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 near the middle of Orange Walk District, 10.0 miles west-southwest of La Union, La Milpa Field Station is a great choice for visitors interested in staying in this part of Belize. If you're wondering, the center of Orange Walk is 34 miles (54 and a half kilometers) to the east-northeast.


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.

This lodge has earned a two and a half star rating, considering its features on-site, amenities, and more.

Look below for a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • Double Bed
  • Single Bed
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

Be sure to call ahead to ensure you'll have particular amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

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.

The following list displays other amenities on this property:

  • Gift Shop
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

To make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available, don't hesitate to contact the location because these details are often in flux. To view our complete description about the types of recreational opportunities that La Milpa Field Station has to offer, 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.

In addition to what is available on-location, vacationers looking to find extra culinary diversity might also look into the region's other nearby restaurant choices. It may be helpful to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, despite the fact that La Milpa offers some some tempting choices of their own. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Guest services here at La Milpa Field Station, including the one named below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Belize.

  • Security


You'll encounter a good selection of attractions within a short distance of La Milpa. One of the nearest examples is Rio Bravo Conservation and Management, an interesting nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One of the closest areas to the lodge is Orange Walk. If you find yourself with spare time, escape for a day trip to a noteable nearby town to check out just what else Belize has to offer.

For more about what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize

Phone: (501) 227-5616



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