The Lodge at Big Falls, close to Punta Gorda, in Toledo, southern Belize, is the district's premier inland resort. The Lodge at Big Falls is situated on the banks of the Rio Grande river in Belize's southern Toledo District. The property is located on a meander of the river with almost a mile of river frontage. There are views towards the Maya Mountains to the north west while the south eastern bank faces the village of Big Falls. However, there are no "big falls" in Big Falls. This is just the name of the village! The Lodge is an intimate family run lodge with six thatched cottage style cabanas. Each cabana has a queen size double and either an extra single bed or full size bunks for family accommodation.The Lodge offers elegant accommodation, fine food and drink and relaxation in a peaceful riverside setting. An unforgettable holiday experience.
Spacious cabanas have been designed to achieve a living space which subtly merges the internal and external environments. The rooms are all individual cottage style cabanas (sleeping up to four persons) with a full en-suite bathroom providing hot and cold water. Beautifully tiled floors, ceiling fans and fully screened, wood louvered windows offer a cool well-ventilated living area. Colourful local and regional soft furnishings complete the décor. Landscape plantings around the cabanas have been selected to attract birds and butterflies close to the guest’s living space and this wealth of flora and fauna can be enjoyed from your own thatched verandah.
The Lodge is covered by a high thatched ceiling and accommodates a full service restaurant and bar. Lodge meals offer a range of local and international dishes, with vegetarian, vegan, kashrut and children's alternatives. A well stocked bar offers a wide selection of cocktails, fruit and soft drinks as well as beer and wine. From the main verandah, you can enjoy beautiful sunsets while sipping an ice cold drink.
The Lodge has many on-site activities. Tropical gardens: The gardens offer a wide variety of flowering trees and shrubs as well as trees festooned with orchids and bromeliads. River tubing and warm spring: The lodge has more than half a mile of river frontage winding around the property. Guests can tube this stretch and stop at the creek that is fed by a hot spring on the hillside. Kayaking: Self-guided kayaking upstream from the lodge. Mountain biking: Guests can borrow bikes and explore the vicinity. Nim Li Punit Mayan site and the villages of Silver Creek and San Miguel are within a seven mile radius. Table tennis, Badminton, Horseshoes, frisbee and petanques(bocce ball).