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Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Wow what a place! We needed somewhere to stay the night so we were close to Belize zoo. We pulled in off the main highway into this haven. We were greater by iguanas and very knowledgable staff who not only showed us to our room but have is a tour of the whole sight. The room was simple but perfect... More 

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Rigby, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This was an awesome little excursion. We purchased it in port and ended up going with another couple from another ship. The four of us had a great time together. The guide was able to call the monkeys down out of the tree and could even get the alpha male howling at us. So cool to see them out in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I have used Monkey Bay now over a dozen times, as a basis for a field course that I teach, as a site for research, and as a family holiday anchor point. It is a wonderful and safe environment. If you are looking for a central point from which to explore or do work in Belize, I would highly recommend... More 

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San Pedro, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I came to Monkey Bay 25 years ago. It was rustic, but clean and peaceful. Today, they offer a full range of accommodations as well as Student Abroad Programs, As well as Environmental Education, field trips and really good food. A must see for a first timer in Belize. Go have a swim too...

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The people of Monkey Bay and the fellow volunteers and students we met made our time here something we will never forget. We have new forever friends and we are so grateful for their hospitality and support during our summer of service in Belize. Marga and Matt lead a wonderful team of people who are there to help you get... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

We stayed at Monkey Bay for a night just as a stop off to break up our journey. We were pleasantly surprised by everything really! We were put in the dorm room, as they realised we had 3 little kids and perhaps going to the bathroom outside would not be ideal, they offered us this room which had a bathroom... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Had a super stay at Monkey Bay. This place is peaceful and quiet. A nice getaway and the grounds are maintained and very nice. Fiona is an excellent hostess and efficient office manager. Enjoyed talking with Marga and Matt about the history and Belize Study Abroad programs being offered. They are both a wealth of information on Belize, eco tourism... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This visit to Monkey Bay was a site visit for a future student program. The staff at MB made us feel so welcome and took great care of us. Every detail was taken care of every single day. For example, most nights, we returned after dark...and found the outdoor light on our cabin on, welcoming us! The level of professionalism... More 

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Mableton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

On a recent trip to Belize to scout out the area as a potential site for college student study abroad opportunities, two colleagues and I stayed at Monkey Bay. Matt and Marga Miller, the owners and caretakers of the wildlife sanctuary, picked us up at the airport and provided transportation for us through the week long stay. Monkey Bay is... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at Monkey Bay two years in a row on a service project. The food is amazing, the staff are dedicated and very kind and professional. The area has been transformed to be a beautiful eco-friendly place to experience Belize. The bedrooms are all very humble and simple, but they are clean and comfortable. Monkey Bay is a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is an environmental education center offering Belize Study Abroad experiential learning programs and training opportunities while serving as a model of conservation land Stewardship. Our goal is to guide our guests and students in experiencing the natural wonders of the tropics and life in a developing country, recognizing the diversity of human potential through other cultures. We do this from a peaceful natural setting within a 1070-acre private protected area at our Monkey Bay campus where we experiment with sustainable living technologies and conservation land management ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Western Highway, Belmopan, Belize
Location: Belize > Cayo > Belmopan
Number of rooms: 72
Also Known As:
Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Belize/Belmopan
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