Table Rock Jungle Lodge, an award-winning 100% solar-powered eco-lodge in Belize, is situated on a 175-acre jungle reserve along the Macal River. This secluded haven features 10 eco-friendly cabanas, an infinity pool overlooking the jungle, and a working organic farm. By 2026, they plan to add 13 new villas, 2 new pools, and a second restaurant.

Their story

The story of Table Rock Jungle Lodge began in 1998 when newlyweds Alan and Colleen, enchanted by the Belizean jungle during their honeymoon, decided to lay down roots in Belize. Starting with a tent on an abandoned farm, they nurtured their dream of sustainable living, which blossomed into the creation of Table Rock Jungle Lodge in 2002. Their journey from a simple citrus farm to an award-winning eco-lodge in Belize is a testament to their commitment to sustainable living and community integration. It stands out for its intimate connection with nature, offering guests a unique blend of tranquility and adventure. Read more about them here.

Sustainability actions

  • The eco-lodge offers a limited number of guest rooms to minimize environmental impact.
  • It was built on piers to preserve the natural landscape.
  • Table Rock Jungle Lodge uses solar power for electricity and generates 100% via solar farms and an efficient battery/inverter system.
  • It minimizes electrical lighting use to avoid light pollution.
  • It utilizes gravity for water flow and tankless gas water heaters.
  • The majority of water is supplied by purified rain and river water.
  • Table Rock Jungle Lodge recycles and reuses food scraps, shopping bags, and containers.
  • It uses biodegradable single-use items and employs cloth napkins instead of paper.
  • The eco-lodge sources much of the food from its own and neighboring farms.
  • It uses organic agricultural and horticultural biopesticides.
  • Table Rock Jungle Lodge participates in Mahogany Reforestation Project.
  • It supports local wildlife and flora conservation.
  • It actively discourages the hunting and trafficking of protected species.
  • The lodge supports and promotes various nature conservancy organizations.
  • Canoeing, tubing, and hiking along the Macal River.
  • Exploring the surrounding jungle and wildlife.
  • Farm-to-table dining experiences.
  • Engaging in community and conservation efforts.
  • Hiking to waterfalls.
  • Exploring major Mayan archeological sites, including Caracol, Xunantunich, and ATM Cave.
  • Visiting San Ignacio (only 5 miles away) to do sightseeing, trying local restaurants, learning about Mayan chocolate making or wandering around the local market.

Best Time To Visit Table Rock Jungle Lodge

Belize experiences a subtropical climate with temperatures ranging from 50 to 105°F. From November to June, the conditions are typically sunny and warm despite occasional short-lived rains. From July through October, the shoulder season offers great travel opportunities with fewer crowds, intermittent rains, and occasional thunderstorms. Temperatures over 100°F typically only occur during April and May.

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Location

Table Rock Jungle Lodge is approx. a 2-hour drive away from Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport and close to San Ignazio. They can arrange for airport pick-up for extra fee.
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