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San Pedro Columbia

Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse

San Miguel Road, San Pedro Columbia Belize
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Contact us to book rooms or plan your cave, waterfall, archeological or other adventures in the area surrounding a traditional Kekchi Mayan village in southern Belize. We have two available guestrooms, which we rent for $15 US a night. We don't charge per guest, just per room. There are 3 single beds in the Caligo Room, and one double bed in the Morpho room, and they have a shared porch overlooking the Columbia River, and a shared bathroom. We sell Mopan Maya- style home- cooked meals to guests for $5/meal, and guests are free to enjoy the 25 acre farm with organic gardens, orchards (including chocolate trees), swimming in the river, and butterfly flight house.
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Lisa's place is absolutely gorgeous. From her wonderful garden, to the butterfly house, to the refreshing and serene river, each is breathtaking. The accomodations are certainly rustic, but you'll have everything you need. More important than the property, though, is that Lisa is a great host. She is friendly, knowledgeable, and made us feel welcome immediately. Not to mention her young tour guide extraordinaire Isah. Lisa cooked us two fantastic meals and invited us in to her home. We loved our time at Lisa's place and exploring the surrounding area. Don't pass up the opportunity to spend some time here! If I had one suggestion, it would be to perhaps offer a couple of bicycles for rent because it is a pretty long trek in to town. Wonderful place that I'd certainly visit again.
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I stayed here for 3 days and lived the atmosphere of the place. The host, Lisa and her staff cooked some delicious meals with fresh ingredients. The butterflies were amazing and I helped out with them at the farm. You are surrounded by nature when you stay here and can go for a cool dip in the river or walk to the nearby ruins of Lubaantun. Plus you get to see traditional Mayan life close up.
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I stayed at Lisa's place for a week during my trip to central amercia and it was one of the best stays i had during my travel time. The place is remote, off the tourist tracks but still easy to get to by bus from bz city or punta gorda. There you can still get a feeling of being with the locals in the real Belize. The farm itself is close to the river and is a great place for chilling and listening to the jungle noises. The rooms are simple, but clean and comfortable - anything that you will need. Do not miss out to visit the local ruins and just walk along the rural villages and chat with the locals. The people there are really friendly and you feel safe and relaxed all around. And definetely try to get Mr. Adriano to take you on a cave tour - he is an excellent guide with a lot of knowledge and patience to explain every single plant and details about history and culture. The hosts are really welcoming and make you easily feel like you belong and are part of the place:)
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Great place to stay, visit or eat. Accessible by public buses, this butterfly cooperative is near beautiful rain forest, sacred caves, Mayan ruins, and the village of San Pedro Columbia. The owner and staff are all great!
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My boyfriend and I, both mid-twenties, stayed with Lisa and her team/family for two nights and had a wonderful time. The location is off the tourist trail but easy to get to on local buses as it's not far off the Southern Highway. If you get off in Dump, there's Cucul buses running several times a day that will drop you at the end of the road to the Butterfly Ecopark - about 15 minutes walk from the house. Failing that, you can get a taxi from dump for 20/25BZD. Or get a direct bus from PG if heading north. The accommodation is basic but has a flushing toilet and running water which is a lot more than most rural digs. The beds are comfy and there's electricity and WiFi. There's also a nice thatched outdoor area with hammocks which we enjoyed chilling in. On the first day, Lisa's chief tour guide (aka 5-year-old son) Isah showed us around the farm - we swam in the river that backs onto the property and Marlin and Gina showed us through the flight house and told us about the process of breeding butterflies and the three species they have in different stages of development, from eggs, to caterpillars, to pupae, to butterfly. We ate dinner with everyone on the farm both nights - Gina's fry jack's were the best we had in Belize, and the company was great. The ruins of Lubaantun are a pleasant 20-minute walk away and make a good half day trip - particularly interesting to learn about the controversy surrounding the supposed discovery of a crystal skull at the site. We also explored the village of San Pedro Columbia. We recommend Club Columbiana if you like the tunes of Bob Marley and fancy a game of pool - it's one of three bars in town and in our opinion, the best. There's various other things to do in and around town, which Lisa can fill you in on. We definitely could have stayed longer if we had more time. It's a unique spot and we really enjoyed the company and stories - particularly about local characters and Garifuna culture. Thanks Lisa and co, and best of luck with your endeavours - Alice & Will
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Frequently Asked Questions about Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Lubaantun (1.1 miles), Junajpu' Chocolate (1.8 miles), and Maya House of Cacao (2.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of San Pedro Columbia.
Are pets allowed at Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Butterfly EcoPark Guesthouse?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Lubaantun (1.1 miles).