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Belize Resort
Moho River
Punta Gorda, Toledo District, Belize
212-529-8622|011-501-670-0557
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What our guests are saying

"The Cotton Tree Lodge, gives you an experience that you will never forget. From the rustic, yet very comfortable tree houses (for lack of a better term), to the daily excursions, the Cotton Tree Lodge cannot be matched. The hospitality is outstanding, and I would highly recommend the Cotton Tree Lodge to anyone looking for a relaxing yet adventurous vacation, this is the place to go!" -Joey K., February 2013

"The food is honestly amazing, the lunches they pack are delicious and you will NEVER go hungry." -Melissa M., February 2013


"We just returned from our stay at Cotton Tree Lodge and even though I'm a retired writer, I can't find adjectives worthy of describing this jungle paradise! If there was a 10-star-rating, they would have it from our group of five. The ambiance, accomodations, cuisine, professionalism, courtesy, warmth, friendliness and lush grounds are second to none. Travel & Leisure is sorely missing out by not featuring this buccolic tropical wonderland!!!!!! Last, but not least, there is something for everyone to do and all is amazingly affordable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" -Christie W., January 2013

"This place is just fantastic! I loved everything about it: the living arrangements, the activities offered, the food and, most of all, the people. It was great to have days filled with interesting and educational excursions and spend evenings at the communal table with people from around the world. There was always something to do and see, yet, the whole experience was very relaxing. It is nothing like your typical cookie-cutter resort, this place has its unique character. The magnificent cotton tree that is on the premises lends its magic to the whole place." -Taty, September 2012

"I felt like I actually lived there and was part of the family." -Anna Jorgensen, April 2009

"Compelling! Cotton Tree Lodge and the surrounding communities compelled us to come back. Visiting in 2008 with the whole family, my 17 year-old daughter and I needed to return.Despite a busy week of first time visitors, the staff at the Cotton Tree found time to help us carve out our own, very personal trips. Exploring the local communities more intimately than our first visit was a life experience and opportunity that we shall never forget Respect and understanding for local culture and ideas is evident in all that they do at Cotton Tree Lodge. And somehow the staff at Cotton Tree Lodge balance making you feel like a guest and family in the same breath.Trip number three? Absolutely!"
-Christine Hammond, March 2008, March 2009

"We had such a great time in Belize at Cotton Tree!!!!! Actually, "great" doesn't cut it. We didn't get to do nearly all of the things we wanted to do, so we're anxious to come back. The unexpected surprise of our trip was how much we liked the PEOPLE that we met (we thought it would be all about the rainforest, monkeys, and birds)." -Curtis Bartone, March 2009

"We spent only three nights at the Cotton Tree, but this was enough to know we shall returnWe will always remember the sound of the howler monkeys as they surrounded the lodge in the middle of the night! There are so many enticing adventures nearby - making chocolate with a Mayan family was a highlight for us. Cotton Tree's ecotourism puts the emphasis on eco, not on tourism. Chris and the staff have developed a model ecolodge, and their engagement in the local community is admirable." -Adrian and Shirley Sandler, December 2008

"The Cotton Tree is a gorgeous little bit of luxury in the middle of the jungle. The river is the best pool ever and the river breeze is nature's A/C. We were thrilled with the beautiful cabanas, outstanding food, exciting excursions and a staff that I would welcome each and every one to visit the US and stay in my home. We've never vacationed in the same spot twice But we WILL be returning to the Cotton Tree in the future to check up on the friends we made and to support your amazing vision of what an eco-friendly jungle lodge could and should be. Congratulations Chris, Jeff and staff! You've done it!" -Katie Devane and Becky Spear, April 2008

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