Fall in Love: 6 Astonishing Photos of Belize Jungle Weddings!

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Imagine your wedding ceremony held amidst exotic flowers and birdcalls in the tropical rainforest of Belize, or next to an ancient Maya temple rising out of lush jungle as you stand on worn stones trod centuries ago by high priests and royalty. Or perhaps you prefer having huge, iridescent blue butterflies released into the forest as you exchange vows and savour that very special kiss.

Belize Educational Programs: Butterflies on the Road 2015!

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The month of May is known to be education month in Belize, so with that in mind and as part of our community outreach and education programs Chaa Creek’s Naturalist Guides set out on a journey to conduct the annual “Butterflies on the Road” program.

Belize The New Foodies Paradise? You Bet!

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The rise of a new food culture in Belize – these fresh, organic ingredients, combined with creative flair, makes for one of the best dining experiences you’ll have anywhere! Learn what the trend is about!

A Belize Summer Romance You’ll Never Forget!

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Belize’s premier rainforest romance destination, The Lodge at Chaa Creek, is offering lovers significant savings throughout June, July and August 2015, including a free night’s stay, and special discounts on the Belize all-inclusive Honeymoon vacation package.

Farewell Peter Tonti – A Belize Tourism Pioneer!

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It is with great sadness that the management and staff of Chaa Creek farewell a former long-time member of the Chaa Creek Team. Peter Tonti, who was with Chaa Creek for fifteen years, most recently as the company’s Chief Financial Officer, passed away on April 16th, 2015, leaving a huge void in the entire Belizean tourism industry, where he carved out a legacy as one of the industry’s pioneers and contributors to its early success.

Belize, Star of Stage and Screen…

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We were delighted to see Belize pop up on two of our favourite television shows – on the animated antics of American Dad, and then on the season finale of “Better Call Saul”.

Game on! La Ruta Maya Belize Runs Again

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Once again, one of the coolest events in all of Central America, and definitely one of the most interesting canoe races in the world is about to take place in Belize. Yes folks, it’s time for the annual La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge.

Lost Luggage? 7 things to know in case the airline does!

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There’s a unique kind of relief that floods your body when you see your suitcase slowly rotating toward you on the baggage carousel, coming back like a loyal pet. If you’ve listened to our advice, there’s no reason you should ever lose your luggage again, but with a seemingly endless stream of stories about airlines who have forgotten almost a full day’s worth of luggage or temporarily misplaced several show dogs, it’s worth looking into what you should do if it happens to you. Here are a few things you can do if your luggage every gets lost or delayed.

Another Eggs-Citing Easter Week in Belize!

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Easter in Belize is another one of those festive celebrations that could only happen in this tranquil melting pot nestled between the Caribbean Sea and pristine rainforests of Central America. Like every holiday in Belize, Easter is a combination of the familiar and the exotic, retaining the traditional elements that North Americans and Europeans love along with an added cultural zest from Belize’s different ethnic groups, from the ancient Maya through to more recent settlers.

Belize Rainforest Safari ATV Tours Launched!

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Late last year those imaginative folks at Chaa Creek promised some new adventures for 2015, and we’re happy to report that an exciting new Rainforest Safari has been added to the list of jungle exploits.

Happy New Year from Belize’s Chaa Creek!

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All of us at The Lodge at Chaa Creek wish all of our friends around world health, happiness, prosperity and the realisation of your dreams during the New Year. Here in Belize we’re looking forward to 2015, and hope that you are too!

Belize Recipes: Carne asada al Chimichurri

Belize Recipes of Carne ala Chimichurri (grilled beef steak)

Unlike some places, many Belizean specialties can be found throughout the entire country. As a unique departure from some other popular destinations, many recommended “tourist restaurants” are frequented by locals, often times proving to be some of the best spots to sample Belizean cuisine.

Our Head Chef, Mario Mendez, shares with us a scrumptious CARNE ASADA AL CHIMICHURRI Recipe, which is a mix Maya, Mestizo & Mexican flavors. We trust you will enjoy this as much as we do!

Belize Romantic Vacations Specialist!

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Did you know that Chaa Creek actually has a Romantic Adventures specialist? Meet Ms. Denise Duran, who with her team of hopeless romantics has been looking after weddings, honeymoons, second honeymoons and all things pertaining to love for some years now.

New Chicago-To-Belize Flights thanks to United Airlines!

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United Airlines will offer new Chicago-to-Belize flights beginning 20 December 2014, they will be adding weekly Saturday flights from Chicago to Belize City, bolstering its current service to Belize from Houston and Newark.

The Great Belize Barrier Reef: No to a luxury resort!

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Television star and well known environmental activist Ted Danson together with Oceana CEO Andrew Sharpless write about A Luxury Resort that Threatens the Belize’s Mesoamerican Reef on the Huffington Post.

Belize’s Charm Is Difficult to Describe But Easily Experienced

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We were having a look through the November 20 2014 Travel Pulse, as you do, and couldn’t help but notice a piece in the “Editor’s Notebook” section titled, Belize’s Charm Is Difficult to Describe But Easily Experienced.

Belize showcases Caribbean Music!

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The 6th Edition of the Traveling Caribbean Film Showcase in Belize was launched November 4 at the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City, this year focusing on the music from thirteen Caribbean countries.

The Ultimate Belize Thanksgiving Vacation: It’s Not Too Late!

The Best Belize Thanksgiving Vacation Package!

Looking for the ultimate Thanksgiving? There’s still time and a few spaces left for Belize’s Chaa Creek annual Thanksgiving Vacation Package for those who prefer an exotic setting and a side order of adventure with their turkey.

6 Reasons Why Christmas in Belize is Winter Wonderland

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As temperatures drop in northern climes, the tropics naturally start looking inviting – just ask the countless birds making their way down to Belize right now. There are many other reasons that make Belize the perfect winter destinations, and here’s five that immediately come to mind.

Chaa Creek in Belize: The Ultimate Early Christmas Present!

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This year Chaa Creek’s Jungle Bells all-inclusive Belize Vacation offers the gift of time and space – time to just kick back, time to spend with each other, time to slow the world down and reflect and appreciate!

Pre-Christmas in Belize: Jungle Bells Inland Expedition

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With Chaa Creek’s new Jungle Bells Green Pre-Christmas All-inclusive Belize vacation package you can get away a bit early this year, avoid the rush while having a great time together doing new things in a tropical paradise, and then make it home just in time for Christmas – this year refreshed and rejuvenated for a change. With the vacation being the big present this year!

Farewell Paul Nabor: A Belize Music Legend

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Belize lost a national treasure and we farewelled a wonderful friend this week with the passing of Paul Nabor, Garifuna parandero extraordinaire and one of the best cultural ambassadors Belize ever had.

Belize Cacao: a revolution going on in Southern Belize!

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Indigenous Innovations: Revolutionizing the Cocoa Industry in Belize, is a project that is part of a radical new approach aimed at supporting small Maya communities by helping to boost production and then better market their ancestor’s favourite crop – cacao.