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10 Reasons Why Families Should Travel To Chaa Creek/Belize This Summer
Affordable family vacations can be a tricky business these days, with the usual busy family having so many different interests and expectations. How do you keep everyone engaged, entertained and enthused while spending quality time together?
Our answer has been family vacation packages to Belize, that little tropical jewel nestled in the heart of the Caribbean basin. Since our family first discovered Belize we have returned three times, and friends we …
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By Steve Jermanok
Home to the longest barrier reef in the western hemisphere, Belize has long been popular with scuba divers who head to the island of Ambergris Cay to float among the manta rays, turtles, dolphins, and sharks. As of late, however, travelers are heading inland to hike in a rainforest full of parrots and butterflies, visit rarely seen Mayan ruins, and canoe along the Macal River. This is where you’ll find a 365-acre nature preserve in the Cayo district …
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Belize Vacation Sweepstakes
Wow! I have many, many reasons on why The Lodge at Chaa Creek would be the best, and I mean the BEST vacation ever! Let me start off by saying that “Adventure” is my middle name! Not to mention my husband’s. From the physical aspect of it to the wonders and challenges of the culture, environment and discovery. I really can’t imagine arriving and setting my sights on the beauty of Belize. I …
The Lodge at Chaa Creek near San Ignacio is an award-winning, top-rated eco resort. Their 365-acre nature reserve has a full service spa, a natural history center, and a butterfly farm where visitors can observe the life cycle of the Belizean Blue Butterfly.
Chaa Creek also has a native Rainforest Medicine Trail), a jungle garden (formerly known as Ix Chel) of plants and herbs used in traditional Mayan healing. Either their self-guided brochure (or a hired guide) will point out which plants and herbs can treat maladies such as malaria, diabetes, and head lice.
Welcome to a world so steeped in history that one needs only to open one’s eyes if you are looking to be fascinated. A family vacation in Belize is worth a hundred social studies classes for children. And a great way for mom and dad to experience first hand, what they were once taught from books.
Hiking through temples or snorkeling the reefs, there is more to discover than you could ever imagine. There is archaeological mystery hidden above and below the earth that are waiting to be discovered by you and your family. Gold, ruins, architecture, and natural wonders are all a part of Belize.