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“Amazing!”
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Gaia Riverlodge
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
1 review
“Amazing!”
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The service was great & our cabaña had an incredible view. The waterfalls were not too far down from the rooms and the restaurant staff sets up a table for you to have your meals by the falls.. I couldn't have asked for a better getaway.

Stayed March 2016, travelled as a couple
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited in July 2016 and had a very good time. Lodging was good. Food was good. Staff were helpful and accommodating. We visited Caracal and had a good day trip doing so. Also the butterfly house close by was fun.

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  • Stayed July 2016, travelled as a couple
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Afton, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We traveled to Gaia Riverlodge on the Adventure Package. Everyday was an amazing experience! We loved our guide Francisco! So knowledgeable and yet so fun. We went to Caracol and we were able to take our time and see everything. By the time we left, we were the only tourists there.
We loved the horseback tour!! Jose and his son took us through rainforest and pine tree forest. He knew the geology, history etc and the horses were perfect. I can not recommend that enough!
I could go on n and on but words can not explain the delicious food, beautiful scenery and wonderful staff!

  • Stayed February 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

One of the nicest resorts we ever stayed at. The grounds are very well landscaped, the scenery is beautiful and the food is phenomenal! We rented a car and drove there (must have 4 wheel drive) and managed to find the resort very easily. The road the resort is on is horrible as everyone has said but do not let that stop you. We felt very safe driving there. There were signs up at every junction letting us know where to go. Once we arrived the staff waited on us hand and foot. They took our bags to our hut, had a drink waiting on our arrival, and gave us a brief tour. There is only one restaurant but there were lots of choices and the food was so delicious we had a hard time choosing what to eat! The chef even emailed me one of their recipes! The waterfall is beautiful, very relaxing. Make sure you hike to big rock falls, it's a mile up the road. A trolley will take you down until 5pm then you must walk the 300 steps to get back up! Overall I don't know how we will top this resort, it was that amazing! And last but not least, Derby makes the most amazing drinks we ever had!

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon trip and would definitely recommend to any couples wanting a romantic place to stay. The lodge were really helpful answering questions and organizing a pick up from the Guatemalan border before our trip. A driver was waiting for us at the boarder when we reached the Belize side in a brand new land cruiser.
The journey to the lodge from wherever you are travelling is quite bumpy at it is at the end of the reserve road, however it is definitely worth it.
We had a waterfall view cabana and it was lovely, especially falling asleep at night to the sound of the water.
The food was great and the cocktails were the best of anywhere on our 3 week trip.
I did a yoga class which was held down by the waterfalls, I am not sure if you could have a better setting! We also took a guiding tour of the surrounding reserve with a visit to a cave, our guide was very knowledgeable of the local area, nature and mayan history in the area. It was definitely my husbands highlight of our trip.
The only downside we found was the cost especially for things once we arrived at the lodge. However this may be due to the current £ exchange rate and the fact that we had been in Guatemala before which was definitely cheaper!

Stayed January 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were recently in the Mountain Pine Ridge, touring around in the 4x4 we rented, and we decided to check out the Gaia Lodge for a happy hour drink. The staff were very friendly, the food and drinks were delicious, and the atmosphere was really nice. I would highly recommend staying here for a cocktail or two or stay for a week and explore all the touring that the Mountain Pine Ridge/Cayo has to offer.

Stayed December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for 3 nights for the Mayan adventure package in early January, and it was absolutely perfect! We adored our tour guide Francisco, he was so knowledgeable! He was by far one of the best tour guides we have ever had! The whole property is beautiful, and the staff was great! We loved it and if we ever come back to Belize we will definitely be staying here again.

Shout out to Francisco: you're awesome! Truly enjoyed meeting you.

Ps... the food is excellent!! Definitely won't disappoint

Stayed January 2017, travelled as a couple
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Property: Gaia Riverlodge
Address: P.O. Box 173, Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, Belize
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Region: Belize > Cayo > Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gaia Riverlodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our Eco-Lodge is located in the Scenic Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. We offer earthy yet stylish thatch roofed cabanas with excellent views of our waterfalls or Mountain Range, amazingly comfortable beds, Frette and Matouk linens and towels and bathrooms with hand painted Mexican tiles. Among our amenities are our natural fresh water pools, waterfalls, authentic Belizean cuisine, nature trails, day tours to the many Maya archaeological sites and adventure trips. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
5 Sisters Lodge
Five Sisters Hotel San Ignacio

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