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Vanilla Hills Lodge

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Vanilla Hills Rd., San Ignacio Belize See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m late in writing this, but Vanilla Hills was an awesome place to stay. Claudia is amazing, essentially a professional travel agent, and arranged our transfer from the airport (via the zoo), various excursions, and our transfer to the coast to get the water taxi...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This lodge was amazing! The property was beautiful, staff was amazing and Claudia and her husband were the best hosts that I have ever had. Location was perfect for mainland site seeing and Claudia had recommendations for food, tours and sites to see. She cooked...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent three wonderful nights at Claudia and Franklin’s Vanilla Hills Lodge, at a stone’s throw from San Ignacio. We were lucky enough to stay in the treehouse, a spacious guest house overlooking a pond and nestled in the forest. Although we’re light sleepers and...More

Thank Sophie G
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Vanilla Hills was one of the highlights of our trip to Belize. As soon as Franklin started walking us out to the Coconut treehouse, we knew we were in for something special. The outdoor shower was pretty refreshing. Make sure you eat at the lodge...More

1  Thank sjenkins2018
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Vanilla lodge is the best place you can stay in San Ignacio!! Claudia and her husband are such nice people. When we arrived i was verry sick from a food poisoning and they did absolutly everything to make me feel better! They can almost call...More

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Vanilla Hills Lodge is situated in the rolling hills of Cayo on a wooded lot on the banks of the Mopan river. Although only five minutes from San Ignacio Town, the tourist center of Western Belize, the lodge ...More is surrounded by peaceful nature. Vanilla Hills is your ideal starting point for a multitude of tours. From here you are within easy reach of famous Maya sites, impressive cave labyrinths, the tropical jungle and many more day tours. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$113 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vanilla Hills Lodge Belize/San Ignacio
Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio
Traveler (204)
Room & Suite (97)
Dining (34)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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August 14, 2017|
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Response from VanillaHills | Property representative |
The regular guest houses have no A/C. They are located next to big trees so that it will not get too warm due to the natural shade of the trees. The Villa Vista is the only guest house with A/C. In general the temperature in... More
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Leann R | Reviewed this property |
No it does not. But does have a fan and it was fine for our visit.
Room Tips
"Coconut tree house is at the back end of the property and provides the most seclusion/privacy."
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"Orchid house was a good choice for a family"
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"Best views, best hosts, great location for activities"
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"Choose the Tree House Coconut - the most isolated of the cabins, and up on stilts"
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