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[28 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

It all started with two travelers who decided not to go home.  Mick and Lucy Fleming opened Chaa Creek Cottages, the first jungle lodge in Belize, in 1981 with no electricity.  Electricity arrived in 1987, and by the 21st century, the lodge had expanded to include the main cottages, a more rustic camp, a nature center and butterfly farm, a conference center, and a spa, all located in the midst of the lush, 365-acre Chaa Creek Nature Reserve.  The owners …

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[27 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

Belize is a dream vacation for active families seeking adventure.

By Pauline Anderson
The Lodge at Chaa Creek – a two-hour car ride from Belize City – is an ideal spot to experience the country’s lush rain forests, Mayan culture and breathtaking coral reefs. I stayed in a quaint thatch-roofed cabana with an outdoor private shower (and, thankfully, no television, telephone or computer). I was sure to rise early for the best chance of spotting some of Belize’s brilliantly coloured birds, including …