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 is an excellent choice for guests looking to do a bit of poolside lounging. Hanging out by the pool is the ideal activity after a long day enjoying the area.

Set in Orange Walk District, 29.1 miles south west of La Union, Chan Chich Lodge is a great choice for vacationers wanting to stay in this part of Belize. 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 given a rating of three and a half stars, based on several factors, including overall quality, amenities, and service.

Look below for a list of in-room amenities found at Chan Chich Lodge.

  • Private Bath

If you are looking for a particular amenity, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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 read more.

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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.

Outside of what's available on-site, guests looking for more culinary variety should also consider some of the region's other nearby dining selections. It might save you time to check out the nearby restaurant options, even though Chan Chich Lodge offers dining on-site. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.


You will find a fair number of attractions near Chan Chich Lodge. One nearby place of interest is Chan Chich, a historical site.

The lodge is situated near San Ignacio, an enjoyable area for sightseers to experience the diversity of Belize.

To see more about what else is near the property, 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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