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[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Like most things at Chaa Creek, river tubing began as a couple of one-off adventures that caught on. In time, through experience and word of mouth, tubing became more and more in demand, to the point where it’s now another regular daily offering.

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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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[25 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

The wing of this butterfly ranges from 83 to 92 mm and is colored orange with black markings. According to Chaa Creek Naturalist Guide David Juarez, the Orange Julia feeds on nectar from flowers and most of the time, they prefer the red or blue flowers.

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[8 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

The Malachite is a neo tropical butterfly that has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow green on the upper sides and light brown and olive green on the under sides. Its name is derived from the mineral malachite which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings.

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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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[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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[9 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

One of the things Chaa Creek prides itself on is providing an informal learning experience for our guests by stimulating interest in Belize’s fascinating history, natural environment and culture, and then providing the tools to follow up that interest. For example, guests can wander up to the Belize Natural History Centre (NHC) and get a glimpse into the local ecology, Maya culture, flora and wildlife at their own pace, and then feel free to ask our knowledgeable licenced naturalist guides questions.

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[11 Apr 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

Belize is a sanctuary for birds because of its extensive protected forests, varied wetland habitat and strategic location on a major migratory route. Over 587 birds have been recorded in the country, of these approximately 20% are migrants from North America.

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[12 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Rio on Pools are beautiful and spectacular waterfalls in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve of Belize that features a wide, open expanse of pine forest, and small waterfalls that cascade over large granite rocks, ending in round pools connected by natural waterslides.

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[28 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

As Belize becomes one of the biggest boom areas of the Caribbean, affluent visitors—and more and more celebrities—soon find themselves switching from the adventures of island-hopping to Inland Belize Adventures. Below are six inland Belize Adventures you will love.

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[27 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

The barrier reef lies close to shore of Belize, which shelters the land and creates a calm turquoise sea – a veritable water sports playground. Sail, kayak or jet ski. Windsurf, kite surf or para-sail. Pretty much anything you can think of is available, waiting for you to have a go.

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[9 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Last year in October we hosted Roni Weiss, a respected travel blogger from New York. During his stay at Chaa Creek, he toured our Butterfly Farm, Natural History Museum, Medicine Trail and also went horseback riding within our private 365 acre nature reserve.

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[4 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

There are many senior-friendly activities in the Belizean area. These activities are easy on the body, and you can learn a lot of the Belizean area. Not only that, but you can relax in the spa or see bird and butterflies through the guided tours. There are many other activities as well, so go to Belize and have a fun time. You will be happy you went.

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[13 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

With a special twist, the wildlife of Belize is once again under the spot light with the latest mention by LonelyPlanet.com

Lonely Planet notes that Belize’s animal and plant life are the stars of the country, thanks to the conservation of its forests and reefs.

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[15 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

I’M LUCKY. I have the best job in the world and it comes with offices scattered all over Belize. Best of all, you get to come along. One of my offices sits 140 feet in the sky at Ox Witz Ha (Place of Three Hills) and was built by some of the oldest construction workers in the world, the ancient Maya. I am on the top of Caana (Sky Palace) in the Maya city now known as Caracol.

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[6 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Actun Tunichil Muknal, a.k.a., “A.T.M” in Belize

The Tibetans say that obstacles in a hard journey are the work of demons, anxious to test the sincerity of the pilgrim and eliminate the fainthearted among them. In his own words, my husband Dan expresses the same sentiment. He frequently reminds me of my lack of follow-through, my tendency to give in at the first set-back, that I am fainthearted. But sometimes I surprise him. I pull things together, get my head around the task, and follow his lead to completion. Joining him in one of Belize’s most impressive caving adventures would not be one of those times.

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[21 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
Belize’s Barracuda!!

The Barracuda.
The Barracuda has a long, slender and silver cylindrical body covered with small scales and can grow up to 6 feet in length.  They have a hard bony skeleton covered by strong muscles that assists them to propel through water at great speeds.  This speed becomes useful when it is time to feed. Their long  jaws, with visible pointed teeth, is quite distinctive.  Their  teeth is capable of immense tearing of the barracuda’s …

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[18 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Best Tours in Belize’s Cayo District

Cayo is the largest district in Belize and is a world leader in ecotourism. If you are vacationing in the pristine Cayo District; you must definitely visit the following Maya Temples and Ceremonial Caves:
Xunantunich
Xunantunich or Maiden of the Rock is situated on the Western Highway across the river from the village of San Jose Succotz. This major ceremonial center can be reached by ferry daily and it is only 1.5 Kilometer (one mile) from some lovely rapids of the …

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[17 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]
A Belize Paradise With Incredible Staff

The Belize Resort: other than the rocky road in, Chaa Creek’s location is incredible. Set in the mountains, you are surrounded by well-kept grounds, jungle, and wildlife. Iguanas, howler monkeys, and birds of all kinds roam the grounds and woods. They offer 365 acres of well marked trails that can be guided or explored on your own. They also have a bike shop (guided or unguided) and canoes to take into town or just leisurely paddle down the river. Breakfast and …

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[12 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Belize Eco Tours

Belize Eco Tours and activities available through Chaa Creek continue to expand in range and scope. An educational adventure day on the reserve combines activities such as canoeing, mountain biking and horseback riding with the expertise of our licensed naturalist guides to give visitors a well rounded, comprehensive introduction to the unique natural and cultural riches of Belize. With our Natural History Centre, Butterfly Farm, Rainforest Medicine Trail, guided tours and nature walks along miles of trails and river trips, Chaa Creek …