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Thoughts on Cayo District tours/accommodation options

Thoughts on Cayo District tours/accommodation options

Nov 22nd, 2014, 01:02 PM
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Thoughts on Cayo District tours/accommodation options

we are a young couple (26 and 27) heading to Belize at the end of December - mid-January. We are trying to figure out some good options for tours/lodging in the Cayo District. We've looked extensively at a variety of jungle lodges and hotel accommodations but aren't sure whether the best option is to go with an all-inclusive tour package at a jungle resort or stay in either San Ignacio, Belmopan, or another town in a nice, but not all-inclusive hotel and then choose our own tour companies.

While we are on a budget, we are looking for an option that gives us a good place to stay but also gives us the opportunity to go on the most tours and see the most of the jungle in Belize.

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Nov 22nd, 2014, 01:40 PM
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My favorite: www.belizecamp.com
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Nov 24th, 2014, 03:55 AM
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I would suggest a jungle lodge in Cayo, outside of San Ignacio town. Many in different price ranges, long the rivers and in the Mnt Pine Ridge.
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Nov 24th, 2014, 09:22 AM
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I'd prefer San Ignacio, and the Cahal Pech Village Resort (http://www.cahalpech.com/); really nice grounds and great views above town, right next to the Cahal Pech ruins (which I think is a must see in the area, and only takes a couple of hours to wander through). There are many reputable companies offering tours of all the sights in the area to choose from; I wouldn't go with a package. (San Ignacio is also an excellent departure point for a day trip to Tikal in Guatemala.)
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Nov 24th, 2014, 09:43 AM
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We loved Chaa Creek; we got a deal for it on Luxury Link which made it a lot more affordable. You might check sites like that. We did our day trip to Tikal from there with PACZ Tours, and they were very good.
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Nov 24th, 2014, 09:46 AM
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The camp that hopefulist mentions is part of Chaa Creek.
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