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About Belize, Headline »

[18 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

You find all sorts of things when you Google “Belize”, and today’s discovery was a blog by a Kevin Edmunds, posted on the North American Congress on Latin America website.

About Belize, Belize Vacations »

[7 Jun 2013 | One Comment | ]

The Great Blue Hole is actually a giant sinkhole, an underwater version of the many cenotes scattered throughout the Belize and Yucatan mainland. It’s said to have been formed in stages some 150,000, 66,000, 60,000, and 15,000 years ago years when the oceans began to rise and limestone caves were flooded.

Belize Travel Tips, Belize Vacations, Featured »

[7 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]

The recent announcement of direct flights from Los Angeles to Belize has been hailed by Belizean resort owners as a boon for the local tourism industry. According to the Lodge at Chaa Creek’s marketing director Larry Waight, the new service, scheduled to begin December 2013, will encourage more west coast travellers to consider the Caribbean as a viable alternative to destinations like Mexico’s Pacific coast and Hawaii. The direct flights will also make it easier for members of Belize’s large diaspora, many of whom reside in California, to visit family and friends and spend holidays in their country of origin, he added. “It very good news for the entire Belize tourism industry, as it makes a Belize vacation more viable to a larger audience.

About Belize »

[5 Jun 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

Organised by Trip Advisor’s Virtual Tourist, the 8th Wonder election is attracting attention the world over with many countries, states, municipalities, towns and organisations rushing to get their local wonders recognised internationally with the big ones.

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[4 Jun 2013 | One Comment | ]

Belize is such a small country that everything is interdependent, and we all depend on the health of our pristine environment. So to see this fishing trawler converted from an environmentally destructive to an environmentally sustainable business is great news.

About Belize, Featured »

[3 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

With the world’s second largest barrier reef (some say the world’s longest living barrier reef), huge tracts of unspoiled rainforests surrounding ancient Maya cities and temples, pristine rivers, waterfalls, hundreds of lovely little islands and a stunning Caribbean coast, what’s not to be happy about? Oh yes, then there’s the people. Nowhere on the planet will you find a more multicultural mix of happy souls who have long ago worked out how to live in harmony. Just about everyone who comes to Belize remarks on the natural, easy going friendliness and warmth of Belizeans. And it’s infectious – after a few days even the most harried travellers notice a spring in the step and a propensity towards smiling. It just grows on you…

Belize Travel Tips »

[21 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Mr Choco recently said, “One of the issues guides constantly face is water. Visitors need constant supplies of fresh drinking water, but at the same time, plastic water bottles are becoming an environmental nightmare all around the world.

Belize Travel Tips »

[11 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

First of all, I’ve done the math, and I don’t think I’d save any money by holidaying up here. We did it the year before last, and after the gas, admissions to parks and other attractions, eating out and everything else, we spent a lot more than we’d budgeted for.

Belize Travel Tips, Belize Vacations, Featured »

[7 May 2013 | One Comment | ]

In order to survive in the increasingly competitive tourism industry, even the most remote resorts must pay careful attention to their kitchens as travellers are placing greater emphasis on a quality dining experience, the food and beverage manager of a popular Belizean eco resort advises. Bryony Fleming Bradley, of The Lodge at Chaa Creek in western Belize, said that the days of adventurous travellers being satisfied with food that was simply hot and palatable are over. ”Some years back, our guests would always comment at how happily surprised they were with the quality of the food we served, as it usually exceeded their expectations of what would be found in such a pristine location.

Belize Travel Tips, Belize Vacations, Featured »

[3 May 2013 | No Comment | ]

Chaa Creek’s all-inclusive Christmas vacation packages include luxury accommodation, and all meals as well as a wide range of activities and access to all features in the 365 acre private rainforest nature reserve, such as the Belize Natural History Centre, a butterfly farm, Maya Medicinal Plant Trail and Maya Organic Farm, Hill Top Spa and infinity pool, as well as all transfers, government taxes and staff gratuities. “We’re called a ‘destination within a destination, because once you’re here you can have a complete affordable Belize experience, hiking, horseback or mountain bike riding along our vast network of jungle trails…

Belize Testimonials »

[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

I have been wanting to write this letter for a long time. We stayed at Chaa Creek from March 1 to March 6, 2013, so I apologize for taking so long. Our stay was not only the highlight of our trip to Belize but one of our most memorable stays anywhere!

Belize Vacations »

[28 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tourists arrived in record numbers in Belize during the first quarter of 2013, prompting one popular eco resort to do something that has industry professionals scratching their heads – offer discounts.

Belize Vacations »

[27 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Lucy Fleming, the cofounder and GM of the Lodge at Chaa Creek, said that she has been seeing a rise in families taking part in activities and all-inclusive Belize vacation packages such as the Family Adventure package Chaa Creek offers.

Eco Kids Summer Camp »

[23 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Officially known as the Children’s Summer Camp Scholarship Program, the annual event gives 24 young Belizeans a chance to learn about their natural world through a mix of adventure, social interaction, fun and hands-on education aimed at instilling a sense of wonder and responsibility for the environment, according to program sponsors Mick and Lucy Fleming.

Belize Hotels, Belize Testimonials, Belize Travel Tips »

[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s Hilltop Spa has been selected as one of the world’s top ten spa values by the internationally respected Gayot’s Guide, according to spa manager Bryony Fleming Bradley, who said the recognition is a first for a Belizean rainforest spa.

About Belize, Belize Hotels, Belize Vacations, Headline »

[12 Apr 2013 | 4 Comments | ]

Fox News’ recent pick of The Lodge at Chaa Creek as a one of the world’s most outstanding jungle and rainforest retreats marks the third time the Belize eco resort has been featured by the US news agency this year, and is further proof that the tiny Caribbean country is coming into its own as a premier travel destination, marketing administrator Larry Waight said today.

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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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[3 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Mr Waight explained that the Summer of Love program was conceived as a way to encourage more people to spend more time with their loved ones over the summer by taking part in a range of exciting yet affordable adventure activities.

About Belize, Belize Hotels, Belize Testimonials, Belize Travel Tips, Headline »

[28 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | ]

It’s a country of freedom-seekers. The pirates came to ply their pirate trading out of view. The Mennonites came from Germany and the Netherlands so they could be Mennonites without anyone bothering them. The British came to do their banking in private. And the folks from the surrounding countries have made their way across Belize’s borders over the decades in search of safety.

Belize Hotels, Belize Travel Tips »

[22 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]

With so many hotels around the world, sure, there are lots of choices to decide on. From the simplest hotel to the most luxurious and – the weirdest accommodation, travelers will never find it hard looking for a place to stay.