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The Lodge at Chaa Creek near San Ignacio is an award-winning, top-rated eco resort. Their 365-acre nature reserve has a full service spa, a natural history center, and a butterfly farm where visitors can observe the life cycle of the Belizean Blue Butterfly.
Chaa Creek also has a native Rainforest Medicine Trail), a jungle garden (formerly known as Ix Chel) of plants and herbs used in traditional Mayan healing. Either their self-guided brochure (or a hired guide) will point out which plants and herbs can treat maladies such as malaria, diabetes, and head lice.
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The breakfasts were our favorites. Amazing local fruits and meats. The naturalists were very good. My kids learned more about butterflies in the 45 minutes they spent at the nature center than they did in weeks of studying them in school. I got the “coma” at the spa and it was the best massage I ever had.
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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 …