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Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

On the Macal River in the jungle, San Ignacio, Belize
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Ranked #2 of 28 San Ignacio B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little slice of heaven! For the adventure seeker with a family feel. Ron and Al have created a magical place. The food is amazing! We enjoyed dinner and breakfast there everyday and they were able to accomodate vegan meals and picky kids. I had problems with a rental car and Ron went out of his way to make sure... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge exceeded any expectations we could have had for our first trip to Belize. Ron helped us plan our visit before we ever arrived, giving us spot-on advice about how to prepare for traveling with a young child, including the best rental car company to use (Crystal Rental) and the proper gear to pack... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great and Fun Times Were Had!! Our Family of Four stayed for a week. It was great. The hospitality was just right. The Food was delicious and filling, The fresh fruit in the morning was really yummy. Ron and Al have done an amazing job of carving out a delight of a place to stay in the jungle. The attention... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My significant other and I stayed two nights at the Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge. Ron kindly picked us up from San Ignacio as the resort was only reachable by four-wheel drive at that time of the season and we did not rent a car. The lodge is located 9 miles from San Ignacio, and the drive takes approximately 45 minutes... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We can’t say enough about our six night stay at Macaw Bank but we’ll try. First are the people: Ron and Al are caring, funny, helpful, great conversationalists and just plain fun to be around. Their staff of local folks are attentive: Reuben serves a great drink and Jason’s knowledge of the local flora and fauna is impressive and helpful.... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

If you want a truly authentic and eco jungle experience there is no other place to stay! A great value for the money!! You get way more than your money's worth here!!! Ron and Al are wonderful and gracious host who are ready to handle what ever your needs are. They have extensive knowledge of the area and Belize in... More

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Larkspur, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I spent three nights at the Macaw Bank jungle lodge in the butterfly room and have been talking about it since. There was so much to take in.. The amazing and inspiring Al and Ron who set this amazing true eco green lodge up, the symphonic sounds of the jungle at night, and the yummy food made... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

At this lodge you see pretty much everything as we saw owl's, Macaws flying, and all sorts of rain forest birds. The food is amazing at this place. Ron offers amazing tours to the ruins and to Guatemala. I stay here around four years ago.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We descended on Ron and Al with little warning, but from the moment we stepped out of our car we felt welcome and well cared for. After dropping our gear in our cabana, we went inner tubing on the river. (Another reviewer complained that the river was slow. Maybe it is at certain times, but I would describe it as... More

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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Though we were here only 2 nights, we had a great time!! Ron, Al, and Henri were so kind and helpful! If you needed anything, they would immediately act on it! And the food......WOW..it was like dining at a 5 star restaurant in the middle of the jungle! So good! Very well kept grounds! And the cabana where you eat... More

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Address: On the Macal River in the jungle, San Ignacio, Belize
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Location: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio
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Family friendly, romantic honeymoon destination, naturalist paradise, ornithologist will especially love our beautiful Macal River frontage with access to many activities and adventures. Cabanas are private, secluded, spacious, clean, with screened windows,private deck or veranda, private baths, fans, and lights. Many activities available. Volleyball, croquet, river tubing, hiking, bird watching, etc. Tours are arranged complimentary. Close to ATM Caves, Caracol, Belize Botanical Gardens,zip line, horseback riding, San Ignacio town and market, Xunantunich, Greenhills Butterfly Ranch, Barton Creek Cave, Eljio Panti National Park, and much more... Tubes provided complimentary for guests. Canoeing available. WI-FI provided free of charge. Restaurant on premises, gift shop, bar. Five miles of well groomed nature trails,ancient trees, park like jungle setting, hammocks,lending library, ping pong table,telescope for use by our star gazing guests, camping also available. ... more   less 
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