La Milpa Field Station

You won't find a property more eco-friendly thank this one. This field station uses eco-tourism as a way to support the local environment, rather than a way to make money because of it. Guests are invited to stay at this rustic field station and learn about local nature and culture while they do.

Located in Orange Walk District, 10.0 miles west-southwest of La Union, La Milpa Field Station offers a warm welcome to tourists wanting to stay in this part of Belize. It is 33.9 miles west-southwest of the center of Orange Walk.


Lodging options are either private cabanas or a bed in the dormitory. The cabanas are thatched with botan palms and have two double beds in the main room as well as a third double bed in the loft. The dorm, meanwhile has six rooms each equipped with four bunk beds and a fifth double bed in a loft.

With respect to amenities, style, and ambience, Caribya! has given this lodge a rating of two and a half stars. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A listing of the in-room amenities available for visitors at La Milpa Field Station is provided below.

  • Double Bed
  • Single Bed
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, you can contact the lodge by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

There are eight trails to explore, and guides available to take you on a tour. Daily birding walks are available twice a day, and those who stay for several nights are treated to a night safari.

To view this lodging's general amenities, check out the list below:

  • Gift Shop
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival, it's a good idea to call ahead of time since the specifics tend to change. To learn more info about the specific activities that La Milpa Field Station offers, click here.


Guests are treated to free meals in the dining room as part of their stay. Meals are served buffet style and feature traditional Belizean and North American cuisine. Dining times are 7:30 a.m. for breakfast noon for lunch, and 6:00 p.m. for dinner in the summer, but 6:30 p.m. in the summer.

Outside of the on-location dining options, guests looking to find extra culinary diversity should also think about the region's other nearby dining establishments. It's never a bad idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, though La Milpa does have some tempting choices of their own. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

The services available to guests of this location, including the one named below, can help you stay prepared during your time in Belize.

  • Security


Guests will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions within a short distance of La Milpa. One of the nearest is Rio Bravo Conservation and Management, an interesting nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One of the closest areas to the lodge is Orange Walk. When you seek to broaden your horizons, escape for a day trip to a neighboring town and some important attractions along the way.

To learn more about what's in the area of La Milpa Field Station, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize

Phone: (501) 227-5616



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