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.

Ek’ Tun is an excellent spot for guests hoping to let loose a bit, as there are plenty of late-night venues in the area. Among other opportunities, you'll have the chance to enjoy their very own bar, which is located right on the property.

Positioned in Central Belize, south west of Lamanai, Ek’ Tun is a great choice for guests interested in staying in this part 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.

In terms of overall merit, we have rated this lodge a three and a half star rating.

Below, you can see a list of in-room amenities found at Ek’ Tun.

  • Double Bed
  • Private Bath
  • Shower
  • Sitting Area

Call ahead if you require amenities, since some elements can be different from room to room.

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 following list displays other general amenties at this location:

  • Outdoor Parking
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

If you're still not sure exactly what to expect, it's suggested that you call the front desk just in case availability varies. Visit this page to view a comprehensive discussion about the types of recreational opportunities 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.

Besides on-site dining options, vacationers looking to find more culinary variety might also check out the region's other local restaurants. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It can be helpful to learn which choices are available nearby, though Ek’ Tun does have dining on-site. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.


There are numerous attractions in the vicinity of Ek’ Tun. The nearest include Belize Botanic Gardens, Green Iguana Conservation Project, and Cayo Welcome Center.

One of the nearest notable areas to the lodge is San Ignacio. To experience as much of this region as possible, take a day to travel to a nearby town or two and see what they're all about.

For the full discussion of what's located near Ek’ Tun, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Central Belize, Belize

Phone: (501) 820-3002

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


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