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Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

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On the Macal River in the jungle, San Ignacio, Belize
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Santa Barbara, California, USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We both enjoyed our stay at this lodge and really appreciated how this niche of the environment compliments the world around it. All of us know that these places end up being a mix of the physical environment and the flavor of those who make a living running these establishments. The physical location and layout of this facility is in... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent five nights at this lovely venue. Al and Ron were perfect hosts, serving great anecdotes and food. Staff is very helpful and Jason offers an enlightening night walk into the jungle. Don't miss the tubing in the river adjacent to the property.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The excellent reviews of Macaw Bank helped me choose this place over the many lodges available in the area. We were not disappointed! I loved falling asleep surrounded by the sounds of the forest, and the brief nightly rain showers. The cabanas were simple, uniquely furnished, truly eco-friendly, and built into the jungle. The meals were excellent- fresh local ingredients,... More 

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Redmond, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Macaw Bank Jungle lodge is a once in a lifetime experience. If you are seeking a 5 star fancy resort, this is not the place for you. But if you are after extremely comfortable accommodations in a beautiful setting with gracious hosts, you can do not better than Macaw Bank. The owners Ron and Al are exceptional people with... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! We were fortunate to have selected Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge as our introduction to Belize. Staying with Ron and Al is like staying with trusted friends who take great care to make sure you have a wonderful vacation. They have painstakingly created a jungle paradise that we all get to enjoy! Their attention to detail and emphasis on keeping... More 

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Terrebonne, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Al and Ron and their team are all great people, and I think that's what makes this place so special. By essentially applying a 'people filter' to their staff and to local guides, any interaction you have is going to be good. For example, we had not intended to go on the ATM cave tour, but Al suggested that it... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful time ,Ron and Al and all of the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Just after arriving ,Jason took us to the river and we tubed down back to the macaw lodge,the wildlife and fauna is beautiful. Our cabana had everything we needed and was very comfortable,dining with other guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My friend and I had an amazing stay at the Macaw Bank. Ron and Al are so welcoming and fun, and Jason is such a sweetheart with an amazing knowledge of the local wildlife. It was a really unique experience sleeping in a jungle cabin listening to the sounds of nature. The jungle truly comes alive at night. The gravity... More 

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Ocracoke, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We so enjoyed chatting with Ron and Al, that it was hard to tear ourselves away after breakfast to go see the local sights. Our cottage was cute and comfy, the grounds were very pretty, and the staff was ever anxious to please. The meals were huge and delicious, and we thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the other guests. It was... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Ron and Al are so fantastic. They and the rest of their staff are the special sauce that makes this lodge such a memorable experience. Genuine smiles, genuine conversation, AMAZING food, really comfortable beds...and an incredibly peaceful environment. The drive out to the lodge is not bad at all. I just learned the road was just re-done to the lodge... More 

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