We have definitely experience our fair share of good press and awards recently. However, one new review stands out. Condé Nast Traveler Magazine asked 28,000 readers in their 14th annual gold list survey to name the top hotels, spas and resorts around the world, and they chose The Lodge at Chaa Creek as one of the World’s Best Places to Stay.
Cayo District, Belize, October 22, 2008 – The Lodge at Chaa Creek has been rated as one of the top 10 resorts to stay in Central and South America this year by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine. In the 14th annual gold list survey, 28,000 Condé Nast Travel readers selected the hotels around the world with the best service, rooms, food, ambience, design, location, and leisure facilities.
The Gold List is based on data collected from the annual Condé Nast Travel Readers’ Choice Survey and is the ultimate guide to the world’s finest properties. According to the Condé Nast survey, indigenous craftsmanship earned Chaa Creek the perfect design score of 100 points with room and services averaging over 95 points.
Condé Nast Traveler is a prestigious magazine published by Condé Nast Publications established in 1987 and specializing in luxury travel reviews of elegant hotels products, and services. In addition to writing about exotic locales that the readers may consider for holiday destinations, it also rates travel facilities.
The Lodge at Chaa Creek is carefully tucked away amidst lush tropical gardens along the verdant banks of the Macal River in the foothills of the ancient Maya Mountains. Individually designed thatched accommodations reflect an atmosphere of elegance where charmingly decorated rooms and suites offer fine fabrics, furnishings and antiques. These spacious cottages include private sun deck verandahs for viewing wildlife and interacting with nature.
Chaa Creek’s 365-acre nature reserve, home to the lodge, also hosts an internationally recognized Natural History Centre, Butterfly Farm, Rainforest Medicine Trail, miles of trails for walking, birding, mountain biking, and for horseback riding, a fleet of canoes, a full service spa, conference centre, and access to Belize’s Maya archaeological sites.
Staffed by professional individuals, this romantic little lodge blessed with understated Belizean charm and a spectacular jungle setting guarantees a unique and truly intimate experience.
You can review the listings yourself here in the Readers Choice section of Concierge or check out the article that will appear in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.