Banana Bank Lodge

Banana Bank Lodge

Exotic and peaceful, the Banana Bank Lodge & Jungle Equestrian Adventure is a unique hotel that sits along the great Belize River and is immersed in a tropical rainforest setting. The hotel boasts a great equestrian center where horses roam free, illustrating the magic of the Caribbean. This family-run lodge offers guests specialized horseback-riding vacation packages.

With easy access to a fairly wide variety of outdoor options, guests choosing this all-inclusive destination shouldn't find the area lacking in exciting activities. Horseback Riding and are just a couple of the interesting opportunities you can engage in here, but nobody should go home without finding something that suits them.

Set in Central Belize, south of Lamanai, Banana Bank Lodge, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes travelers wanting to stay in this section of Belize. It is 2.9 miles north of the center of Belmopan.


The rooms offered at the Banana Bank Lodge vary greatly in terms of amenities and accommodation styles.

Caraol Rooms

Caracol Rooms feature stained glass, ceilings crafted from bamboo, and a solarium-style bathroom. Furnishings include a desk, comfortable sitting chair, and queen-sized bed.

Maya Rooms

The Maya Rooms were designed in honor of Belize's Mayan past. Everything in this room is Mayan-themed, including pottery, carvings, and artwork. This room has a queen-sized bed as well as a single bed.

Creole Rooms

In the Creole Rooms guests will enjoy the mysterious air that surrounds them amid authentic relics of Creole culture. The room emphasizes the historical importance of wood for those living during the logging era, which is illustrated by the intricately carved wooden headboard included with the queen bed. A single bed is also included in this room.

Sunshine Rooms

Sunshine Rooms are a cheerful lodging option with bright stained glass and lovely carved furniture. These rooms also features a queen-sized and single bed.

Chateau Brio

The Chateau Brio is a 3-story building that was created by the owners to blend the many styles featured throughout the hotel into one. Perfect for weddings and other getaways, this house features winding stairs and a spacious patio with stained glass windows. Within the Chateau Brio are three suites and two rooms.


The Chalet is a two-story building with three rooms that are available for rent by families, students or anyone traveling on a budget. Each room in the Chalet contains five single beds and one double bed.

Banana Bank Lodge has a grand total of 17 units, so we classify it as a moderately small property. Guests who want to escape noisy crowds will like the intimate feeling of these accommodations. This lodge has been given a 3 star rating, for its on-site features and overall experience.

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

  • Internet Access Port
  • Telephone

If a particular amenity is important to you, you can contact the lodge by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

Horseback riding is the main attraction for guests at Banana Bank Lodge, but it certainly is not the only activity available.

Feel the cool jungle air rush past you as you glide down a zip line through the trees, or spend the day tubing down the Crystal Caves once utilized by the Mayans. Guided tours are available to destinations such as the Temples at Tikal, the Belize Zoo, Cayo West, Barton Creek and more.

Guests interested in artwork are also welcome to visit Carol Carr's Studio and Gallery, where she works on and displays were collection of oil paintings.

For general amenities on the property, take a look at the following list:

  • Tubing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Since the specifics tend to change, it's best to contact the lodging to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. To navigate to a comprehensive article about the recreation and activities available at Banana Bank Lodge, click here.


The hotel restaurant's casual approach to dining involves home-cooked meals served family style while using only the freshest ingredients, including the fresh squeezed orange juice made with the citrus on hotel property.

Outside of the on-location dining, vacationers hoping to find extra culinary variety may also be interested in some of the other local restaurant selections. Guests here will encounter a small handful of restaurants nearby. It's a smart idea to get familiar with the nearby options, even though Banana Bank Lodge does have dining of its own. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Services offered by Banana Bank Lodge, including the one named below, could make your trip even more enjoyable.

  • Tour Desk

This lodging option also has a small set of business amenities, perfect for people who are traveling to this region on business.

  • Conference Facilities


There are many interesting sites and attractions situated near Banana Bank Lodge. Some of the closest are Guanacaste National Park and Belize Archaeology Museum.

The lodge is in the vicinity of Belmopan, an interesting area for travelers to visit.

To see more about what you'll find near Banana Bank Lodge, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Belmopan, Belize

General: (501) 832-2020

Radio phone: (501) 822-3180



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