Not five minutes away from the Phillip Goldson Belize International Airport and secluded on the banks of the Old Belize River sits the tranquil Resort of River Bend.
Resting on Seven and a half acres of reclaimed jungle, the park like surroundings of the main building and its five Cabanas are and Eco friendly location from which the guests can relax on their screened verandahs and from their air conditioned rooms view the flora and fauna of Belize.
The natural landscaping includes a variety of local hardwoods-Cedar, Mahogany, Mayflower, Bucut, Elderberry, Cottonwood, Kapok etc. and bearing fruit trees such a coconut, soursap, cashew, tambran, grapefruit, local miniature limes and many varieties of Mango!
From the resort there have been natural trails laid out leading to a Bayou called Nelly Creek and to the Savannahs to the rear of the property.
In the property and from the surrounding trails may be seen many species of birds such as Parrots, Hummingbirds, Cardinals, Jays, Woodpeckers, Yellow and Black Flycatchers, Grebes, and walding Cranes of many species. In the mornings and evenings, the Howler Monkeys roar as they pass through high in the surrounding trees looking for their food of leaves and fruits.
Along the Bank of the river directly in front of the Cabanas very often can be seen from the seclusion of your hammock-Iguanas of all shapes colors and sizes.
In the dry season the nocturnal animals appear at varying times such as families of Tapir, Pepesquintes, Hedgehogs, Tree sloths, ant bears, armadillos, racoons, jaguarondis, and many other species of interest.
Fishing from the Docks during the say and night can lead to a catch of large edible Catfish, the occasional black snapper! Large Tarpoon prowl these waters and have been known to straighten a few hooks!
What we offer is- seclusion, security, and the atmosphere where you can unwind and commune with Mother Nature at your own pace!
You can either, relax and do your own thing by bus or rental car, or you can utilize our packaged vacations that can include combined River and Mayan Ruin Tours, Cave Tubing and Zip Lining, Caye Trips for Snorkeling along our magnificent Reef system that lies within fifteen miles of the resort!
Our cabanas are setup to provide sleeping accommodations to at least four persons and you can if you want to do your own cooking. So, if you are looking for a place you can relax, unwind and grab a cocktail well River Bend Resort is the place for you.