Perched on top of the ancient hills of Cahal Pech Maya site is Cahal Pech Village Resort, one of the largest hotels in the Cayo District. The resort is comprised of 23 comfortable palm thatched cabanas, 14 standard rooms, 5 spacious suites, 9 deluxe suites, 3 fresh water swimming pools, a gourmet restaurant, a fully stock bar, a gift shop, a fleet of tour vehicles and a cadre of professional staff that is responsive and will go beyond to make your stay unforgettable.
The resort offers a spectacular and invigorating view of the Belize River Valley and is close to the many popular archeological sites in the area – Cahal Pech, Xunantunich, El Pilar, Caracol and even Tikal in Guatemala.
|DRIVING FROM||ESTIMATED TIME|
|Belize International Airport||2 hours|
|San Ignacio airstrip||15 minutes|
|FLYING TO SAN IGNACIO AIRSTRIP FROM||ESTIMATED TIME|
|Belize International Airport||30 minutes|
|San Pedro airstrip||1 hour 5 min|
Suites are located on the first and second floor of the resort’s main building and come with 2 bedrooms, an airy living room area, air condition, private balcony and bathroom with hot and cold shower. Cabanas suites of this type are also available with private veranda.
The Cabanas were built from local Belizean hardwood and the roofing is from the local leaf Wanno (meaning thatch). The Cabanas come with double beds, private bath with hot & cold water, writing table & chair, private, screened veranda with deck chairs and a hammock to relax in. All Rooms and extended porches are fully screened for your comfort.
Xunantunich is the country’s finest Mayan ruin and is situated 6 miles west of Cahal Pech Village. It is easily accessible and is reached by crossing a hand cranked ferry.
It’s main temple El Castillo looms 39m above the plaza level and gives a spectacular view of the surrounding jungle and the town of Melchor in Guatemala.
The royal Mayan Ruin from which the resort takes it name is only 5 minutes walk from our front door. It is considered to be one of the oldest Mayan settlements in Belize and dates back to about 1,500 B.C.
Caracol Maya Ruins is located in the Cayo District, deep in the jungles of the Chiquibul Reserve and the tour includes a visit to the on site museum that hosts the ancient artifacts narrating the story of Caracol in it’s era.
It is one of the major sites of the Mayan civilization, located in the rainforest of central Peten in Guatemala. Easy access to this Mayan site from the Cahal Pech Village Resort since it is only two hours drive away from the Western border of Belize.
This cave system consists of a series of chambers, ending in a 300 by 50 meters Cathedral, where sacrificial ceremonies took place. Here you will be exposed to individuals sacrificed to the Gods of the Underworld.
Hike through the jungle and enjoy the tropical rainforest and then as you float down the Caves Branch River, experience the thrill of passing through a cave system that was one used by the Mayas for rituals and ceremonies.
Barton Creek Cave, Blue Hole Drop, El Pilar Maya Ruins, Mountain Pine Ridge, River Canoeing, Bird Watching, Horseback Riding, Butterfly Farm Tour, Belize Botanic Garden Tour, Zip Line Tour
Cahal Pech Village Resort is located in the Cayo District, west of Belize City in San Ignacio.
A 10% service charge for this resort is included in your quote from Magnum Belize Tours. Cahal Pech Village Resort does this so that a fair distribution of what may otherwise be tips or gratuities left for room maids or front desk personnel etc. is made to the entire staff. The total collected is shared by all employees on a points basis where each position is assigned a certain number based on the expertise needed to work in each position, experience, and interaction with our guests.