7 Best Eco Resorts In Belize - Updated 2024

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If you want to do something meaningful, volunteer tourism, amalgamated as “voluntourism,” is a must-try experience in Belize. It offers travelers an opportunity to learn about the country’s rich marine and cultural heritage as they join a team of local conservationists and experts to lend a helping hand to achieve sustainable goals. Digging deep through the pristine rainforests of Belize is also a remarkable way of embracing nature to its absolute glory. Monkey River and Moho River are among the beautiful rainforest rivers you can navigate to enjoy the calm meandering water and spot a myriad of flora and fauna. Moreover, Mayflower Bocawina National Park and Payne’s Creek National Park are other must-see natural attractions in this majestic country. For a unique stay, consider getting away from usual hotel accommodations and opt for eco-friendly accommodations. Browse through this list to learn about the best eco resorts in Belize.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. The Lodge at ChaaCreek, San Ignacio (from USD 418)

Conservation is the passion and purpose of this eco-resort in Belize. This family-run accommodation strives to implement and utilize sustainable practices. This responsibility is evidenced by its consistent reduce, reuse, and recycle system, transition to eco-tank printers with heat-free technology, minimized water consumption, and reduced energy consumption, among many others.

All 23 airy and palm-thatched rooms are tucked in tropical gardens. Moreover, the resort offers exclusive suites, and the villas have hot tubs or infinity plunge pools. You can also get pampered in the health spa or take refreshing laps in the eco-friendly pool.

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The Lodge at ChaaCreek

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 77 Burns Avenue
40.66 km (25.3 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

2. Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge, Belmopan (from USD 423)

You can look forward to a one-of-a-kind nature immersion at Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge. This slice of paradise at the foothills of the Maya Mountains boasts 31 excellent accommodations to let you stay in comfort and style. There is no TV in each room to keep you away from digital distractions and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, complimentary kayaks are accessible for guests who want to paddle on the surrounding waters.

Best of all, this property is eco-friendly at every turn. You can indulge your sense of taste in the field-to-table eatery. This resort also came up with the Coffee with Conservationists program and collaborated with eight conservation organizations. The initiative serves as a platform to advocate environmental and sustainable projects and practices in Belize.

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Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: Mile 36 1/2 Hummingbird Highway
3.08 km (2.0 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

3. Xanadu Island Resort, San Pedro (from USD 330)

This eco-friendly resort is dedicated to sustainable practices and is internationally certified by Green Globe—a sustainable tourism certification body. As a measure, the property utilizes solar water heaters and zero energy units, energy-saving bulbs, and other eco-friendly and reusable amenities. It also actively supports the local community, women in need, and animal protection.

Free bike and kayak rentals are readily available if guests want to enjoy the outdoors. Additionally, the tour desk can arrange your itinerary for a hassle-free trip. After a day out, soothe your tired feet in the heated pool.

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Xanadu Island Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Sea Grape Drive
115.77 km (72.0 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Parking Bar Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Business centre Babysitting/child services

Other eco accommodations

4. Black Rock Lodge, San Ignacio (from USD 234)

Black Rock Lodge is in a rural location and has all the makings for a tranquil countryside stay. This property is in a dense rainforest along the Macal River. It houses 20 brightly furnished cabins and offers guided outdoor adventures.

The resort centers on sustainability as a guiding principle. Its courses of action revolve around carbon neutrality, water waste management, spring-fed water supply, and farm animal care. The on-site restaurant serves farm-to-table meals. You can also pluck fresh fruits from the trees lining the organic farm to bring home!

Another great thing about this place is that its staff includes locals. Moreover, this lodge supports Pack for a Purpose, which allows guests to support different projects by donating supplies.

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Black Rock Lodge

Address: Negroman Road
40.26 km (25.1 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the resort is eco-friendly and comfortable
very clean great food friendly and very helpful staff beautiful property lots to do
the staff are friendly and courteous
the staff was super friendly and helpful
great staff and guides we had a wonderful time
all the staff are very friendly and helpful
the staff were fantastic - the perfect level of friendliness and helpfulness
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5. Table Rock Lodge, Cristo Rey (from USD 175)

Make yourself home at Table Rock Lodge with eco-friendly cabanas and farm-to-table cuisine. This award-winning eco-lodge peacefully sits on 105 acres (42 hectares) of farm and jungle reserve on the banks of Macal River, making it a quaint setting for a nature retreat.

Take leisurely walks on the organic farm and spot resident donkeys along the way. This lodge also perfectly fits you if you require a stay committed to creating sustainable impacts. The property uses 100% solar power and sources water from precipitation. Moreover, this place spearheads the Mahogany Reforestation Project and supports conservancy organizations.

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Table Rock Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: Cristo Rey
38.87 km (24.2 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services

6. Blancaneaux Lodge, San Ignacio (from USD 295)

Blancaneaux Lodge features bungalows and villas with a balcony overlooking the river. The nicely appointed villas add a kitchenette to let you cook quick meals. Pine trees and an orchid trail bound the lodge, so you can step out anytime should you need a breather.

If you still need a little nudge, the sustainable efforts of the property might entice you! The accommodations on this lodge have no air-conditioning to eliminate the carbon footprint. Instead, every room has vaulted dwelling roofs for good air circulation. This place also uses natural and locally made materials.

Additionally, energy-efficient appliances and LED lighting are aptly laid throughout the property. Another highlight of this eco accommodation is that it encourages guests to participate in reef protection initiatives and pine and mahogany planting.

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Blancaneaux Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve Cayo District
29.63 km (18.5 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Copal Tree Lodge a Muy'Ono Resort, Toledo Settlement (from USD 361)

Green travelers will be elated to know about this luxury eco-lodge. It settles on a 3,000-acre (1,214-hectare) well-maintained organic farm surrounded by 12,000 acres (4,856 hectares) of preserved rainforest.

Most ingredients in preparing the food are directly sourced from the farm. Fresh seafood and fish are also purchased from local fishermen to give back to the community.

This place even uses sustainably harvested wood for furniture and building materials. Moreover, the property executes an agroforestry program by planting trees yearly and supporting wildlife preservation.

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Copal Tree Lodge a Muy'Ono Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 15 Wilson Road
107.2 km (66.7 mi) from St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace

Discover Central America's natural beauty in Belize

Central America’s Belize is too beautiful to ignore. With a punch of eco-friendly destinations and well-preserved Mayan attractions, this country is perfect for green panthers! If you want to support sustainable and ecological practices while enjoying luxury, book a stay in one of these best eco resorts in Belize.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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