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Macal River Jungle Camp - Wildly Civilized

SuperhostSan Ignacio, Cayo District, Belize
Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Christine
4 guests1 bedroom4 beds1 shared bath
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Here at the Macal River Camp you can experience nature much as the original Maya inhabitants or early settlers did – with little of the distraction or noises of civilisation. The Macal River Camp has been designed for outdoor lovers.

The space
The Macal River Camp has been designed for outdoors people who enjoy rustic accommodations in a remote setting, and does not provide electricity.

The ten casitas, or small bungalows, are set on raised platforms and have private verandas.

Comfortable beds with clean linens, pillows, towels and blankets and hygienic and environmentally safe bathrooms and showers are all provided, and the large thatched palapas is very comfortable for dining, playing games and socialising.

However you fill your days, you’ll welcome a hearty home cooked dinner and cold drink on your return before relaxing around the campfire or in a hammock on your own private veranda with a good book, or just listening and watching as the jungle night unfolds.

Guest access
The walk above the Macal River to the fascinating Maya Medicinal Plant Trail is beautiful, and other hiking, birding and mountain biking possibilities are, well, endless.

Chaa Creek’s highly regarded stables are also within hiking distance, or we can bring the horses to you. Whichever means of rustic transport you choose, keep your eyes open for peccaries, armadillos, monkeys, toucans, parrots and a host of other exotic animals inhabiting the rainforest.

Within easy hiking distance are Chaa Creek’s world famous Butterfly Farm, Natural History Centre, and scheduled day tours to the impressive Maya pyramid at Xunantunich, and the huge ancient Mayan Ruins of Caracol and Tikal.

While vehicle traffic into the camp is restricted, we cater to special needs.

Other things to note
PLEASE NOTE: RATE IS PER PERSON/PER NIGHT. Breakfast & dinner is included in the price. Also, you get complimentary on-site activities such as early morning guided birdwatching, hiking, access to our Maya medicinal plant trail, butterfly farm, natural history centre and canoeing on the macal river.
Here at the Macal River Camp you can experience nature much as the original Maya inhabitants or early settlers did – with little of the distraction or noises of civilisation. The Macal River Camp has been designed for outdoor lovers.

The space
The Macal River Camp has been designed for outdoors people who enjoy rustic accommodations in a remote setting, and does not provide electricity.

The ten casitas, or small bungalows, are set on raised platforms and have private verandas.

Comfortable beds with clean linens, pillows, towels and blankets and hygienic and environmentally safe bathrooms and showers are all provided, and the large thatched palapas is very comfortable for dining, playing games and socialising.

However you fill your days, you’ll welcome a hearty home cooked dinner and cold drink on your return before relaxing around the campfire or in a hammock on your own private veranda with a good book, or just listening and watching as the jungle night unfolds.

Guest access
The walk above the Macal River to the fascinating Maya Medicinal Plant Trail is beautiful, and other hiking, birding and mountain biking possibilities are, well, endless.

Chaa Cre…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 3 single beds

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Free parking on premises
Pool
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San Ignacio, Cayo District, Belize

We don’t impose upon nature, but instead, as has been our practice for decades, happily coexist with it in respectful harmony. This philosophy is evident at our Macal River Camp, where sensitive construction, recycling and operations allows nature to flourish and welcomes the local wildlife.
We don’t impose upon nature, but instead, as has been our practice for decades, happily coexist with it in respectful harmony. This philosophy is evident at our Macal River Camp, where sensitive construction, r…

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Hosted by Christine

Joined in February 2016
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During your stay
Docio "Tio" Juarez, our camp manager who along with his wife and family ensure that you are attended to with excellent and personal service. They prepare meals - breakfast & dinner for you.
Christine is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
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