Santa Cruz Cabins provides a unique experience being so close to local culture in town while providing a tropical forest feel. Our spacious cabanas are set on our family-owned and operated land in the hills of the Santa Cruz Area of Santa Elena, well located, an 8-minute drive from downtown San Ignacio. Perched on a hillside leveled with a canopy of many different types of trees, species of birds, and plants with a panoramic view of the surrounding towns. We are in a great neighborhood of local culture, restaurants, convenient shops.
A jungle atmosphere while still being close enough to enjoy the famous Mayan Archeology Reserves (Xunantunich, Cahal Pech, Caracol, El Pilar, Barton Creek Cave), Actun Tunichil Muknal (ATM), Zip-lining, Canoeing, Cave Tubing, Jungle Hiking, or Horse Back riding. Or relax and enjoy the view on a screened-in veranda with chairs and hammocks to relax in. We love animals and have five rescue dogs that will meet and greet you.
Each Cabana has an exclusive private entrance and is separated from other guests.
Hot and Cold Water
Desk and sofa for leisure/Coffee, Tea
Screened Porch with Hammock
Accommodation Tax: All rates are subject to 9% room tax. Government taxes subject to change without notice.
Deposit: 50% of your reservation package total is required at time of booking. (A reference number will be provided for payment. to enter on the secure website)
Accepted payment: Visa, and Mastercard (Charges made to your credit card may be subject to your credit card company’s foreign transaction bank charges).
Hike through the wild jungle, cross streams, swim underground water, climb to access the alter where the Mayan high priests sacrificed, see ceramics vessels, view hundreds of artifacts, and learn about Mayan rituals and ceremonies.
Caracol (snail) is the largest Mayan site found in Belize rising more than 140 feet with the largest metropolitan area in the country of Belize in 650AD. It is noted not only for its size but also for its significands in war. From its summit, visitors have a panoramic view of the Chiquibul Forest and the verdant Maya Mountains. Caracol lies on a high plateau of 500m above sea level that drops into a deep valley to the northwest and rises into hilly terrain to the southwest.
Jungle views and Zippy Excitement. Try a Thrilling Zip-Line experience!
One of the oldest archaeological reserves in Belize, located on the Western Highway, across the river from the village of San Jose Succutz, Xunanutunich is accessible via a manual hand crank ferry across the Mopan River. Where you will be able to climb El Castillo, the second-highest Mayan structure in Belize, and see the amazing view.
Take a leisurely ride to Xunantunich (described above). No horseback riding experience necessary.
Take an early morning drive to El Pillar Archeological Reserve where the lush vegetation attracts many species of birds in Belize. Be sure to keep your binoculars handy and your s eyes open as you are bound to encounter a variety of beautiful birds on the way.
View the inspiring 1000ft fall, play in the Rio on pools, visit the Rio Frio Cave or enjoy Big Rock Falls where you can plunge into an 80ft high waterfall.
See each stage and learn about the entire life cycle of a butterfly! See the different amazing species of butterflies we have here in Belize as well!
Belize has implemented enhanced health and safety protocols to help protect visitors while enjoying their vacation. The following are some steps encouraged to help prepare visitors for their trip and know what to expect when you arrive in Belize.
Before Your Arrival:
On Arrival in Belize:
Please note: A positive test result will require you to quarantine with our hotel until the Ministry of Health provides clearance.
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Our biggest concern has been and continues to be committed to keeping our guest's and community health and safety in mind while providing an environment that aligns with expert protocols. We are closely monitoring the Belize Ministry of Health (MOH), The World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Belize Tourism Board (BTB) guidelines concerning Novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Our highest priority is to keep everyone safe. Qualified staff will strictly follow health and safety guidelines from the MOH, BTB, and CDC. Our team is here to aid everyone in following these guidelines.
Belize law requires all persons to wear a facemask and social distance measures while in public country-wide. Please come prepared with your facemasks for the duration of your stay.
We provide a handwashing station at the greeting area. Hand sanitizers are in the common areas around the facility. All pieces of luggage will be sanitized upon arrival.
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Accommodation Cancellation policy:
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Please note: Your card will remain on our file and will only be charged the appropriate fee for the deposit of your reserved stay if you do not show up for your reservation.
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16 San Leopoldo Street, Santa Elena, Cayo District