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[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

What is an ecotourism destination without sustainable practices? at The Lodge at Chaa Creek, our guests immerse themselves in our tourism sustainability ethos. If you love the gift of giving, you will love Chaa Creek’s initiative of including our guests in giving back to the community.

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[22 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Despite a week of very wet weather, this year’s Garifuna Settlement Day 2013, a national bank holiday in Belize that is also formally honoured in other countries and several US states was another big success, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek.

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[18 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

A 30% discount off accommodation applies to all Chaa Creek lodging, from the thatch roof cottage rooms the resort is known for to the more luxurious suites, including private Garden Jacuzzi and the Tree Top suites, while the 10% discount applies to the Belize Adventure Inclusive, Chaa Creek Inland Expeditions and Belize Honeymoon all-inclusive Belize vacation packages.

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[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mr Lazaro is the owner of the mechanized pontoon, taking tourists on a both relaxing and adventurous trip on the lake. The lake is man-made, caused by the Vaca Dam, creating an great opportunity to experience the nature in the mountains and get close to some amazing waterfalls.

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[29 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

Elijio Panti was the last Maya Shaman or Doctor-priest of Belize. He died at the age of 103, after a rich life devoted to healing others, physically and spiritually. In our trip to this culturally rich country, Belize, my personal interest in alternative forms of medicine was stimulated by the fantastic heritage left to the modern Maya people related with traditional healing and medicinal plants.

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[7 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

Upon arriving at destination you’d pay the going rate, if you knew it, or politely ask the driver “What I got for you for gas?” The driver usually would look perplexed, as if he was just giving you a lift , anyway, before asking for the usual standard $10 or so. It was all very much, ”Thank you for the ride,” and that you were just helping out with the petrol. Although the transaction was in a way as formal as any pubic trans system, it felt different and nice.

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[3 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave is one of the top adventurous and thrilling experiences Belize has to offer. The cave is found in the beautiful Tapir Mountain Nature Reserve located in the foothills of the Maya Mountains in Western Belize. Here are ten interesting things you might not know about this ancient Maya sight

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[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Dean, what can we say? Just like with Aaron Paul, we’re inviting you and a friend to be our guests at Chaa Creek to see for yourself why being sent on a trip to Belize is the next best thing to heaven.

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[11 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]

I don’t know about you, but this week’s Real Honeymoon makes me want to book a trip to Belize as soon as possible. Matt and Agnes split their vacation time between the jungle and the beach, and the result was an exciting but very relaxing honeymoon that was perfect for these super busy lawyers. Read all about their incredible Belizean honeymoon.

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[10 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Everyone’s been partying and people in the eco-tourism business have been working hard. And while resorts, tour operators and everyone are still active and welcoming, they’re moving at a more relaxed pace now that the rush is over.

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[9 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]

Since the new global tourism trend is focused on experience, we have decided to share with you an exciting new project coming out from Western Belize. The Lodge at Chaa Creek, a pioneer in luxury adventure travel since 1981 is today launching their Chaa Creek Inland Expeditions Day Tours.

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[7 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

To the uninitiated, glamping is short for glam camping, a more luxurious or even glamorous take on the traditional approach to camping, eschewing the often tedious elements such as the setting up and taking down of tents, building fires, cooking outdoors with often questionable results and other attempts to enjoy the great outdoors.

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[6 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Every time Belize gets mentioned in Breaking Bad you just got to pay attention. When one of the world’s smallest countries is mentioned on one of the world’s biggest television shows, regardless of how weird the reference is, your ears automatically pick up.

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[5 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

This collection of canvas-roofed tents is located on the grounds of the luxurious Lodge at Chaa Creek, and guests at the camp are welcome to use the lodge facilities, such as the swimming pool. But the tents allow guests to truly feel alone in the jungle. There is no electricity, and after dark, the tents are lit by the glow of flickering gas lamps.

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[4 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

The other thing we notice is how people respond to being surrounded by nature. Often, when they first arrive, guests will be keyed up, nervous and anxious. Fair enough; many times this is the final payoff for months of planning, and then a lot of last minute preparations followed by the “Did you remember to lock the backdoor/turn off the gas/pay the phone bill…” questions on the plane.

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[3 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Belize comes alive during the month of September as the nation celebrates its relatively recent independence from Great Britain on September 21, 1981. Independence Day follows St George’s Caye Day on September 10th, the national commemoration of a 1798 battle that marked the turning point of the early Spanish/British Honduras conflict and what is considered to be the defining moment in Belizean statehood.

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[23 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

While destination honeymoons set in exotic tropical locales have been growing in popularity in recent years, new-kid-on-the-block Belize is experiencing an increase in romantic couples seeking affordable luxury in an idyllic setting, according to the Lodge at Chaa Creek’s wedding and honeymoon planner.

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[14 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

If you ever find yourself on the Macal River, I can’t recommend canoeing down it enough. Big enough but not too big, it is the very definition of meandering as it winds its way down through rainforest, pastures with some lovely little rustic houses and even the occasional gravel beach on the banks. The day we went there was just enough of a pleasant current that paddling was more to steer the canoe than actually power it.

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[13 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]

If it wasn’t so exhilarating it would be exhausting. But Belizeans love a good party and have perfected celebrating down to a fine art. From September onwards the air is filled with music, the aroma of barbeques, laughter and singing. Which is why those in the know begin planning their Belize Holiday vacations now.

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[1 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

You don’t see “Mother Nature’s Best kept Secret” being used as a tagline for Belize much these days, which makes sense as more and more people have discovered the many fascinating facets of the Jewel, as locals refer to their country. But there are still more than a few undiscovered or at least off-the-beaten track places in Belize that remain under the radar.