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Vanilla Hills Lodge

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16/06/2017 17/06/2017
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Fall City, Washington
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Claudia and Franklin are wonderful hosts-- both knowledgeable and helpful. What they have created (and are continuing to create) at Vanilla Hills is beautiful, peaceful and inviting. If you like what you see in the pictures, we can tell you that the reality is as good or better. Plus, the breakfasts (and coffee!) are spectacular. Claudia arranged an expedition to...

Thank haroldshenry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cabana was beautiful, just as described, everything and more that you could need. Loved all the nature sounds at night, felt like I was somewhere exotic, which we were! We sat on our veranda and just relaxed. It was the perfect place to start our vacation, took us offline, got some much needed rest and began our journey. We...

Thank Leann R
Pasadena, California
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Wonderful owners Claudia and Franklin will make you feel so well cared for! Let them feed you breakfast and book your tours. They got us the best guides and booked us in very small tour groups. The guides were so knowledgeable and took the time to carefully show us more information than any of the others seemed too. The ATM...

Thank J1144DNsarahm
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Loved our stay here. The wall of windows in our cabin was a fantastic sight to wake up to every morning, and the symphony of frogs, monkeys and birds outside was a huge memory from our trip. The grounds are private and well-kept and the rooms are clean with a great natural interior. The hosts are lovely and willing to...

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If falling asleep to the jungle sounds of birds, frogs, insects, babbling brook, and occasional monkey appeals to you, you will not gind a better place than Vanilla Hills Lodge. Your hosts Claudia and Franklin are easy going,informed, and your best source all things local. The lodge is located about a 1/2 mile or so off the main road surrounded...

Thank donevon
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We very much enjoyed our stay at Vanilla Hills. Claudia and Franklin made our stay wonderful both in making us feel comfortable and in scheduling some amazing outings to ATM and a to a beautiful waterfall. We hope to come back again!

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent four nights at Vanilla Hills Lodge and had the most wonderful time!! We stayed in the tree house, and I loved the presentation of the fresh towels and flower petals each day. We also enjoyed the private outdoor shower with birds flying in the surrounding trees. It was amazing. And I can't speak highly enough...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This little spot just outside San Ignacio is practically perfect. The rooms are amazing, with all the comforts of home. The owners are kind and personable, and offered up lots of good advice on things to do in the area. Breakfast was delicious - giant pancakes! And so many dogs!!!

Thank DStraus
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

As part of our 2 weeks in Belize we came to San Ignacio for 2 nights to experience the inland and the various sites on offer here. Our hosts at Vanilla Hills were so warm and welcoming immediately upon arrival and helped us organise (mostly organised for us) an unforgettable couple of days. With their advice we had a fantastic...

Thank danleahy2017
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband and i had never been to Belize and we decided to spend half of the vacation in the mountains and half on the beaches. Thank god we decided to stay in San Ignacio and at Vanilla Hills. We were close to town, and there are great restaurants we highly recommend - ask Claudia and Franklin, they will steer...

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vanilla Hills Lodge is situated in the rolling hills of Cayo on a wooded lot on the banks of the Mopan river. Although only five minutes from San Ignacio Town, the tourist center of Western Belize, the lodge is surrounded by peaceful nature. Vanilla Hills is your ideal starting point for a multitude of tours. From here you are within easy reach of famous Maya sites, impressive cave labyrinths, the tropical jungle and many more day tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vanilla Hills Lodge

Address: Vanilla Hills Rd., San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio
Price Range: ₹ 6,782 - ₹ 9,817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Vanilla Hills Lodge Belize/San Ignacio
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