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 hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with Ek’ Tun, as they'll enjoy easy access to an ever-expanding array of recreational activities. Canoeing can be really enjoyable, but if that isn't your cup of tea, know that just about everyone should find an activity to their taste.

Positioned in Central Belize, south west of Lamanai, Ek’ Tun welcomes visitors who are thinking about staying in this area of Belize. In case you're wondering, 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.

Considering overall style, amenities, and ambience, Caribya! has given this lodge a three and a half star rating. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities awaiting visitors at Ek’ Tun is provided below.

  • Double Bed
  • Private Bath
  • Shower
  • Sitting Area

Check with the property if you're counting on a specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

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.

The list below shows some other amenities:

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, don't hesitate to contact the location just in case some of the amenities vary. Visit this page to see our complete discussion about the types of recreational opportunities that Ek’ Tun has to offer.


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.

Besides what is available on-location, visitors hoping to find extra culinary variety should also investigate the region's other nearby dining selections. Visitors staying at Ek’ Tun will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants nearby. It's worth it to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Ek’ Tun offers some tempting choices of their own. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.


Guests will find numerous attractions located within a short distance of Ek’ Tun. Some of the closest attractions are Green Iguana Conservation Project, Cayo Welcome Center, and Belize Botanic Gardens.

The lodge is in the vicinity of San Ignacio, a particularly enjoyable area for vacationers to explore.

If you'd like to learn more about 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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