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Taste Belize Tours

Placencia Village | Main Street between Omars Creole Grub and Annas Fashion, just north of Dukunu Street intersection., Placencia, Belize
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Chocolate, Cooking, and Bitters Tour

We had a great time on our tour! Lyra was incredibly knowledgeable and accommodating on all aspects... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robyn Z
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Highlight of our trip!

We just got dropped off after a full day tour seeing Lubaantun and Ixcacao (chocolate). Elroy was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FoodWandererWI
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Award winning food and culture focused tours and classes for visitors looking for a different vacation experience. Home of the original chocolate tour out of Placencia, Belize. Lyra, guide, food anthropologist and organic farmer, helps you embrace Belize with all five senses. Explore our diverse food and distinct cultures in a beautiful natural environment. You haven't experienced our country until you Taste Belize! Belizean owned and operated.
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“chocolate tour” (33 reviews)
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Placencia Village | Main Street between Omars Creole Grub and Annas Fashion, just north of Dukunu Street intersection., Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time on our tour! Lyra was incredibly knowledgeable and accommodating on all aspects of our day. We started with learning about and making real Belizean chocolate, then had a fabulous hudut lunch which we helped make which was absolutely amazing! We...More

Thank Robyn Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just got dropped off after a full day tour seeing Lubaantun and Ixcacao (chocolate). Elroy was our tour guide. Amazing amount of knowledge, very friendly, and a lot of fun. Juan and Henry at Ixcacao taught us a lot and didn’t laugh when we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lyra, had invited our company to a tour with Taste Belize and after some time, we decided to take her up on her offer, We left on tour at the exact time it was to leave, We arrived at the Ixcacoa Chocolate Tour, Just as...More

Thank Apolo C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a group of four we booked a half day Che'il Chocolate tour with Taste Belize. On a rainy day, we were luck to get Peter as our guide. The hour long drive through the countryside of Belize went by fast as Peter narrated. Our...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

We toured Ixcacao, Lubaantun and swam at a waterfall. Each of those things on their own were really spectacular but truly Peter and Lyra make Belize come to life with their informative dialogue about the history, food and culture. It is obvious they have a...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Went on this tour with my husband this past weekend and oh my goodness was this magical ! From start to finish Peter arrived on time to pick us up, was professional and gave us tons of history in Belize. The chocolate stop was amazing...More

Thank krisseylove
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Ixcacao Chocolate tour followed by spice farm tour with Leroy a most memorable part of our trip to Placencia. Lots of entertaining information presented and demonstrated by the host and owner of Ixcacao, tastings, hands-on chocolate making, delicious lunch followed by spice farm tour and...More

Thank SAR111222
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on this tour on our honeymoon. What a fantastic day! Lyra is a great tour guide who really knows her stuff. I won't repeat what others have said, but if you have any interest in food, chocolate, Belize or the...More

Thank Karl B
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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks Karl it was a great pleasure to spend the day with you and your wife! We hope you make it across the pond again sometime! Best wishes for a beautiful life together to the two of you.

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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I wanted to take a cooking class. Our travel agent arranged this experience. It was wonderful! Elroy picked us up at our resort and drove us into the foothills of beautiful mountains. He discussed information about Belize. We also looked at a...More

Thank William M
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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

We are so glad you had a good day with the ladies at Indian Creek and with Elroy. We hope to see you again for another one of our hands on cooking classes! Travel well and thank you for your visit!

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We went on the Chocolate Waterfall Tour, and it was excellent!! A 2-hour drive to the Ixcacao Chocolate Farm near Toledo was a long trip but our guide Lyra entertained us with historical facts about the people of Belize, her history growing up on a cacao...More

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teresachoirlady
May 6, 2018|
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Response from CLTJennifer | Reviewed this property |
Agreed - reach out to Taste of Belize directly as this question on Trip Advisor just goes to travelers who have reviewed this company.
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freder1ck
November 29, 2017|
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Response from Lyra S | Property representative |
Hi Frederick, please email us (email address is listed under our contact information) and I will put you in touch with educators on the peninsula who might be able to arrange something.
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Illini_8
February 10, 2017|
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Response from Lyra S | Property representative |
Hi Tim, we do door to door pick up and drop off on Placencia Peninsula as part of our tour service for all our mainland tours. We can definitely pick you up at either resort!
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