Benque Resort & Spa

A cozy boutique hotel in the Cayo District of Belize overlooks the Mopan River and reflects local nature's bounty with such on-site features as jungle ruins and a waterfall. This boutique is called the Benque Resort & Spa and is located near enough local attractions that exploring isn't troublesome, but far enough away that you don't feel as though you are sleeping in a noisy city.

Those looking to keep active should find exactly what they're looking for at Benque Resort, as they'll enjoy easy access to an excellent selection of recreational options. After you've thoroughly exhausted yourself during your time in the island sun, take time to relax at their on-location spa.

Located in Banque Viejo del Carmen, near Belize City, Benque Resort & Spa offers a warm welcome to guests who are interested in staying in this town or somewhere close by. It's south west of the center of San Ignacio.


Named for local wildlife such as the toucan, tapir, and jaguar, the rooms at Benque Resort & Spa features beautiful carvings, mahogany trims, hardwood floor, and crushed mosaic sinks. There are 10 rooms in total, keeping the property quiet and exclusive.

Benque Resort has just 10 rooms, so we classify it as a very small property. Guests who know that fancy, commercial resorts aren't their style will like the personal touch at this location.

This resort has been given a rating of 3 stars from Caribya! after considering furnishings, style, public spaces and overall ambience. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

An overview of the guest room amenities offered by Benque Resort & Spa is provided below.

  • Toilet
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Balcony

Check with the property to confirm the option for their amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

A recent addition to the property is the Jungle Spa, which makes used of Mayan Cave Much products in such treatments as wraps, facials, and massages.

The following list identifies some other amenities:

  • Sports Available
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Yoga
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

However, since these details tend to change, it's best to check with the front desk to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. Visit this page to see an in-depth description about the types of activities and recreation opportunities offered at Benque Resort & Spa.


Besides what is available on-location, travelers hoping to find further culinary variety may also be interested in the area's other nearby restaurants. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a small handful of restaurants close-by. It's a smart idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, though Benque Resort does have on-site dining. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Another plus is this property has a couple of business amenities, great for those who may need to put in some work during their visits.

  • Meeting Facility
  • Projector


There are lots of attractions located near Benque Resort. One of the closest options is Butterfly Falls, an interesting waterfall.

The resort is situated near San Ignacio, an enjoyable spot for tourists to stop over.

For our comprehensive article on what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 22 Riverside Drive, Banque Viejo del Carmen, Belize

Phone: (501) 632-0688

Secondary Phone: (501) 666-3185



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