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What Travel Writers Have to Say

magnum-belizeIn issuing The Hotel of The Year 2010, the Belize Tourism Board wrote that Jaguar Reef was “a licensed hotel that offers a gateway to paradise, where the service exceeds excellence, engulfed with positive attitude and attentiveness of staff, offers exceptional value for the money, has outstanding facilities and amenities, remarkable ambience, innovation and the ability to provide visitors with a true sample of the Belize brand.” – Belize Tourism Board (2011)

50-great-escapesTropical rainforest, Caribbean coral reefs, Mayan ruins and the world’s only jaguar sanctuary are within half an hour of this eco-lodge, which comprises luxurious thatched cabanas right on the beach. Jaguar Reef Lodge’s profits go to local conservation and wildlife protection groups. (page 52) ” – 50 Great Escapes, A Global Guide to Creativity (2006)

caribbeantravelmagTop eco-lodges
“One of the world’s top three eco-lodges…” – Caribbean Travel & Life readers poll (2001)

vogue3Traveler’s dream
“An adventure traveler’s dream…” – Vogue Magazine

cl-coverBig cats
“If the endless stretch of beach with manatees and dolphins offshore gets boring, Jaguar Reef Lodge is located just 30 minutes from the world’s largest concentration of big cats – jaguar, puma, and ocelots” – Celebrated Living Magazine

Jaguar Reef Lodge is one of the finest facilities in the Caribbean, replete with unrivaled service and attention to the visitor’s comfort. The lodge’s location is prime; rooms, bar, dining areas, swimming pool, grounds and beach areas are all exceptional. The resort has a perfect ambiance…” – Jim DiBerardinis and Mark Weidhaas, Adventures LLC

ogobuttonAbsolute must
“The Jaguar Reef Lodge is an absolute must on my list of places to travel, which will be expressed to everyone I talk to!” – Liz Bates, American Express Travel

escape-magBest of worlds
“Jaguar Reef Lodge offers the best of all worlds: tropical jungles, misty mountains, waterfalls and Mayan ruins, plus a good chunk of coral reef, crammed with colorful marine life instead of humans” – Escape Magazine

pacific_sunspots_logoNew standard
“Beautiful beach, wonderful food, terrific location. The Jaguar Reef Lodge sets a new standard for quality and value in Belize.” – Al Ryan, Pacific Sunspots Tours

out“A stylish eco-retreat fashioned of beachfront cabanas fashioned from Belizean hardwoods. Jaguar Reef Lodge is one of the few places in Belize with instant access to both reef and rainforest…” – Outside Magazine

hideaway_reportImmaculate beach
“Tumbling out of an immaculate beach skirting the crystalline Caribbean, this intimate resort offers a host of exhilarating tours…” – Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

“Words can’t describe the beauty of the Jaguar Reef Lodge, I can’t stop talking about it! Thank you for your wonderful hospitality.” – Laurie Carlton, International Expeditions

current2Four stars! 
“Accommodations and food are easily four stars, and money’s worth, especially in the summer is surely a five!”

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Jaguar Reef Lodge. 
I found the accommodations spacious, airy and private. Your restaurant/lounge area is a spectacular design. The food was excellent and your staff was extremely courteous and knowledgeable. You can bet I’ll recommend the Jaguar Reef Lodge!” – Dr. Laura French, Belize Travel Writer”

elegantadventuresPerfect “What a gem! Miles of deserted beach, in easy reach of scuba diving, jungle hikes, and Mayan ruins. The Jaguar Reef Lodge is the perfect place for an adventure getaway…”
Janet Floyd, Elegant Vacations

“The Jaguar Reef Lodge sits on a seven mile white sand beach with easy access to Belize’s reef, rainforest and ruins. Days spent exploring end with a swim in the pool and ocean, and after dinner, searching for shooting stars.” – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Magazine

roughguide1Superbly located resort “A superbly located luxury resort featuring large thatched roof cabanas all with a/c. Beautifully landscaped grounds, often used by top nature tour companies. The restaurant, under a huge thatched roof overlooking the beach and pool, is excellent and so is the service.” – Rough Guide to Belize

caribbeantravelmagExplore rivers, reefs This friendly eco-retreat on the Caribbean coast is an ideal base from which to explore rivers, reefs and rain forests. Guests of the Lodge can hike in a rainforest like no other. The Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and Jaguar Preserve, the world’s only jaguar sanctuary, protects the powerful, elusive cat as well as over 300 species of birds and 75 percent of Belize’s mammal species in a dense jungle habitat… or you can dive and snorkel the world’s second largest barrier reef just offshore, and thrill to the rich underwater panorama with dolphin, manatee and marine turtle encounters. All of this within a half hour radius of Jaguar Reef Lodge – an adventure travelers dream!” – Veronica Stoddart, editor, Caribbean Travel & Life Magazine