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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, daughter, elderly Mother-in-law, 8 year old grandson and myself spent the better part of two weeks at MET. This place is magical. The setting is stunning. The birdwatching is fantastic. We used MET as a base to travel in the Cayo district while caving, horseback riding, a pontoon boat ride on a remote jungle lake with georgeous waterfalls,... More 

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Perfectly perfect for us. Off the grid and definitely off the beaten path, comfortable lux-rustic living, hummingbirds and tropical birds abounding, the sounds of howlers each night, the friendliest people you can imagine, gorgeous horses and glorious trails and nature adventures, and every detail thought of! My husband and I and 8 year old daughter stayed at MET for 6... More 

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Ambergris Caye, Belize
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I have been here before, and so happy to go back! It is perfect place for families, the kids can explore. The service was absolutely wonderful. Our tours we took horseback riding and to the Waterfalls were just an amazing experience. Not to mention the zoo and the Carocal Mayan Ruins. Mountain Equestrian Trails is definitely a place you want... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited Belize this month and stayed at M.E.T. while visiting the Caracol ruins. We enjoyed the property, the hosts, but we really felt it was our guide, Giovanni, who made that part of the trip great. He works with MET as a guide, driver, environmentalist, laborer, etc. You want him guiding you around! MET is cool... More 

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Agate, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

This is a smoothly operating, very professional business with good horses and better trail guides. Despite being off the grid, its a comfortable and accommodating site with an excellent chef and an extensive wet bar. Day rides can include waterfalls and swimming, caves and Mayan ruins, or a dose of local culture. Rides are tailored to the guests' experience level... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We went on a halfday horseback ride tour, and it wss a really good experience. Three out of us four had no or only little riding experience, but the horses were well-trained and Giovanni is the perfect tour guide, so everything went well. The place itself is a green heaven, and we would love to stay there for a couple... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I stayed at MET for 3 nights while on a birding tour with a group of birders. Beautiful area. Lots of birds. My room was clean and comfortable, however there was no air conditioning, overhead fans or electricity in the rooms. The rooms were lit with kerosene lanterns. MET is at a higher altitude than other places we stayed, so... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review for us! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for a great description of the rooms and the explanation that there is no electricity in the rooms. I hope you'll come back next year with your birding friends! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We stayed for two nights with a full day ride to Big Rock Falls. We arrived later than expected but Geo was there to greet us and show us our room. The room was beautifully decorated and spacious with no electricity, which added to the experience. The next morning we had our breakfast and were shown to our horses -... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We truly appreciate your descriptive positive review! Thank you! More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is pretty much impossible to find words to describe our experience at Mountain Equestrian Trails (MET) in Belize. I planned the trip especially for my little sister's High School graduation get-away. The idea was not just to spent amazing quality time together, but to also give my little sister a little taste of cultural diversity. However, what MET had... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We truly enjoyed your visit and appreciate your time writing a wonderful review! More 

Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Jim, the owner, his son Arron and daughter in law, daughter Amy, are great people who make you part of their family as soon as you get to the Lodge. Geo, Rego and Rego Jr. are fantastic guides who make each ride a pleasure as well as an educational experience. The horses are great and actually look forward to getting... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific five-star review of MET! And thank you for acknowledging our excellent staff and food. When you come back, Che will be waiting for you! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ecotel-certified Belize Ecotourism Jungle Lodge offering adventure vacations: horseback riding tours, hiking, bird watching, butterfly gardens, waterfalls, river caves & vehicle tours to Mayan ruins. Cabanas are made of stucco with thatched roofs, with private baths, hot water and intimate kerosene lighting. The Cantina is a restaurant and bar where you'll enjoy open-air, home-style dining and bird watching from your table. MET is one of "1,000 Places to See Before You Die" by Patricia Schultz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Equestrian Trails

Address: Mile 8 Mountain Pine Ridge Rd, San Antonio, Belize
Location: Belize > Cayo > San Antonio
Price Range: $124 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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