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.

Travelers hoping to keep active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive destination, which provides an impressive range of recreational possibilities. The watersports are especially worthwhile, and will provide loads of excitement for the whole family.

Located in Orange Walk District, 3.7 miles north-northeast of Lamanai, Lamanai Outpost Lodge, an all-inclusive property, offers a warm welcome to travelers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this section of Belize. It is south of the center of Orange Walk.


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, making it a small property. Guests who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will appreciate the calm atmosphere at this quaint complex. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've given this lodge a two and a half star rating.

A list of the in-room conveniences available for visitors at Lamanai Outpost Lodge is provided below.

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

Please keep in mind that amenities sometimes vary from room to room, so if you are looking for a particular amenity, check with the lodge for further details.

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 shows some other amenities:

  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Since the specifics tend to change, don't hesitate to contact the location if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. To view an in-depth article about the types of activities offered at Lamanai Outpost Lodge, click here.


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.

Outside of on-site dining, visitors looking for extra culinary diversity should also check out the area's other nearby dining choices. It's a smart idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Lamanai Outpost has dining of its own, including Bushy's Place. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

Lamanai Outpost Lodge offers guest services, including the ones listed below, helping you to get the most out of your time on property, and off.

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


There are a good selection of attractions situated near Lamanai Outpost. One of the attractions include Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One of the closest areas to the lodge is Orange Walk. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, have a little side trip to a town within driving distance to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

For additional information about other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize

Phone: (888) 733-7864

Fax: (501) 235-2441



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