I found the Black Orchid Resort on the net while planning a cycle trip from cancun to Palenque.
The staff were very friendly and helpful while I stayed there. I sat in the back enclosed patio and watched fireflies and river birds on the river. Very peaceful.
There was also a Saturday night culture event which apparently happens regukarly and played quite good rock music.
When I left my mobile at the hotel they arranged to have it transported forward to my new hotel at no cost..
I would also recomment Brown Sugar as a guide to th Pine Ridge trips. I enjoyed them immensly.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Belize has such contrasts from the beaches to the jungle to the Mayan ruins, from the rivers to the Cayes, a good base from which to see it all, is the Black Orchid Resort on the banks of the Belize River on the outskirts of Burrell Boom Village, fifteen minutes from the international airport it’s easy to reach and easy to leave from. Just a short distance away from Belize City, the resort is also within an hour’s drive of most of the country’s mainland attractions, making it a convenient launching point for your vacation adventures. We provide accommodations with an ambiance of environmental radiance, alluring air conditioned rooms and immaculate, quiet and safe grounds. We are an excellent alternative to Belize City and gateway to all Belize has to offer; with knowledgeable guides and transportation for snorkeling, deep sea fishing, cave tubing, Maya Ruin tours, complimentary international airport shuttle, free use of kayaks, canoes, peddle boats and free wireless internet access. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Black Orchid Hotel Burrell Boom
- Black Orchid Belize City
- Black Orchid Resort Belize/Burrell Boom