It still amazes me that people can go from a bustling city to one of the most pristine wilderness areas on earth in just a few hours.
San Ignacio, Belize (PRWEB)
June 29, 2017
New direct flights from Ft Lauderdale to Belize are one more example of the little Caribbean country’s dramatic rise as a tourism destination, and The Lodge at Chaa Creek has responded by welcoming visitors with a range of summer vacation activities that focus on the little country’s “timeless appeal”, the Belizean jungle lodge’s general manager said.
Bryony Fleming Bradley said Southwest Airlines’ new daily service from Ft Lauderdale to Belize’s Philip Goldson International Airport, which began June 2017 with multiple connections to Baltimore, New York, Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Washington DC and other cities, allows travellers to fly almost directly to Chaa Creek via a Tropic Air connection to the adjacent Maya Flats airstrip, or to enjoy a comfortable air-conditioned ride with an optional visit to the Belize Zoo.
Both options have their advantages, she explained.
“Flying directly to Belize from Florida, and then taking the short Tropic Air hop to the Maya Flats airstrip, which is literally at our front door, is the quickest, most efficient way to get poolside and start enjoying a Belize vacation.
“With the overland option, our naturalist guides collect guests at the airport and are happy to point out things of interest and answer questions during the drive in. Along with optional stops at the Belize Zoo, where visitors can get up close and personal with many of the animals that inhabit the 400-acre private…