Mayan Mountains

Rolling mountains, expansive pine forest and deep cut gorges make up Mountain Pine Ridge in western Belize, an area which encourages adventure. Meander the Macal River in an authentic dugout canoe, explore one of the largest cave systems in the world, go mountain-biking or horse-riding through thick jungle, or go trekking through pine-scented woodland bursting with exotic wildlife and birdsong.

Forest Highlands

The interior of Belize is a treasure trove of pristine jungle, natural wonders, Mayan ruins and wondrous adventure, and Mountain Pine Ridge offers an amazing experience to both couples and families. Charming accommodation can be found here, ranging from traditional rustic-chic wooden huts to more in your face modern luxury, ensuring all bases are covered.

Where to go in Mayan Mountains

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The Lodge at Chaa Creek

The Lodge at Chaa Creek

Cayo District, Mayan Mountains, Belize

Successfully blending refined comfort with endless adventure opportunities, The Lodge at Chaa Creek is an established sustainable eco-resort and 365-acre private nature reserve, set alongside the banks of the Macal River in the Cayo District of Belize.

Adventure Eco/ethical tourism Riding
Blancaneaux Lodge

Blancaneaux Lodge

Mountain Pine Ridge, Mayan Mountains, Belize

Blancaneaux Lodge is movie director Francis Ford Coppola's romantic Mountain Pine Ridge retreat in western Belize home to 20 villas and cabanas surrounded by Mayan ruins, shimmering waterfalls, turquoise pools, lush vegetation and exotic wildlife.

Adventure Eco/ethical tourism Riding Culture
Gaia River Lodge

Gaia River Lodge

Mountain Pine Ridge, Mayan Mountains, Belize

Gaia River Lodge is a wonderful and peaceful retreat in the highlands of Belize. Perfect for honeymooners, this is a relaxing spot to experience some of the abundant natural diversity of Belize and its Mayan heritage, alongside comfort and good service.

Adventure Couples Culture Eco/ethical tourism
Hidden Valley Inn

Hidden Valley Inn

Mountain Pine Ridge, Mayan Mountains, Belize

A wonderfully remote rustic-chic lodge situated in Belize's picturesque Mountain Pine Ridge area, Hidden Valley Inn is great for walking, bird watching and exploring the waterfalls, caves and Mayan temples of the region.

Adventure Off the beaten track Wildlife
Black Rock Lodge

Black Rock Lodge

Cayo District, Mayan Mountains, Belize

Black Rock Lodge is a unique eco-lodge in the Cayo District of Belize. Surrounded by jungle wilderness and perched above the rushing Macal River, it is superbly located to explore the best of the region.

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10 nights
Imagine Belize

Imagine Belize

Ambergris Caye, Cayo District, Placencia

Enjoy a healthy injection of culture and adventure whilst exploring jungle and Maya ruins. There will also be plenty of time to relax on idyllic beaches whilst sipping rum cocktails and snorkelling amongst exotic fish and colourful coral in the world’s second-largest barrier reef.

GBP £3,700 pp

13 nights
Wild Belize

Wild Belize

Orange Walk, Cayo District, Hopkins & Ambergris Caye

Take a walk on the wild side. This action-packed itinerary promises the adventure of a lifetime, discover ancient temples and wildlife hidden in dense jungle and uncover exotic marine life below the glittering turquoise waters of the Caribbean.

Wildlife Couples Off the beaten track

GBP £5,700 pp

13 nights
Family Fun in Belize

Family Fun in Belize

Miami, Cayo District, Mountain Pine Ridge & Ambergris Caye

A wonderfully varied adventure combining vibrant Miami with Belize's verdant rainforests, remote and lesser explored Maya sites and local villages, wildlife, picturesque scenery and colourful coral reefs offshore offering superb snorkelling and diving.

Adventure Eco/ethical tourism Off the beaten track Wildlife

GBP £6,500 pp

11 nights
Family Fun in Guatemala & Belize

Family Fun in Guatemala & Belize

Antigua, Tikal, Forest Highlands & Placencia

A varied and relaxing itinerary through Guatemala and Belize that is ideal for families looking for a dash of adventure, offering soaring jungle temples, colourful market towns, plentiful wildlife and the powdery white sand beaches of Belize's Caribbean.

Adventure Beach Couples Diving

GBP £4,600 pp

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