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 the eastern part of Toledo District, east of Monkey River Town, Monkey River Retreat, an all-inclusive property, is a great choice for guests wanting to stay in this area of Belize. From this accommodation, the center of Placencia is to the northeast.


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 is an extremely small property with a total of just 3 units. Since it is a charming and cozy place to stay, it's perfect for guests who enjoy a calm, quaint atmosphere. This lodge has received a two and a half star rating, when it comes to service, amenities, and overall quality.

Below, you can see a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

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

If you want a room with a certain amenity, you can contact the lodge by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

The list below gives other general amenties at this location:

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

If you have your heart set on a particular activity, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case some of the amenities vary. To see more about the kinds of recreation and activities offered at Monkey River Retreat, 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 what is available on-site, visitors hoping to find extra culinary variety might also consider the area's other nearby eateries. It's worth it to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Monkey River Retreat offers dining of its own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

The services available to guests of this location, including the one listed below, can help you stay prepared during your time in Belize.

  • Airport Shuttle


Guests will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions within a short distance of Monkey River Retreat. One of the closest attractions is Placencia Mangroves, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One of the closest areas of interest to the lodge is Placencia. If your itinerary allows, have a little side trip to a neighboring town and some important attractions along the way.

If you're still curious 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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