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Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Jungle Lodge

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Fantastic food and pampering to your every need, but I knocked it down a point because of one key deficiency -- you cannot be certain to schedule the adventures that you'd like. The format is an all-inclusive with meals, even beer and rum drinks, and a daily adventure included. However, the adventure offerings in practice fall far short of what...

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6Thank RoyalB
Saint Thomas, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Our group of 3 adults & 3 girls (ages 3, 5 & 6) recently spent 5 nights at Caves Branch & loved every minute of it. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. The food was first class & chef Jay went out of his way to prepare special dishes for 2 of the girls who cant have dairy...

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4Thank Ian M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Great: The whole space is beautiful, nice botanizing efforts, great physical plant decisions with lovely living spaces. Trips are a mixed bag, but the "waterfall" cave is really special. Not so great: Food was a big rigamarole (30+ minutes announcing) but actually neither very tasty nor easy to get (had to be quick). Very expensive way to do Belize. Remote....

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4Thank Michael R
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 February 2014

My wife and I split a 12 day stay in Belize - 6 days at Cave's Branch and 6 days on the beach on Ambergris Caye and are very pleased that we started at Cave's Branch. The overall property is spectacular - from towering jungle vegetation to the spectacular botanical collection to the many adventure sites. We stayed in a...

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2Thank DennySki
Rumney, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We loved Cave Branch, as part of our beach and jungle package with Almond beach. We had a treehouse which was great, it was all that was promised. As we checked in we were greeted by a family of howler monkeys right over the pool. Soon it was time for dinner and the back and forth between Hans and Anthony...

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3Thank Polar_Caver
Belize City, Belize
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We had a fantastic 5 day stay at Caves Branch. My husband was there taking a course on cheese making and I tagged along just to vacation. His class experience was fantastic and my experience relaxing, swimming in the river and the pool and going on a 7-mile cave tubing adventure was perfect. The staff are competent, warm, accommodating...and funny!...

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4Thank Noelle501
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 21 January 2014

This was one of the coolest resorts I've ever stayed at. We purchased the beach and jungle package so our meals and excursions were included and I felt like we got good value for what we paid. The food was amazing and since it was buffet style they have a good variety that accommodates everyone, especially picky eaters like ourselves....

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4Thank Melissa G
Grant Park, Illinois
Reviewed 13 January 2014

And I mean that. If you're looking for adventure, this is the place to go. It's not for the weak hearted or fussy individual. Accommodations are wonderful - view is great! But keep in mind, it is the jungle and there are critters, so if you see a spider, don't whine! The staff was awesome - very friendly and accommodating....

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Cave’s Branch is a spectacular place! But remember, it is a rain forest with everything that entails, such as …. Rain everyday on and off…. it’s hot and humid, there are lots and lots of bugs and critters. We loved it! We stayed in the canopy rooms and they were wonderful, up high in the trees. There are no windows....

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1Thank rosieox
Alamo, California
Reviewed 10 January 2014

This place was awesome! Keep in mind it's actually in the jungle, so resources are very limited. We had no air conditioning, no electrical outlets in our bungalow, poor lighting in our bungalow, but we knew all that coming in. The lodge itself had everything we needed. Excellent meals, internet access if you needed it, a nice gift shop, a...

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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the lush rainforest of central Belize, Caves Branch Jungle Lodge offers visitors the opportunity to immerse in a culture of mid-range to extreme adventures. From the guest rooms that are open to the sights and sounds of the jungle, some of which are thatched in the ancient style of the Maya to our luxurious Treehouse suites, your experience should be something that must be experienced to be believed and once experienced, truly-never forgotten! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Jungle Lodge

Address: Mile 41.5 Hummingbird Highway | P.O. Box 356, Belmopan, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > Belmopan
Price Range: $210 - $438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ian Anderson's Caves Branch Jungle Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“I've seen most of the room locations and whether you are up in the trees or snuggled in the jungle, I think you will be happy.”
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 of 5 bubbles Heligypsy, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The treehouses are amazing and have outdoor showers and a bathtub on the deck.”
 of 5 bubbles Michela149, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Canopy treehouse #22 has an amazing view”
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  • view from outdoor shower
  • living room
  • View from upper outdoor deck of canopy treehouse
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  • indoor shower
 of 5 bubbles kablake, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Jungle Tree House”
 of 5 bubbles patriciakaye2016, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I really like the tree houses because you have the amazing views.”
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 of 5 bubbles mattbZ7585VK, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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