Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary

The name may be slightly misleading -- there are no hot springs at Aguacaliente Wildlife Sanctuary -- this protected area is a great destination for birdwatcher and lovers of nature attraction in general.

Three freshwater lagoons, two hot springs, limestone hills, scrub, broadleaf forests, and marshlands make up this reserve, which is carefully cared for by 10 different local communities.

Set on 5,492 acres of lowland, the sanctuary is set up with boardwalks and trails, but it can also be explored by canoe. It is best loved by birders.


Positioned toward the center of Toledo District, Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary always welcomes local customers and visitors who are lodging in this section of Belize. Whether or not you are staying in this location, you are free to stop by for some fun in the sun. It is 12.7 miles west-northwest of Punta Gorda.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood around this nature preserve. The nearest eatery to Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary is Golden Restaurant, which serves Asian food. Also close-by, you and your group will find options such as Ex-Servicemen's Bar and Da Lazy Fish where you and your companions may eat some Latin American food and enjoy the local foods and culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

You'll find some other activities in the area, including Toledo Botanical Arboretum, which is within traveling distance in Toledo District. You might want to also consider visiting Uxbenka, which is another nearby attraction.

Nature preserves are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's more to visit in Belize. The following list contains attractions that are nearby.

Attractions Near Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Toledo Botanical Arboretum Other Attraction 4.1 mi. (22.9 km) N 14.2 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda
Uxbenka Historic Site 4.2 mi. (26.9 km) NW 16.7 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda
Laguna Cave GeoFeature 5.1 mi. (12.2 km) ESE 7.5 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda
Hokeb Ha Cave GeoFeature 5.4 mi. (27.1 km) N 16.8 mi. Northwest of Punta Gorda

Location: Toledo District, Belize


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