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    River by Low Bridge
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  • Suspension Bridge

    San Ignacio Favorites

    San Ignacio is across the Macal River from their sister city of Santa Elena. To get from one side of the river to the other you must cross the one-lane Hawksworth Bridge - Belize's only suspension bridge which was built in 1949. Walking across is pretty easy, but in order to cross in a car, you have to take your turn. In order to avoid...

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  • Cool your feet in Rio on Pools!

    After our 3-hr trip to Caracol, lots of walking up stairs and hiking around the Mayan city at Caracol, then another hour and a half drive back up the bumpy road, we stopped for a refreshing cool-down at Rio-on-Pools. There was a short walk from the main road to the pools... and then you see the pools and it is wonderful!! Sit and take your shoes...

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  • Take a Hammock Rest!

    Most of the places we visited had a few hammocks! Make sure you take a little rest if you see an available hammock! People were friendly everywhere we went! And I liked that they promote napping in hammocks! This hammock was in El Pilar on the little trail across the road from the main city. The whole place was not crowded at all, so we got to...

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  • El Pilar - A nice excursion and a good...

    El Pilar is a great place to visit! The entry fee is only $5 Belize dollars (about $2.50 US). It is also easy to get to and is only 12 miles northwest of San Ignacio, via Bullet Tree Road (although it's a bit bumpy). I loved exploring El Pilar and venturing in to all it's nooks and crannies! See my travelogue for pictures!

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  • Take Snacks to Caracol!!

    Make sure to take some snacks and lots of water with you before you head out on your 3-hr drive to Caracol. There was one place we found along the way to get soft drinks, but they didn't have water. Plus, there is a nice little covered picnic area at the entrance to Caracol where you can have a snack before or after you explore. The picnic area...

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Cayo District Hotels

  • Black Rock Lodge

    Negroman Road, San Ignacio, Belize

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Super Palm Resort

    Mile 46.5 Western Highway, Belmopan, Belize

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

  • Mystic River Resort

    Mile 6 Cristo Rey Road, San Ignacio, 000000, Belize

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Jaguar Paw

    Off Mile 37, Western Highway, Cave Branch River, Belmopan, Belize

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

  • The Lodge At Chaa Creek

    I rarely write tips about accommodation in which I haven’t personally stayed, but this seems such a...

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  • Banana Bank Lodge

    The Lodge sits among 4000 acres of land owned by John & Carolyn Carr. The staff is friendly and...

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  • Ka'ana Boutique Resort and Spa

    Mile 69 1/4 Benque Viejo Road, San Ignacio, Belize

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Lodge

    Mile 41 1/2 Hummingbird Hwy, Belmopan, Belize

  • Five Sisters Lodge

    P.O. Box 173, San Ignacio, Belize

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

Top Cayo District Hotels

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