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.


Located near the heart of Toledo District, Agua Caliente Luha Wildlife Sanctuary welcomes local residents and vacationers lodging in this part of Belize. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in this location, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. Punta Gorda is 12 and a half miles (20 and a half kilometers) to the east-southeast.

Nearby Restaurants

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the nature sanctuary, you're in luck, as you'll discover numerous choices of local restaurants within traveling distance. Golden Restaurant, which serves up Asian fare, offers convenient access to this wildlife reservation. Charlie's Bar and Da Lazy Fish are some of the additional refreshment choices nearby. At Da Lazy Fish you and your companions will want to sample Latin American cuisine and experience the culture of Belize.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby activities include Toledo Botanical Arboretum, which is within driving range in Toledo District. Also consider heading over to Uxbenka, which is another nearby attraction.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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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