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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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[23 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Baby Boomers and their youthful offspring discover that they’re not so different after all during a rainforest adventure in the stunning Belize. One of the best experiences I’ve ever had was watching my mom and dad and my own kids rediscover each other in a family vacation we all took at Chaa Creek, a beautiful eco-resort in Western Belize

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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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[19 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced a special Belize summer vacation package designed to bring grandparents and younger members of the family closer together by sharing adventures and learning new skills together.

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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.

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[11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Time to start planning a Belizean Summer vacation! Getting into the planning swing of things right now makes perfect sense. For one thing, it takes one’s mind off the slushy cold weather and waiting for March’s lion to mellow out and finally become a lamb. Secondly, it gives time to pull together ideas and start creating a summer vacation that satisfies everyone.

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[6 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Belize is way less crowded than most vacation hotspots, but still has everything a tourist could want — snorkeling, hiking and incredible ancient ruins to tour. Bonus: It’s also the only Central American nation where English is the official language. If you need more convincing, here are 9 reasons to head to Belize over the rest:

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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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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

There’s a unique kind of relief that floods your body when you see your suitcase slowly rotating toward you on the baggage carousel, coming back like a loyal pet. If you’ve listened to our advice, there’s no reason you should ever lose your luggage again, but with a seemingly endless stream of stories about airlines who have forgotten almost a full day’s worth of luggage or temporarily misplaced several show dogs, it’s worth looking into what you should do if it happens to you. Here are a few things you can do if your luggage every gets lost or delayed.

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[25 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Easter in Belize is another one of those festive celebrations that could only happen in this tranquil melting pot nestled between the Caribbean Sea and pristine rainforests of Central America. Like every holiday in Belize, Easter is a combination of the familiar and the exotic, retaining the traditional elements that North Americans and Europeans love along with an added cultural zest from Belize’s different ethnic groups, from the ancient Maya through to more recent settlers.

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[24 Feb 2015 | No 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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[20 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Who knew that something so simple could taste so good? Goat cheese, with its pristine white color and distinct flavor is one of the most amazing foods in the world, a humble basic for some, a gourmet delight for others. Learn to make a Belize Goat Cheese Vegetable Tart here. Healthy eating is in style and we love it! enjoy.

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[18 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

We felt like we had a real overseas, exotic vacation, as well as a perfect, traditional Easter with all the familiar trimmings in Belize’s Chaa Creek. So, rather than fight the crowds and heat this summer, we’re taking our big vacation over the Easter holidays, spending time together and creating more memories I’m sure we’ll be talking about for a very long time.

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[17 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Southwest Airlines is preparing to fly from Houston to Belize in October 2015 and according to Southwest’s Senior Communications Advisor, Brad Hawkins, the airline will allow passengers to and from Belize to carry two bags of up to 50 pounds each for free, which, last time we checked, can tack up to a couple hundred dollars on the price of a flight with competing airlines.

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[13 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek has just announced a new Belize vacation package that allows travellers to get up close and personal with one of the the world’s largest animals, the whale shark. The new package, to run from June 2 to 12, 2015, is the first of its kind ever to be offered by the Belizean eco resort, and is in partnership with Robert’s Grove, a Belizean Caribbean resort based near the picturesque coastal fishing village of Placencia.