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Taste Belize Tours

Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Educational and Awesome!

We toured Ixcacao, Lubaantun and swam at a waterfall. Each of those things on their own were really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie A
AMAZING !!!

Went on this tour with my husband this past weekend and oh my goodness was this magical ! From... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
krisseylove
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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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Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

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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 1 week ago

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 19, 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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Reviewed March 15, 2018

I spent an amazing day with Taste Belize touring Ms. Emma's fruit farm and Marie Sharp's hot sauce factory. I had read about Ms. Emma's gardens and really wanted to visit, but I couldn't find any tours. I took a chance and approached Taste Belize...More

Thank Matt F
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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Matt for booking with us and for your recommendation! We are so happy we could make your customized tour happen for you and that you enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful day. Our tour guide, Elroy was excellent, very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a traditional Maya meal for lunch. Transportation was in an air conditioning van that he kept it cool before we got back after each stop.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

I had a wonderful day on the Chocolate and Spice farm tour. Learned a ton, tasted some incredible flavours along the way and smelled some exotic flowers. Elroy, our tour guide was informative and involved. Looking forward to my next visit to Placencia and more...More

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Doubled the pleasure! Cooking lesson with Gloria ( also a side of drumming and dancing) in Hopkins. Great time preparing the traditional Garifuna meal from scratch! Delicious. Fun. Unique experience. River tubing in the afternoon... all arranged by Lyra who provided us with a fascinating...More

Thank Carole S
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teresachoirlady
7 May 2018|
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Response from jennifer d | 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
30 November 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
11 February 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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