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Activities

a collection of one of a kind experiences and activities

Activities

a collection of one of a kind experiences and activities

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So much to do, see, and experience!

The Belize Collection vacation is about doing something incredible, creating everlasting memories and bringing back tons of exciting stories to tell. Our tours and adventures are designed for the active traveler who wants to get out and experience the true beauty, nature and excitement of Belize.

Jungle Activities

Sunrise Bird Watching
Experience a morning bird watching tour at dawn and runs through to around 7:30 am. During this time, the birds are most active and a variety can be seen as we transition from the river side to the jungle. Some of these birds include Orange Breasted Falcon, keel-billed Toucan (National Bird of Belize), Blue-crowned Mot-Mot, Violaceous Trogan, Grey-necked Wood-Rail, Collared Forest Falcon, and a host of other exotic bird species.
$35.00 usd

per person

Ziplining & River Tubing
If adventure is what you seek, you are sure to enjoy the most scenic zipline in Belize. Fly across the valley, and cool off after in the refreshing waters of the South Stann Creek River, all while listening to the sounds of the jungle! For almost 2 miles, you will enjoy the thrills of rushing over small (Class 2) rapids and the relaxation of the slower parts of the river. Our knowledgeable guides can point out hard-to-spot birds and identify their calls, while you sit back and enjoy the ride. All participants will be provided a life jacket and helmet.
$125.00 usd

per person

Xunantunich and Farmer's Market Tour
Explore the ruins of the then-prosperous Maya structures of Xunantunich. Led by a guide to steer you through the site and answer your questions about the culture and beliefs that once set this civilization alight, this tour seeks to deepen your knowledge in the ancient people of our ancient country, in the most hands-on way we know. Let the journey work up your appetite, and then stop in at Benny’s Kitchen for a feast of cultural dishes, and a culinary event to round out a perfectly authentic Belizean experience.
$150.00 usd

per person

Xunantunich and Mountaintop Gazebo
Explore the ruins of the then-prosperous Mayan structures of Xunantunich, where they come alive under the bursts of early morning sun. Led by a guide to steer you through the ruins and answer your questions about the culture and beliefs that once set this civilization alight, this tour seeks to deepen your knowledge in the ancient people of our ancient country, in the most hands-on way we know. Let the journey work up your appetite, and then stop in at Benny’s Kitchen for a feast of cultural dishes, and a culinary event to round out a perfectly authentic Belizean experience.
$150.00 usd

per person

Monkey River Wildlife & Placencia Village Tour
Explore the wide diversity of wildlife on the Monkey River in Southern Belize. Leave the resort on an hour long drive on the Southern Highway to Placencia Village. From here, your guide will take you on a boat ride down the southern coast and then inland and up the Monkey River, where you'll view the beautiful flora and fauna of the broadleaf-subtropical forest. Iguanas dive into the water, troops of Howler monkeys race through the forest, birds dart from tree to tree, crocodiles sun themselves on the river banks and you may even see a manatee.  You will also stop for a hike, where your guide will point out medicinal plants and other wildlife, including birds, insects, snakes, monkeys, and if lucky, maybe a tapir or an elusive jaguar.  After your adventure, you'll return to the remote village of Monkey River to share lunch and the friendly hospitality of this small village, home to about 200 residents- mostly fishermen. After lunch you will return to Placencia and then back to the resort.
$120.00 usd

per person

St. Herman's Cave Tubing Adventure
This adventure begins with a drive up scenic Hummingbird Highway to Blue Hole National Park, where you will enjoy gentle waters in the company of your guide, who will explain cave formations, Belizean geology and Mayan culture along the way.
$95.00 usd

per person

On Site Ceremonial Cave
Enjoy our horse and Buggy ride though our open citrus orchards. The cave, located behind the Sleeping Giant Lodge, is reserved for exclusive use of The Belize Collection guests. Very few people ever enter the cave, making it your intimate tour experience. The cave features spectacular geological formations, rim stone dams, stalactites, stalagmites, crystal curtains and columns. The cave was also used by the ancient Mayas for religious ceremonies. Left behind as evidence of these mysterious ancient ceremonies are hundreds of artifacts making Sleeping Giant Cave a natural museum. There are Maya skeletal remains embedded in crystal, Maya tools, fire pits and amazing pottery; an experience like no where else in the world.
$150.00 usd

per person

Maya Chocolate Farm & Jaguar Preserve River Tubing
This is a combination tour of Chocolate Farm and factory followed by Jaguar Preserve Tubing. Take a tour of chocolate making starting from the cacao tree to the cacao bean to the Mayan Chocolate Bar in your hands! You will visit the farm where the farmer gives you a complete history, and management of this Organic cacao farm, and you get to touch and taste organic cacao beans from the tree! Then take a 20 minute drive to the Jaguar Preserve in Cockscomb Basin where you will gather your inner tubes and hike for 20 minutes down to the river side. Enjoy relaxing tubing down the South Stann Creek River.
$120.00 usd

per person

Bmp Market, Local Craft and Chocolate Stop
Visit our local market within our capital city. The local community comes together for a day of fresh fruits, unique spices and culture interaction. We then head over to a popular stop for souvenir shopping. On your return to the lodge we stop for a lesson in the history of chocolate making and tasting.
$45.00 usd

per person

Xunantunich and Local Market
Explore the ruins of the then-prosperous Maya structures of Xunantunich. Led by a guide to steer you through the site and answer your questions about the culture and beliefs that once set this civilization alight, this tour seeks to deepen your knowledge in the ancient people of our ancient country, in the most hands-on way we know. Let the journey work up your appetite, and then stop in at Benny’s Kitchen for a feast of cultural dishes, and a culinary event to round out a perfectly authentic Belizean experience.
$95.00 usd

per person

Angel Falls Zip-Lining
Gliding more than 1,750 feet above the canopy of our rainforest, this adventure tour gives you a unique perspective on Belize. Fun, excitement and a real adrenaline rush awaits you!
$135.00 usd

per person

Jungle Zipline and River Tubing Adventure
Hop into one of our comfortable vans and take an hour drive down the scenic Southern Highway until you arrive at Jungle Zipline where you will enjoy the incredible views that nature has to offer. Once fitted with your harness and safety equipment you will be guided through a short trail and soar 500 feet above the South Stann Creek River.
$120.00 usd

per person

Jungle Horseback Riding
Ride on trails where the Mayas once ruled. Our half day tour begins with a brief ride through a tropical Orange grove. The trail makes its way into Belize's mysterious and enchanted rainforest. A new world surrounds you as you ride under the canopy accompanied by the chirping of exotic birds which nest among an incredible variety of flora and fauna found in the area. Over 300 bird species have been counted in this area which is directly adjacent to the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve. We arrive at a pristine spot along the Sittee River where we will stop for refreshments and a cooling swim. The ride continues through the rainforest and eventually back to our starting point.
$90.00 usd

per person

Jungle Safari After Dark
The Belize jungle is habitat for an incredible variety of fauna. Our wildlife adventures begin in the early evening with local bushmen as guides. Walk through the jungle in search of many of Belize’s elusive animals that feed under cover of darkness. These include howler and spider monkey, gibnuts, kinkajou, wild boar, deer, quash, armadillo, tarantulas, scorpions, leaf-cutter ants and of course snakes.
$35.00 usd

per person

Sittee River and Bioluminescent Combo Cruise
Cruise up into Sittee River and experience the rich eco-system which is teeming with wildlife. You may see crocodiles, birds, iguanas, kinkajou, ocelots and depending on the calmness of the water even a manatee or two. Then cruise into the lagoon where you will experience the bioluminescence which is the production and emission of light by a living organism occurs widely in marine vertebrates and invertebrates, as well as in fungi, microorganisms.
$100.00 usd

per person

Sleeping Giant Waterfall Expedition
Experience five waterfalls in one day. Book a full day of adventure at the Sleeping Giant Mountain where refreshing water springs out and forms multiple waterfalls and natural pools, allowing you to enjoy a swim and submerge under the falls for an invigorating massage. Our adventurous hike starts at Rancho de las Lomas citruz farm, for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Our maintained trail will convey through dense and pristine rainforest, crossing the Silver creek about 8 times, and arriving at cliff edge views and the base of five breath-taking falls. Bring your adventurous spirit, be ready to get wet and enjoy pure Belizean Natural Harmony!
$130.00 usd

per person

Horse Buggy Tour w/ Jungle Bridges
Great for families and kids. This adventure allows you to explore the remaining 600 acres of our property along with some fun swimming and jungle bridge crossings.
$25.00 usd

per person

Maya Cooking Experience
Get ready to experience the best meal of your life, prepared by you with the guidance of real Maya Chefs, surrounded by the beauty of the Belizean heartland.
$75.00 usd

per person

Sleeping Giant Horseback Riding
Enjoy a two-hour jaunt through our open orchard and jungle trails in the company of our on-site vaquero. Not only will you get to explore our 600-acre property, but you can also take a dip in our refreshing natural pools.
$90.00 usd

per person

Jaguar Preserve Tubing Adventure
This tour begins with a drive a little south and then headed right into the Rainforest at Jaguar Preserve.  Once at the Preserve, we will gather our inner tubes and start a hike into the jungle.  The hike is approximately 15 - 20 minutes to get to the starting point where you will float on inner tubes down the South Stann Creek River.
$70.00 usd

per person

Jaguar Preserve Waterfall Hike
The Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve is the world’s only preserve of its kind, covering an area of 150 square miles. Through Dr. Alan Rabinowitz's ecological study conducted between 1982 and 1984, it was observed that the Cockscomb Basin contained the highest density of jaguars ever recorded. Therefore in 1984, the area was initially declared a forest reserve with a "No Hunting" ordinance to protect the large jaguar population and other wildlife that make this place their home. It was later declared a wildlife sanctuary on February 26, 1986. Once in the park, we will hike well established trails through the rainforest. Along the way you may see evidence of Jaguars and other mammals such as Howler Monkeys, Tapir or Peccaries (Wild pigs). The preserve is also haven for over 300 bird species. You will also have the opportunity to take a refreshing swim at one of the waterfalls' pool.
$70.00 usd

per person

Maya Chocolate Tour
Take a tour of chocolate making starting from the cacao tree to the cacao bean to the Mayan Chocolate Bar in your hands. You will visit the farm where the farmer gives you a complete history, and management of this Organic cacao farm, and you get to touch and taste organic cacao beans from the tree.
$50.00 usd

per person

Mayflower Waterfall Hiking
The tour starts with a 30 minute drive to the Mayflower National Park. Once at the park, you will hike through the jungle leading to the waterfalls. Mayflower National Park is a ancient Mayan City, there will unexcavated remains nearby the hiking trails.
$70.00 usd

per person

Scarlet Macaw Tour
The Scarlet Macaws migrate from the Chiquibal Rainforest for several months each year to feed on the fruit that grow in the area of Red Bank Village, which is our destination 45 minutes south. The magnificent Scarlet Macaws (Ara macao) have chosen the small Mayan Village of Red Bank in South Stann Creek as their seasonal feeding grounds, amounting to the largest concentration of Scarlet Macaws in Belize and the entire Central American region. A short walk down to a beautiful river provides an ideal opportunity for a cooling swim before returning to the Lodge in time for lunch.
$70.00 usd

per person

Sittee River Wildlife and Birding Tour
Take a 10 minute drive to the marina where you will Kayak up the river and explore nature at its best. This tour is perfect for Bird and Nature lovers who will experience the tremendous amount of natural beauty that Sittee River has to offer. Along the way you will see lush green forest filled with medicinal plants and trees which will be pointed out to you by our birding expert and lead guide Mario who is very knowledgeable about wildlife and his surroundings, he will also provide information about the birds you see along the way like the great blue herons, Jabiru Storks, Roseate spoonbills, Magnificent Frigate birds, Great Egret and of Corse the Keel-Billed Toucan which is Belize’s national bird. You may see a few manatees and crocodiles along the way before heading back to the starting point and then back to the resort.
$70.00 usd

per person

South Water Reef Snorkeling
The Belize Barrier Reef is the second-longest barrier reef system in the world and longest in the Western Hemisphere. It is a massive coastal system teeming with marine life and offering unsurpassed opportunities for snorkeling. This adventure departs from our dock (if too choppy then we depart from the Marina) and includes a scenic 30 minute boat ride to the South Water Caye marine reserve. Ahead lays the Famous Belize Barrier Reef, the longest unbroken barrier reef system in the world. Explore a world mysterious and beautiful, wild and peaceful; complex and colorful. The Belize Barrier Reef is truly one of nature's most amazing creations! Your day's activity includes two snorkel stops. Each snorkel stop is approximately 45 minutes each, allowing you adequate time to explore this massive reef system which is teaming with marine life. After hydrating we proceed to our second snorkel site which is just as amazing and then back to the resort.
$95.00 usd

per person

Jaguar Preserve Night Time Exploration
Take a 45 minute drive down the Southern Highway until you get to the Cockscomb Basin, then hike in this unique sanctuary which covers an area of about 150 square miles of tropical forest, which is the world’s only Jaguar Preserve since 1986. Surround yourself by nature that is rich in beauty and wildlife. It is estimated that over 80 resident Jaguars are in the area. Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary is home to all five (5) of Belize’s cats: Jaguar, Puma, Margay, Jaguarondi, and Ocelot. Belize’s national animal, the endangered Baird’s Tapir also inhabits the Basin and over 290 different species of birds have been recorded. This tour is ideal for nature lovers and intrepid travelers.
$80.00 usd

per person

Beach Activities

Barrier Reef Light Tackle Sport Fishing
Reef fishing is the most popular fishing trip with our guests. Most of the fishing in Belize is done inside the reef, along the mangrove channels and within the Cayes. The Belize coastline offers the ideal ecosystem for a wide variety of marine life. Once outside near the reef, you will be able to watch your guide catching bait sardines using a traditional cast net. Snappers, Barracudas, Jacks and Groupers are some of the more common catches on a day trip. Spin casting and trolling are the most common techniques used by local fishing guides.
$250.00 usd

per person

Garifuna Culture Immersion and Beach Day
The Garifuna arrived in Belize as early as the mid 50's. Hopkins village is testimony to this magnificent and rich culture today. Meet Uwanie Martinez, a local Garifuna woman and her family. Enjoy a pleasant walk though the Garifuna culture, where you will experience first-hand, the privilege of wearing their traditional attire, learn about their arrival to Belize, language, food, music spiritual beliefs and religious beliefs. End your tour with an exciting drum lesson with one of Belize's best drummer. Unwind at the beach at The Lodge at Jaguar Reef and either relax by one of the 2 pools and numerous hammocks or take the complimentary kayaks, paddle boards or beach tubes out to sea.
$175.00 usd

per person

South Water Reef Snorkeling
The Belize Barrier Reef is the second-longest barrier reef system in the world and longest in the Western Hemisphere. It is a massive coastal system teeming with marine life and offering unsurpassed opportunities for snorkeling. This adventure departs from our dock (if too choppy then we depart from the Marina) and includes a scenic 30 minute boat ride to the South Water Caye marine reserve. Ahead lays the Famous Belize Barrier Reef, the longest unbroken barrier reef system in the world. Explore a world mysterious and beautiful, wild and peaceful; complex and colorful. The Belize Barrier Reef is truly one of nature's most amazing creations! Your day's activity includes two snorkel stops. Each snorkel stop is approximately 45 minutes each, allowing you adequate time to explore this massive reef system which is teaming with marine life. After hydrating we proceed to our second snorkel site which is just as amazing and then back to the resort.
$175.00 usd

per person

Island Hopping and Snorkeling
As you depart for the cayes (14 miles offshore), ahead you will come across the amazing Belize Barrier Reef which is the second longest living barrier reef system in the world. With two stops: South water and Tobacco Caye, where you can set foot on each island and explore. Then head out to snorkel and experience the mysterious and beautiful, wild and peaceful, complex and colorful reef that Belize has to offer. There after head over to the nesting grounds of Bird Island (Man-O-War Caye) which is a protected island and home to the Frigate Birds and Brown Footed Boobies before heading back inland.
$120.00 usd

per person

Bioluminescence Tour
An evening boat tour to experience one of the natural wonders of Belize! This tour takes you through a jungle tunnel and mangroves directly into Anderson Lagoon, where you will experience the magic of Bioluminescence at its finest.
$50.00 usd

per person

Ultimate Garifuna Cultural Immersion
The Garifuna arrived in Belize as early as the mid 50's. Hopkins village is testimony to this magnificent and rich culture today. Meet Uwanie Martinez, a local Garifuna woman and her family. Enjoy a pleasant walk though the Garifuna culture, where you will experience first-hand, the privilege of wearing their traditional attire, learn about their arrival to Belize, language, food, music spiritual beliefs and religious beliefs. End your tour with an exciting drum lesson with one of Belize's best drummer. Unwind at the beach at The Lodge at Jaguar Reef and either relax by one of the 2 pools and numerous hammocks or take the complimentary kayaks, paddle boards or beach tubes out to sea.
$125.00 usd

per person

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Mon to Fri: 8:00AM to 5:30PM CST

Sat to Sun: 8:00am to 3:30PM

Dinner

Appetizer

BBQ Pig Tail
US 11 | BZ 22

smoked salt-cured pork tails, brushed with house barbecue sauce and served with a warm,
hand-made flour tortilla and pickled habanero-onion sauce

Country Barn Mozzarella Sticks
US 13 | BZ 26

seasoned, breadcrumb-encrusted mozzarella cheese sticks, deep fried to a crispy
golden finish, served with jalapeño tartar and a
sweet/spicy tomato habanero sauce

Entree

Herb Tomato Pasta
US 18 | BZ 36

al dente linguine pasta tossed in a slow-roasted tomato sauce with fresh herbs,
tossed in fresh Country Barn ricotta cheese

Pollo Asado
US 18 | BZ 36

tangy herbed chicken cuts grilled to perfection and topped with fresh Mennonite
cheese, served with a warm flour tortilla, re-fried beans, guacamole, and house
pico de gallo

Oregano Pork Ribs
US 20 | BZ 40

Tender, slow-smoked pork ribs simmered in an all spice-oregano barbecue sauce

Cocoa-Red Wine Braised Lamb Shank
US 27 | BZ 54

locally raised lamb shank, slow braised in a rich, fresh ground cacao and red wine
broth, served with a side of warm, home-made bread

Creole Oxtail Stew
US 27 | BZ 54

free range oxtail cuts slow-cooked in a rich Creole tomato sauce with farm
vegetables, served with coconut cilantro rice

Latin American Carne Asada
US 31 | BZ 62

local beef tenderloin, pan-seared in garlic butter, brushed with home-made
chimichurri cause and served with sides of the evening

Citrus-Achiote Chop
US 21 | BZ 42

Seared 1″ butcher cut rib chop served with smashed potatoes, grilled zucchini
and slathered with our signature citrus-achiote gravy

Camarones en Crema de Coco
US 24 | BZ 48

fresh farm shrimp simmered in hand-pressed coconut milk with organic, reigonal
vegetables, herbs and habanero peppers, served with a side of coconut rice and creole
bread rolls

Soups

Farmer's Bean Soup
US 10 | BZ 20

slow-cooked red kidney beans, crowned with crispy chicharrones and pico de gallo,
accompanied by crispy seasoned corn tortilla chips

Chicken Escabeche
US 13 | BZ 26

organic chicken cuts, pan fried and simmered in Tia Blanca’s sun-dried oregano, jalapeño, lime,
onion broth, served with warm hand-made corn tortillas

Salads

Citrus & Arugula Salad
US 13 | BZ 26

dehydrated orange segments, with fresh arugula, farm vegetables, and sliced
hard-boiled eggs, served with your choice of honey balsamic dressing or our
Grove House signature citrus vinaigrette

Peanut & Ricotta Salad
US 15 | BZ 30

Toasted local peanuts and crumbled ricotta cheese on baby spinach, purple
onions and, tomatoes, served with your choice of our honey balsamic dressing or
our Grove House signature citrus vinaigrette

Desserts

Coconut Caramel Flan
US 7 | BZ 14
Mayan Chocolate Cake
US 9 | BZ 18
Soursop Cheesecake
US 9 | BZ 18

all prices are inclusive of GST

Lunch

Appetizer

Country Barn Mozzarella Sticks
US 13 | BZ 26

seasoned, breadcrumb-encrusted mozzarella cheese sticks, deep fried to a crispy
golden finish, served with jalapeño tartar and a
sweet/spicy tomato habanero sauce

Shrimp Habanero Fritters
US 14 | BZ 28

farm-raised shrimp tossed in Belikin beer batter with farm vegetables, habanero
peppers, golden friend and served with roasted garlic aioli dipping sauce

Entree

Grove House Smoked Brisket Skillet Nachos
US 13 | BZ 26

shredded slow-smoked local brisket over crisp corn tortilla shells, topped with
re-fried beans, 2 cheeses, and fresh lime cured salsa

Pollo asado
US 16 | BZ 32

tangy herbed chicken cuts grilled to perfection and topped with fresh Mennonite
cheese, served with a warm flour tortilla, re-fried beans, guacamole, and house
pico de gallo

The Giant Burger
US 18 | BZ 36

toasted home-made burger bun with grilled ground stead patty, topped with melted
cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and a honey plantain mustard cabbage slaw,
served with potato fries

Sandwich de Cochinita Pibil
US 14 | BZ 28

slow-smoked pork leg, shredded and served on a freshly made bun, topped with Belizean
style coleslaw and served with potato fries

Lamb Salbutes
US 15 | BZ 30

locally butchered free-range lamb grilled to perfection on a golden fried yellow
corn tortilla, topped with marinated cabbage and tomatoes then
drizzled with mint pesto

Soup

Farmer's Bean Soup
US 10 | BZ 20

slow-cooked red kidney beans, crowned with crispy chicharrones and pico de gallo,
accompanied by crispy seasoned corn tortilla chips

Creole Oxtail Stew
US 13 | BZ 26

free range oxtail cuts slow-cooked in a rich Creole tomato sauce with farm
vegetables, served with coconut cilantro rice

Salads

Herb & Watermelon Salad
US 12 | BZ 24

Mennonite harvested watermelons, diced and tossed with organic greens, fresh
mint, basil and ricotta cheese with your choice of honey balsamic dressing or oue
Grove House Signature citrust vinaigrette

Citrus & Arugula Salad
US 12 | BZ 24

dehydrated orange segments, with fresh arugula, farm vegetables, and sliced
hard-boiled eggs, served with your choice of honey balsamic dressing or our
Grove House signature citrus vinaigrette

Desserts

Traditional Vanilla Icre Cream
US 5 | BZ 10
Nance-infused Caramel Flan
US 9 | BZ 18
Ayote en Miel with Vanilla Ice Cream
US 9 | BZ 18

all prices are inclusive of GST

Breakfast

The Little Donkey
US 9 | BZ 18

breakfast burrito of warm handmade flour tortilla stuffed with re-fried beans, scrambled eggs, crispy
pork bacon, farm vegetables and fresh Mennonite cheese

Belizean Stuffed Jack
US 10 | BZ 20

golden fried flour tortilla, stuffed with re-fried beans, sauteed vegetables,
habanero flavored sausage, scrambled eggs, and Mennonite cheese, served with pickled habanero curtido

The Giant Pancakes
US 10 | BZ 20

2 giant pancakes dusted with cinnamon sugar, topped with tropical fruit chutney, served with a side of grilled habanero flavored sausage

The Village Breakfast
US 11 | BZ 22

farm fresh eggs scrambled with onions and tomatoes, accompanied by
coconut refried beans, crispy bacon and Belizean fried jacks

Chef's Farm Omelette
US 10 | BZ 20

2-egg omelette filled with sauteed organic vegetables, served with toasted
baguettes and fresh Mennonite ricotta cheese

Continental
US 12 | BZ 24

in-house baked goods, locally grown fruit, Mennonite yogurt and coffee

all prices are subject to 12.5% GST and 10% Resort Fee

Time to book your stay

1512 Chemin de Stramousse, 06530
Grasse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

Antoine Lavoisier – managing director