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

You may enjoy staying in Orange Walk District if you plan on visiting Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site, as visitors to this region of Belize will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their visit. There is a reasonably good selection of lodgings in the area within the vicinity of Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site.

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

There are an adequate number of restaurants to pick from in the general area near Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site. The nearest place to eat is Candy's, where they dish out their specialty: ice cream. Hong Kong Restaurant and Lee's Chinese Restaurant are some of the other nearby options. At Lee's Chinese Restaurant you and your companions should sample Chinese food and experience the Belize culture.


Contact Information

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize


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