Owned by a British-Belizean couple on the site of the old Paradise Lodge, this lodge has six comfy hardwood cottages on a gorgeous 11 1/2-acre site on the shores of the Crooked Tree Lagoon. A main lodge building houses a restaurant. The two-bedroom cabin is ideal for families. Camping is available (BZ$20). Dinner is BZ$30. Children under 12 eat free. Pets are welcome. Many birds can be seen on the grounds, and the lodge can arrange birding trips with the top guides.
Crooked Tree Lodge, on Crooked Tree Lagoon, Crooked Tree, Belize