Blancaneaux Lodge

Location: Forest and Jungle Lodges | Belize

Tucked away in the foothills of the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, Blancaneaux Lodge, Francis Ford Coppola’s former family retreat in Central America, is now one of Belize's top secluded luxury hotels.
Perfect forAdventurous types plus those seeking relaxation in this enchanted forest sanctuary. With villa accommodations available too, Blancaneaux Lodge welcomes everyone - families, couples, honeymooners and groups of friends.
In the knowFor a sprinkle of stardust, stay in Francis Ford Coppola’s Villa, an open-plan villa with two bedrooms, decorated with his personal art and antique collection.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Lodge
  • Riding
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview


Blancaneaux Lodge is nestled in the Mayan Mountains just outside the town of San Ignacio in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve of Belize. Belize City is only short hop from Miami - approximately a 2 hr flight followed by a 2.5 hr drive to the lodge.

Rooms at Blancaneaux Lodge

20 colourful, rustic accommodations that range from Francis Ford Coppola’s villa to two bedroom villas and the ultra-romantic Enchanted Cottage. Each lodge is either nestled in the manicured gardens or overlooking the river and stunning waterfalls in the grounds.

Food and Facilities

The Montagna Restaurant offers classic Italian cuisine and even boats an authentic pizza oven. For a taste of exotic local flavours, there is Guatemaltecqua and the Jaguar Bar is a popular haunt for a nightcap after dinner. Enjoy the infinity swimming pool or relax in the Waterfall Spa renowned for its restorative Thai massage therapies.

Activities at Blancaneaux Lodge

The choice at Blancaneaux Lodge is endless! Tackle the miles of trails within the Reserve, take a day trip to Caracol, spot iguanas / rare howler monkeys, birds and butterflies or explore the area on the lodge’s complimentary mountain bikes and cool off under the Big Rock Falls. There are also stables on site if horse riding takes your fancy.

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