San Ignacio Travel Guide
The Lodge at Chaa Creek. The Lodge at Chaa Creek has a stable of riding horses. Two- to three-hour guided horseback trips, with morning or afternoon options, cost BZ$90 per person, plus 12.5% tax. Rides cover about 5 miles (8 km). A horseback tour to Chaa Creek's Maya organic farm also is BZ$90. Chial Rd., San Ignacio. 824/2037; 877/709–8708 in U.S. and Canada. www.chaacreek.com.
Mountain Equestrian Trails. When it comes to horseback-riding adventures, whether on the old logging roads of the Mountain Pine Ridge or on trails in the Slate Creek Preserve, the local experts are found at Mountain Equestrian Trails. Full-day rides range from BZ$166 to BZ$180. Five-night riding packages including accommodations are BZ$4,880 double in-season. Mile 8, Mountain Pine Ridge Rd., aka Georgeville Rd., San Ignacio. 669/1124 or 800/838–3918. www.metbelize.com.