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.

Guests looking to stay active will be kept plenty busy at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, as they'll encounter a wide range of outdoor possibilities. No matter what you're searching for, whether it's thrills in the ocean or on land, you'll find it all here.

Located in the vicinity of San Ignacio, Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge happily welcomes travelers who are interested in 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 just 6 rooms, so we classify it as a very small property. Hence, it's perfect for vacationers who enjoy a less commercialized atmosphere.

This lodge has received a three and a half star rating from Caribya! after considering ambience, style, public spaces and furnishings. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Look below for this location's in-room amenities.

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Queen Bed

Call the property to request or confirm specific amenities, 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.

To see this location's general amenities, take a look at the following list:

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

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, it's a good idea to double check with the property since the specifics tend to change. To view our in-depth article about the activities available 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, visitors looking for extra culinary diversity should also check out some of the other local restaurants. Visitors staying at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge will encounter a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It can be helpful to find out if there are suitable options in the area, even though Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge has some tempting choices of their own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.


You will find plenty of attractions near Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge. One of the nearest is Hidden Valley Falls, an interesting waterfall.

One of the nearest notable areas to the lodge is San Ignacio. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, take a day to travel to a town within driving distance and see what they're all about.

To learn more about 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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