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[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.

Belize Photos »

[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.

About Belize, Belize Testimonials, Belize Travel Tips »

[19 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]

If you are looking for a holiday destination that is small and friendly, plan a trip to Belize. This beautiful country is often overlooked by those searching for a Caribbean paradise, but their loss is your gain because if you take a trip to Belize you will soon discover paradise on earth. And there is more than enough to keep you occupied 24 hours a day as you will see from the following list of the 25 things you can do on a Belize vacation.

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[18 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

Bryony Fleming Bradley, who manages the Hilltop Spa at Belize’s Chaa Creek eco resort, said that the March 16 2013 Huffington Post article confirms that the health benefits of a tranquil vacation are now well documented.

About Belize, Belize Travel Tips »

[17 Mar 2013 | One Comment | ]

Yes, in the heady multicultural mix that is Belize, the Irish are well represented. From the early days of the Baymen and buccaneers, many of whom hailed from the Emerald Isles, to present day Belize, Celtic surnames and even the odd lilt of a brogue are common. Irish priests have always been an integral part of Belize’s religious and educational life, and the Royal Irish Rangers were stationed here for years.

About Belize, Belize Photos »

[13 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

In this blog post, we highlight a dolphin which joined the paddlers on the Belize River during coverage of La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge 2013.

Belize Recipes »

[7 Mar 2013 | 4 Comments | ]

In this blog post, we will share with you one of our favorite recipes – Belizean Coconut Shrimps.