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 should find exactly what they're looking for at Ek’ Tun, which offers easy access to an excellent selection of recreational opportunities. Canoeing might be a good option, but if you're in the mood for something else, be assured that just about everyone should find an activity to their liking.

Set in Central Belize, south west of Lamanai, Ek’ Tun happily welcomes travelers who are thinking about staying in this part of Belize. It is east of the center of San Ignacio.


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 been awarded a three and a half star rating, considering its amenities, value, and more.

Look below for this location's in-room amenities.

  • Double Bed
  • Private Bath
  • Shower
  • Sitting Area

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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 general activities and amenities available to guests, check the list below:

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you don't want any surprises upon arrival, it's suggested that you call the front desk because these details can sometimes change. Visit this page to navigate to an in-depth article about the types of recreation and activities that Ek’ Tun offers.


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 the on-site dining, visitors looking for extra culinary variety should also give thought to the area's other nearby eateries. Visitors staying at Ek’ Tun will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's a smart idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Ek’ Tun offers on-site dining. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.


You'll encounter many attractions close to Ek’ Tun. Some of the closest attractions include Green Iguana Conservation Project, Cayo Welcome Center, and Belize Botanic Gardens.

One of the closest areas to the lodge is San Ignacio. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, have yourself a side trip to a couple nearby towns to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

To see the full article about what else is near Ek’ Tun, click here.

Contact Info

Location: San Ignacio, Belize

Phone: (501) 820-3002

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


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