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Was Peter Pan Really In Belize?

Wed, 2018-05-16 19:25
We Always Knew Belize Is Special… When we heard that “YouTube Researcher” Matthew Patrick announced that he discovered the actual location of the fictional Neverland, we dropped our teddy bears and sat up. Belize as the home of Peter Pan? ...

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Keeping Belize’s Rivers Clean – One Bag At A Time

Mon, 2018-05-14 11:43
Chaa Creek’s River Clean-up Campaign The Macal River has a rich history – as the part of the ancient Maya superhighway it connected the highlands of Guatemala to the Caribbean coastal trade routes, as the gateway to Belize’s interior it ...

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A Royal Honeymoon in Belize?

Fri, 2018-05-11 15:44
We’d love to welcome Prince Harry back to Chaa Creek – and here’s hoping he and Meghan will consider our invitation to enjoy some royal quality time in a peaceful rainforest setting. How time flies… Was it really back in ...

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It’s 2018, And Belize Continues To Grow In Popularity

Mon, 2018-04-23 12:09
While proving that success can go hand-in-hand with sustainability Maybe it’s not exactly going from zero to hero, but having watched Belize evolve from barely known British Honduras to one of the world’s more trendy travel destinations has been a ...

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Love Is A Many Splendored Thing – Let It Blossom At Chaa Creek

Tue, 2018-04-10 12:22
Spring has arrived and love – in all its many wonderful forms – is in the air. Here at the lovers’ paradise of Chaa Creek, our hopelessly romantic, always helpful Romantic Adventures Team has been working overtime to craft a ...

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Spring Has Sprung, Summer Is Close Behind, And Belize Beckons!

Mon, 2018-04-09 17:27
It’s Time To Start Planning That Belize Family Summer Vacation Gee! Time sure seems to be flying these days… How many times have you heard that lately? In banks, at work, school, whenever you need to supply a date, it ...

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Easter Egg Hunting In Belize 2018!

Tue, 2018-04-03 13:30
Easter Tradition Re-lived In Belize What spells family better than a relaxing vacation with your closest loved ones? Few things… What brings families together more than seeing their little ones having the time of their lives? Again, few things… In ...

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A Big, Beautiful Biological Bypass For Belize!

Thu, 2018-03-29 12:30
Belize is currently creating one of Central America’s largest biological corridors …to provide safe, unhindered movement for some of the world’s most beautiful wildlife. Just after posting news about the Belize government’s recent moves to phase out the use of ...

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Belize – The Beauty Of A Plastic Free Future

Mon, 2018-03-26 11:26
Sometimes the news can actually make you smile… And so it went this week with reports that the Government of Belize was taking the first steps to phase out the use of plastic shopping bags, Styrofoam packaging and plastic food ...

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Belize Eco Kids Summer Camp 2018: Sign Up Today!

Wed, 2018-03-21 19:02
The annual Eco Kids educational summer camp is drawing near, and the Lodge at Chaa Creek is urging young Belizeans between the ages of 9 and 12 years old to get on board early! Officially known as the Children’s Summer ...

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Spanish Lookout Belize: Happy Anniversary!

Mon, 2018-03-19 17:35
Time flies when you’re helping to build a nation… Was it only sixty years ago that a Mennonite community left Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Belize? It was, and Belize is all the better for it.  Have you eaten any ...

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Help Belize Save The Reefs, And Maybe Win a Stay at Chaa Creek

Tue, 2018-03-13 12:29
Or any one of a number of other epic Belizean Experiences They say that doing good is its own reward And sometimes there’s a bonus… If you’re reading this, chances are you have some interest in Belize. And if you’re ...

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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Thu, 2018-03-01 11:54
are more than just words when Italy, Belize and Eco-Tourism join hands across the (green) planet What do Italy, a Caribbean regional organisation, Belize’s San Ignacio Town and The Lodge at Chaa Creek have in common? A desire to make ...

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The US and Belize Governments Join Together to Help Preserve Our Maya Heritage

Sun, 2018-02-25 14:27
The US and Belize Governments Join Together to Help Preserve Our Maya Heritage People familiar with Chaa Creek know how much Belize’s Maya heritage means to us.  Like pretty much all Belizeans – especially that twelve percent of the population ...

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Chaa Creek and Inland Belize Meet Boston TV

Tue, 2018-02-20 11:42
A mutual admiration society is born Ah, Boston…what’s not to like? Known as the Cradle of Liberty, with the Boston Tea Party pretty much kicking off the American Revolution, and home to Harvard University, Fenway Park, the Boston Celtics, Boston ...

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Belize’s Maya: Thousands Of Years Later, Still Making News!

Mon, 2018-02-19 10:27
“It’s like déjà vu, all over again” -Yogi Berra A few years ago we covered a story about Maya artefacts from Belize going on a road show across the US of A, drawing and wowing large audiences wherever they went. ...

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Easter In Belize: Why It Has Become So Popular Over The Years

Thu, 2018-02-15 22:07
And why you should start making plans to join Easter in Belize this year Winter’s beginning to ease its icy grip and we can almost feel the approach of Spring, with the long awaited arrival of warmer weather, birdsong, flowers, ...

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Happy Belize Valentine’s Day!

Wed, 2018-02-14 09:00
Happy Belize Valentine’s Day! “Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning” – James Earl Jones All of us here at The Lodge at Chaa Creek wish lovers the world over a very Happy Valentines Day ...

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A National Geographic Explorer Says Maya Discoveries In Belize “Blew Our Minds”

Thu, 2018-02-08 11:31
A National Geographic Explorer Says Maya Discoveries In Belize “Blew Our Minds” and we say, Join the Club We had to chuckle while reading a new, interesting article in the New York Times. First, there was the fact that probably ...

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