in the Heart of Maya Country
Check out our accommodations, pool, restaurant, cantina, palapa bar, bird tower and Main Lodge.
Mariposa Jungle Lodge is an intimate boutique-style resort offering “Adventure by Day and Comfort by Night” with a great location close to over 20 Amazing Attractions from Mayan Caves and City Ruins to high adventure zip lines, river tubing or mountain hiking to natural beauty so profound it may take your breath away. We are an authentic Belize eco-resort carved gently into the rainforest in the very heart of Maya country.
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Mariposa’s full-service restaurant cater to your desire for fine-quality meals prepared by our Chef, using fresh, local ingredients offering the tastes of Belizean, Mayan and Caribbean cuisines. Two fully stocked bars serve your favorite cocktails, wine and beer. You’ll love our daily Happy Hour Specials or, when possible, Happy Hour with the Butterflies at Green Hills Butterfly Ranch.
Mariposa Main Lodge
The Main Lodge Building contains our full-service restaurant and fully stocked bar, extensive air-conditioned travel library and lounge, game room, and gift shop. All furniture was built on-site by our talented staff including tables, chairs, cabinets, and bar. Walls are adorned with paintings and carvings by local artists. Guests like to gather here after dark and first thing in the morning before the day’s adventure.
Private cabañas offer well-appointed rooms, spacious bathroom with shower for two, private screened porch with chairs and hammock, free in-room WiFi, mini-bar and optional air conditioning to ensure your happiness.
Our el-shaped pool is enhanced by a Belizean slate waterfall designed and built by Damian Ixtecoc, one of our key long-term staff and licensed tour guides. The pool, with depth ranging from 4’ to 5’, features built-in bar stools and ledges for reading and relaxation. Our nearby Blue Morpho Cantina provides poolside snack and full bar service. Our hammock palapa offers comfortable respite from the sun.
Our Full-Service Belize Tour Company
Whether exploring the remains of the great Mayan Culture at superb Maya ruins, swimming in a natural waterfall pool, shopping at a local market, cooking with local Belizeans, listening to birds singing, horseback riding under the jungle canopy, river or cave tubing, canoeing in search of iguanas and tropical birds or ziplining under and over the dense jungle canopy, our experienced guides will ensure you have a diverse and wonderful adventure.
We offer the widest variety of Belize tours that you’ll find in the Cayo District of Belize. Learn more about our full-service tours.
Poolside Fun Events
We love to make night time special with poolside events now and then. Here is a short list of some of our recent poolside happenings:
» Gourmet Barbeques
» Maya Pibil Feast
» Annual New Year’s Eve Party – It’s Mariposa tradition to prepare a superb dinner, engage a local DJ, and host a party with dancing and surprise activities. Our only rule at Midnight: Please remove shoes before jumping into the pool!
» Wedding & Special Occasion Receptions – We can comfortably host a sit-down dinner for up to 80 on and around the pool deck and under the palapas, leaving the adjacent dance floor free for action.
True Belizean Eco-Resort
Mariposa Jungle Lodge is committed to providing a great Belize jungle adventure for our guests in a safe, comfortable and environmentally-friendly manner, conserving our natural resources and operating with Eco-tourism principles in mind. Learn more about our eco-resort practices.