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Cotton Tree Lodge

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Moho River, Punta Gorda, Belize
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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After a lot of research, I elected to stay here during my trip to Central America. Things are beautiful here, the food was great and the staff (with the exception of the incredibly passive aggressive and interfering Valerie) were exceptional. However, this place sells itself as an establishment that allows you feel immersed and be part of the local culture.... More 

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chriscrowell, Owner at Cotton Tree Lodge, responded to this review

We always appreciate feedback from our guests about their experiences while staying with us at Cotton Tree Lodge. Our mission is to offer a sustainable eco-tourism experience for our guests that works well with the local communities. In doing so, we offer guided custom tours that integrate the local communities. This gives our guests the opportunity to learn about the... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cotton Tree Lodge is a great, unforgettable getaway! The staff and guides are amazing and super friendly, the food is delicious, and the rooms are comfortable. Fellow guests also added to the experience - we met so many fun, interesting people along the way. Each night at our family-style (four course) dinner we'd share stories about our respective days.... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cotton Tree lodge was a very profound experience for my daughter and me. From the moment of arrival until we had to depart, the adventure we had was inspirational. The staff and just to name a few: Jose, Valerie, Ernesto, Sandy, Nathaniel, Pablo, Pop and Carlos were all so welcoming and inviting. We were able to go and visit... More 

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cotton Tree is Great - The staff could not be more friendly and accommodating, the food was excellent, the day trips are fun and informative (we did all-inclusive), and the overall style is very laid back and chill. We were there 8 days, which we were worried would be a lot, but it took a couple of days to settle... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The week was about chocolate; learning everything from picking pods from the cacao trees to the fermentation process, drying and roasting of the beans. The Cotton Tree Lodge folks set up all of our tours to the farms of the cacao growers and tours of different small processors. After breakfast each morning, we would head out for a day filled... More 

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Placencia, Belize
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were very welcoming and helpful, greeting you upon arrival w/ a fresh Rum Punch while they introduced you to the lodge and potential activities. The birds and howler monkeys let you know you are in the middle of the jungle (without it requiring too great an effort to get there). The top floor room of the Garden Cabana... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cotton Tree is a small resort about 40 minutes from Punta Gorda in southern Belize. One is in the middle of nowhere, there is nothing else around...which is what we like. The guest rooms are ~12 thatched huts on stilts. Most of them are along the riverbank, some just across the raised boardwalk. (I was told that the resort closes... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cotton Tree Lodge promised a secluded getaway in Punta Gorda, Belize and that is what we received. Plenty of adventure-type excursions to do, great (and fresh) food, spacious accommodations and a very unique atmosphere. Although Punta Gorda is not the easiest to get to (additional flight from Belize City or travel North from Guatemala) it was worth it. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Great food, awesome activities, and a nice river to swim in. The staff is extremely nice and caring. We had so much fun here. Yoga, massage, garden tours, rope swing, and horseback riding. The food here is delicious!!! It comes fresh from their garden and is served by polite and helpful staff. Missing cotton lodge already.

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chriscrowell, Owner at Cotton Tree Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Megan for the "Just Wonderful" review, we will be looking forward to your return to the Cotton Tree Lodge one day soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

The staff was great! We really enjoyed staying at the Corazon cabin (with a private hottub facing the river). Kayaking and Hiking trips were awesome (Thanks to Nathaniel and Agapito!). And overall, it was very fun to meet other travelers during family-like dinners :)

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