Crystal Paradise Resort

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Crystal Paradise Resort

Crystal Paradise Resort is one of the few resorts in Belize that is still owned and managed by a Belizean Family, the Tuts. It is located in the lush jungle and alongside the beautiful Macal River, a secluded location surrounded by tons of fruits trees among many other species of trees; these trees serve as home to over 200 species of birds within a 3 mile radius. With over 20 years experience in birding, the Tut brothers make this resort a paradise for birders.

Located in Central Belize, west-southwest of Belize City, Crystal Paradise Resort welcomes travelers who are interested in basing their vacation in this part of Belize. It's southeast of the center of San Ignacio.


All Cabanas at Crystal Palace Resort are fully screened, have private bathrooms, and personal verandas with deck chairs and hammocks.

Regular Rooms

Regular rooms are the most economical choice for guests. They do not have he signature thatched roofs and private porches, but still have hammocks and deck chairs.

Valley View or Garden View Thatched Cabanas

These cabanas feature views of the Macal River Valley or the immaculately kept gardens of Crystal Palace. The rooms contain either a queen-sized bed, a double bed, or two single beds.

Garden View Loft Family Cabanas

Four of the thatched cabanas feature upstairs lofts, which allows more space for a family to reside. These rooms have additional beds, allowing up to eight people to stay in the room.

Beyond Paradise Timber Frame House

This unique timber frame house is the resort's newest offering. It is the perfect place for couples, families, or friends that want a real encounter with nature. It has a master bedroom upstairs with a queen and a twin bed and a relaxing area with two hammocks, it also has a full bathroom with an amazing jungle view. Downstairs is fully furnished with a huge rustic dining table that sits up to eight people, and a kitchen with everything you need to prepare a meal. There is a full bathroom downstairs, a washer and dryer, a queen size bed, and a leather sofa set, one of the sofas is big and comfortable enough for an adult to sleep. It has a loft with hammock and also a fully screened porch with hammock and clam chairs. The house is surrounded by a beautiful garden, it has all the privacy you need in a fenced yard and a private parking area.

Crystal Paradise has a total of just 18 units. Hence, it is appealing to visitors who like a calm, quaint atmosphere. This lodge has received a 3 star rating, for a number of reasons, including overall quality, style, and more.

Activities and Amenities

The Tut brothers are always available to go the extra mile. They enjoy taking guests on tours of the surrounding area, including historic sites and natural habitats. Some of the features of the property include a 10 minute trail to the river and a medicinal trail.

For other general amenties at this location, check the list below:

  • Highspeed Internet
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Because these details can sometimes change, don't hesitate to call with questions if you're interested in something in particular. To read our in-depth description about the specific recreational opportunities that Crystal Paradise Resort has to offer, click here.


Home-cooking is the name of the game at Crystal Paradise Resort, where guests are served meals overseen by the matriarch of the Tut family. The open air dining room overlooks the jungle, making each meal all the more enjoyable.

Outside of what is available on-location, travelers hoping for extra culinary variety may also want to consider the region's other local eateries. Visitors staying at Crystal Paradise Resort will find a few solid places to eat within traveling distance. It's helpful to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, though Crystal Paradise provides on-site dining, including Crystal Paradis Restaurant. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Services at this property, including the one listed below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Belize.

  • Maid Service

Also available are a few business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, whether it's for business or pleasure.

  • Phone Service


You will notice numerous attractions in the vicinity of Crystal Paradise. Some of the closest attractions are Green Iguana Conservation Project, Cayo Welcome Center, and Belize Botanic Gardens.

The lodge is located near San Ignacio, an enjoyable area for travelers to learn about and explore Belize.

For more about other destinations and attractions near Crystal Paradise Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Cristo Rey Village, Central Belize, Belize

Phone: (501) 834-4016

Secondary Phone: (501) 610-5593



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