Monkey River Retreat

One of the top dishing lodges in the area, Monkey River is really an eco-tourist's dream -- no fishing required.

Situated in Toledo District, east of Monkey River Town, Monkey River Retreat, an all-inclusive complex, offers a warm welcome to visitors who are thinking about staying in this part of Belize. It is south west of the center of Placencia.


Accommodations at Monkey River begin with the Mainland Lodge, which has two large cabanas with room for up to three guests a piece. Each cabana has private bathrooms and wireless Internet. Another portion of the property is the Lodge at Seal Caye, which has room for six guests and includes two bedrooms each with a queen and single bed. Another cabana has two queen beds and a private bathroom.

Monkey River Retreat has a grand total of 3 units, making it a very small property. Guests who shy away from large crowds will like the intimate atmosphere at these accommodations. For its overall merit, we've awarded this lodge a two and a half star rating.

Look below for a listing of in-room amenities offered by Monkey River Retreat.

  • Toilet
  • Private Bath
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • Queen Bed
  • Balcony

If you have a certain requirement for your vacation, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Nature lovers won't be able to resist the many opportunities for exploring the tropical scenery when they stay at Monkey River Retreat. Activities include fishing, sailing, snorkeling, birding, hiking, and other tours of the area.

To view general amenities at the location, take a look at the following list:

  • Sports Available
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you're looking forward to something in particular, it's always best to call with questions because these details can sometimes change. To see more info about the recreational opportunities that Monkey River Retreat has to offer, click here.


Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner on your own time just by showing up when you are hungry and taking advantage of all of the fresh, home cooked flavors that Monkey River Retreat has to offer. Vegetarian dishes are available upon request.

Besides on-location dining options, vacationers hoping for extra culinary diversity should also investigate the area's other nearby dining selections. It's a smart idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, despite the fact that Monkey River Retreat offers some dining of its own. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

Guest services here at Monkey River Retreat, including the one listed below, will help you take full advantage of the lodging and the surrounding area.

  • Airport Shuttle


You will notice a fair number of attractions near Monkey River Retreat. One nearby place of interest is Placencia Mangroves, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

The lodge is located near Placencia, a fascinating destination for travelers to experience the diversity of Belize.

To learn more about what you'll find near Monkey River Retreat, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Toledo District, Belize

Phone: (501) 720-2200



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