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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been back for almost a week and just realizing how much fun we had. My 14-year old daughter and I spent 4 days at the lodge and had the time of our lives. From our initial booking to our flight back, Ron and his staff went out of there way to make sure we were comfortable at all times. We...

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Sidney, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Macaw Bank. Hosts/Owners Ron and Al were great always available and accommodated our every needs from GF menu to our birding guide Andy Tut who was super, our best birding ever... plus they were just fun to visit with and share their experiences in Belize. The staff are all great but we particularly connected...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped here on our honeymoon this summer and the location is absolutely beautiful. Tucked in the jungle with big, beautiful trees and a path that leads you through the woods over hand-made footbridges past mounds of leaf-cutter ants and to the banks of a clear, sandy river. Ron and Al made us feel at home. The...

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Ron C, Owner at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Andy, Thank you for spending your honeymoon with us, and for still remembering us !! All of our rooms have fans, and the good news is that it almost always cools down at night in the jungle ! It would be cost prohibitive to add air conditioning as we are off grid, and it is very seldom that one...

Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For the Jungle Experience we have no complaints as it met all our expectations. Our room wasn't quite ready when we showed up, so one of the guys set us up with a couple hammocks where we relaxed and listened to the jungle sounds. There are hummingbird feeders around the bar and restaurant area and they are busy with beautiful...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off I was afraid of the jungle and the potential creatures. I couldn't have been more wrong. This is one, if not the most relaxing and satisfying places I've ever visited. Ron and Al (the owners) were two of the best owners of any style resort. The cuisine was a fantastic mixture of local Belizean and international food. The...

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Ron C, Owner at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Carla and Matt ! It is so good to know you enjoyed your vacation with us. Without a doubt, we also enjoyed hosting you here ! People like you make it so gratifying ! We sure hoe you will come back again some day soon ! <3

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Our family started out 2017 at McCaw Bank Jungle Lodge. Our ages are 54, 59, 20 and 22. McCaw Bank Jungle Lodge was every thing we hoped for and more. It is small and intimate, beautiful and so accommodating. Ron, the owner, is the most gracious host. He is so much fun to chat with. He truly cares and wanted...

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Ron C, Owner at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you all ! We are very happy to know you appreciated our eco friendly practices Anna et al !! You guys were fantastic guests and it was a pleasure to do our best to make your holiday with us as fulfilling as possible. You all are great people and we sure hope to see you again in the future....

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We spent a week at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge in December and enjoyed it thoroughly. Our host, Ron, was most helpful and responsive right from our first inquiry. On arriving Ron soon helped us plan our customized itinerary and set up all our guided tours and self-guided excursions. We enjoyed a perfect mix of relaxing on-site activities (birding and tubing),...

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Ron C, Owner at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

It is so good to hear positive feedback. Our goal is to give people a unique, educational, and fun holiday with us. We love you guys for taking time to express your experience, and hop you will on day return to beautiful Belize !

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Macaw Bank for an afternoon cocktail at a nice quiet location and this was just the spot. The staff and management were very friendly and the drinks and wine selection was delicious. We hiked down to the Macal River after a drink and that was stunningly beautiful as well. I'd highly recommend visiting here.

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Ron C, Owner at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Durk ! We were glad to have had the pleasure of meeting you ! We usre hope you will ay us a return visit some day soon ! Your taking time to write is so helpful and greatly appreciated. Wishing you the best !

Waterford, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I just returned from our stay at the Macaw and it was incredible. I have traveled all over and the hospitality of Ron and his staff was first class. My 82 year old mother was with us and she had a terrible cough. Ron ran to the store and purchased 2 bottles of cough medicine. He went over and beyond....

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Ron C, Owner at Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge, responded to this review

I thank you for taking the time to write. You all were a pleasure to host here at beautiful Macaw Bank. We love to see some strong family bonding when we haave family reunions here. Wishing everyone the best, and hopefully a return visit is the plans. You all are fantastic folks and ajoy the have had the opportunity to...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

If you love nature and all it has to offer this place is for you. The cabanas are simple, clean and comfortable. And yes they come with flushing toilets. Our host Ron was extremely accommodating, and when my mom got sick with a bad cold her he ran to the drug store for us. The setting is beautiful and the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family friendly, romantic honeymoon destination, naturalist paradise, ornithologist will especially love our beautiful Macal River frontage with access to many activities and adventures. Cabanas are private, secluded, spacious, clean, with screened windows,private deck or veranda, private baths, fans, and lights. Many activities available. Volleyball, croquet, river tubing, hiking, bird watching, etc. Tours are arranged complimentary. Close to ATM Caves, Caracol, Belize Botanical Gardens,zip line, horseback riding, San Ignacio town and market, Xunantunich, Greenhills Butterfly Ranch, Barton Creek Cave, Eljio Panti National Park, and much more... Tubes provided complimentary for guests. Canoeing available. WI-FI provided free of charge. Restaurant on premises, gift shop, bar. Five miles of well groomed nature trails,ancient trees, park like jungle setting, hammocks,lending library, ping pong table,telescope for use by our star gazing guests, camping also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge

Address: On the Macal River in the jungle, Cristo Rey, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio > Cristo Rey
Price Range: RM600 - RM746 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“One cabin has an outdoor shower which was nice”
 of 5 bubbles D2408WJtomm, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No air conditioning so get a room with a fan”
 of 5 bubbles andybagg, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All huts will be quiet with just jungle sounds. Make sure you have a screened in porch as there are bugs”
 of 5 bubbles trublureview, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Jaguar room has one queen bed and a bunk bed, an indoor bathroom with shower, and also a screened in porch. It worked well for us as a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles tomh646, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the cabin with the private outdoor shower”
 of 5 bubbles makoabi, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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