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Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was the most amazing resort. It far exceeded our expectations. My wife and I stayed at the Lodge for three nights with our two teenage children. We all had a great time hiking, horseback riding, and visiting the Mayan ruins at Coracol. The food was terrific and the staff anticipated our every need throughout our stay. I highly recommend...

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Bernie M, Manager at Blancaneaux Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time out to post your feedback- we are thrilled to know that we met your expectations.

Moneta, Virginia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Really Special Place with great Staff and Dinners that were some of the best we've ever had. Unique Cabana Rooms. We were right next to the Water Fall which was great for sleeping at night. No Air Conditioning which was not an issue in early December but I suspect would be in the heat of Summer. Nice Warm Pool and...

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Bernie M, Manager at Blancaneaux Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy to know that you had a great time and enjoyed the service from team. Thank you!

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I was there to relax and read. Had a private yoga class on my deck and it was magical at sunset with the sounds of birds and the river. It gets cool at night so ask for the duvet. You need to make reservations to eat at the small Guatemalan style dining venue they have. A most is the organic...

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Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to post your feedback- we are thrilled that you had a good stay.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you are looking to get away from it all, this is a great choice. Tucked away from the tourists and scene of the coast, this small, exclusive resort is about 3 hours drive inland in the Mountain pine Ridge Reserve, about an hour from the Ecuador border. It is a pristine and well-appointed destination literally in the middle of...

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Thank you for your feedback- We are happy that you had a great time with us- looking forward to hosting you again soon..

Woodbury, New York
Reviewed 7 December 2016

i visited Blancaneaux Lodge this summer. which is not the time too go. it is a beautiful lodge with all the fine amenities except air conditioning. the property is located above a waterfall and some rooms face the waterfall. it is close to the Mayan pyramids. which is about a 40 minute ride. very interesting. getting to Blancaneaux is difficult....

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It was lovely hosting you, we happy to know that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Blancaneaux was amazing. It completely exceeded all of our expectations. Yes, the accommodations were lovely and the food and wine was delicious, but what set Blancaneaux apart from other experiences was the staff. Everything was so personalized and everyone was so thoughtful. And none of the service was overbearing or forced. It felt like we were at our own private...

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We are so happy to know that you were pleased with your stay at our lovely property. I will share with our team.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Not sure I want to tell everyone about this extraordinary get away tucked in the Pine Ridge Forest in Belize. It's nothing short of amazing! Francis Ford Coppola spared no expense and really provides a first class experience to all visitors to this mountain retreat. Cottages offer thatched room, view of river with balcony. Our room had a private pool....

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Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd stop in Belize, travelling from north to south. Blancaneaux was highly recommended so we booked. We arrived by small private plane and the landing strip was alongside the resort. Loved the ease of location. They take your luggage by horsedrawn carriage and i loved this too. Staff friendly and professional. Great check-in. Our double room was...

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Southport, CT
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Just returned from this Coppola resort where I attended for the Mountains and Beaches combination. Blancaneaux is in the mountainous part of Belize. While there, I attended the Frios cave, the Frios pools, the Caracol Mayan site, and the ATM cave. Eddie, one of Blancaneaux' full time guides explained Caracol's history, the Mayan civilization as well as the showing us...

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It was a pleasure hosting you and thank you for the wonderful feedback. we do hope to see you again soon in these parts.

Colorado
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Blancaneaux is a romantic hideaway in the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. This place is perfect for newlyweds or, like us celebrating a big anniversary, There are only about 20 Villas, private, spotless and beautiful! We had a luxury cabana #12 with an outdoor shower and a plunge pool (refreshingly cool). The bathroom is huge with double sinks and a large...

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Thank you very much for sharing your experience at our lovely lodge- we hope host you again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the early 1980s, Francis Ford Coppola visited Belize, immediately fell in love with the location, and purchased the abandoned Blancaneaux Lodge. For more than a decade the resort was used as a family retreat before Francis opened his tropical paradise to the public in 1993. Tucked away in a pocket of the Maya Mountains, Blancaneaux Lodge is a 20-room luxury resort where waterfalls tumble into turquoise pools above the jungle canopy. Its remote mountain setting makes it a perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. ... more   less 

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Address: Central Farm | Cayo District, Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve
Price Range: $448 - $1,144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Blancaneaux Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Blancaneaux San Ignacio
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“All villas sit above the river- you can't go wrong.”
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“Near the Water Fall if you enjoy sleeping to that type of soothing noise”
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“rooms with balconies near waterfalls.”
 of 5 bubbles Linny1990, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Luxury Cabana 12 comes with a private plunge pool and outdoor shower”
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“If you are looking for a two bedroom and can afford the Coppola Room, it is gorgeous with a private pool and beautiful waterfall view.”
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