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[3 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Belize comes alive during the month of September as the nation celebrates its relatively recent independence from Great Britain on September 21, 1981. Independence Day follows St George’s Caye Day on September 10th, the national commemoration of a 1798 battle that marked the turning point of the early Spanish/British Honduras conflict and what is considered to be the defining moment in Belizean statehood.

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[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!

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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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[4 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

After two days of hiking, climbing and swimming, I was ready for a bit of a change of pace, so we headed to the eco jungle resort, Chaa Creek. At this 365 acre resort, you’ll have everything at your fingertips to customize your own jungle adventure. I had met someone from Chaa Creek a few years ago at a travel trade show and had been staring at their promotional disc for years, waiting for the day I’d get to Belize so I could stay there. After checking in to our private thatched cottage, we met with the concierge to organize the activities for the following day. Many are included in your stay, but a few such as horseback riding and canoeing carry a small surcharge.

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[6 Oct 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

What comes to mind when you think of Belize? For most, this country evokes images of turquoise waters, mist-shrouded mountains, lush tropical rainforests, Mayan ruins, and vibrant colors everywhere.

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[21 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Chaa Creek Made our Belize Wedding Unforgettable!!

All in all, our stay at Chaa Creek was something we will never forget, and we are absolutely looking forward to returning to the place where we kicked off our life together for an anniversary (hopefully sooner than later!)

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[15 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Picture Book Setting

The cottages are very clean and comfortable, mine had an outside shower. The cottages are similar in style to the luxury private game reserves surrounding Kruger National Park, in South Africa. Everything is open air concept, no air conditioning ….but really it is not necessary with the high altitude. There were two ceiling fans and a floor fan in my cottage but I did not turn them on. The restaurant is lovely and the service and food was great.

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[30 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
An unexpected gem in Belize

We came to Belize with our 3 kids, 7, 10 and 12 to get off the beaten path. We had no plans or reservations and wanted to go with what grabbed us. Normally we try to avoid places like this but in Belize they are the norm. We decided to try Lodge at Chaa Creek based on the reviews. We arrived unannounced in the pouring rain and were treated as if they had spent all day waiting for us.

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[19 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
On a scale of one to five, we give Chaa Creek a six

For us, one thing really stood out at Chaa Creek: The owners of this dazzlingly attractive resort have mastered the art of drawing out the best in people, wonderfully evidenced by the attitude seen in their staff – all drawn from the local population – some of whom have worked at Chaa Creek for over 28 years. Every employee we engaged with went out of their way to be friendly, positive, helpful, and knowledgeable.

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[10 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Belize at its absolute Best!

The Lodge at Chaa Creek was a delightful surprise – impeccable service, charming rooms, gracious hosts, insightful guides for our day trips and, some of the absolute best food we’ve had anywhere – all set in the beautiful and culturally-rich Cayo region of Belize. If you want to relax and get away from it all, but still have 5-star quality service, The Lodge at Chaa Creek is for you. We felt like we were leaving family when our time at …

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[17 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Beautiful Belize Eco Resort

My husband, another couple and I came inland to Chaa Creek during our 11-day stay in Belize. We started and ended in Caye Caulker, had planned on staying inland at Chaa Creek only 2 nights and, after being at Chaa Creek for about 2 minutes, decided to extend our stay an extra night. We stayed at the Camp Casitas, which is probably the best value for your money in Belize – if you understand ahead of time that you (as …

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[21 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

If you are going to Belize then your experience will not be complete unless you spend some time in the jungle. Chaa Creek is the best of the best when it comes to resorts in the Cayo district. The tree house cabana in which we stayed was fabulous. It was very roomy, clean, had a spectacular deck that included a hot tub and overlooked the Macal river. We happened to be there during a winter cold …

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[11 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
A Trip Report on Belize, Central America

My husband, 21 year old son and 17 year old daughter just came back from Belize. Despite the weather we had a fabulous time. A few observations first: We were all impressed at how nice and smart the Belizian’s were and while we had overcast -damp weather and no sun every day, it never interfered with our excursions- thankfully. So here is our daily itinerary:
Day 1-
We flew direct on Continental from Newark, NJ to Belize …

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[30 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
perfect get-a-way-history,culture,wildlife, and a gorgeous setting

From the moment we were met at the airport by Darren, everything about our stay at Chaa Creek was perfect. Our casita was wonderfully designed, with an emphasis on privacy and natural beauty. The dining room was open, yet cozy and every member of the staff was attentive.

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[29 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

I’m posting this after the fact but there aren’t many reviews and we think very highly of this place. Macal River Jungle Camp is a subsidiary of Chaa Creek, located a mile or so away on the Macal River. The setting is gorgeous and very “jungly” – we saw iguanas, tarantulas, motmots, toucans, aracaris, and parrots from our hammocks. The tent-cabins are sweet, spread out around a clearing in the jungle …

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[29 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

I just came back from Belize. I chose to spend the first half of my trip in the jungle and the 2nd half on the coast at Placencia. The stay at Chaa Creek was more memorable. The lodgings were incredibly comfortable. Large king size bed, 2 sink vanity and 2 shower head shower room. An outdoor shower with a veranda for 2 hammocks. The attitude of the staff was great. We visited 2 Maya sites, …

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[25 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]
We loved staying here for our Belize honeymoon

This is a beautiful eco-lodge where you will feel like you are in the middle of the rainforest. We stayed in the cottage room and it was beautiful! The room and bathroom are very spacious and beautifully decorated. We also enjoyed cocktails and dinners on our private balcony. It was like having a jungle symphony every night. We could hear howler monkeys, birds and cicada bugs (which sound like loud crickets). The food in the restaurant is amazing.

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[10 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Tales of Belize Vacations!

Beautiful Belize Jungle Resort with excellent service and 5 Star accomodations
What a wonderful place to spend a few days. The resort’s grounds are very beautiful and well kept.. The casita’s (cottages) offer the unique experience of sleeping under a tatched roof will all the comforts of home. Every morning you a wake to sounds of the jungle – WOW. The resort’s staff is excellent, they are the definition of customer service. We had a problem with a memory card for …

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[22 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

Spent 6 nights in Chaa Creek at the beginning of May….and loved it! We had four nights in the Spa villa and 2 nights in a Treetop Suite, with the rest of our party staying in Orchard Villa. As a large party (11 people), we were treated amazingly by the staff at Chaa Creek. They were always courteous and made sure that we were enjoying ourselves! When one of the party was ill, one of the staff went out of …

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[2 May 2009 | No Comment | ]


Truly a Gem:
Chaa Creek was the most amazing place ever. It was in the middle of the jungle but still had all the modern amenities. So many activities on site to do. We mountain biked to the ruins. Definitely needed a few more days to really enjoy what Chaa has to offer!
The Best Experience Ever

We went here for 4 nights at the start of our honeymoon and everything about this place was outstanding. The rooms, the setting, the food, the …