Chan Chich Lodge

Whatever guests choose to do on this extraordinary nature reserve, with its abundance of flora, fauna, and cultural history, Chan Chich is the ideal destination for naturalists, biologists, archaeologists, and anyone seeking to experience true jungle living. And after an exciting day of jungle adventures, relax at the lodge with a cold cerveza at the well-stocked bar, take a refreshing dip in the pool, watch the sun go down in the Jacuzzi, or just relax in a hammock.

With some nice facilities, Chan Chich Lodge might be the ideal fit for those hoping to do a bit of poolside lounging. Relaxing by the pool is the ideal activity following a full day exploring the area.

Located toward the southern outskirts of Orange Walk District, 29.1 miles south west of La Union, Chan Chich Lodge is a great choice for visitors who are thinking about staying in this area of Belize. If you're curious, the center of San Ignacio is 27 miles (43 and a half kilometers) to the south.


Just because this is a jungle reserve, guests don't need to "rough it". The property has a dozen thatched-roof cabanas surrounding two central buildings that contain the reception desk, restaurant, bar, gift shop and reading room. Each cabana, beautifully finished with local exotic hardwoods, is fully screened with ceiling fans, private bath, hot and cold water, 24 hour electricity and a wrap-around veranda with hammocks.

This lodge has been awarded a three and a half star rating, for a number of reasons, including service, amenities, and overall quality.

Look below for a listing of in-room amenities offered by Chan Chich Lodge.

  • Private Bath

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, you can contact the lodge by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

Hike the reserve's extensive nine-mile trail system and discover the unforgettable flora, fauna and Maya history unique to this pristine jungle environment. Or take a vehicle tour to various locations throughout the Chan Chich like the wetland habitat at Laguna Seca or the coffee plantation and at Gallon Jug farm. The lodge also offers day-trips to La Milpa, a Mayan site located in the Rio Bravo Conservation Area, and to the extensive ruins at Lamanai, the second largest Mayan site in Belize. Bird watching is also a popular activity among guests as an incredible range of species can be seen on the reserve like the Lovely Cotinga, Ornate Hawk Eagle and Rose Throated Tanager, as well as a host of colorful parrots, toucans, and hummingbirds.

Children are welcome to join their adventuresome parents at the Chan Chich Lodge in northwestern Belize. Click here to learn more details.

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Jungle living doesn't have to involve eating grubs and drinking pond water—certainly not while staying at Chan Chich Lodge. The skilled chefs at the lodge prepare some of the best meals in all of Belize, using fresh, locally grown ingredients to create both local and international culinary masterpieces.

In addition to the on-site dining options, vacationers hoping for further culinary variety might also want to consider the region's other nearby restaurant selections. It's never a bad idea to get familiar with the nearby options, despite the fact that Chan Chich Lodge offers some some tasty choices of its own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.


You'll encounter a good selection of attractions in the vicinity of Chan Chich Lodge. One of the closest attractions is Chan Chich, a historical site.

Among the closest notable areas to the lodge is San Ignacio. For even more adventure, take a side trip to a nearby town and see what they're all about.

For the full discussion of what's near Chan Chich Lodge, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 1 King Street, Orange Walk District, Belize

Phone: (501) 223-4119

Secondary Phone: (800) 343-8009



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