Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site

The Cuello Maya Archaeological Site is an active archaeological site under study that welcomes the public to come in and learn more about the people who live in Belize centuries ago. With a focus on the Maya, these sites have uncovered tales from all of Belize history.


Visitors will be able to visit the site and not only learn about Maya history, culture, and daily life in Belize, but can learn all about archaeology and the importance it plays in understanding the past. The Cuello site focus, however, on the very early history of the Maya people in Belize, with the site being occupied as early as 2500 BC.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Orange Walk District if you plan on visiting Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site, since visitors to this part of Belize will have easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. Though the region isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a reasonably good selection of hotel options to choose from.

Hotels near Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site
Hotel Type Distance Direction
La Enramada Cabanas Cottages 3.5 mi. (1.2 km) NNE
El Gran Mestizo Resort Resort 3.7 mi. (1.5 km) NNE
Gami's Hotel Hotel 3.9 mi. (0.6 km) NNE
D*Victoria Hotel Motel 3.9 mi. (0.7 km) NNE

Location and What's Nearby

Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site has the advantage of being well located for travelers hoping to find a variety of local food and beverage options. The most nearby place to eat is Candy's, where their specialty is ice cream. Also close-by, you'll find restaurants like Hong Kong Restaurant and Lee's Chinese Restaurant where you might try a bite of Chinese meals and experience the Belize culture.


Contact Information

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize


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