Set along the banks of the Macal River and reaching towards the foothills of the Maya Mountains, Chaa Creek has provided unique adventure travel experiences for thousands of visitors looking for an in-depth yet civilized Belizean vacation, with a focus on Belize’s ecology and natural history as well as a vibrant, varied culture that includes the rich Maya civilization and impressive archaeological sites.
The private 365-acre nature reserve set along the banks of the Macal River in the foothills of the Maya Mountains is home to a number of exotic jungle dwellers including peccaries, jaguar, monkeys and many others as well as over 300 species of tropical and migratory birds. Guests are literally surrounded by one of the most pristine ecosystems in the world, and they are committed to ensuring that it remains vibrant and unspoilt for generations to come.
"Wildly civilized" sums up the philosophy of our award-winning Belize Jungle Resort, located in the heart of Maya civilization. Since Chaa Creek’s inception in 1981, owners Mick & Lucy Fleming strove to coexist with nature while creating a true jungle experience & the result is an exquisite blend of natural beauty & man-made comforts. We are proud that Chaa Creek continues to win recognition as one of the Caribbean region’s best examples of sustainable, Green tourism.
23 palm-thatched cottage rooms ensure a good night’s sleep and delightful mornings accompanied by the sing song of a rainforest waking up. You can upgrade to Garden Suite, Garden Jacuzzi Suite, Complete Garden Suite, Orchard Villa, Macal Cottage, or Tree Top Suite. Tree Top Suites, Spa Villas and Garden Jacuzzi Suites are equipped with a Jacuzzi for even extra comfort.
Chaa Creek has one of the best restaurants in Belize, and the hilltop spa and airy jungle bar ensure complete relaxation after a day filled with discovery and adventure. And you can rest assured that a stay at Chaa Creek contributes towards sustainable and culturally responsible tourism – and they will be happy to show off their our award winning approach towards creating a green experience.
Chaa Creek Adventure Inclusive packages include accommodations, meals and unlimited onsite activities. Chaa Creek Inland Expedition packages include round-trip transfers from Belize City, a visit to the Belize Zoo with transfer, cottage accommodations, meals, a selection of tours, unlimited onsite activities.
High above the meandering river where cool breezes rustle the towering trees of a pristine rainforest sits the Macal River Camp, Chaa Creek’s choice for those visitors wishing to get that much closer to nature and wish to travel Belize on a budget.
The Cottage Collection
The Collection has grown to include something for everyone, from that long awaited family adventure vacation to couples and honeymooners looking for something special, singles seeking new experiences, or friends sharing an adventure.
Garden Jacuzzi Suite
Imagine lounging in your own private Jacuzzi in a spacious, palm thatched suite perched in a beautiful tropical garden surrounded by a pristine rainforest filled with colour and the sing song of exotic birds.
Tree Top Jacuzzi Suites put you at the top of our Belizean Jungle world in comfort and style. You’ll share a birds’ eye panoramic view with toucans, parrots, kingfishers and many other colourful avian species.
Ix Chel Villas
Catering to those discerning travellers looking for the highest level of comfort in an unspoiled natural setting, Ix Chel Villas are situated on a forested bank overlooking the Macal River Valley. The Villas’ floor-to-ceiling glass walls and doors offer spectacular yet private 180° views of the surrounding jungle habitat.