This unique Belizean Rainforest eco lodge sums up their philosophy as “Wildly Civilized”. Located in the heart of Maya civilization owners Mick and Lucy Fleming have built a lodge to co-exist with nature and create a true jungle experience with an exquisite blend of natural beauty and man-made comforts. Chaa Creek has won recognition as one of the Caribbean region’s best examples of sustainable, green tourism. Located on the banks of the Macal River and 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. It is also very near the Maya Mundo Airstrip and the town of San Ignacio.
The Cottage Collection
These individually designed palm thatched cottages are furnished with a casual and elegant mix of handcrafted furniture, colorful fabrics and local and international art, all designed to blend in with the rainforest surroundings and local culture. Chaa Creek strives to have their cottage interiors compliment the natural beauty of the jungle surroundings. The spacious cottage rooms all feature private sundeck verandas to enjoy the sights and sounds of the rainforest, and dazzling hummingbirds are frequent visitors. Some of these cottages have indoor/outdoor showers.
Garden Suite & Garden Jacuzzi Suite
Chaa Creek is proud to offer the stunning Garden Suite for those guests looking for an extra bit of jungle luxury. These lovely suites can be rented separately or together as the Complete Garden Suite Package. The Garden Suite is furnished with a queen-size bed and a day bed that converts from a couch into a comfortable single bed. It also has a private, screened veranda looking out to magnificent garden and jungle views.
The Garden Jacuzzi Suite has a four-poster mahogany bed, fine linens, Guatemalan antique armoire and other carefully selected furnishings, a spacious bath with Jacuzzi and a private screened veranda with jungle garden.
Both suites have a large veranda with hammocks overlooking the gardens. The fully screened rooms have ceiling fans, lamps, reading lights, comfortable amenities and tasteful furnishings. They offer a level of private, casual luxury exceptional even by Chaa Creek’s standards.
The Orchard Villa is perfect for families in mind, but it also works for those who want more space in a private garden setting. The large villa easily accommodates two couples with two separate queen sized sleeping areas, a full bathroom, winding staircase and an upstairs loft with two single beds and its own private bathroom.
A fully screened sitting room looks out on tropical gardens and orchard overlooking the Macal River Valley. If you are looking for a spacious, tranquil and very green rainforest experience, you’ll want to consider the Orchard Villa.
Treetop Jacuzzi Suites
Chaa Creek’s new Tree Top Jacuzzi Suites put you at the top of our Belizean Jungle world in comfort and style. Perched high over the meandering Macal River, these suites provide a one-of-a-kind Rainforest Experience in Belize’s verdant Western Cayo District. You’ll share a birds’ eye panoramic view with toucans, parrots, kingfishers and many other colorful avian species.
Each one bedroom suite contains all amenities including a private Jacuzzi set in verandas perfect for stargazing and ultimate relaxation. They are perfect nests for a honeymoon or other special moment, and can also easily accommodate family groups with comfortable sleeping arrangements for four.
The Macal Cottage is part of the cottage colony and is locateed on the edge of a grassy knoll overlooking the Macal River. This cottage has stylish simplicity and elegant furnishings to create a romantic ambiance in a stunning rainforest backdrop. Nestled in the tropical gardens the Macal Cottage has a king sized bed and an oversized day bed. It has two private terraces with hammocks and an outdoor Jacuzzi. Naturally perfect for families this charming cottage colony is just as popular with couples.
The three-bedroom Spa Villa is on the tropical hillside garden and features a master bedroom with a king size bed and en suite bathroom. A second bedroom has a queen and single bed and a third bedroom has a queen bed. These bedrooms share a full sized bathroom. Guests can enjoy a panoramic view of the lush jungle of the Macal River Basin from the generous glass walled living room and large wrap around veranda with outdoor Jacuzzi. Professional massage treatments are also on offer in the comfort and privacy of the Spa Villa lodging. The air-conditioned Villa contains a full kitchen and guests also have the choice of ordering a variety of delicious meals prepared by the lodge’s resident chef at the Chaa Creek restaurant.
Ix Chel Villas
The Ix Chel Villas are the newest and most contemporary of the Chaa Creek collection with the highest level of comfort. These villas offer tranquility and privacy with access to all the amenities and activities of the lodge. Complete with 180-degree views, completely air-conditioned and with a personal butler. These villas have two bedroom with a king bedded master suite with extra space to add additional beds and a second king bedded rooms each with en suite bathrooms. Private plunge pools and outdoor showers add to the luxury of the Ix Chel Villas.