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.

Visitors hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, as they will encounter a great selection of recreational possibilities. Whatever you're searching for, whether it's activities on the water or on land, they've got you covered.

Located in the vicinity of San Ignacio, Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge offers a warm welcome to guests who are thinking about basing their vacation in this section of Belize. In case you're wondering, the center of San Ignacio is four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the north.


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 total of just 6 units, so it's no mystery that we classify it as Guests who want to escape noisy crowds will like the intimate feeling of this property. This lodge has been given a three and a half star rating, when considering its service, amenities, and overall quality.

Below, you can see a list of in-room amenities found at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge.

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Queen Bed

Be sure to contact the property to ensure you'll have specific amenities, if it's particularly important to 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 on-site:

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

Since the specifics tend to change, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you have your heart set on a particular activity. Visit this page to go to our in-depth article about the recreation and 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.

Besides what is available on-location, visitors looking to find further culinary variety might also check out the area's other local eateries. Those staying at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach. It's a good idea to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge provides some tempting choices of their own. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.


Guests will find many attractions within a short distance of Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Hidden Valley Falls, a waterfall.

One closeby area of interest from the lodge is San Ignacio. For even more adventure, take a side trip to some of the nearest towns to gain some perspective on the country.

To see the full article about other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: San Ignacio, Belize

Phone: (501) 665-7241



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