Lamanai Riverside Retreat | Established Campground

Belize

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Verified:
3 months ago
Altitude:
0.0 masl
Website:
None
Phone:
None

Amenities

Electricity:
Yes - At Sites
Wifi:
Yes - Fast
Kitchen:
No
Restaurant:
Yes
Showers:
Cold
Water:
Non-Potable
Toilets:
Running Water
Big Rig Friendly:
Yes
Tent Friendly:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes
Sanitation Dump Station:
No

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Description

Nice grassy area directly at the river, next to the restaurant. Camping and cabanas. Friendly owners Clean toilets and basic cold shower.
(Dec 2021 no shower)
(April 2022 there’s showers but dirty and messy)
Gates are closed at night and there is a night guard. 30 belize dollar p/p for camping, 90belize dollar for a cabana and 30 Belize for a truck.
(April 2022 Electricity hookup availible included in the 30 BZ per night).
Charging electric devices at restaurant bar is free. Wifi, boat tours to Lamanai ruins, restaurant, laundry services
(Dec 2021 no laundry).

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Bel endroit pour camper avec van de toutes tailles. Plus facile que la region de cerros infectee de moustiques en ce moment.

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Stayed here one night, parked in the shade by the trees in the day and moved closer to the cabanas at night to plug in the van. Wifi, clean toilets, didn’t use the shower. No swimming in the river because of crocodiles. 30bz/night

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Stayed here 2 times. Very quiet and chill. Paid 30 BZ a night. Access to electricity, clean toilets, and WiFi. The shower was dirty and messy. There’s a sulfur smell in the atmosphere that sometimes is very strong.

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I am adding that Lance, from the place, is a guide and can organise any tour all over the country. The owner nicely took us to a garage he knew in order to fix a mechanical problem on our RV. We highly recommend this place !

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Great place on the river, very nice people. We arrived on a Sunday, had dinner at the restaurant, simple, nice and affordable. 30bz $ for 2 adults 3 kids and RV per night.
We arranged a trip to Lamanai from there, 65 US $ pp (the young kids didn’t pay) with round trip to Lamanai by boat, breakfast and lunch provided. It was worth the money. We really enjoyed it and our guide Amir was really knowledgeable and very nice.
Amenities just ok, clean toilets and cold very basic shower. Some palapas just for you when the restaurant is closed on Mon and Tue.

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Nice place direct an the river. Good restaurant and clean toilets. There is a shower but maybe you don't like to us it. It's not clean but if you where shoes it works. The restaurant plays music from 11am to 10pm but it's closed on monday and tuesday. The family is very friendly and offer tours to Lamanai in a boat or to La Milpa by car, both highly recommended.

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30 BZD a night for 2 people in a truck camper. Restaurant closed Mon and Tue. As of Dec 2021 no shower or laundry service. There is a laundry place within walking distance. This family is very knowledgeable of Belize and a joy to speak with.

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Beautiful place, delicious food. We stayed 4 nights (30B$/camper) and did the Lamanai boats tour (60B$/person), boarding here.

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Nice place and the river was only stinking a little. The dinner at the Restaurant was fine. We could fill our water tank there and had electricity.

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Nice place. Cold refreshing shower. Quiet and the river didn't smell. It is now fine.
30 B-$/night.

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This is a very lovely place and we really enjoyed staying here for 2 days. The river is beautiful, it doesn't smell bad anymore. We saw a lot of birds and a crocodile in the evening. Bathrooms are clean, shower is a bit adventurous, but ok and wifi is very fast. The price of 30BZ per night is fair in our opinion.

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Very nice place to spend the night. Food is good and the owners are very friendly. Toilet are clean shower is very simple.
Unfortunately they have a big problem with the river here. It stinks extremely. According to the owners a factory upstream is to blame for this stench. We would have liked to stay longer but the stench is really very extreme and hardly bearable. Very unfortunate

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Nice place right in the river. You get your own palapa with electrical hookups if you need it. WiFi reached the car. Basic bathroom and cold shower. Great for birdwatching and walking distance to town. Note: both the women in our party had uncomfortable experiences with one of the staff, owner was notified, we hope they resolve soon.

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Nice and quiet place to rest and sleep.
Raul the owne is a great guy. We payed $B 30,00 for 2 pearsons and a car with rooftent. Stayed for 2 nights for this price after asking Raul. He gently allowed us.
Shower, bathroom, electricity at site and non potable water.
Good wifi and if you are lucky you may see a crocidile in the river. We did see crocodiles, birds and iguanas too.

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Really nice place right on the New River. Still BZD 30 per car. Good place for birding. Swimming is at your own risk though ;)

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As described. If you have to stay in orangewalk. Best to do it in a campground. Lots of beggars in town asking for handouts Would not want to camp on the streets.
Raul is the owner and helped us out tremendously with a rash I got in the jungle. Super nice staff. Great 1st stop in belize

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Wonderful spot to camp and see wildlife for a few days. All inclusive boat trip to Lamanai 60BZD per person..see lots of birds and Crocs, includes breakfast lunch and ruin fees.

Raul is a very interesting and talented individual and his family super friendly. He can make recommendations for other places to see in Belize. Could possibly take you tarpon fishing if you have gear.

Highly recommended...camp right in the river (watch out for the occasional fire ant if you're barefoot or in sandals). A smallish crocodile hangs out here, but it doesn't stop people from swimming in the river... apparently it's not aggressive to people.

Cold shower, building still under construction but serviceable.

Great food and drinks available in full service restaurant.

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We stayed one night, 30 BZ$/night, fast wifi, good Shrimp Ceviche at the restaurant.

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As described, beautiful and quiet place to spend a night (or more) in Orange Walk.
Very friendly and helpful owner/caretaker!
Price is still BZD 30 per camper / RV which includes using a palapa on the river, electricity and water and their fast wifi.
Plus you can use toilets (flush / with TP) and cold, basic shower.
They still offer boat tours to the Lamanai ruins but we don’t have any info about it because we drove there the next day by ourselves.

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Very beautiful riverside. Lots of birds and sometimes a little crocodile around. Good WiFi, very clean restroom. Cold shower in a separate room.

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Well, we really enjoyed this place. Nice river, lots of different birds, lizards around. Even crocodiles come to visit. Good atmosphere. We did the boat tour to Lamanai which I can recommend- if you want to spend the 60 us. But I felt it was worth it. However nice place.... only a bit too expensive (30 Belize for van) in my opinion... but it’s Belize.

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Great place to spend the night or a few days. Accurate reviews. Large grassy lot with restaurant, electric outlet at the palapas by the river, fast wifi, functional cold shower and toilets with a seat and tp. What a treat. Mr. P., the pleasant and helpful owner, was on site when we arrived. As was one of the resident crocodiles. Perfect location.

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I liked the place you can see crocodile swimming at night just ask the watch man to show you

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very Good location to stay for the night.
Nice Owner and Stuff. Also he reserved the Bootstour to Lamanai.

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Great spot for the night! As mentioned in previous posts, $15 USD for 2 people in a rooftop tent. Pretty grounds right on the river. We had our own palapa with power. Nice bathrooms, not the best shower but a good spot for a short stay.

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super endroit au calme au bord de la rivière avec palapas et restaurant bon et pas cher. le propriétaire peut vous organiser un tour pour visiter lamanai en plancha pour 60 dollars us
pris 30 dollar belizien eau et électricité

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We paid $15 usd for 2 people, I feel this price is too much for what you get however we liked the place. Parked on the grass and used toilets and showers. Wifi is really good. We had beers with one of the owners who loves to chat, he is a tour guide. Good spot before the border.

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As noted before, great place, convenient walk to town centre to shop, ATM, rum distillery store. Would have given 5 stars, but the shower was marginal at best. Restaurant and bar on site, service right at your own palapa. $30 Belize per night, included electricity.

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A really lovely place to stay a couple of days !
the woman in charge is a really good host, she helps us to find other great places in Belize to camp ! wifi good, place good, persons in charge good, security good, quiet and clean

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we spent here two nights for 30Blz$ p.night. Palapa with electricity, toilets and cold shower. we did the river boat tour from here (the owner organized it) and we picked up on the campground. it costs from here 60$US pP but it worth it. in Orange walk there is a small farmers market, street food and ATM to have BLZ $. very nice spot for the first day. (Wi-Fi is very good)

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Nice place at the river. Palapas with electricity and light. Paid 30 Bel.Dollars per night for 2 people. Clean bathrooms and wifi

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Really nice place on the riverside. Friendly staff. We spent two nights here and have seen many birds and a crocodile! Peaceful and relaxing place in nature. Fast wifi.

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very good place to go to Caye Caulker, by plane, the camper is in a secure place. Mr P. provided us all the information and drove us to the airport. Lamanai by the river is very good. We highly recommend this place.

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Lovely Campground right on the river, secure parking, upgrades bar and restaurant also does tours down to the ruins

Lamanai Alley, Orange Walk, Belize
Phone: +501 302-3955

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Beautiful place, nice people. I paid 10USD for a place for my small tent. I swam in the river and saw crocodiles the day after. A lot of mosquitos at night.

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Good place
Mr P, Luis and all the staff is nice, friendly.
Mr P help us for the mechanic
He organized the tour for us to lamanai
It's very good, beautiful
We see monkeys, toucans....
We stay 3 days
The restaurant is good, we are vegetarians and she cook us burritos and tacos with vegetables

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Beautiful place at the river, we saw many crocodiles cruising by. The food at the restaurant was delicious and of course the entire team super friendly. We did the river tour to Lamanai which was beautiful and worth the trip. Mr. P charged us 30 BLZ per night.
We opt to
Charter a flight from Orange Walk to San Petro and leave our truck camper for 10 BLZ a day with lamanai riverside retreat. Mr.P gave us a Ride to and from the airport.

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Great place, loads of space,camping, upgrades, good food and beer

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Great place! Nice people. We had some crocs right on the property. Good fast wifi. Price is 30 bd per rig and not a pp as stated above. Food is good here and it's also a few minute walk in town. Owners gave us some fresh fruit, coffee and coconuts with Gin.

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Restaurant, some Palapas, 2-3 leveled parking spots at the river, more on the grass or concrete. Friendly people. Electricity, toilets and showers not in best conditions. good wifi. Payed 15 USD for van, two adults ans one child. Swimming in the river is allowed but on own risk, there are crocos in the water and may be on the camping side... we like this place. Can also do a tour on the river from here, all day with meal and drinks, 60 USD/ Person.

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Crocodile-Feeding just when we arrived. Mr. P. told us that the croc comes when a campervan enters the site - not sure about that. We really enjoyed the spot after 2 weeks driving through Belize. Welcoming place, very quit !!, fast WiFi which reached our rig. They can arrange a Lamanai Tour and the boat pick you up on the doorstep of your camper. 60 US $ p.P. The campingfee is 30 BZD per rig.

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Very friendly owner. We paid 30BLZ per night for two little kids and two adults. The electricity was very shaky. We saw one crocodile, but there were no feeding.

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Uli 09.01.17 bis 11.01.17
Ein sehr schöner Platz. Die Dusche ist unterste Kategorie. Der Ort ist fußläufig schnell zu erreichen.

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Very pretty spot right on the river. We came in hopes to view the crocodiles, and the feeding. They said they do it around 7pm, but I think they didn't do it that night because we are practically the only ones here. We are not big spenders if you know what I mean. Probably not worth wasting crocodile food to impress us. Paid 30blz for camping with electricity, great wifi, nice toilets and one kinda scary cold shower. Good place to do some hand laundry. Plenty of water, and big sunny area for drying.

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Good spot. Friendly people. WiFi & Clean Toilets. $30BZD
When we where there they fed the crocodiles, that was fun too watch! Tours are a bit pricey. 60USD per person. We did not go on a tour, so can not say if it is worth it.

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$10 us to camp. Great, secure location away from the busy streets of Orange Walk. Great for moto campers. Bar and restaurant on site with really friendly staff.

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Nice location with 4 palapas on the riverbank. Only last palapa has power. BZ$ 30 for a van with 2 persons and power. The owners take care of your laundy, got it back the same day. You can arrange an all day rivercruise to the Lamanai ruins. Pickup at the campground, guide and lunch included, beers and rum-punch on the way back (BZ$ 100 pp).

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Great place just as everyone says. Only ones here right now. Quick walk to town.

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Very nice family runs this very nice bar/restaurant. $30bzd for two ppl and rig with power and wifi. took a dip in river which was warm but it was over 100f out today! bathrooms and shower around back. we parked by last palapa and wifi reached us. good cell (btl) reception. ended up staying two nights. they can arrange tours for you too. There are some small crocs in the river but never bothered us and one morning we were treated to a feeding frenzy of birds: egrets, herons, cormorants and more; around 100.

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nice first night in Belize, very welcoming people at this site, fast wifi, free electric plug-in at one palapa, cool breeze at night - highly recommended!!

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Idyllic setting along the river. We paid $15 USD per night for the two of us and truck/camper. The owner, Mr. P is welcoming and friendly. From here we took a pleasant river tour to the Lamanai ruins. Back in camp we saw crocodiles, egrets, herons, kingfishers and more. In the morning, fun fishing for large, freshwater tarpons. Easy walk to groceries, restaurants and banks. Clean restrooms, refreshing shower and available water. Free Wi-Fi too! Excellent place to start your relaxation in Belize!

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Camp and cabanas right on the river. Great owner/family, very friendly and helpful. River tours to Lamanai ruins, restaurant, bar, clean bathrooms, basic shower with large grass area for parking...only one spot with power, night watchman and free coffee in the morning...$30 bz per night. ..nice place to chill...

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very friendly owner and staff. it was $30 BZD for two people and our truck, with parking at one of the palapas with electricity, and use of showers and bathroom. We basically had the place to ourselves. the Internet was quite good and it reached to out spot.

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We Paid us$15 for RV and two people. Electricity, clean toilets behind bar and very basic cold shower. Felt Safe place and being so close to river adds a charm to it. We saw Crocodiles, egrets catching fish, nice setting to have a beer after border crossing before pushing on to Belize City.

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Nice grassy area directly at the river, next to the restaurant. Camping and cabanas. Friendly owners Clean toilets and basic cold shower. Gates are closed at night and there is a night guard. 10 belize dollar p/p for camping, 90belize dollar for a cabana. Electricity hookup availible but costs more. Charging electric devices at restaurant bar is free. Wifi, boat tours to Lamanai ruins, restaurant, laundry services.

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