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San Ignacio
It’s true: parts of Belize are getting touristy. But San Ignacio remains rustic, making it a great base for budget-friendly tropical adventure travel. Canoe on the Macal River, or walk to Mayan ruins at Cahal Pec (just be warned: it's uphill).

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Green Iguana Conservation Project
Green Iguana Conservation Project
Owner description: The Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The hatchery uses interactive exhibits and programs to help... more Owner description: The Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The hatchery uses interactive exhibits and programs to help educate and create awareness among international and local visitors. Here, you are given the opportunity mingle with these wonderful reptiles and also, learn the about the incubation, hatching, rearing, and releasing process less
Attraction type: Nature & wildlife areas
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Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum
Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum
This ancient Mayan site features a museum and several dozen surviving structures.
Attraction type: Ancient ruins
Belize Botanic Gardens
Belize Botanic Gardens
Owner description: Belize Botanic Gardens is a great place to spend from a few hours to the whole day! Come and take one of our guided tours through the gardens and discover some of the secrets... more Owner description: Belize Botanic Gardens is a great place to spend from a few hours to the whole day! Come and take one of our guided tours through the gardens and discover some of the secrets within the plants and trees. Do you know what perfumes Chanel No5? or what tree can colour your clothes? come and find the answers. Visit our Orchid house with over 120 orchids species of Belize. less
Attraction type: Gardens
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum
Chaa Creek Natural History Museum
Attraction type: Natural history museums
El Pilar Mayan Ruin
El Pilar Mayan Ruin
Attraction type: Landmarks & points of interest

All places to eat » Places to eat

Guava Limb Cafe
Guava Limb Cafe
Ranked #1 of 58 Restaurants in San Ignacio
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, International, Central American, Café
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Roots Wraps & Smoothies
Roots Wraps & Smoothies
Ranked #2 of 58 Restaurants in San Ignacio
Price: $2 - $15
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian, Fast Food, Organic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Cenaida's
Cenaida's
Ranked #3 of 58 Restaurants in San Ignacio
Price: $5 - $10
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Pop's Restaurant
Pop's Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 58 Restaurants in San Ignacio
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Ko-Ox Han nah
Ko-Ox Han nah
Ranked #5 of 58 Restaurants in San Ignacio
Price:
Cuisines: Asian, Indian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Lower Dover Field Station and Eco Jungle Lodge
Lower Dover Field Station and Eco Jungle Lodge
$29 - $72
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Parrot Nest Lodge
Parrot Nest Lodge
$32 - $55
Ranked #5 of 25 San Ignacio B&B and Inns
Mana-Kai Camping and Cabins
Mana-Kai Camping and Cabins
$15 - $30

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Black Rock Lodge
Black Rock Lodge
$75 - $210
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in San Ignacio
Western Guest House
Western Guest House
$62 - $64
Ranked #4 of 25 San Ignacio B&B and Inns
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Clarissa Falls Resort
Clarissa Falls Resort
$75
Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in San Ignacio

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Ka'ana Boutique Resort and Spa
4.0 of 5
Ka'ana Boutique Resort and Spa
$224 - $464
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in San Ignacio
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Hidden Valley Inn
4.0 of 5
Hidden Valley Inn
$240 - $355
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Blancaneaux Lodge
4.5 of 5
Blancaneaux Lodge
$332 - $1,767
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.