6 Reasons Visiting Belize Is a Really Good Idea

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Going on vacation doesn’t mean that your healthy lifestyle goes on hiatus. While exotic beaches may conjure up visions of piña coladas and endless napping for some people, it’s easy to stay healthy when you choose the right vacation destination – and visiting Belize is a super smart destination for people in search of a healthy living paradise.

Tubing down the Macal River: Belize Floating Paradise

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Like most things at Chaa Creek, river tubing began as a couple of one-off adventures that caught on. In time, through experience and word of mouth, tubing became more and more in demand, to the point where it’s now another regular daily offering.

Belize Butterflies on the Road: Chaa Creek visits school

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As part of our commitment at The Lodge at Chaa Creek is to work with our local communities in building awareness and educating our local people on conservation and preservation of our natural environment. And in that respect, as part of our community outreach program, today saw our “Butterfly on the Road” Program when two of our Naturalist Guides packed up their equipment and visited the Sacred Heart Primary School in San Ignacio Town.

Lizards of Belize – What makes the Belizean Iguana Incredible!

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So the next time you come across a Belizean iguana sunning itself or diving into the water as your canoe passes we hope you’ll see more than just some lazy lizard lounging around, and appreciate that here is another example of nature’s marvellous ability to adapt and evolve. And when you consider that he or she is just one of hundreds of thousands of crucial components to Belize’s rainforest habitat, a habitat of amazing interdependence and diversity, we hope that you’ll share our sense of never ending excitement and appreciation for the sheer elegance of our natural world.

Canoeing in Belize: Summer’s Here and the Time is Right!

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And why not? With the pristine Macal River gently flowing past the front door and a fleet of well-maintained canoes at your disposal, canoeing is one of the activities at Chaa Creek that consistently delights guests of all ages. Even people who have never been in a canoe before discover just how enjoyable this age-old pastime is in Belize.

What is the Eco Kids Summer Camp all about?

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A weeklong summer camp that teaches Belizean children to be stewards of their environment and instills memorable values that will have an impact on the way children conduct their lives, their relationship with our fragile Earth, and the sustainable development of our future.

Belize elected to top level UN Security Council

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In a surprise move, Belize has been elected to the UN Security Council, and will be sharing an office with Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon, who requested the move “in order to work in close proximity with the Belizean advisors,” he said.

OK, Hand up! Who Eats Sea Cucumber?

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From our out-of-the-way file comes an out-of-the-way story…Belize’s alleged Sea Cucumber Queen was busted and remanded to gaol. Now, we think this is an interesting story because how many people are familiar with the sea cucumber, and the huge illegal trade in this most humble of marine animals?

Yo! Jesse Pinkman! We’re still waiting

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This all happened after the infamous Breaking Bad episode where Saul Goodman, the lawyer of dubious ethics and moral fibre, suggested that Walter White’s brother in law, DEA agent Hank, be “sent on a trip to Belize” as a euphemism for killing him.

New Archaeology Finds in Belize

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We mention this to explain our excitement about a recent find in northwestern Belize called Tulix Mu.

Global Ocean Conservation’s New face in Belize

A former Belizean news anchor joining a large group of celebrity supporters as the new head of environmental group Oceana in Belize is good news, according to The Lodge at Chaa Creek

Who else supports GMO regulations for Belize?

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Chief Agriculture Officer Roberto Harrison said that, “…there has been much controversy discussion in the public on the issue of GMOs in Belize, with two very strong sides for and against the introduction of GMOs.

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BELIZE, CENTRAL AMERICA!

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Our friends, guests and family literally circle the globe these days, so we’re grateful for the power of the web to reach out as we attempt to pass on our wishes for a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year to as many of you as possible.

Chaa Creek Announces New Changes for 2014

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The Lodge at Chaa Creek owners, Mick and Lucy Fleming have just announced that new offerings, tours and initiatives at the popular Belizean eco resort will make 2014 “one of the best years to discover or rediscover Belize.”

Book Now for 2014 Belize Romance Specials at Chaa Creek

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We know how much these experiences mean to couples, so we remain flexible and sensitive to special requirements and wishes. All couples need to do is ask, and we’ll go out of our way to make sure that dream romantic adventure is everything they hoped for