Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

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Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

Set among 50 acres of nature reserve in the Macal River Valley, the Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge is the ultimate destination for those looking to experience all that the natural Belize has to offer.

Active guests won't leave disappointed with Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, as they will enjoy convenient access to a great selection of recreational options. No matter what you're in the mood for, whether it's action on land or on the water, you'll find it all here.

Set in the vicinity of San Ignacio, Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge welcomes visitors wanting to stay in this section of Belize. It is 4.1 miles south of the center of San Ignacio.


Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

Six cabanas that center on sustainable living are available to guests at the lodge. The cabanas were built with minimal clearing, and used mostly material that can be reclaimed. Each room is free standing and features hardwood floors, vaulted or thatched ceilings, and a screened in deck or veranda to view wildlife. The accommodations come equipped with private bathrooms complete with running hot water. As you can see, despite the rustic appearance, the Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge still offers a bit of comfort.

Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge has a grand total of 6 units, so we classify it as a very small property. Travelers who look forward to a peaceful vacation will really enjoy the personal touch at this property. With respect to overall quality, we've rated this lodge a three and a half star rating.

A listing of the in-room amenities available at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge include:

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Queen Bed

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

Guests interested in touring the area will be referred to PACZ Tours, which offers trips to nearby Mayan ruins, canoeing and tubing adventures, horseback riding, and more. However, the most popular activity at the lodge is hiking. With five miles of well-kept nature trailing winding through the reserve, guests will be able to explore the wild Belize. Traversing through the fertile valley, these trails are well known to be fantastic for bird-watching and wildlife viewing.

Yoga fans will be happy to know that in 2015, the lodge unveiled its new 18 by 18 foot yoga platform. This area is situated under the ancient trees of the Belize Rain Forest; creating an environment perfect for the calm meditation of yoga. Beginner and advanced classes are available with local staff.

The list below identifies some other amenities at this property:

  • Sports Available
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Tubing
  • Yoga
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

To make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available, it's best to check with the front desk since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to navigate to our complete article about the types of activities available at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge.


The lodge serves three meals a day at an additional cost to guests, utilizing only farm fresh and mostly organic ingredients. There is a wait staff and a bartender on site. The staff will accommodate any dietary needs as long as they are given advanced notice.

In addition to on-location dining options, visitors hoping for more culinary variety should also look into some of the area's other nearby restaurants. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will find a small handful of restaurants nearby. It's helpful to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge has dining on-site. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.


There are plenty of attractions in the vicinity of Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge. One of the nearest is Hidden Valley Falls, an interesting waterfall.

The lodge is situated near San Ignacio, an interesting destination for tourists to explore.

For more info on what's in the area of Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, click here.

Contact Info

Location: San Ignacio, Belize

Phone: (501) 665-7241



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