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Umaya

Resort & Adventure

Umaya

Resort & Adventure

Umaya

Resort & Adventure

Umaya Resort & Adventure

Fringed by the wilderness of the untamed jungle, and refreshed by the lull of the Caribbean Sea, enjoy beachfront bliss to the fullest at Umaya Resort & Adventures. Discover the delights of our fully-equipped condos, complete with seafront or lagoon-bay views. With a total of 60 one and two-bedroom suites, Umaya holds an unpretentious charm set on the most alluring stretch of beach in Belize. Here, beachfront condos vaunt extraordinary views, framed by an expansive pool, a thatched swim-up bar, and swaying palms. On the lagoon side of the resort, find lush tropical landscaping, expansive open-air dining, and a jetty over the calm waters. Lagoon-view condos offer vistas of the Maya Mountains and the most spectacular sunset views over the sparkling Placencia Lagoon.

 

Accommodations

Laidback Costal Living

Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and deep blue lagoon, Umaya offers spacious one- and two-bedroom suites split between each side of the Peninsula. Well-appointed condos lead to a generous garden-lined lawn on the lagoon-front and a palm-fringed coast on the beachfront. Be immersed in panoramic views over golden sands and resplendent gardens, with the distant Maya Mountains looming over the lagoon. Here, comfort comes easy with each accommodation boasting fully equipped apartment-style floorplans and spacious private balconies.

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2 Bedroom Penthouse Lagoon Bayview
Featuring a view of the lagoon—glittering turquoise framed by abundant greenery—this suite offers cozy indulgence, easily accommodating up to six guests. Enjoy high-ceilings, a master bedroom with its own private bath, a two-queen-bed guest room, and a balcony that takes you out over the scene of surreal life and colour unfolding across the landscape.
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2 Bedroom Lagoon Bayview
Ponder over the glittering lagoon and the rugged mountains, blue framed in green, still calm and easy breaths of wind. With a master bedroom and guest room with corresponding bathrooms, featuring a dreamy bathtub and indulgent rainfall shower, as well as a balcony from which the majesty of nature is plain to see, the Lagoon Bayview suite is where luxury and repose await.
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1 Bedroom Beachfront
Relish in effortless comfort and the air of warmth in tucked into every moment where the beachfront is concerned. With suite, you’re invited to luxuries sublime, from a master bedroom with a private bath featuring both a lofty bathtub and rainfall shower, to a balcony from which the sea, limitless and bright, is just beyond your fingertips.
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2 Bedroom Beachfront
Watch the sunrise set the horizon alight, a glowing thing on a glowing sea, at the Beachfront Suite. Featuring a master bedroom and an additional second bedroom, both of which attach to their own private bath, as well as a balcony, the perfect setting for you to admire as the first glimmering rays of light erupt across the sky, this suite offers rest and repose in a most concrete form.
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1 Bedroom Lagoon Bayview
Let the wide expanse of the lagoon, set to the backdrop of the Maya mountains—hazy visions of hulking beauty—swallow your vision whole, where solace envelops you from all around. Revel in a master bedroom with an attached private bath, featuring a grand bath and rainfall shower, and of course, a balcony from which the ethereal pink of the sunset is uncompromisingly yours.
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2 Bedroom Penthouse Beachfront
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea in its dance of serene blue, this suite is all towering ceilings and comfort slotted into every corner—wide, open space large enough for six. Featuring a grand master bedroom with its own private bath, as well as a second bedroom fitted with two queen beds, and a balcony perfect for admiring the view as it unfurls below, the Penthouse Beachfront suite is made for splendour, ease, and days sublimely passed.

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Authentic Dining with Glorious Lagoon Views

Local flavors are center stage in our signature Restaurant & Bar. Expertly crafted by our culinary team, menus at Laguna Restaurante feature decadent dishes inspired by seasonal produce and incredibly fresh ingredients. With unobstructed views of the striking lagoon and the Maya Mountains looming beyond, the restaurant aims to connect patrons to nature and local culture.

Don Tonito's

Now Open At Umaya

Don Tonito's

Now Open At Umaya

Don Tonito's

Now Open At Umaya

Adventure

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Sunset Cruise Tour
Cruise through the lagoon and watch the magnificent sun set over the Maya Mountains.
$100.00 usd

per person

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Nim Li Punit & Lubanntun
Nim Li Punit Maya Ruin inherited it’s named from a carving on the longest of sites twenty-six stone monuments or Stelae, depicting a figure wearing a large headdress. The site has some prominence in the culture of the ancient Maya site in Southern Belize. Nim Li Punit is comprised of two of the most fascinating complexes the Plaza of the Royal Tombs and the Plaza of the Stellae. Lubanntun, which means "place of the fallen stones" is a modern name for the site. It is also the largest Maya site in Southern Belize. It is well known for the unusual style of construction and is a late classic ceremonial center dated to 700-900AD.
$165.00 usd

per person

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Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve Hike & River Tubing
Located in Southern Belize is the world's only jaguar preserve, the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. Surrounded by Maya Mountains and towering Victoria's Peak, the Basin's 120,000 acres is also home to jaguarundi, margays, ocelots, pumas, deer, howler monkeys and tapirs. The park offers a wide variety of hikes, including to a waterfall where you can dip in the refreshing waters. Our knowledgeable guides identify the numerous plants, birds and fauna of the pristine rainforest. With over 290 recorded species of birds this park is ideal for birders as well. As jaguars and other cats are nocturnal, it is unlikely that you will not see them, but you can spot fresh tracks. Bring your binoculars as you trek through this rainforest of abundant beauty!
$125.00 usd

per person

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Half Day Chocolate Factory Tour
Visit the small southern village of Maya Center, there you are met by a traditional Mayan family led by a master chocolate who offers the opportunity to go on a two-hour tour, which includes a hike at the cacao farm. There you will have the opportunity to taste the cacao bean and get a chance to see a variety of wild birds, flora & fauna. The second leg of the tour takes you through the full process is explained right through to the finished bar of dark chocolate and topping it off with a wonderful ending of eating your personally made chocolate. Call ahead to book a place on the tour.
$100.00 usd

per person

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Actun Tunichil Muknal “ATM Cave”
The adventure begins with a hike through the 6,700-acre Tapir Mountain Nature Preserve for about an hour and crossing three shallow rivers. The cave’s entrance is guarded by a spring-fed pool, obligating you to swim in and then wade up a subterranean river. You will enter several large caverns, including one known as the “Cathedral” where a number of undisturbed Maya artifacts are visible, including a soaring altar carved from the native stone. One of the cave’s names is “The Cave of the Stone Sepulcher” due to this magnificent piece of religious artistry see the intact skeletons of Maya people whose lives were sacrificed in a desperate effort to appease the gods during one of the most turbulent and difficult times in Maya history. This adventure requires the visitor to be fit, able to hike, swim, climb through tight spaces, and traverse large stone steps to the inner sanctum.
$225.00 usd

per person

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Zipline & River Tubing / Mayan King
If you are in for adventure, then you will enjoy the most scenic zip line in Belize. Fly through the air across the South Stann Creek River valley and soar with the birds or just see a gorgeous part of Belize as you Zip over the beautiful South Stann Creek River that rests between two valleys. After soaring through the sky, you get to cool off in the refreshing waters of the South Stann Creek River 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.
$175.00 usd

per person

Contact Us

Office Hours:


Monday to Friday: 8:00AM to 5:30PM CST

Saturday to Sunday: 8:00am to 3:30PM

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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.

Vegan

Grilled Cauliflower & Chickpea Puree
US 13 | BZ 26

Fresh organic cauliflower drizzled in pressed coconut oil, grilled and served over roasted cherry tomatoes and a cumin chickpea puree.

Ginger Teriyaki Glazed Tofu Steak
US 14 | BZ 28

Grilled bean curd glazed with fresh ginger and soy sauce, accompanied by spinach and cumin chickpea puree.

Sweet Potato & Crostini Soup
US 11 | BZ 22

Slow roasted potatoes in coconut milk and spices, served with freshly toasted crostini.

Sweet Potato & Coconut Creamy Pasta
US 13 | BZ 26

Locally harvested sweet potato served in coconut milk and assorted spices, tossed with al dente linguine pasta and basil leaf.

Farmers Vegetable Lasagna
US 14 | BZ 28

Hand selected farm vegetables over our classic tomato sauce, topped with Mennonite cheese, before being baked to perfection. Served with a bowl of coconut white rice.

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 12.5% GST and subject to 10% Resort Fee.

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.

Vegan

Chickpea Curry & Peanut Pasta
US 10 | BZ 20

Al dente linguine pasta tossed in chickpeas and peanut sauce, served alongside a warm, toasted baguette.

Coconut & Ginger Tofu Stew
US 12 | BZ 24

Ginger shredded fresh over coconut milk, herbs and bean curd, served with white rice and fried plantains.

Sundried Tomato & Bean Soup
US 9 | BZ 18

Stewed red kidney beans and crushed sundried tomatoes, spiced to perfection and topped with garlic croutons.

Teriyaki Vegetable Rice Bowl
US 11 | BZ 22

Hand selected market vegetables stir-fried in soy sauce, served with our coconut cilantro white rice and freshly grated ginger and spices.

Black Beans Empanadas
US 8 | BZ 16

Hand pressed yellow corn tortilla stuffed with refried black beans, fried golden brown and served with pickled purple cabbage.

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 12.5% GST and subject to 10% Resort Fee.

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.

Vegan

Tofu & Guacamole Journey Cakes
US 8 | BZ 16

Pan-fried bean curd and guacamole served on a journey cake, arugula balsamic salad serviced with seasonal fruit wedges.

Irish Potatoes & Chickpeas Hash
US 7 | BZ 14

Potato cubes, chickpeas, and other farm-fresh vegetables pan-seared in coconut oil, spiced with toasted cumin and served with handmade corn tortillas.

Coconut & Vanilla Cinnamon Toast
US 7 | BZ 14

Freshly-baked slices of toast dipped in vanilla cinnamon coconut milk, charred to perfection on a griddle, and topped with honey-glazed tropical fruit salsa.

Vegan Breakfast
US 9 | BZ 18

Coconut flavored refried beans, fried plantain, sautéed okra and tomatoes served with golden brown fried jacks.

Sweet Potato & Red Bean Burrito
US 8 | BZ 16

Organic roasted sweet potato cubes sauteed with hand selected farm fresh vegetables, red kidney beans, crispy romaine lettuce and guacamole, wrapped up in handmade flour torilla.

All prices are inclusive of 12.5% GST and subject to 10% Resort Fee.