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The Belize Rainforest Retreat

An Ecological Learning Center
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The 10 Belize Rainforest Retreat Eco Pods, all raised above the forest floor with their own private verandas, hammocks and rainforest views, feature warm kerosene lamp lighting, comfortable beds, and fresh linens and towels to ensure a relaxing night in a stunning jungle setting.


The Belize Rainforest Retreat’s location makes it an ideal base for exploring Maya temple sites, caves, Belize’s best birding spots and other popular inland attractions. And with 10 exciting onsite activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
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A traditional thatched roof palapa functions as a meeting and dining area where refreshments and farm-to-table breakfasts and dinners are served. Amenities, including restaurant, bar, gift shop, infinity pool and fully equipped conference centre, are a short stroll away at the main lodge.

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Where Nature Thrives

Belize Rainforest Retreat's Vibrant Tropical Rainforest

The Belize Rainforest Retreat at Chaa Creek is a rustic, comfortable, multiuse venue designed for group accommodations and functions. Nestled within a 400-acre private nature reserve, away from noise and distractions, yet easily accessible to the modern conveniences of at Chaa Creek. Affordable group accommodations in a stunning natural setting makes the Belize Rainforest Retreat the perfect choice for any group activity.
Group Travel

Included in your stay

All guests regardless of length of stay enjoy at no extra cost:


You’ll encounter some of the 350 avian species identified at Chaa Creek

Medicinal Plant Trail

Learn about Belize’s “Pharmacy of the Forest” and traditional healing

Butterfly Farm

Watch the beautiful Blue Morpho butterflies emerge into life

Natural History

Learn about Belize's history, geography, ecology and cultures


Explore picturesque trails on our 400-acre private nature reserve


Canoe down the Macal River and enjoy the flora and fauna and wildlife


Access high-speed wireless internet nearby at the main lodge

Breakfast + Dinner

Daily Belizean breakfast and dinner made by the Juarez family

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Why stay at the Belize Rainforest Retreat?

Set along the banks of the Macal River and close to western Belize's most popular natural and cultural attractions
Giving Back
10% of all room revenue is donated towards social and environmental projects through Chaa Creek Cares ™
Group Friendly
We’ve been hosting a variety of group travel and organizations of all sizes from around the world for over 35 years
Complimentary breakfast and dinner, five onsite activities and access to all Chaa Creek amenities add value to your stay

Ready to book your Belize jungle adventure?

Learning, immersion, relaxation and fun awaits!
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