After all, chocolate does more for the mind and body than other sweet treats and since Belize is the epicenter of chocolate production in the Caribbean region, you can learn while having a blast at all of the social activities surrounding this popular fair.
Chocolate making has deep roots in Belize that go back to Mayan societies who harvested beans from cacao trees hundreds of years ago. Maya chocolate makers used rocks to crush beans, mixed them with water and chilis and cooked the mixture to produce “the drink of the gods.”
What can chocolate do for you? It can:
-Boost your mood
-Protect your brain
-Sharpen your focus
-Improve brain blood flow
-Work as an antioxidant
-Add to your daily magnesium intake
-Encourage healthy intestinal tract bacteria
-Reduce food cravings.
Convinced? Given the health benefits you’ll receive by taking a vacation to Belize during this festival, even if your doctor doesn’t prescribe a therapeutic trip to the chocolate festival, that doesn’t mean you can’t prescribe a visit for yourself. Flights to Belize get you to your destination in just a couple of hours and as low season approaches, accommodations are deliciously affordable.
Who can you count on to help you maximize your entire visit? UntameBelize.com, the company you can count on for festival access, guides, transportation, shuttle services and everything you require to do the chocolate festival in style. Use Untame Belize and get the scoop on what to see and do so you maximize your time and don’t miss a thing.
It’s Belize’s most delicious celebration