Pooks Hill Lodge

Location: Forest and Jungle Lodges | Belize

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Concealed within a forest clearing, and with lush green lawns that lead to the creek below, Pook’s Hill Lodge has a unique location in the foothills of the Maya Mountains. This is a perfect retreat in the heart of Belize with a real wilderness feel.
Perfect forFamilies, couples, and cave-curious adventurers...
In the knowPooks Hill is the closest lodge to Belize’s no. 1 adventure tour... The Actun Tunichil Muknal Caving tour – a must for any thrill-seekers out there!

Recommended for...

  • Hideaway
  • History & Heritage
  • Lodge
  • Off the Beaten Track

Hotel Overview


Five and a half miles south of the village of Teakettle on the Western Highway between Belmopan and San Ignacio. Next to the border of the Tapir Mountain Reserve which extends southwest of the lodge and continues into the Toledo district in the south of Belize.

Rooms at Pooks Hill Lodge

11 traditional Maya thatched roof cabanas. All have private bathrooms with showers and traditional fabrics & furnishings. Forest and plaza view cabanas are situated in the main forest clearing and there are two more spacious cabanas which can be accessed through a raised walkway on the other side of the creek.

Food and Facilities

Meal times at Pooks Hill are a great time to get to know the other guests and share your experiences. Delicious Mayan, Belizean & European dishes are served buffet style around a large dining table. As well as the dining room the main lodge features a well stocked bar and lounge area – perfect for pre and post dinner drinks or for relaxing after a day of adventures!

Activities at Pooks Hill Lodge

Bird watching, jungle walks, swimming, tubing and night walks are all available on your doorstep. Further afield, you can visit Mayan ruins, go caving, and visit the baboon sanctuary.

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