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This warm and welcoming 2-storey vacation rental in Belize is located on a large 1.01-acre property on Toucan Trail, close to the entrance of our Belize eco-community. With up to 5 bedrooms to rent, this Belize eco-lodge can accommodate up to 11 people. Individual room rentals are available for singles and couples too!

Our Belize jungle eco-lodge is located in Better in Belize EcoVillage, 10 ½ miles southeast of the village of Benque Viejo del Carmen in the Cayo District in Western Belize.

The Toucan House is named for the toucans that roost in the rainforest canopy above our Belize rainforest lodge. We deliver “off-the-charts-charm factor”!

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Nestled in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, this Belize vacation rental offers a “super natural” environment including the opportunity to:
-vacation in an “off-grid” Belize jungle home!
-participate in watersports on vibrant Vaca Lake!
-enjoy water access to 3 magical Belize waterfalls!
-hike epic trails and wildlife corridors!
-savor incredible bird watching opportunities!
-view and experience the wildlife in our 130-acre Belize rainforest community including anteaters, armadillos, Blue Morpho butterflies, howler monkeys, kinkajous, tapirs, wild parrots and more!
-visit our Belize permaculture gardens and food forests!
-kick back, relax and breathe in our fresh rainforest air!

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Come stay in a really cool off-grid home in a land of adventure and magic – The Toucan House at Better in Belize EcoVillage!

LODGING:
This Belize vacation rental offers a 5-bedroom, 2-bathroom eco-lodge that can accommodate up to 11 guests.

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Our Belize rainforest retreat in Better in Belize EcoVillage is entirely off-grid – with solar and rainwater catchment. Our wonderful caretaker and his family will be your hosts when you visit.

This Belize vacation rental offers guests a choice when renting. When you send in your rental inquiry, please specify how many bedrooms you want to rent.

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LOWER LEVEL BEDROOMS (with separate entrances to outside):
Bedroom #1 (Max: Triple Occupancy):  Downstairs Bedroom with lower Double Bed and upper Single Bunk, and Sink with Shared Outdoor (very modern) Bathroom/Shower;
Bedroom #2 (Max: Double Occupancy): Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed, and Sink with Shared Outdoor (very modern) Bathroom/Shower;

MAIN FLOOR BEDROOMS:
Bedroom #3 (Max: Double Occupancy): Main floor Bedroom (at front of house with small balcony) with Double Bed, with shared main floor Bathroom;
Bedroom #4 (Max: Double Occupancy): Main floor Bedroom (at back of house) with Double Bed, with shared main floor Bathroom;

LOFT LEVEL BEDROOM:
Bedroom #5 (Max: Double Occupancy): Loft-level Bedroom with King Bed (shared bathroom on main floor level). Note: this bedroom is only rented if the entire house is rented as it is an open concept layout.

PRICES:

THE TOUCAN HOUSE 2017/2018 RATES PER ROOM

Nightly Rates Per Room (based on single or double occupancy)
Standard Rate: $85.00* USD per night/per room
May 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017 Summer Special: $49.00* USD per night/per room
Nov 23 to Nov 25, 2017 US Thanksgiving: $195.00* USD per night/per room
Dec 23, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018 Christmas Holiday: $195.00* USD per night/per room

Cleaning Fee: $49.00 USD for the first room and an additional $25.00 USD for any additional room.
*All Rates and Service Charges are subject to a 9% Hotel Tax.

Weekly and Monthly Rates Per Room (based on single or double occupancy)
Weekly Rate: $495.00* USD per week/per room
Monthly Rate: $1,495.00* USD per month/per room

Please note: US Thanksgiving and Christmas black-out dates apply and rates will be adjusted accordingly if you are booking over these holiday periods. Ask for a custom quote!
Cleaning Fee: $49.00 USD for the first room and an additional $25.00 USD for any additional room.
*All Rates and Service Charges are subject to a 9% Hotel Tax.

THE TOUCAN HOUSE 2017/2018 RATES FOR ENTIRE HOME**

Standard Nightly Rate: $375* USD per night/for entire home
Standard Weekly Rate: $1499.00* USD per week/for entire home
Standard Monthly Rate: $3999.00* USD per month/for entire home
May 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017 Summer Special: $245.00* USD per night
Nov 23 to Nov 25, 2017 US Thanksgiving: $595.00* USD per night
Dec 23, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018 Christmas Holiday: $595.00* USD per night

If you don’t want to wade through our seasonal pricing packages, we’d be delighted to send you a custom quote for your accommodation at The Toucan House. Simply email us the number of nights you would like to book, the dates of your booking, the number of people in your party and the number of rooms you require (four rooms accommodate double occupancy; 1 room accommodates triple occupancy with a double lower bed and an upper bunk bed), and the number of meals you would require. 

Additional Notes and Charges: Cleaning Fee: $95* USD (non-refundable)
Security Deposit: $150 USD (refundable)
*All Rates and Service Charges are subject to a 9% Hotel Tax.
** Entire Home consists of 5 bedrooms, housing a maximum of 11 persons with equipped kitchen; one 4-piece indoor bathroom (toilet, sink, shower, urinal); one 3-piece outdoor bathroom (toilet, sink, separate shower facilities); living room; outdoor palapa-covered dining deck; bonfire pit in the front yard area. Bed linen and indoor bath towels are provided. Guests provide own food, beverages, condiments, personal use items, toiletries and beach towels. Lodge towels are strictly for indoor use only.

Please note that there are no refunds for cancellations of bookings other than the refundable damage deposit.

MEAL PACKAGE:
The meal plan is US$39/person/day which includes 3 meals and non-alcoholic beverages. Reduced rates for children under 7 years of age- ask us! Meals are simple and tasty and served under our covered deck for outdoor dining at its very best! You may be serenaded by our local howler monkeys.

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If the meal plan is not of interest to you, we have another property very near to The Toucan House called Tree Tops Guest House. It is a cozy 3-bedroom/1-bathroom cabin which is a private rental that can accommodate up to six guests. Tree Tops is geared to guests who would like to cook and prepare their own meals.

When you book, we need to know the number of people in your group and how many bedrooms you would like to book. We also need to know if anyone in your group has any dietary restrictions or food allergies. We cannot accommodate guests with life-threatening food allergies.

TOWEL POLICY:
As part of our eco-conservation measures, we will provide one towel a day per person. You can hang and re-use your towels or request a clean one the next day. Towels are for indoor use only. Do not use or take outdoors. Thank you for your consideration and co-operation.

(PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to accommodate people with severe or life threatening food allergies or intolerances, e.g. peanut allergies, shellfish and gluten allergies).

LOCATION:
“We’re far from ordinary and close to San Ignacio!”
30 minutes from Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize;
45 minutes from San Ignacio, Belize;
30 minutes from Xunantunich Mayan Ruins.

SPECIAL NOTES:

“Frommer’s Travel” voted Belize the #1 2015 International Travel Destination.

Please rent a 4-wheel drive vehicle as the road from Benque Viejo to Better in Belize EcoVillage is gravel – no Jeeps.

This is a perfect family vacation spot if you’re into a super natural environment showcasing the pristine and awesome wonders of a tropical rainforest. Super Belize vacation rental for winter-worn snowbirds or families in search of adventure year round!

Everyone needs a little tropical rainforest time.

Please note that our “Cancellation Policy” is no refunds for cancellations of bookings.

 

The Toucan House FEATURES:

Accommodation Type

  • Eco-Lodge in Belize Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non-Smoking Accommodation
  • Outdoor Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms:

Contact us for vacancy and availability.

Bathrooms:

  • Outdoor modern 3-piece Bathroom
  • Indoor 4-piece Bathroom

Leisure & Adventure Activities

  • Alternative Architecture On Site Including 2 Hobbit Homes!
  • Bird Watching
  • Cave Tours
  • Dam Tours
  • Eco-Adventure Tours
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding next door
  • Locally made Cheese & Cashew Wine
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Watersports
  • Wildlife Viewing

Dining

  • Outdoor Palapa-Covered Dining Area

General

  • High Speed Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Bath Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Regular Kitchen Pots & Pans
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator: Has refrigerator
  • Stove: Gas stove
  • Available for use only if entire house is rented, not available for individual room room rentals

Outside

  • Decks /Patio
  • Fire Pit

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Important Notes – Please rent a 4-wheel drive vehicle as the road from Benque Viejo to Better in Belize EcoVillage is gravel. No Jeeps.

Like to find out more about this Belize vacation rental? You can: Fill out the form on this page.

* Please note that there are no refunds for cancellations of bookings.

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Call us at 1-877-836-2756 (toll-free from North America).

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Better in Belize Eco-Village
In a Tropical Forest, On Vibrant Vaca Lake
Along the Mighty Macal Waterway
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