The Belize Cacao Consortium Group Investment Tour
May 19-22, 2017
Come spend a few fun-filled and educational days in the tropics getting to know the team at the Belize Cacao Consortium!
Find out what it takes to produce fine flavor/organic cacao … And convert it to CASH FLOW!
Learn about the whole chocolate process from “seed to bean to bar” and see if profiting from this $98 billion industry is for YOU! Discover how you can own a parcel in a cacao plantation.
Find out more! Below is a detailed itinerary for this inaugural tour …
Fri May 19:
Arrive Belize International Airport (preferably before 2 pm CST)
Tropic Air domestic transfer to Punta Gorda (to be arranged by the Belize Cacao Consortium team per your arrival)
Airport pick up in Punta Gorda and transfer to The Lodge at Big Falls
5:00 pm… Welcome Reception
6:00 pm… Attend the Gala Wine and Chocolate Festival Dinner … 11th Annual Belize Chocolate Festival Kick- Off Celebration with 5 local chocolatiers displaying Belize’s best (until now!)
Sat May 20:
7 – 8 am…Breakfast at The Lodge at Big Falls
Guided tour of a producing 31 acre Peini Cacao Plantation farm … see, touch and hug a whole farm of real “chocolate” trees!
Tour of Belize Cacao Traders cacao processing depot … Learn how wet cacao is fermented and dried before it becomes gourmet chocolate
Lunch at Coleman’s … the best traditional food in Belize!
After lunch …
Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience with Eladio Pop touring his cacao farm … He is truly a cross of Robinson Crusoe and Darwin! A tour you will never forget.
Then the team will take you to downtown Punta Gorda so you can enjoy a couple of hours at the Chocolate Festival Street Fair, meet the locals, shop for gifts and enjoy an ice cold Belikin (the famous beer of Belize)
Then on to dinner at Ashas … right on the Caribbean Sea … with undoubtedly the best seafood buffet, drinks and Reggae music in Punta Gorda.
Sun May 21:
8 – 9 am…Breakfast at The Lodge at Big Falls
After breakfast, tour the Maya ruins at Lubantun and experience ancient Maya history up close and personal!
Then on to visit with the “babies” – experience Belize Cacao Consortium’s own nursery with 90,000 baby cacao trees getting themselves ready to be planted this year so they can grow up to produce fine flavor organic specialty cacao on Peini Cacao Plantation farms.
Then in early-afternoon back to The Lodge at Big Falls for some rest and relaxation…
Lunch at the hotel, if you wish … And a nap could be in order.
Or go on a guided river tubing adventure for 90 minutes on the river
Or use the hotel kayaks … Both are right on the property!
Then freshen up (if you like) for the come-as-you-are Sunday evening…. Party by the Pool!
5:00 pm – ish… Cocktails and Appetizers
6 – 8 pm… Native Garifuna drummers and dancers will entertain you in typical Belizian Caribbean style
6:30…BBQ sunset dinner poolside
Stay up as late as you wish, but remember … We all fly to Mahogany Bay Village on Ambergris Caye on Monday morning!
Mon May 22:
Tropic Air flight to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye … a spectacular aerial tour of Belize at 5000 feet!
Tour Belize Cacao Consortium’s very own Mahogany Chocolate 5-star gourmet, brand new, state-of-the-art chocolate kitchen and retail outlet … learn all about what it takes to create gourmet chocolate from our Executive Chocolatier Joshua Parker … a hands-on experience with chocolate to take home!
After all that, time to relax … Maybe take a dip in the salt-water pool at the fantastic Mahogany Bay Village Guest House. Enjoy a relaxing pool-side dinner at Shaken … THE restaurant on Ambergris Caye with the most spectacular Caribbean sunsets
Unfortunately, it could be time for you to … Go Home!
Or better yet, extend your stay for a few days in Belize. Scuba diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, beer drinking, para-sailing, walking the white sand beaches, more Maya ruins …
The Belize Cacao Consortium team can help you set it all up … just ask!
By now you must be dreaming of diving into this chocolate filled adventure and are wondering … How do I sign up?