Directions to Maya Mountain Lodge

We will be glad to provide a shuttle or private vehicle from Belize City or the Airport on your arrival day. But if you prefer your own transportation, directions are below.



From Belize International Airport
  1. Go out of the airport approximately 2 miles until you come to a T with the Northern Highway.
  2. Take a left. Continue north for about 4-7 miles until you get to a small road going left by a large communications tower on the left. At that corner, there is usually a police checkpoint (since you are going to turn left, you probably won't have to stop to be checked). Also on that same corner is a nice housing area.
  3. Take a left at that intersection and continue for about 8-10 miles. You will cross the Belize River, pass the little town of Burrel Boom, and pass the prison. Then will find some slow down big bumps in the road, advising you that you are approaching the town of Hattieville and an intersection.
  4. At the round-about, stop if anyone is already in the circle, then enter with care and take the first right possible.
  5. Beware of one or two bumps in almost every village along the highway.
  6. You are now on the Western Highway that takes you all the way to Santa Elena / San Ignacio. Continue on approximately 55 miles to San Ignacio / Santa Elena.  In San Ignacio you come to a roundabout (go straight) then a curve, There is a CP gas station on the right.
  7. Take your next left in about 100 feet, going up hill at an angle at the corner of Public Works (you'll see the Maya Mountain sign at the corner. Continue approximately .9 miles and you'll see the Maya Mountain Lodge sign on the right.

From Belize City

  1. Ask directions to the Western Highway. As you get to the round-a-bout, make sure to yield to traffic already in the circle they have the right of way.
  2. Take the road past the cemetery and continue straight. You are now on the Western Highway. Continue about 5 miles to a police checkpoint. Slow and stop. Give your driver's license to the police if they request it. Continue on to Hattieville, about 10 more miles.
  3. At the round-about, stop if anyone is already in the circle, then enter with care, going around the circle almost of the way and continuing west. You are in Hattieville.
  4. Continue on the Western Highway that takes you all the way to San Ignacio. Continue on approximately 55 miles to San Ignacio-Santa Elena. Beware of one or two bumps in almost every town along the highway. In San Ignacio you come to a roundabout (go straight) then a curve.  On the right is a CP gas station on the right.
  5. Take your next left in about 100 feet, going up hill at an angle at the corner of Public Works (you'll see the Maya Mountain sign at the corner. Continue approximately .9 miles and you'll see the Maya Mountain Lodge sign on the right.

Bus directions

From the airport, take a taxi to Belize City bus depot. From the depot, take an express bus to San Ignacio (Approximate cost $6US). Get off at the San Ignacio bus station. Take a taxi to Maya Mountain Lodge (approximately $5 US).


Please email (jungle@mayamountain.com) or call us at (011 501) 824 2164 for directions from any other location.

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