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Worth the visit

Definitely worth the visit. The groundskeeper took time to give us some very interesting history... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
Kelly G
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Great place to visit but hard to find

A very interesting place to go. Only takes about an hour. Very friendly and knowligable staff but... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
PeteysGrinnell
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Grinnell, Iowa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are staying in Corozal Town or just passing through take time to visit this Mayan Ruin . It’s not one of the biggest – but then you also don’t get the crowds. It is walkable from the town centre just behind the hospital....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

This was our first Maya site ever. It is still one of our favorites, even after visiting some of the more developed and famous sites in Belize. We were the only visitors. The manager gave us a personal talk about the Santa Rita Mayans which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BobL190
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This site is very small but the experience could have been enhanced with a guided tour. Interpretive displays can be added to make the place more interesting! It is very accessible and a short distance from town.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Anna H
Reviewed March 4, 2018

I was very disappointed . If you have a few days do not waste your time . If you are staying in the area a few weeks , please come and visit .

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Den672
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the visit. The groundskeeper took time to give us some very interesting history . It’s fairly small but easy to find and access .

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

This is a very small archeological site. It was interesting. There's a docent who will give you a little tour and history of the site. Then you can climb to the top for some great views. Interesting.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jadeh99
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This sacred Mayan site holds a lot of history and magic! I was lucky enough to be greeted by a wonderful groundsman who shared lots of the history and interesting facts, including this being the only site you can actually get married at! It might...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank MissD819
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Santa Rita is a far cry from any of the larger Myan ruins in Belize such as Caracol, Xunantunich, Lamanai, Altun Ha or Ceros. However, it easy to find, give you an idea of what Mayan life was actually like, good history and a nice...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ddbelize
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

A very interesting place to go. Only takes about an hour. Very friendly and knowligable staff but he kept going off on tangents.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PeteysGrinnell
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The Santa Rita site is small, especially considering how large the original Mayan city was. What made the visit very good instead of average was the on-site staff person from the National Institute of Archaeology who was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He explained the primary feat...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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