An intimate retreat in the heart of Belize’s lush rainforest, with breakfast includedSwinging in a hammock on the outdoor sun-deck
Being put at one with nature with a visit to the on-site orchid garden and butterfly house
Working up a sweat with activities like cave-tubing and canoeing
Soaking up the rainforest’s majestic beauty with walks through the property’s nature trails
What To Know
The onsite butterfly garden offers free tours
Excursions can easily be arranged through the lodge; nearby you'll find ATVing, zip lining, and Mayan cave sites
WiFi is hit or miss
A room or suite at an intimate boutique retreat in the stunning Belizean rainforest – includes breakfast
We’ve got a fever, and the cure is Dream Valley Jungle Lodge. This rustic-luxe boutique retreat is a true jungle paradise, set alongside the Belize River in the rainforest, just 15 minutes outside the capital city of Belmopan. Here, serene relaxation in unbelievable natural environs is the name of the game. The entire property is designed to evoke tropical tranquility, with four rooms, four suites, a restaurant and a spa all tucked amid 60 verdant acres of lush landscape.
You'll be positioned for prime relaxation no matter where you post up, whether that's on the sundeck overlooking the grounds or by the edge of the tranquil pool. If you get the itch to connect with nature, the surrounding grounds, dotted with trails, are ripe for exploring on foot or bicycle, while a butterfly house and pretty orchid garden offer a mellower way to take in your spectacular natural surroundings.
Rooms and suites
All rooms and suites are inspired by the pristine beauty of their rainforest surroundings and boast a perfect mix of elegance, comfort and simplicity. The rustic-chic décor includes handcrafted furnishings; rich wood floors, ceilings and walls; and picture windows with pretty jungle views. Dream suites are larger than Deluxe Master rooms and come with their own Jacuzzi.
Parrot Restaurant serves a delicious assortment of local dishes and traditional Caribbean cuisine alongside Italian and French fare. This indoor-outdoor space is perfect for dining al fresco on the tranquil veranda, overlooking the Belize River. To really kick your relaxation into high gear, Toucan Bar is on hand, serving up beer, wine and cocktails – sunset drink, anyone?
The resort recently got even more fab with a recent expansion that included the addition of a spa. Housed in a separate chalet, the spa is a serene spot for treatments, ranging from massages to facials. After your blissful spa session, unwind even further on the outdoor sundeck, complete with Jacuzzis.
Just a 15-minutes drive from the capital city of Belmopan, the resort is tucked amid lush rainforest, overlooking the Belize River. The surrounding grounds are dotted with trails, perfect for biking, hiking or bird watching. There's also a butterfly house and orchid garden on the property, offering a more leisurely way to make the most of this spectacular setting.