Traveling to Belize? Make Cayo your Destination

Traveling to the Caribbean in 2019? Make San Ignacio Belize your Destination Not every travel destination is so beloved and popular it is given a nickname that sticks, but San Ignacio Belize meets that criteria, so it’s known affectionately as simply “Cayo.” With a name this short, you might think there’s nothing to do here, […]

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9 Interesting Things about San Ignacio Belize

“Together with neighboring Santa Elena, on the east bank of the river, San Ignacio forms the chief population center of Cayo District. Staying here is generally the more economical option for travel in Cayo; furthermore, there is no shortage of tour operators who are willing to show you the attractions and activities in the surrounding […]

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7 Places to Visit in Western Belize

While new experiences abound, the people of the Cayo District make you feel right at home. As host to the capital city of Belmopan, you will find an astonishing variety of eco tourism adventures at every turn. With a majestic 880,000 acres of protected land in the form of nature reserves and national parks, this […]

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Top 5 Things to See & Do in San Ignacio Cayo

A list of our 5 favorite things to see and do in San Ignacio Belize Ask any traveler who visits western Belize what are the five most popular tours in the area and they will say The ATM Cave, Cahal Pech Maya Ruins, Xunantunich, the Mountain Pine Ridge and Barton Creek Cave. These five tours […]

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Ever Wonder what you’ll Discover Beyond the Beaches of Belize?

  Another Side of Belize—Look Beyond the Beaches to the Cayo District The face that Belize shows the world is most often a tropical beach edging a turquoise sea, which is why the nation has become the western hemisphere’s most prominent go-to destination for those who can’t get enough scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and sailing. […]

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La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge

Arguably one of the world's largest river racing traditions, La Ruta Maya is definitely one of the very toughest. This four-day long race runs dozens of canoe teams Eastward across Belize along the Macal and Belize rivers into the busy port of Belize city. An Open River Racing Challenge This grueling race traces a harrowing […]

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Photo of the day: San Ignacio Market

Photo by Alex Berger Today's photo of the day is of the San Ignacio Market. The San Ignacio Market is the perfect place to buy fresh vegetables and fruits in Belize. If you visit the market on a Saturday, you will see Belizeans of different ethnic groups mingling with one another. You will not only […]

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Exploring Cahal Pech in San Ignacio Belize

In this video, John Pedroza explores the royal and majestic Palace of Cahal Pech Maya Ruins in San Ignacio. Here is how he described Cahal Pech Maya Ruins: The name Cahal Pech means “Place of Ticks” (probably has something to do with the ads at the stadium). That was the name given to the site […]

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5 Free Things To Do in Belize

By Marina Kuperman Central America Travel Expert As you might already know, Belize is a tiny Central American country located right next to Guatemala. It is a cute, sunny place where the touristic industry hasn’t made a full invasion yet. This is a fun place where you can still walk along the streets of most […]

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The Pristine Mopan River in Belize

Photo credit: Brian Ernst The Mopan River is one of the best rivers to take a swim, go canoeing, or inner tubing in western Belize. It originates in Guatemala and merges with the Macal River in Branch Mouth (which is approximately 20 minutes away from San Ignacio Town) to form the Belize River. Not far […]

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Around San Ignacio Belize in 10 incredible Photos

Cahal Pech Village Resort is pleased to present the 10 most spectacular photos of things to do in San Ignacio. Rated as the ecotourism town in western Belize, San Ignacio offers a plethora of tours and activities for the adventure traveler. Canoeing, bird watching, cave exploration, hiking, zip lining, river tubing, Maya Temples, cascading waterfalls, […]

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