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Chaa Creek Lodge

about chaa creek lodge, cayo district

In a place of diverse ecology, wild jungle, rich civilisations and archaeological sites, Chaa Creek Lodge has become recognised as a great example of green tourism in Belize. Within a 365 acre reserve, the resort is surrounded by wildlife and natural history and there are vibrant, rich cultures to discover, such as the Maya civilisation.

Despite being such a nature and community focused resort, the accommodation is surprisingly luxurious and comfortable. A variety of palm thatched cottages are available, as well as luxurious suites; some in the garden, others in the tree tops, yet all with their own private Jacuzzi and unique, solid furnishings. 

A stay here contributes towards sustainable tourism without sacrificing your enjoyment, topped off with an amazing restaurant and a jungle bar.

chaa creek lodge details

Style

A great eco-resort with a variety of accommodation options, from a basic and comfortable ‘back to nature’ style to luxurious tree top suites!

Setting

On the banks of the Macal River, in the foothills of the Maya Mountains. The resort is just a short walk away from San Ignacio Town.

Accommodation & Facilities

The Macal River Camp provides basic and comfortable accommodation for those wanting a real back to nature experience. This is a peaceful and tranquil spot where guests can relax with the sounds of the jungle, away from civilisation. The Spa Villa has 3 bedrooms in a tropical garden, with a panoramic view of the jungle and Macal River Basin from behind the glass panelled living area. There is also a large veranda and Jacuzzi, a full kitchen and a stocked bar. There are a collection of cottages, each tailored for groups, families, singles or couples. They are palm thatched and feature elegant furnishings alongside local and international art and fine fabrics. The Orchard Villa was specifically designed for families, but is just a good for groups of friends or those just wanting more space. Set in a private garden, the villa is spread out over 2 floors featuring 2 queen sized sleeping areas and a loft with 2 single beds. The Garden Suite and Garden Jacuzzi Suite can be rented separately or together, the former with a private veranda with jungle views, the latter with a 4 poster mahogany bed, Jacuzzi, private veranda and jungle garden. The Tree Top Suites each have 1 bedroom, perched high in the jungle for that amazing panoramic Belizean jungle view. All with a Jacuzzi and veranda specially placed for star gazing, these are great for romantic getaways and special occasions.

The swimming pool is eco friendly and great for adults and children alike, complete with an added paddling pool for the young ones and lots of space to lounge around. The spa holds a commanding position from a hilltop and includes various relaxing treatments for your mind and body. There is a natural history centre behind the cottages and an organic farm to explore.

Dining

The restaurant specialises in ‘jungle cuisine’ and allows you to dine outside in the company of the wildlife. Modern and classic techniques are combines to create some culinary delights and international meals.

Activities

Chaa Creek supplies a myriad of activities, so there is something for absolutely everyone. On site guests can join horseback riding tours, go hiking, venture out on a ‘creatures of the night’ walk, visit the butterfly farm and follow a Belize Rainforest trail. You can also go mountain biking, go bird watching or enjoy a canoe trip.

Once you decide to venture off the premises, there are a variety of packages available to help you plan your ideal trip as they know how overwhelming it can be when there is so much to do. Explore the ancient city of the Maya people in Tikal, snorkel the Belize Great Barrier Reef, venture through the Maya Caves and more…

Child Policy

Children are welcome

Responsible Travel

Chaa Creek aims to have the most minimal impact possible on the environment, helping to preserve wild Belize and the communities that live there.

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