Lamanai Mayan Archaeological Site

One of the public archaeological sites in Belize, Lamanai features one of the longest inhabited Maya sites. Estimated to have been settled around 1500 BC, the Mayas lived here for nearly 3000 years until being conquered by the Spanish.


The public is allowed to visit the site and can feel free to ask the staff questions. This is a great opportunity not just to learn about the Mayas but also of a city that was active for almost thirty centuries.

Staying Close

Lamanai Mayan Archaeological Site is located in Orange Walk District, which means those visiting this part of Belize will have the benefit of easy site access for the duration of their trip. With just a small number of accommodations around the area surrounding Lamanai Mayan Archaeological Site, only moderate foot movement might be bargained for.

Hotels near Lamanai Mayan Archaeological Site
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Lamanai Outpost Lodge Lodge 1.2 mi. (31.8 km) SSE
Rhaburn's Rooms Guest house 7.0 mi. (33.6 km) ESE
Crooked Tree Lodge Lodge 7.0 mi. (33.3 km) ESE
Tillett's Village Lodge Lodge 7.1 mi. (33.3 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

The neighborhood near Lamanai Mayan Archaeological Site is not precisely well-known for its selection of food and beverage options, but visitors willing to explore might discover one or two places where they can enjoy a meal. The most convenient restaurant is Bushy's Place, which serves Belizean dishes. The restaurant is maybe about a short distance away away from this site's location, so check it out and peruse the menu.


Contact Information

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize


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