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Tutzil Nah Cottages

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  • Maya Centre


  • Near Maya Centre
  • Owners highly knowledgeable about Cockscomb
  • Interesting tours available


  • Very basic accommodations
  • Furnishings and beds need repairs and upgrading

Published 01/27/2016

Fodor's Review

Gregorio Chun and his family, Mopan Maya people who've lived in this area for many generations, provide affordable accommodations in simple thatch cabañas. The reason to stay at Tutzil Nah is not the accommodations, which are basic at best, but the location near the Cockscomb Basin Preserve and to meet the Chun family. The Chun family were among those who helped Dr. Alan Rabinowitz study the jaguars in southern Belize, resulting in his well-known 2000 book, Jaguar, One Man's Struggle to Establish the World's First Jaguar Preserve. The Chuns provide a range of tours to Cockscomb and Mayan sites, and simple but tasty homemade meals are available.

Hotel Information


Near Maya Centre, Mile 13½, Southern Hwy., Southern Hwy., Maya Centre, Stann Creek, Belize

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Hotel Details:

  • 2 cabañas, 1 with share bath

Published 01/27/2016

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