About this listing
A cabana built on 8 foot concrete posts overlooking Rio Hondo is made from local materials including a thatched roof. It has two small apartments, each has a queen size bed and private bathroom with flush toilet and shower. It is decorated with wildlife and Mayan art. A room for two rents for $30/night ($20 off season), 7th night free,. Meals can be purchased from the host family or other families. The Host Family will let you use their kitchen. .Local activities include bird watching, canoeing, fishing, geology, archeology, bicycling to the cenotas and through the jungle, dining on a river boat, and getting to know the villagers who speak Spanish and English. There is an internet cafe nearby. There are no bars or discos in the small village of 110 families. This is for down to earth culture and nature lovers or artists who want a quiet retreat. A big meal can be bought for $3-4. Bicycles and horseback riding are available at low cost. To reduce travel expenses, some people travel via Cancun and bus on down to Belize. There is regular bus service to Orange Walk Town M-Sat. A canoe ride or use of a canoe is included in the rental fee.
Expect to have a wonderful interaction with the villagers, quiet time, swimming, biking, horseback riding, hiking, nature watching, etc.
No drugs, smoking or heavy drinking.