San Ignacio is the beating heart of Belize’s western Cayo District. In conjunction with its twin town of Santa Elena on the other side of the Macal River, this area is the biggest population center in the region, replete with plenty of affordable accommodations, quality restaurants, and transportation connections.

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The Iconic Hawksworth Bridge in San Ignacio Town

San Ignacio has a unique and vibrant history, popular with visitors and Belizeans alike for its special vibe, popular open-air market and a rich blend of different cultures. Mestizos, Maya, Garifuna and wandering expats from North America call San Ignacio home. San Ignacio and Santa Elena are located on the Macal River just a few miles from where it meets the Mopan River to form the headwaters of the Belize River.

Blessed with a plethora of attractions, San Ignacio is the perfect base to explore exciting tours like the Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM cave), Caracol and Xunantunich Mayan Ruins, Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve, Cave tubing, zip lining and much more. A full day tour to Tikal Mayan Ruins in Guatemala is also possible.

There are many hotels and resorts in San Ignacio that offer excellent and affordable accommodations, however Cahal Pech Village Resort is the only hotel that offers an affordable yearly rate which many travelers have described as the “best hotel rate in San Ignacio-Cayo”.

About Cahal Pech Village Resort

Perched on top of the ancient hills of Cahal Pech Maya Ruins is Cahal Pech Village Resort, one of the largest hotels in San Ignacio Belize. The resort is comprised of 23 palm thatched cabanas, 14 standard rooms, 5 spacious suites, 9 deluxe suites, 3 fresh water swimming pools, a gourmet restaurant, a fully stocked 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.

Cahal Pech Village Resort – San Ignacio’s Gateway to amazing Belize Adventures

The view from our accommodations are simply stunning. Witness inspiring sunrises and sunsets from your veranda – Relax under moon-lit skies – enjoy the night-lights of a vibrant San Ignacio Town.

Breakfast is included in the room rate

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Driving to San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize

From the Belize International Airport or Belize City there are 3 ways to get to  Cahal Pech Village Resort in San Igancio Town.

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