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[18 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s events planner, Denise Duran, said that discovering that Belize was listed as one of the top five happiest countries on earth according to the global Happiness Index, comes as no surprise to her.

Belize Travel Tips »

[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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[5 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

“We’ve been joking that it’s beginning to be like living in Beverly Hills. Some staff members have been calling the road that runs by the Chaa Creek stables ‘Rodeo Drive’, and accusing each other of wearing extra makeup in the hopes of being discovered by an actor or director such as Ang Lee.,” Ms Duran said. The “Life of Pi” director was another visitor to Belize this year.

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[2 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Belizean ecotourism market is experiencing a rise in its “adventure travel” niche, and surprisingly, the increase is fuelled by a group not usually associated with adventure – families.

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[31 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

This has always been one of my favourite picnics spots in all of Belize. Even on the warmest days Mountain Pine Ridge is always refreshing and is one of those places that may seem like a bit of a drive, but once there you think, “That wasn’t far. Why don’t we come here more often?” About fifteen miles from San Ignacio, it’s on the sort of road you take your time driving on, but the views are so pretty you don’t mind.

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[30 Jul 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

“Honeymoons are such an important life event for couples that they’re willing to go that extra bit more to share something extraordinary, and more and more they’re discovering that Belize offers the same level of quality and service that more established destinations do, but at a lower cost.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[29 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]

As Eco-Camp 2013 comes to a close, the campers put together newspaper bags in order to carry home all the excellent arts and crafts projects they have done since coming to camp.

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[28 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

But what we do find surprising is that it hasn’t yet taken the world by storm. Sure, anyone serious about world music has some Belizean music in their collection, and it continues to slowly but surely gain more listeners around the planet, but why Belize’s music is not more popular remains one of life’s great mysteries.

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[27 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

After perfecting their songs, campers headed over to the Chaa Creek conference room to listen to a presentation on Responsible Tourism by Mr. Larry Waight, which highlighted several of the ways in which Chaa Creek works to ensure that it remains environmentally responsible.

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[27 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Chaa Creek’s 2013 Thanksgiving all-inclusive Belize Vacation Package is a minimum three day mix of fine food, activities and relaxation that will be available throughout November. With an emphasis on fine dining, the package includes all meals, the eco-resort’s signature rustic-luxe cottage accommodation, guided bird walks, and access to Chaa Creek’s 365 acre private rainforest reserve with miles of secure jungle trails linking 70 Maya archaeological sites, a butterfly farm, the educational Natural History Centre, Rainforest Medicinal Plant Trail and Maya organic farm as well as the Hilltop Spa, restaurant, Jungle Lounge and pool.

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[26 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

It is hard to imagine an environment that is more vividly alive than the jungle–lush, teeming, unfurling, changing, challenging, chaotic, diverse, primal, light, dark, and unpredictable. Embracing life’s unpredictability led Lucy from her New Jersey girlhood to finding her place in the world on the banks of the Macal River.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[23 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mrs Salome’s presentation on medicinal plants highlighted several popular Belizean herbs, such as serosee, thyme, and aloe vera, and allowed campers got to practice their bush medicine skills. A couple lucky volunteers pretended to have earaches, and they were cured by using thyme. From the excellent bedside manner displayed by some campers, it would seem there are some future doctors in the group!

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[23 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Once we arrived back at Chaa Creek, Mr. Awe gave a presentation on the history and culture of the Maya, from their origins as hunter-gatherers crossing the Bering Straits, to the decline of their civilization thousands of years ago. And just to make sure the campers were paying attention, he split boys and girls into two teams and gave a pop quiz at the end. It was a close call, but the girls scored higher by one point!

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[21 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]

The first day at Chaa Creek Eco Kids summer camp began a little earlier
than expected for some campers. After all, it’s quite difficult to sleep
when a howler monkey troop comes roaring through at the crack of dawn!

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[16 Jul 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

So it was interesting to hear that the Garifuna Collective has been touring Canada with Ontario singer-songwriter Danny Michel, proving that you don’t need swaying palm trees and sand under your feet to enjoy those majestic sounds.

Headline, Maya »

[15 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Miguel Choco, one of Chaa Creek’s senior licensed naturalist guides, said that the while eco resort’s Rainforest Medicine Trail attracts more visitors each year, there had been a definite surge in guests seeking natural remedies recently.

About Belize »

[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

We’ll have more on this later, but for now want to commend the Belize Fisheries Department for joining the fight against this little known but very destructive crime against the environment and global food security.

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[7 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

This Super Tuesday deal will offer discounts of 30% off rooms from July 9 until the end of August as well as a 20% discount off Chaa Creek’s All-inclusive Belize Inland Expedition vacation packages. And, once again, guests will need to act within a 24 hour timeframe, booking their accommodation or Belize vacation packages between midnight Monday July 8 and midnight Tuesday the 9th to secure the discounts, Mr Waight advised.

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[6 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mick and Lucy Fleming said that Rowan Garel, who is preparing to dive some forty feet into the Great Blue Hole on July 14 2013 to raise funds for the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (BCVI), is an inspiration to all young people.

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[22 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

When people think of Belize, the first things that usually come to mind are the world class dive sites, the pristine rainforests, the remnants of the vast Maya Empire dotting the landscape, and the warm friendly smiles of the Belizeans