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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Camped here for the night. Good place, great communications, lovely staff, but expensive. Had dinner which was well cooked and plenty of, again good staff. But the camping price seemed high for what we got. Hoping the money goes to conservation.

Thank Johanna S
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

When I went for a sleep away expedition, they made me feel welcome, at home, and comfortable. We through rocks at the coconut trees to get the coconuts down, we picked fresh mangos from the mango trees, hung out in the hammocks, ate delicious food, and had a really fun time!

Thank Alexam10
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Wow what a place! We needed somewhere to stay the night so we were close to Belize zoo. We pulled in off the main highway into this haven. We were greater by iguanas and very knowledgable staff who not only showed us to our room but have is a tour of the whole sight. The room was simple but perfect...

2Thank lauragreen2014
Rigby, Idaho
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was an awesome little excursion. We purchased it in port and ended up going with another couple from another ship. The four of us had a great time together. The guide was able to call the monkeys down out of the tree and could even get the alpha male howling at us. So cool to see them out in...

Thank xplnusa
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have used Monkey Bay now over a dozen times, as a basis for a field course that I teach, as a site for research, and as a family holiday anchor point. It is a wonderful and safe environment. If you are looking for a central point from which to explore or do work in Belize, I would highly recommend...

1Thank Kari C
San Pedro, Belize
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I came to Monkey Bay 25 years ago. It was rustic, but clean and peaceful. Today, they offer a full range of accommodations as well as Student Abroad Programs, As well as Environmental Education, field trips and really good food. A must see for a first timer in Belize. Go have a swim too...

1Thank BarefootSkinny
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The people of Monkey Bay and the fellow volunteers and students we met made our time here something we will never forget. We have new forever friends and we are so grateful for their hospitality and support during our summer of service in Belize. Marga and Matt lead a wonderful team of people who are there to help you get...

1Thank BoulderBieks
Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed at Monkey Bay for a night just as a stop off to break up our journey. We were pleasantly surprised by everything really! We were put in the dorm room, as they realised we had 3 little kids and perhaps going to the bathroom outside would not be ideal, they offered us this room which had a bathroom...

Thank Heather H
Sugar Land, Texas
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Had a super stay at Monkey Bay. This place is peaceful and quiet. A nice getaway and the grounds are maintained and very nice. Fiona is an excellent hostess and efficient office manager. Enjoyed talking with Marga and Matt about the history and Belize Study Abroad programs being offered. They are both a wealth of information on Belize, eco tourism...

Thank morningstar1953
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This visit to Monkey Bay was a site visit for a future student program. The staff at MB made us feel so welcome and took great care of us. Every detail was taken care of every single day. For example, most nights, we returned after dark...and found the outdoor light on our cabin on, welcoming us! The level of professionalism...

Thank 2395Deb

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Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary is an environmental education center offering Belize Study Abroad experiential learning programs and training opportunities while serving as a model of conservation land Stewardship. Our goal is to guide our guests and students in experiencing the natural wonders of the tropics and life in a developing country, recognizing the diversity of human potential through other cultures. We do this from a peaceful natural setting within a 1070-acre private protected area at our Monkey Bay campus where we experiment with sustainable living technologies and conservation land management ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Western Highway, Belmopan, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > Belmopan
Number of rooms: 72
Also Known As:
Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary Belize/Belmopan
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“Check with managers as to whether a student group will be present at the same time decide on how distant or close you want to be located.”
 of 5 bubbles KariC680, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in one of the newer dorm rooms downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles morningstar1953, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Mountain View Cabin has best scenery as long as you don't need air conditioning.”
 of 5 bubbles 2395Deb, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The Mountain View cabin has a beautiful view of the Belizean Mountains. All rooms are quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles BarbaraK385, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms looked appealing to me after staying at a less than desirable cabana in Stann Creek district.”
 of 5 bubbles morningstar1953, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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