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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Great cabanas, private, clean, lovely design and decoration. Fans helped but it wasn't too hot out. Great to supply bug netting... This also added to the ambiance! Meals were amazing; lots of local ingredients. Our guide Melvis was top notch. He knew all bird calls, could imitate them all, knew the best locations to find them. Many birds were added... More 

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We visited La Milpa Nov 2015 and had a wonderful time viewing birds and wildlife with Roberto and Francisco. The accommodations were comfortable and the food was delicious and plentiful. Francisco was an excellent birder and wildlife guide and we were able to see a very good diversity of wildlife. As an example we went to the rice fields one... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at la milpa for three nights and enjoyed them very much. The place is beautiful, completely hidden in the pristine rain first. Melvis and Francesco really made or visit with the money. They are so good in bird finding purely based on sound. Melvis can imitate any bird, luring them closer to us do we can take pictures.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We drove to La Milpa from Mahahual Mexico, where we live. The roads there were being regraded so the drive was a little more difficult than we thought it would be - all the main roads in Mexico are paved but about half the journey in Belize was dirt roads. We just took it easy! The station was easy to... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Great food for a good price. Awesome drink specials. The building is a bit dark and old but my wife and I enjoy going because of the service, management and dining experience are wonderful. We are weekly regulars.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Two days and two nights in jungle paradise--great facilities and helpful staff, seamlessly integrated with the huge, well-maintained and protected forest area surrounding it. Highlight was a long hike with Melvis, the extremely knowledgable and accommodating nature guide and activities coordinator. In addition to countless plants, trees, insects, birds and animals we spotted a magnificent male jaguar along the trail,... More 

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Pedasi, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

La milpa has it all, great location, mystical old maya city which is still owned by the jungle, a lot of wildlife, we saw spider and howler monkeys, perfect birding spot and lovely cottages to spend the nights in. The only thing we were less happy about was the food, not so tastefull. La milpa is a must stay location... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stayed here for two exciting nights and wish we could have done more. There was so much to see. We just spent the days and nights walking around on trails and trying to find wildlife. We did two night tours (the walk and drive) and had so much fun on both. Our walk was very fruitful, but we were... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed at La Milpa as part of a bird photography trip. Loved the thatched roofed rooms. They were basic, but clean and comfortable. The birds and monkeys were plentiful, the walk to the Mayan ruins was enjoyable. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. We asked Melvis to take us on a night walk to see what critters... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We spent four night at La Milpa and enjoyed every minute. The facilities are very comfortable, well-maintained, and very clean. It is so peaceful there you can hear all the birds chirp and the howler monkey roaring in the distance. The food is plentiful and nicely prepared. The breakfast fruit displays are truly something to admire - a different one... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The La Milpa Ecolodge and Research Center on the Rio Bravo is located only three miles from the third largest archaeological site in Belize, the La Milpa Mayan Site. Guests can experience firsthand the rich history of the Maya Civilization.For accommodations, guests can choose between charming private thatched-roof cabanas with private baths with hot/cold water. La Milpa has four cabanas with 8 units that can sleep 16 persons. Or a comfortable and tastefully decorated dormitory featuring state-of-the-art ‘green’ technology that features 100% solar powered energy, no-flush composting toilets and a rainwater collection system which sleeps 30. Dining facilities, gift shop and internet wi-fi access available on site. Hiking nature trails, jungle trekking, biking and birding are the order of the day at La Milpa. Avid birders can compile a list of more than 150 species during a three day trip to our La Milpa venue. Come Explore the Natural Mystique of the Rio Bravo...An Unparalleled Eco Adventure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Milpa Field Station

Address: Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area, Orange Walk 00000, Belize
Location: Belize > Orange Walk District > Orange Walk
Price Range: $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
La Milpa Field Station Hotel Orange Walk
La Milpa Field Station Belize/Orange Walk
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