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Explore Belcampo, an awesome agritourism resort in Belize

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Mara Jernigan, a Canadian who previously ran Fairburn Farm on Vancouver Island, helped transform this former fishing lodge into a massive eco-retreat encompassing a 1,200-hectare farm within a 4,800-hectare rain-forest preserve.

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Belcampo’s organic garden provides the resort kitchen with vegetables and herbs, as well as tomatoes, spinach, eggplant, papaya, bananas and avocados.

Tara Donne

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More than just a place to lounge around by the pool or indulge in a massage – though both options are encouraged – Belcampo helps conserve the marine environment through sustainable agriculture management and rain-forest conservation.

Antoine Lorgnier

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Guests enjoy screened verandahs and spa-style baths in the 12 private suites at Belcampo Lodge.

Antoine Lorgnier

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Fly-fishing experts pilgrimage to Belcampo in private jets looking for “the Grand Slam” – tarpon, permit and bonefish.

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Get out and explore the rain forest that surrounds you: Toledo Creek in Belize.

Antoine Lorgnier

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