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​This area offers some of the most breathtaking jungle lodges in the world.  Cave tubing, waterfalls, horseback riding and Maya ruins are just a part of beautiful experience you will have in this area..

Cayo district adventures:

  • Hanna Stables - You can go horseback riding from Hanna stables and get the best view of the Mayan ruins around Xunantunich
  • Farmers Market - The town of San Ignacio's Saturday Farmers Market attracts people from all over the country.  This market can easily be the highlight of your trip with it's wide array of native fruits, vegetables, spices and Belizean food.
  • Xunantunich Mayan Ruin - This spectacular Mayan ruin is just a few miles from San Ignacio. 



Cristo Rey Village:
  • Jasmin Shuttle

San Antonio Village:
  • Mesh Bus

Benque Viejo (Border):
  • Taxi w/ BVO on Green License Plate

  • Benque Bus

A few Places to Stay: 

  • Nabitunich (Hanna Stables)
  • Vanilla Hills Lodge
  • Cahal Pech Resort
  • Black Rock Lodge


In the Cayo District you will find a wide variety of food options.  From five star restaurants such as Guava Limb to street side vendors; you will find something for everyone.

When visiting the area, don't miss the Saturday Market in downtown San Ignacio for some awesome authentic Belizean dishes.

  • Pop's
  • Lucy's Fast Food
  • Guava Limb Cafe


Cayo District

Transportation to Cayo:

​Rental Car:
  • Any bus to marked "Benque" will connect you through to Cayo
  • Buses to Belmopan will stop at the terminal and allow for a connection to Cayo
William Hoffman BZ Shuttles:
  • Book your private transfer today
Tropic Air


San Ignacio is app. 2 hour drive from the heart of Belize City.  Airline options are available, but most people rent a car and explore all the wonderful waterfalls, jungles and Mennonite farms in this unique part of Belize.