For Students & Groups
Built with students in mind, Belize Botanic Gardens’ Guest House accommodations are located within the Garden. These comfortable budget-priced rooms are ideal for student groups.
Singles & Couples can enjoy a stay in one of our 2 private Garden Cottages, conveniently located and adjacent to Sweet Songs Jungle Lodge [formerly duPlooy’s Jungle Lodge].
* Combining a Garden Cottage rental with the Guest House is an option for student-group leaders and their students.
Choose the accommodations that are right for you or your group and enjoy a one-of-a-kind learning experience, with nature and the Belize Botanic Gardens as your classroom.
The Guest House has 8 bedrooms, 16 single beds, with 4 baths and can comfortably accommodate up to 16 persons.
Comprised of two separate, individual houses, each Guest House contains Two – 2 bedroom / 1 bath units, [maximum 4 persons / per shared bath].
Additionally, the 2 individual buildings have their own separate porch & veranda and are joined by a 12 ft. wide deck.
Macal River Beach & Swimming … from the Maya house, follow the River Walk trail to the Macal River for the best beach and swimming around.
Meals – Students have the option of helping to gather assorted food-fare from the Garden and assisting in meal preparations at the Visitors’ Center.
Its a fun way to try new foods, while learning about and experiencing, traditional Belizean dishes.
US $75 per night / per person; Includes 3 home-cooked meals daily starting with dinner on arrival day and ending with breakfast on day of departure; 9% hotel tax is included.
Garden Cottages come with king-sized bed, kitchenette, private bath and deck with table & chairs and hammock. Relax and enjoy the tropical ambiance; Your private porch is a great spot for bird watching (and listening) They’re ideally located, just 100 meters outside the Garden entrance.
Meals – Garden Cottage rates do not include meals unless accompanying a group. On the other hand, Sweet Songs Restaurant & Bar is just steps away. Likewise you can take advantage of your kitchenette and enjoy a home-cooked meal inside or outside on the porch.
* Faculty and group leaders staying in a Garden Cottage, with 10 or more students, qualify for lodging discounts and comped meals.
US $110 per night / 1-2 persons; Guests enjoy complimentary entrance to Belize Botanic Gardens; 9% hotel tax is included.