Explorations

OUR STAFF AT THE CONDO CAN ASSIST YOU IN PLANNING AND BOOKING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING TRIPS!

Maruba Spa Treatments

explorations_marubaMaruba Jungle Spa is the best spa in Belize located amongst the Altun Hun Ruins in the jungles of Belize. Indulge yourself and have the front desk staff arrange a day trip to a place forgotten by time. An oasis of charm and grace where everyday problems melt away. Not your traditional spa, Maruba offers an alternative to the regimen and routine. The spa has been conceived and created to blend various Mayan, Creole, and African designs side by side with our jungle setting. The result is dreamy, romantic, and totally relaxing. Relax amidst the richness and splendor of exotic birds and fauna. Our Jungle Falls swimming pool will cool you in the day and the Japanese tub will make evening star gazing an unforgettable experience.Our spa offers all natural treatments derived from ancient techniques which incorporate our natural products produced from Maruba Therapy® and the surrounding jungle environment.

We specialize in a number of Mud Treatments using our all natural Mood Muds®. Indulge yourself and be taken away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life.

Lamanai

explorations_lamanaiOne of the most popular and memorable tours available from San Pedro! A full day adventure. Start out with a quick boat ride to the mainland. From the mainland you will take a jungle river ride, up the old Northern River to the beautiful village of Bomba – an excellent place for gorgeous Zericote wood carvings. Pause to travel along the unspoilt Pan American Highway to the Orange Walk and enjoy seeing the diverse Belizean countryside and local villages. Here you will resume your jungle river ride.

Your guide will enthrall you with narrations of the varied bird species and native flora. Along the way you will see a Mennonite settlement where they live according to their traditions without modern conveniences. You’ll then arrive at the ancient Mayan citadel of Lamanai which is noted as one of the largest Mayan ceremonial centers in Belize. Here you can visit the museum and take in the spectacular panoramic views of the Maya mountains, the New River Lagoon and the lush jungle. You will get the opportunity to photograph intricate Mayan Carvings. The jungle walk will bring you to all the temples on the site. You will be sure to also see native wildlife such as howler monkeys. Lamanai is a must see!

Altun Ha Ruins

explorations_altun_ruinsStart with an exciting boat ride to the mainland. Then, along a jungle river to the village of Bomba. Bomba is one of the best places to get Zericote wood carvings at a fraction of the price elsewhere. Savor the unspoilt countryside and native villages, as your guide educates you about the local plants and animals. Once you arrive at Altun Ha , your guide will take you on a tour of this important Maya trading center. Learn about the ancient Mayan civilization at the ruins where one of the finest, and believed to be the largest, Mayan jade carving was found. Bring your camera to the top of the best preserved temple for a fantastic view of the surrounding jungle. You may even venture on a short jungle walk to the old Mayan reservoir. Spend the afternoon in tropical paradise. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the exclusive Maruba Jungle Resort and Spa. Options include a revitalizing massage by a professional masseuse, horseback riding, a refreshing swim in the pool or a gentle stroll through the grounds of this exotic resort where you may encounter a monkey or two!

Altun Ha Safari

explorations_altun_safariJoin us for an exciting jungle river ride down the Belize River, where you are certain to see many native animals such as iguanas, monkeys, crocodiles, tropical birds and perhaps even dolphin and manatee. All from the safety of our boat. This leisurely trip through unspoilt jungle culminates all the ancient Mayan ruins of Altun Ha. Your guide will educate you on the Mayan culture ans show you the largest jade carving ever found, as you enjoy the panorama of miles of untouched jungle from atop one of the finest preserved temples. Before you resume your jungle boat ride, A short jungle walk takes you tot he ancient Mayan reservoir. Your return trip will take you through the lush vegetation of the Baboon Sanctuary, where wild baboons will entertain you with their howls.

Xunantunich

explorations_xunantunichIt is located across from San Jose Succotz, a few miles from the western border. The partially-excavated and largest pyramid, El Castillo, rises 130 feet above the main plaza and offers an impressive Panoramic View of the Belize’s Cayo District and nearby Guatemala. El Castillo, is known for its frieze, a banded stucco decoration which at one time extended around the entire pyramid. Impressive museum displays a three-dimensional model of the entire Xunantunich site, as well as depicting the evolution of Maya civilization. Three stelae from the site are on display.