy amazing exciting adventures.

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[24 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

This summer celebrate American Independence in style and get a free night’s stay during Chaa Creek’s specially discounted summer-long 4th of July Belize Adventure!

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[16 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek and Robert’s Grove Beach Resort in Placencia have teamed up to offer one of the world’s great adventures, spanning Belize’s lush inland rainforests, the Caribbean coast and world’s second largest barrier reef. Swim and dive alongside 40 foot whale sharks, the Gentle Giants of the Sea, and explore Belize’s ancient Maya treasures in one seamless vacation.

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[13 Apr 2015 | One Comment | ]

Caves tell the history of Belize, having been an intricate part of the Maya religion and culture. The Maya used caves as ceremonial sites and evidence of these activities can be found inside these caves. Relics, principally in the form of shards of pottery, are very common.

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[10 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

We were delighted to see Belize pop up on two of our favourite television shows – on the animated antics of American Dad, and then on the season finale of “Better Call Saul”.

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[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

We were happy to see Belize picked as the destination for the WCS’s 120th anniversary’s “120 Ways to Be Wild in NY” photo competition. Described as a “trip of a lifetime”, the grand prize five-day excursion for two to Belize can be won by visiting the competition website (www.nyiswild.com), signing up, and taking and posting 10 selfies that celebrate New York City’s wild side.

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[7 Apr 2015 | One Comment | ]

Chaa Creek continues to celebrate this age old activity with the multinational cadre of children visiting our 365 acre nature reserve as spring comes to the tropics and announces the nesting time for toucans and parrots within a riotous pallet of brightly coloured trees.

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[3 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

On March 27, 2015 article’s title, Seven Perfect Days in Belize immediately caught our eye, as Costas Christ of National Geographic Traveler features Chaa Creek on article seven perfect days in Belize.

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[1 Apr 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

Just prior to the current six-week recess, Congress approved a last minute Bill that could see the tiny Central American nation of Belize become the 51st US State.

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[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

New meets old as LiDAR technology unveils a unique ancient Maya structure found near Chaa Creek and highlights traditional agricultural methods that may have lessons for us today.

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[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

It’s time to start planning a Belize summer vacation, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek, as the Belizean eco resort begins accepting bookings for three new all-inclusive Belize vacation packages.

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[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Few people understand the complexity of the Mayas organic farming techniques. The indigenous Maya have survived for over 2000 years on subsistence farming for home use, barter, and sale as the backbone of their existence. They have used resources supplied by nature to nourish the soil and protect their crops from insect devastation. Today Belize continues to use traditional Maya farming methods.

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek is now accepting bookings for a new Belize Summer Solstice Wellness vacation package, which combines health and wellbeing with an exploration of Belize’s rich Maya heritage.

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[21 Mar 2015 | One Comment | ]

Belize boasts of 240 miles of coastlines and 450 islands making it a top Central America beach destination. Here are 8 astonishing photos of Belize beaches that will inspire you to visit this jewel!

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[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

A BBC “Earth” feature reveals another fascinating part of Belize many of us miss. Most tourists visit the country for the clear tropical waters off the coast, but inland Belize includes deep jungle habitats with incredible biodiversity and an enormous amount of arthropod life

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Are your Irish eyes smiling? They’re positively giggling in Belize as the country joins in the annual St Patrick day celebrations. Maybe Belize and St Patrick don’t naturally go together in most people’s minds, but those lucky enough to visit or live in this very green little country know better.
Just like most places on earth during March 17, a fair portion of the population attach a bit of green to their attire, assert a certain Irish-ness, and maybe even indulge in lifting a glass (or two, or three…) to that venerable saint.

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[13 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

You can’t possibly come to Belize and not try a Tamale! That would be like going to the beach and not getting into the water! A tamale or bollo is a delicious traditional Mesoamerican dish made of corn dough (masa) which is filled with seasoned meat (chicken or pork) then steamed or boiled in plantain or banana leaves.