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San IgnacioBelize

Get away to San Ignacio! Enjoy the ruins, history, and mountains.

Discover the historic area of San Ignacio—ancient ruins, mountain views, and top sights like Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins.

Top Hotels in San Ignacio

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Midas Belize
Midas Belize
2.5 out of 5
Branch Mouth Road, San Ignacio, Cayo District
The price is $32 per night

This family-friendly San Ignacio hotel is located on the riverwalk, within 1 mi (2 km) of San Ignacio Market, Ajaw Chocolate & Crafts, and Green Iguana Conservation ...

4.2/5Very Good! (300 reviews)

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Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Midas Belize
Sweet Songs Jungle Lodge, a Muy’Ono Resort
Sweet Songs Jungle Lodge, a Muy’Ono Resort
3.5 out of 5
Chial Road, San Ignacio, Cayo

Situated on a river, this spa lodge is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Belize Botanical Gardens and within 9 mi (15 km) of Xunantunich and Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins. Ajaw ...

4.2/5Excellent! (17 reviews)

"Staff were amazing! Friendly and helpful people with smiling faces. They went the extra mile to make sure we were happy. Grounds are beyond gorgeous. I wish we had more time to take advantage of the fun activities, like hiking, exploring the botanical garden, tubing and canoeing. And the wildlife ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Sweet Songs Jungle Lodge, a Muy’Ono Resort
Ka'ana Resort
Ka'ana Resort
4 out of 5
Mile 69 1/4 George Price Highway, San Ignacio, Cayo District

This family-friendly San Ignacio resort is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Ajaw Chocolate & Crafts, Green Iguana Conservation ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (116 reviews)

"This was the most amazing trip and stay I've ever experienced! The staff was outstanding .... friendly, attentive, knowledgeable and genuinely wanted their guests to feel comfortable and enjoy Belize. The food and drinks were incredible. We had the most amazing tour guide, Brandon, who was with us ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Ka'ana Resort

Popular places to visit in San Ignacio

Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins
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Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins

4.5/5(51 reviews)

You can learn about the local history of San Ignacio during your trip to a well-known site like Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins. You can seek out the local tours while in the area.

Xunantunich
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Xunantunich

5/5(75 reviews)

Marvel at the awe-inspiring sight of huge stone palaces with a backdrop of Belize’s sweeping valleys and lush green countryside.

Top things to do in San Ignacio

ATM Adventure-Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave
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ATM Adventure-Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave

$95
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Tikal Archaeological Site Full-Day Tour
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Tikal Archaeological Site Full-Day Tour

$130
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Caracol and Waterfall Adventure
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Caracol and Waterfall Adventure

$100
Per adult
Big Rock Waterfalls and Mayan Culture Experience
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Big Rock Waterfalls and Mayan Culture Experience

$175
Per adult
Cave tubing & Zip lining Adventure
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Cave tubing & Zip lining Adventure

$110
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Belize Shuttle from Belize City or Airport to/from San Ignacio
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Belize Shuttle from Belize City or Airport to/from San Ignacio

$53
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of San Ignacio

4.4

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 48.507462686567166%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 5.223880597014926%
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4/5 - Good

DeanandDawn

Mar 18, 2020

Not a resort town. Easy access to ATM and Tikal makes it a stop you’ll want to include

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 18, 2020

The Resort had everything we needed so we didn’t really get to visit much of San Ignacio, though we did a great chocolate making class there.

5/5 - Excellent

Ann

Mar 17, 2020

Great affordable base for the solo traveler!!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 18, 2020

Rio on Pools & Big Rock Falls are beautiful.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 18, 2020

Close to Xunantunich, which is the second largest man made structure in Belize. 360 views of Belize & Guatemala.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 15, 2020

There are a couple of one-way bridges in and out of San Ignacio. Look for the small turn off signs to get to San Ignacio (its across the river from Santa Elena, which is one the main highway).

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