The Trek Stop

6 miles (9 km) west of San Ignacio, George Price Hwy. (aka Benque Rd.), near Xunantunich, San José Succotz, Cayo, Belize

After a day spent out and about, a cold Belikin and filling Mexican and Belizean dishes await you at this cluster of neat-as-a-pin cabins on a hilltop near Xunantunich ruins. This lodge is quite the find, particularly for budget travelers, as the basic wood cabins (with solar-heated showers and composting toilets around the corner) are very affordable. Here you can also hike nature trails, visit the Tropical Wings Butterfly Farm, take advantage of the free Wi-Fi, and play Frisbee golf (free for guests). If you want to go to San Ignacio or elsewhere, walk down the hill and flag down a bus or colectivo (collective taxi) on Benque Road.

PROS

  • top value for the money
  • friendly local management

CONS

  • just a couple of steps up from camping
  • location means you'll have to take a bus or taxi to most sights, except Xunantunich

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 823-2265

HOTEL DETAILS

Rate Includes: 9 cabins, 7 with shared bath No meals

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