Lamanai Outpost Lodge

Lamanai Outpost Lodge is located on a remote 28-mile long lagoon in the jungles of Belize, 70 miles from the nearest other full-service hotel. This secluded location, deep in unadulterated wilderness, allows for some truly remarkable activities and adventures. It's not surprising that guests come so far out of their way to experience Lamanai Outpost Lodge.

Those hoping to stay active should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive destination, as they'll have convenient access to an impressive range of outdoor activities. They offer some great watersports, which will provide loads of excitement for the whole family.

Positioned toward the eastern outskirts of Orange Walk District, 3.7 miles north-northeast of Lamanai, Lamanai Outpost Lodge, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes customers who are interested in staying in this area of Belize. It is south of the center of Orange Walk.

Accommodations

Out of the twenty double thatch-roofed cabanas, only two have air conditioning. The ventilation in the cabanas, however, is excellent with a cool breeze from the lagoon and strong ceiling fans in every cabana. Most cabanas have one queen bed and one double bed, and the modern amenities include electricity, hot and cold water, and a mini bar.

Lamanai Outpost has a grand total of 17 units, which explains why we classify it as a moderately small property. Visitors who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will fall in love with the personal touch at this property. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've rated this lodge a two and a half star rating.

A partial list of the in-room conveniences offered by Lamanai Outpost Lodge include:

  • Private Bath
  • Double Bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Terrace
  • Queen Bed

Call the property to ensure the availability of a specific amenity, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

While the cabanas are good accommodations, the real reason to stay at Lamanai Outpost Lodge is for the exclusive tours and attractions. Guests can opt for their activities a la carte or they can book an all-inclusive package that include two activities per each night's stay. There are eight activities available to guests. The Jungle Dawn experience is a guided trek through the jungle as the sun rises. The Sunrise Canoe Expedition takes guests across the lagoon early in the morning with abundant wildlife including crocodiles, manatees, otters, and parrots. A trip to the Lamanai Maya Ruins offers exploration of the 700+ structures of the 3000 year old civilization. The Maya Medicine Trail provides insight into the natural remedies prepared by the indigenous people with a variety of local plants. The Sunset Cocktail Cruise is just what it sounds like, a cruise on the New River Lagoon with a personal bartender and plenty of wildlife and a stunning sunset. The Nature Walk is a walk around the reserve observing wildlife. The Spotlight Nature Safari is a nighttime boat ride to observe some of the nocturnal animals including, possibly, the endangered jaguar. Finally, Night Walks are guided walks through the jungle at night with encounters with animals like owls, frogs, howler monkeys, birds, and more. There are specialzed adventures as well that aren't included in the all-inclusive package, and they include Native Fishing, Howler Monkey Trek, Sunset Airboat Safari, Crocodile Encounter, Night Spear Fishing, and Birding Expeditions.

The following list gives other general amenties at this location:

  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, it's best to contact the lodging since the specifics tend to change. To see more info about the specific recreation and activities available at Lamanai Outpost Lodge, click here.

Food

The open air restaurant at the Lodge offers views of the jungle and the lagoon, providing an al fresco setting for enjoying meals that are focused on local, natural fare. They offer one set menu of Belizean cuisine each day, but if you have dietary restrictions they will work to accommodate your needs.

Besides what's available on-site, guests looking for further culinary variety should also give thought to the area's other nearby eateries. It can be a time-saver to find out if there are suitable options in the area, despite the fact that Lamanai Outpost offers some dining of its own, including Bushy's Place. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

The guest services -- including the ones shown below -- are ready to help you have a smooth, stress free vacation in Belize.

  • Complimentary Wake-up Service
  • Porters
  • Meal Plan - FAP/Full-board
  • Tour Desk
  • Airport Shuttle

Nearby

You'll encounter a fair number of attractions located near Lamanai Outpost. One of the closest is Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, an interesting nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

The lodge is in the vicinity of Orange Walk, a beautiful spot for tourists to explore.

To see more about what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize

Phone: (888) 733-7864

Fax: (501) 235-2441

Website: http://www.lamanai.com/

 

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