Where to stay in San Ignacio..
San Ignacio Resort Hotel
The San Ignacio Resort Hotel is a premier full-service boutique Resort situated in the Cayo District, Western Belize.
The 26-room property is centrally located within a 17-acre private estate and at walking distance of the Cahal Pech Maya site and the charming San Ignacio Town. The Resort includes a marble Mediterranean-style lobby with an exotic hardwood staircase, an air-conditioned Baroque-themed Lobby Bar, a formal dining room, and an extended outdoor seating area.
The Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant is the Hotel’s all-day dining restaurant that offers a newly remodeled air-conditioned dining hall boasting exceptional views of the hillside property. The menu is international with all the flavors and the best of Belizean cuisine featuring meats from our own family’s ranch where the restaurant got its name. Dining outdoors very often includes the visit of resident birds, including toucans that come to feed on nearby trees making for a unique “dining with the birds” experience.
The Green Iguana Conservation Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The Project uses interactive exhibits and programs to help educate visitors and create awareness among the general public. Here, visitors are given the opportunity mingle with these wonderful reptiles and also, learn the about the incubation, hatching, rearing, and releasing process.Book Now
Inspiration comes alive at Ka’ana, a luxe outpost where wandering spirits roam free. Nestled deep in the tropical jungle of western Belize, their boutique resort is an oasis of style, culture, personalized service, and modern amenities for well-seasoned adventurers and tastemakers alike. The location on the doorstep of an ancient Maya city has inspired Ka’ana’s name, which means “Heavenly Place.”
Ka’ana’s villas and suites have been thoughtfully designed to provide the ultimate in luxury while integrating the property’s natural beauty. You’ll find clean lines and modern amenities paired harmoniously with sumptuous Belizean textures and textiles. Whether you’re planning a romantic escape or an adventure abroad, you’ll always feel at home at Ka’ana.
Delicious food and a relationship with the environment are Ka’ana’s top priorities. They’ve brought these two loves together in a gorgeous two-acre organic garden, which inspires their chefs and supplies them with the fresh ingredients.Book Now
Windy Hill Resort
Windy Hill Resort is located in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, the most diverse area of Belize. This beautiful resort provides all the modern conveniences in a lush tropical setting and just minutes from the archaeological sites, rivers, caves and other attractions that visitors come to see and experience in Belize.
Windy Hill Resort is located in the Cayo District, the most popular inland destination in Belize. They offer 13 air conditioned deluxe cottages and 10 air conditioned standard rooms with all the modern conveniences in a lush tropical setting. Each cottage is decorated with exotic hardwoods, local art and hand-woven rugs. All the furnishings are custom-made by local craftsmen.
Windy Hill offers guided tours to all of Belize’s magnificent sites as well as to Tikal in Flores, Guatemala. The comfort and security of our guests is our number one priority and therefore, we offer all well-kept air-conditioned vans equipped with emergency equipment, first aid kit, ice chest, cold drinking water, and a licensed, friendly and knowledgeable Belizean guide!Book Now
Cahal Pech Village Resort
Experience their Belize resort’s ultimate privacy and award winning service – Cahal Pech Village Resort is your special place to stay in San Ignacio, Cayo. Built next to a Mayan ruin that was home to kings, Cahal Pech takes a page from that era by treating every guest like royalty. Survey your kingdom from afar to spot the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena. Wave to your subjects from the window of your comfortable Belize accommodations or check in and set off to visit this kingdom of riches.
Cahal Pech Village with its thatched roof cabanas and natural surroundings takes you back to a time long forgotten. The rooms in the main building have the same type of accommodation as the cabanas with an even more spectacular view.Book Now
Rumors Resort is a small Belizean family-owned and operated hotel. They cater to travelers seeking a tranquil getaway from the buzz of the town (San Ignacio) while still keeping its conveniences well within easy access. Situated near all major attractions in the Cayo District, Rumors is an ideal outpost for the adventure traveler seeking to experience the best of Belize’s cultural, historical and eco-adventure attractions.
At Rumors Restaurant you can choose from authentic Belizean dishes or typical International (American) dishes. In fact, all meals are made fresh with hand-picked vegetables from the San Ignacio’s Farmers market. Furthermore, they are grown organically in the foothills of the Maya Mountains. The meats are the best-quality from the butchers of free range animals on fertile Belizean soil.Book Now
Black Rock Lodge
Explore a unique eco-lodge nestled in the dense rainforest above the Macal River in the Mayan Mountains of Belize, 2.5 hours west of Belize City, south of San Ignacio.
The Lodge’s 20 cabins boast stunning views of Black Rock Canyon, the Macal River, and the surrounding rainforest and wildlife. An inviting hammock is provided to enjoy the spectacular surroundings in total relaxation. All cabins have en-suite bathrooms and closet areas. Simply decorated, the cabins display artwork created by local artisans and craftspeople.
Black Rock Lodge’s passionate commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable operation is evident in every aspect of your stay with us. The electricity for their beautifully situated, riverfront cabins is supplied by a custom hybrid system consisting of micro-hydro and solar power. 100% of the water usage is supplied by a nearby mountain spring and the Lodge is able to reduce water use through the installation of water conserving appliances. In addition, the wastewater is processed through “constructed wetlands” which use plants and natural aerobic bacterial activity to more completely clean the water, leaving no water contamination at all.
Table Rock Jungle Lodge
Choose a sustainable lodge in a canopied rainforest setting unlike any other in the Cayo District of Belize. Experience Table Rock’s hundred-acre reserve on the ancient Macal River, the intimate and hospitable service and accommodations, and the sights and sounds of the Belizean jungle. Hike, swim, canoe, birdwatch, or just indulge in serious relaxation. Close to all the major Mayan archeological sites and natural wonders of Belize, Table Rock is the ideal location for your adventure holiday.
Because of our small size, our location in the jungle, and our limited refrigeration space due to our 100% off-grid status, providing great meals that meet all our guests’ dietary needs can be challenging, to say the least. But that doesn’t mean we sacrifice quality! Our menu options are not huge, but they are fresh, delicious, and changed up every day. Here’s just a little sample of what some of our menus might look like during your stay . . .
The Lodge at Chaa Creek
Chaa Creek, rated one of the world’s best Eco Lodges & a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981. Wildly civilized sums up the philosophy of our award-winning Belize Resort, located in the heart of Maya civilization.
Chaa Creek offers a wide range of accommodations which includes twenty-three cottage style rooms nestled amid tropical gardens feature tastefully appointed interiors and airy palm thatched roofs. They also offer the Garden Suite and Garden Jacuzzi Suite, which, when rented separately or together as the Complete Garden Suite, offer a high degree of flexibility and comfort. In addition, the Spa Villa, Macal Cottage and Tree Top Suite all have their own style and feature amenities such as private Jacuzzis and stunning garden views.
Spoil your taste buds and enjoy delectable ‘Jungle Cuisine’ in the romantic al fresco dining room. Enjoy the sounds of birds singing in the surrounding trees in the daytime, and listen to the symphony of night sounds while you dine under candlelight. At the Chaa Creek restaurant, they combine modern and ‘old fashioned’ cooking techniques with a wide variety of fresh local produce to create innovative and original, mouthwatering meals.
The Blue Morpho Butterfly Farm continues to be a major attraction as people marvel at the splendid iridescent wings of these magnificent butterflies. The “Belizean Blue” can be observed during every stage of their life cycle. At Chaa Creek, their objective is to encourage learning about the environment and to have fun at the same time.
Maya Mountain Lodge
Maya Mountain Lodge & Tours is a friendly, family run jungle lodge with cottages & efficiency apartments plus a Belize tour operation located near San Ignacio in Belize’s Cayo District, Belize’s most visited eco-tourism vacation destination.
Maya Mountain Lodge is surrounded by beautiful Belizean tropical rain forest, toucans, and other rain forest treasures. Enjoy their delicious ethnic food, comfortable accommodations and exciting adventure tours. The Maya Mountain wellness center supports lifestyle change choices as well as rejuvenation and spa services.
The jungle lodge is a full service resort facility with eight rustic yet comfortable first class air-conditioned thatch and colonial tile-roofed cottages, individual rooms, swimming pool, first rate open air dining, free wireless internet, nature trails, all surrounded by the beautifully landscaped rain-forest.Book Now
Mystic River Resort
Nestled on a steep bank of the beautiful Macal River, eco-friendly Mystic River Resort Jungle Lodge offers the best of all worlds to those who travel to Belize. In this oasis of privacy, serenity and rejuvenation, there are no crowds, just the soothing sound of birds, rustling trees, soft breezes and breath-taking views.
The view from Mystic River Resort’s dining room will leave you breathless! Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Restaurant “La Ranita”, their in-house restaurant, where Belizean culinary artisans will indulge your taste buds with foreign flavors. They offer farm to table cuisine so you can help the chef hand-pick your favorites from the organic garden or ask for your preferred cheese that is crafted right onsite!Book Now
Vanilla Hills Lodge
Vanilla Hills Lodge is situated in the rolling hills of Cayo District on 30 acres next to the banks of the Mopan River. Although only five minutes from San Ignacio Town, the tourist center of Western Belize, the lodge is surrounded by peaceful nature. Vanilla Hills is your ideal starting point for a multitude of tours.
The Cabañas are spacious, comfortable and situated between shady trees. At night you can watch the clear starry sky from your verandah and in the morning the birds will wake you up.
At Vanilla Hills Lodge you will be staying in spacious and well equipped guest houses. If you wish to take your meals with us, you will be served gourmet breakfast and dinner while enjoying the magnificent views from the deck. The restaurant uses products from organic farms and fresh fish and shrimp from the Caribbean Sea. Many of the vegetables and herbs, as well as the eggs, come from our own greenhouse and garden.Book Now
Parrot Nest Lodge
Parrot Nest Lodge is a truly unique tropical experience. Spending the night under a 100 foot guanacaste tree in a tree house is like nothing else! The lodge is surrounded on three sides by the Mopan River, so a refreshing swim in clear water is never far away and the wildlife of the area abound. Yes, parrots and toucans are in great number there, along with hundreds of other types of birds, making this an ideal location for bird watching. Coati, agouti, otter, and the giant green iguana are among the many animals which are regular visitors to our beautiful gardens which, though lush and exotic, are virtually mosquito free, a real bonus for those who love the great outdoors – and a good night’s sleep.
Bullet Tree Falls village, just 3 miles from the Cayo district’s main town of San Ignacio, is the last outpost before the great forests to the west, south, and north. Though Spanish-speaking, everyone also speaks English. Located just outside the village, Parrot Nest consists of two tree houses and seven cabins, some with private bathrooms and others sharing two bathhouses. Children are welcome. Breakfast and dinner are served on the verandah of the main house. Dinners are generous, healthy, and fresh, and meals for vegetarians are provided on request. Clean drinking water is always available.Book Now
The Log Cabin Inn
The Log Cabin Inn is located one mile from San Ignacio Town in the Cayo District of Belize in Central America. They effortlessly believe in the concept of ‘Affordability, Comfort, and Tranquillity.’ The resort welcomes you to their twenty traditionally built jungle rooms that allows you to relish in the fresh breeze of nature without even having to leave the porch of your cabin. This full-service resort is a retreat to experience nature at its finest.
All accommodations are situated amidst lush tropical settings. The Log Cab-Inn Resort offers your choice of Standard, Individual and Deluxe cabins.Book Now
The Cocopele Inn is centrally located in Santa Elena Town, the sister town of San Ignacio, which is separated by the Macal River. A short scenic walk across the Hawksworth Bridge will take you directly to the heart of San Ignacio Town, where the banks & ATMs, Restaurants, shopping center, local farmers market and other attractions are located. Also located on the same property as the Inn are 2 local restaurant perfect for students, expats or anyone looking to take a bite of the local menu.
Accommodation in the San Ignacio area range from backpacker’s style to Luxury accommodations. Cocopele Inn offers mid-range rooms, well suited for long term stay.The Laundry service and kitchen area are monitored by security cameras making our Inn the safest mid-range hotel in the twin towns.Book Now
Located in San Ignacio Town, Midas offers great accommodations on a budget. Choose from standard rooms to lovely cabanas. Enjoy great deals for groups and family vacation. The restaurant serves authentic Belizean cuisine alongside a bar and refreshing pool.Book Now
Maya Bella Downtown Hotel
Maya Bella is located in down town San Ignacio amidst the hustle and bustle of a typical Belizean life. They provide great accommodations at the convenience of travelers on a budget. Enjoy a central location to all activities in San Ignacio.Book Now
Located in the heart of San Ignacio, Venus Hotel offers comfort at your own budget. Accommodations vary from Deluxe, Budget to shared dorms. Being in the center of town, Venus Hotel is highly rated for backpackers in San Ignacio.Book Now
Casa Blanca Guest House
Located in San Ignacio town, Casa Blanca Guest House is convenient for the budgeted travelers in Cayo. On the front balcony you can relax and watch the live of San Ignacio pass by. At the end of the day, come home to a warm welcome at the Casa Blanca Guest House.Book Now
Rolson Cocina Cantina and Hotel
Rolsons Hotel is a full service hotel that offers outstanding accommodations along with a high-quality Mexican and Belizean restaurant. The hotel sits on the topmost part of a large hill, which provides a beautiful view of the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena and the surrounding villages. Rolsons is conveniently located in San Ignacio, Cayo district of Belize which offers magnificent views and national parks, eco-tourism adventures and other unique excursions. This location makes the hotel an ideal destination for both the adventure seeking and leisure longing travelers.Book Now