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Thatch Caye Resort

Rainforest & Reef Explorer - Thatch Caye

Enjoy the best of both worlds!  Embark on a journey that takes you from the pristine tropical rainforest to a secluded island in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. 

Enjoy the best of both worlds!  Embark on a journey that takes you from the pristine tropical rainforest to a secluded island in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. 

Overview

6 Days / 5 Nights
$1999 USD
When: Some set weekend to weekend departures. Can also be booked on any date you choose, subject to availability.
Starts: Dangriga
Ends: Dangriga
Activities: Swimming Stand-up Paddle Boarding Snorkeling Sea Kayaking (Paddling) Scuba Diving Rappelling Mayan Ruins Hiking Birding Zip Line
Thatch Caye Belize

Trip Highlights

Enjoy the best of both worlds! Start your journey in the untouched beauty of Mayflower Bocawina National Park's tropical rainforest for 3 Days of all-inclusive guided adventures at Bocawina Rainforest Resort. Then escape for 2 nights to Thatch Caye Resort, a private island all-inclusive resort with a maximum of 30 guests. Stay at this picture-perfect destination, guaranteeing a unique experience.

  • Discover tropical birds and wildlife of Mayflower Bocawina National Park, 7000 acres of untouched, tropical rainforest.
  • Your choice of ziplining, rappelling, hiking and other guided activities.
  • Island al fresco dining
  • Grand Slam fishing (permit, bonefish and tarpon)
  • Starfish overwater bar, and unlimited local cocktails at Thatch Caye three bars!

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Dinner

Your adventure starts with a pick up in the coastal town of Dangriga, and a short 30 minute drive into the southern Maya Mountains. Situated in the middle of Mayflower Bocawina National Park, Bocawina Rainforest Resort is the perfect location to experience the broadleaf tropical rainforest and the amazing flora and fauna. You'll start your trip by settling in and learning about the property and the experiences that lie ahead in the surrounding mountains and rainforest.

INCLUDED IN THE RAINFOREST

  • 3 nights in premium room
  • Welcome drink & meal plan (3 days)
  • Free wi-fi access
  • Choice of onsite guided activities/excursions – select from a list which includes ziplining, waterfall rappelling, bird watching, hiking & more!
  • Unlimited trail and rainforest hiking
  • Round trip ground transfer from Dangriga to Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Day 2
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Rise with the first light of day emerging through the jungle mist, and experiencing the sounds of the tropics is a pure delight, with the chatter of parrots and parakeets flying overhead. Finding a quiet spot to sip a coffee with binoculars close at hand is a sure way to soak in the essence of the rainforest.

After a hearty breakfast, we will make a quick stop to the adventure center and get outfitted with a harness. This exhilarating and invigorating hike to Antelope Falls carries us deep into the national park, past an unexcavated Maya trading center and up steep rainforest trails. We make a slow and steady pace up towards the falls, stopping to learn about the jungle flora and fauna from the guides.

At the crest of the hike, there is a rewarding cool off in the refreshing emerald pools at the top of the falls. From the top of the hill, we can see past the lowland savannah to the Caribbean Sea. Just a breathtaking setting. After a break, the guides set us up to rappel down Antelope Falls. This is optional and highly recommended for those looking for a thrill. Guests are welcome to hike back down rather than rappel down. We hike back to the restaurant to our pre-ordered lunch.

Note: Antelope Falls is a 2 pitch, 250 foot drop. A minimum of 100lb per participant. An alternative for families with children and those looking for a less strenuous experience, we recommend Bocawina Falls hike and rappel.

After lunch, you will experience Belize's longest rainforest canopy zipline! You start back in the adventure center, to get outfitted in your zipline harness. You will hike to the top of the property for a thorough safety briefing and demonstration from your guides. Then, we cross the suspension bridge to the first platform, where the zipline through the canopy begins. We cross 14 towers, on 9 different runs on this thrilling experience. We return to the lodge for a well deserved “boca” and a drink.

Day 3
Stay: Bocawina Rainforest Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

The choice is yours. A free day in the rainforest. Dawn a backpack, a cool drink and head out for a hike through one of the many rainforest trails throughout the park. We suggest a hike to Bocawina falls to start and see if you would like to hike the great loop through 5 different waterfalls, returning to the lodge for dinner.

Days 4-5
Stay: Thatch Caye Resort
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we travel to the coastal town of Dangriga to meet with a boat charter waiting to take you to Thatch Caye on the western side of the central barrier reef zone. This location is a stunning little private island is the perfect place to catch the sunsets over the Maya mountains.

Thatch Caye is a barefoot casual elegant resort. During your stay, you will have unlimited access to kayaks, paddle boards, snorkel gear, fishing poles, a sail boat, and other non-motorized island toys. The Grove serves delicious buffet style meals under the Caribbean stars.

Three square meals a day (plus, all local alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks are also included here) are provided, but you have all the flexibility to design your day the way you see fit. Guided activities and Scuba diving are available for an additional charge. End each day at the Starfish bar, recounting stories of the day’s adventures.

INCLUDED ON THE REEF

  • 2 nights in premium cabana
  • All meals
  • World class walk-in snorkeling from the beach
  • Unlimited use of sea kayaks, snorkel sets & SUPs
  • Round trip boat transfer from Dangriga to Thatch Caye Resort
  • Unlimited local drinks and cocktails at Thatch Caye three bars!
  • Spa, fishing, scuba diving & other guided activities can be arranged for an additional fee

For those looking for a longer stay contact us for additional reef or rainforest nights, or visit our Flight & Hotel Package page for other options. 

Day 6
Stay: N/A
Meals: Breakfast

For your last morning on the island, you wake up for morning yoga at Serenity Point. Grab a mask, snorkel, and fins to explore the saltwater natural pool. You can also swing in a hammock or relax by the beach for a slower pace. A motor boat will take you back to Dangriga after breakfast. A driver can take you back to the airport, where you can catch your domestic flight to your next destination.

The Places We Stay

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Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures
Bocawina Rainforest Lodge & Adventures

This boutique lodge in the midst of a 7000 acre Bocawina National Park offers guests a quintessential tropical rainforest experience. Over 150 species of birds, howler monkey, wild peccary, jaguars and ocelots have been recorded in close proximity to the lodge.  Enjoy the beautiful tropical landscaping on the property and dine in style at the acclaimed Wild Fig restaurant.

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Thatch Caye Resort
Thatch Caye Resort

All-Inclusive Private Island Resort in Belize offering overwater bungalows and island cabanas. Thatch Caye Resort sits on its own private island off the coast of Dangriga, Belize. Only 30 guests at a time can stay at this picture-perfect destination, guaranteeing a unique experience.

Thatch Caye is the perfect place to disconnect and recharge. WiFi is only available in common areas, allowing you to immerse yourself in your getaway. You’ll be sunbathing on a hammock, swimming in the natural saltwater pool, receiving an optional seaside massage, or enjoying many of the complimentary water toys. You’ll be knocking back fruity drinks and dining on fresh Belizean cuisine at the overwater bar, lounge, or The Grove.

Dates and Prices

Available any date, May 1 through November 30 based on availability at lodges

Available any date, May 1 through November 30 based on availability at lodges

Available any date, May 1 through November 30 based on availability at lodges

$1999 USD
Includes taxes and fees. Per person based on double occupancy.
6 Days / 5 Nights
$300 Deposit to secure your space

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