Ek’ Tun

Ek' Tun is an adults only eco-retreat set 12 miles upriver from San Ignacio in Belize. The property is available exclusively to guests, ensuring that they truly leave the interruptions of daily life behind and disconnect in a peaceful jungle oasis.

Those looking to keep active will be kept plenty busy at Ek’ Tun, which offers an impressive selection of recreational activities. Canoeing might be a good option, though if you're in the mood for something else, know that most everyone should find something to their liking.

Located in Central Belize, south west of Lamanai, Ek’ Tun welcomes vacationers who are interested in basing their vacation in this section of Belize. If you're curious, the center of San Ignacio is to the west.


Elegance meets rustic at Ek' Tun, where each cottage features hardwood, mahogany and wicker furniture. There is a sitting area, a table and chairs, and a double bed down stairs, as well as a second double bed in a lost upstairs. Four adults can comfortably accommodate these cabins. Lighting is provided by oil lamp in the evening.

This lodge has received a three and a half star rating, when considering its features on-site, amenities, and more.

A partial list of the in-room conveniences that you'll find at Ek’ Tun include:

  • Double Bed
  • Private Bath
  • Shower
  • Sitting Area

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

Set on 200 acres of rainforest, Ek' Tun is set in the midst of miles of hiking trails that allow for views of local wildlife such as howler monkeys and many species of birds. The Macal River flows nearby, as does a mineral pool that brings water from the Mayan Underworld.

For this location's general amenities, check out the following list:

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

To be sure everything you're expecting is available, it's a good idea to call ahead of time because these details are often in flux. To find out more info about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities that Ek’ Tun offers, click here.


Breakfast and dinner are served mineral style in the main lodge, in the form of healthy, hearty meals with plenty of herbs and produce from the grounds used in the cooking.

Outside of what is available on-location, those hoping for extra culinary variety might also check out the area's other local eateries. Hungry guests will encounter a few solid places to eat nearby. It's helpful to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, despite the fact that Ek’ Tun offers some some tempting choices of their own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.


Guests will encounter lots of interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Ek’ Tun. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Green Iguana Conservation Project and Cayo Welcome Center.

The lodge is located in the vicinity of San Ignacio, a nice destination for sightseers to visit.

For more info on what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: San Ignacio, Belize

Phone: (501) 820-3002

Website: http://www.ektunbelize.com/


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