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 will have a blast at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, as they'll enjoy easy access to a wide range of outdoor possibilities. No matter what you're searching for, whether it's thrills on land or in the ocean, you should find what you're looking for here.

Located in the vicinity of San Ignacio, Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge offers a warm welcome to travelers who are thinking about lodging in this section of Belize. It's 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 just 6 units, which explains why we classify it as a very small property. Guests who know that fancy, commercial resorts aren't their style will appreciate the intimate atmosphere at this location. Considering its overall quality, we have given this lodge a three and a half star rating.

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

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Queen Bed

Call the lodge if you need a specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

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 following list gives some other amenities at this property:

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

Because these details can sometimes change, it's suggested that you call the front desk to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. To learn more about the types of recreational opportunities offered at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, click here.


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.

Besides on-site dining options, those hoping for further culinary diversity should also give thought to the region's other local dining selections. Guests here will find a few solid places to eat close-by. It can be helpful to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge offers on-site dining. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.


You will find plenty of attractions in the vicinity of Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge. The nearest includes Hidden Valley Falls, a waterfall.

Among the closest notable areas to the lodge is San Ignacio. For a fun way to fill your day, take a day trip to a nearby town to check out just what else Belize has to offer.

If you'd like to learn more about what you'll find near Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, click here.

Contact Info

Location: San Ignacio, Belize

Phone: (501) 665-7241



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