Distance from hotel to town, 20 miles (32 kms). Distance from hotel to airport, 92 miles (148 kms).
Blancaneaux Lodge is set high in the Maya Mountains, within the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. Voted one of Travel plus Leisure's2008 500 World's Best Hotels, it provides a delicately balanced mix of luxurious comfort and natural beauty, creating an enchanting experience. The lodge and accommodations overlook the granite pools and cascading waterfalls of Privassion Creek and are surrounded by the stunning flora of tropical pine and jungle. Understated luxury perhaps best describes the style and ambiance, where attention to detail, the use of local materials, authentic artisan crafts, antique furnishings and sustainable power define the vision of owner Francis Ford Coppola. It also boasts fine dining, on-site organic gardens and horse stables, and Riverside Spa.
- Activities Desk
- Babysitting Services ($)
- Bicycle Rentals ($)
- Breakfast Room
- Children's Activities
- Gift Shop
- Ice Machines
- Internet Service
- Laundry Service
- Multilingual Staff
- Parking Facility
- Pool (outdoor)
- Poolside Beverage Service
- Safe Deposit Boxes (front desk)
- Safe Deposit Boxes (in room)
- Snack Bar
- Tour Desk
- Tours & Excursions $ ($)
- Trail (hiking)
- Trail (jogging)
- Umbrellas (beach/pool)
• Check-in-time: 2:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm
Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.
• Child age break is 11 years old.
• Garden View Cabana # 9 - 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
• Garden View Cabana # 10 - 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
• Family Cabana - 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
• River Front Cabana - 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child.
• Honeymoon Cabana - 2 adults.
• Luxury Cabana # 11 - 2 adults.
• Luxury Cabana # 12 - 2 adults.
• 2 Bedroom Villa - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.
• Francis Ford Coppola Villa - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.
• The Enchanted Cottage - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Garden View Cabana # 9, Nestled in the beautifully manicured gardens, the comfortable Garden View Cabanas show- case native arts and antiques, features a queen-size bed, large screened-in porch with hammock, and will transport you to an exotic, tropical paradise. Craving a more secluded accommodation?? Check out the coveted Luxury Cabanas for a truly magical Belize vacation.
Garden View Cabana # 10, Nestled in the beautifully manicured gardens, the comfortable Garden View Cabanas show- case native arts and antiques, features a queen-size bed, large screened-in porch with hammock, and will transport you to an exotic, tropical paradise. Craving a more secluded accommodation?? Check out the coveted Luxury Cabanas for a truly magical Belize vacation.
Family Cabana(*), (FCA) A queen-size bed, sleeper sofa and a twin bed highlight the spacious Family Cabana. A large screened-in porch overlooks the beautiful gardens of the Belize family hideaway, which may also be viewed while idly swaying in the room's hammock. For a more expansive accommodation, be sure to check out the luxury Two-Bedroom Villa.
• Bedding: 1 queen bed and 2 twin beds. View: Garden.
Riverfront Cabana(*), (RFC) All Riverfront Cabanas at Blancaneaux Lodge feature an expansive deck ensuring a spectacular view of the Privassion River. The Belize luxury accommodations are elegantly themed with native art and local textiles, and offer a queen-size bed and hand-painted tile bathroom. Also, be sure to check out the Garden View Cabanas to enjoy the beautiful nature and lush vegetation of Belize.
• Bedding: 1 queen bed. View: River.
Honeymoon Cabana(*), (HMC) Perched over Privassion Creek waterfall, the Honeymoon Cabana offers the ideal getaway for a romantic Belize honeymoon. The cabana has a huge private deck over- looking the falls, and stairs allow you to walk down closer and relax in private lounge chairs. Once you reach the banks of Privassion Creek, stop at the Belize spa for a rejuvenating massage. This cabana features a queen-size bed, ceiling fan, sofa, and Guatemalan decor. Find out more about the Belize luxury hideaway package for honeymooners. Bedding: 1 queen bed. View: River or Waterfalls.
Luxury Cabana # 11, Since it opened the Luxury Cabanas in Belize in early 2008, they have quickly become the most sought-after accommodations on the property. The two Luxury Cabanas offer a secluded setting at the far eastern end of the property overlooking Privassion Creek and feature their own private plunge pools, king-size beds, Guatemalan decor, and a second shower outdoors. If you are planning a Belize luxury vacation with friends or family, consider the Two-Bed room Villas, which feature a large open-air living room and kitchen.
Luxury Cabana # 12, Since it opened the Luxury Cabanas in Belize in early 2008, they have quickly become the most sought-after accommodations on the property. The two Luxury Cabanas offer a secluded setting at the far eastern end of the property overlooking Privassion Creek and feature their own private plunge pools, king-size beds, Guatemalan decor, and a second shower outdoors. If you are planning a Belize luxury vacation with friends or family, consider the Two-Bed room Villas, which feature a large open-air living room and kitchen.
Two Bedroom Two Bathroom(*), (2T2) Skirting Privassion Creek, these roomy 1,600 square foot villas feature a large comfortable open- air living room with a small kitchen. Off the living room are two luxurious bedrooms, each with its own full bath. These dwellings are preferred by families or couples traveling together. Enhance your Belize luxury vacation by staying in Francis Ford Coppola's Villa featuring a spacious open-plan living area, dramatic views, and Francis's personal touch of fine art and antiques.
• View: Riverfront.
Francis Ford Coppola Villa(*), (FUT) Enjoy dramatic views from the elevated open-plan living area, take a dip in the private plunge pool, or relax on the hardwood sun deck set in a lush tropical garden. This Villa features a small kitchen with an Illy espresso machine, refrigerator, and wet bar. A hand- carved antique dining table with seating for up to 14 people overlooks the tumbling waterfalls and deep rock pools of Privassion Creek. The luxury accommodations in Belize include two large bedrooms, each with a spacious bathroom featuring showers with hand-painted tiles and a Japanese tub. The eclectically furnished Villa combines regional antiques, Guatemalan fabrics, artisan masks, and hand-carved figurines. Francis's personal art and antiques are displayed throughout, adding a unique touch to an already comfortable and stylish environment.
The Coppola Villa also features luxury in-room amenities including monogrammed bathrobes and wine glasses, locally produced organic bath products, goose down or hypo- allergenic pillows, iPod docking station, Wi-Fi Internet access and a Shellphone intercom system linked to the hideaway's front desk. The Francis Ford Coppola Villa has a full-time attendant to anticipate your every need or to arrange an evening barbeque next to the pool. The attendant is on-call using a walkie-talkie radio system. Book Francis Ford Coppola's Villa for an unforgettable luxury vacation in Belize. Upgrade your stay to the finest accommodation - the Enchanted Cottage. This Belize luxury dwelling is the ultimate retreat, with spectacular panoramic views and an emphasis on luxury.
• Bedding: 2 queen beds. View: Riverfront.
The Enchanted Cottage(*), (ENC) Blancaneaux Lodge's ultimate retreat reflects Francis's desire for a haven in which to reflect and create. The cottage at the Belize boutique hotel sits atop a steep forested bluff offering panoramic views over the tumbling waterfalls of Privassion Creek and the distant jungle-clad Maya Mountains.
With an emphasis on luxury, this stone cottage embodies the quaint elegance of a Belize boutique hotel, featuring a bedroom with a king-size bed, writing desk, and fireplace. The bath house provides understated luxury with under floor heating, open fire, shower, Japanese tub, and steam room. There is a second half-bathroom in the entry of the cottage.
• The cottage includes a kitchen with a wine cooler, Illy espresso machine, breakfast bar, and a heated slate floor. Adjacent to the kitchen is an airy day room with a sofa bed, large coffee table, and comfortable armchair. Screened doors open onto the hardwood deck and the infinity pool. The Enchanted Cottage is secluded and surrounded by lush tropical gardens and spectacular panoramic views. After you explore Belize activities, unwind in your personal hammock. The cottage also includes a full-time attendant to light fires, cook breakfast, prepare cocktails, and anticipate your every need. The attendant is on-call using a walkie- talkie radio system. An abundance of luxury in-room amenities are available for all of the guests.
• Bedding: 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed.
(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.
All accommodations include: mini-bar, room service, bathtub, maid service, radio, alarm clock, shower, ceiling fan, microwave, refrigerator, balcony or patio, hairdryer and safety deposit box.
Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.
Jaguar Bar, After a day of Belize vacation tours and activities, the Jaguar Bar is a perfect place to relax. The hand-carved slate bar, ceiling fans from the set of Apocalypse. Now, framed photos of archaeological digs, and handmade furnishings create a truly eclectic atmosphere. The Jaguar Bar offers a selection of fine wines and classic cocktails including favorites such as mojitos and daiquiris, as well as the very own Jaguar Juice, a potent concoction of local craboo liqueur, aged rum, and fresh pineapple juice. To taste the delicious and authentic flavors of Belize, be sure to visit Guatemaltecqua, the poolside Belize restaurant.
General Opening Hours: 11:00am to 10:00pm
Guatemaltequa Restaurant, The poolside Belize restaurant specializes in the cooking of Guatemala, a mildly spiced cuisine that draws on Mexican, Caribbean, and Maya traditions. Local favorites include Salpicon, shredded beef salad flavored with sour orange and cilantro, Jocon, chicken cooked with green herbs and spices, and Rellenitos, a delicious dessert consisting of plantains filled with sweetened black beans.
General Opening Hours: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montagna Restaurant, Enjoy classic Italian cuisine in a tropical setting at the Belize restaurant. The menu features traditional Italian dishes with a special focus on Coppola family recipes, drawn from their history in the southern region of Basilicata, Italy. Pastas, fresh fish, and braised or grilled local meats are all prepared with herbs and vegetables from the own Belize organic garden. The Montagna restaurant also offers made-to-order pizza, cooked in an authentic brick oven. The dining room sparkles from candlelight and is decorated with handmade wooden furnishings, colonial era antiques, and Guatemalan fabrics. An open veranda offers moonlit views of Privassion Creek.
Cuisine: Belizean, Italian.
General Opening Hours: 7:00am to 10:00am, 12:00pm to 3:00pm and 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mandatory Resort Waiver Upon arrival to the resort, clients are required by Coppola Resorts to sign a travel and activity waiver releasing Copppola resorts from claims related to risks and dangers and/or losses and damages related to their stay. The waiver will be presented by the front desk at check-in.
Location Hotel is located in the Mountain Pine Ridge area.
Tourist Attractions Nearby:
• Barton Creek Water Cave: 10 miles(16 kms)
• Cahal Pech Maya ruins: 18 miles(29 kms)
• Belize Botanical Gardens: 25 miles(40 kms)
• Caracol Maya Ruins: 18 miles(29 kms)
• Ix Chel Medicinal Trails: 24 miles(39 kms)
• Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave: 36 miles(58 kms)
• Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve: 8 miles(13 kms)
• Xunantunich ruins: 24 miles(39 kms)
• Green Hills Butterfly Farm: 8 miles(13 kms)