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“spice farm”(47 reviews)
“chocolate tour”(27 reviews)
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...more
Placencia Village | Main Street between Omars Creole Grub and Annas Fashion, just north of Dukunu Street intersection., Placencia, Belize
+501 629-5030
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seeing Mayan ruins was on the top of my husband's list of what we wanted to do in Placencia. Taste Belize was recommended to us and we are glad we were. We were picked up at our cabana complex by Lyra who is one of...More

Thank Sharon I
Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sharon, thanks for your wonderful review! I hope your husband enjoyed the rambutaans, next time you come to Belize let us know and we can book you in right away for a Spice Farm adventure. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable and passionate guides, thank...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rick and his wife are so friendly and we felt so welcome there! We already enjoy really good coffee but now our knowledge has tripled and we’re pretty sure we are well on our way to being REAL coffee lovers! We roasted coffee beans, learned...More

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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Rick and Candy are wonderful people which is why we love working with them! I am glad you enjoyed our class, its a perfect way to spend a couple hours in the heart of Placencia Village!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I took the coffee class with Rick on our last day in Placencia, and I am glad that we did. We were met by Rick and his wife Candy as we rolled up to his beautiful ocean-side home. We were treated to...More

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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad you enjoyed Rick and Candy's coffee class. Rick is so passionate about what he does that we can't help but fall in love with coffee.That carrot cake was baked by Merl's Bakery and Cafe, the best place for sweets and Belizean baked goods...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

I went on an extended Labor Day Weekend trip to Belize. I didn't make tour plans prior to my arrival and was fortunate to visit the Taste Belize shop in the village. I was able to inquire about a tour and was excited that they...More

Thank Lisa W
Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Lisa it was certainly an adventurous day! Thank you for choosing to spend time with us, come back to Belize again soon and we will be happy to take you on another excursion exploring what makes Belize such a jewel.

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This was the most amazing experience. My seventeen year old daughter loved it and kept saying it was the best experience she has ever had. We were lucky enough to have Elroy as our guide. He is very knowledgeable about pretty much everything. He stopped...More

1  Thank foggjen34
Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Jen we are so glad you and your daughter had such a wonderful time. You know what we say, Taste the Adventure, Taste Belize! We want our guests to experience the best of Belize every time they adventure with us and we are glad we...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We went on the Ixcacao and Spice tour. It was really interesting snd Peter is an entertaining and informative guide. This is a must do excursion well worth the money. My husband just wished the van was bigger/more comfortable. I had no problems with the...More

Thank Rourke S
Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so much for you 5 star review. We are glad you had a wonderful day and are sorry that our van was a little tight for your spouse. It is a Nissan Japanese model tour van and though Nissan claims it is a...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wow this trip was so amazing from start to finish. Our tour guide Peter was so informative on Belize and answered all of our dozens of questions we had on our adventure to the chocolate factory and waterfall. We will definitely be back to experience...More

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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Our goal is to leave you with a wonderful and unforgettable memory of our Jewel Belize. We are happy to hear we achieved our mission on tour with you! Come visit us again soon!

Reviewed 6 July 2018

From the time we walked into the shop in Placencia til the time Elroy dropped us off at home, we had the best experience possible. Booking was fast and easy and Elroy was the perfect guide and host for our day trip to the cacao...More

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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your day with us! We offer over 20 different customizable tour options so our guests can explore Belize from many different angles and indulge all their senses in beautiful country. One of the great things about many of our...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

I and my two children had a cruise stop in Placencia, Belize, and prior to the cruise I researched tours in Belize and Taste Belize sounded the best. I booked our day tour ahead with owner Lyra, and she and the company van met us...More

Thank Kathleen D
Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Kathleen, I am so glad you enjoyed our Garifuna cooking class.Due to time constraints we cannot offer our full tours to cruise passengers which is why we have our hands on classes right here on Placencia Peninsula. The dish that you made, hudut, is...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Elroy was a wonderful guide, this chocolate experience is definitely something you do not want to miss. The waterfall is an amazing ending to the day...

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Lyra S, Owner at Taste Belize Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad you enjoyed your day with us! Thanks again for choosing to Taste the Adventure!

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7 May 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.
30 November 2017|
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.
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!