COPAL TREE LODGE
Copal Tree Lodge, formerly known as Belcampo Lodge, is located in Punta Gorda, Belize. Set in the verdant hills above the Caribbean coast of southern Belize, Copal Tree Lodge is a sanctuary from the everyday world.
The definition of agritourism-chic: a Jungle Lodge, organic farm and a 12,000-acre nature reserve, Copal Tree Lodge offers the best in local food and culture, active adventures, wildlife viewing, saltwater fly-fishing, and world-class hospitality.
Signature Canopy Suites
Escape to a world above the treetops for a panoramic view of the jungle canopy. This four Signature Canopy Suites, the most luxurious accommodation option, share a private rim flow infinity pool offering stunning views from the Maya Mountains to the Caribbean Sea. Each spacious suite is elegantly designed to make each stay an unforgettable experience.
Suites include king-sized bed, daybed, sitting area, private veranda with jungle views and outdoor tub, spacious bathroom with walk in shower with floor-to-ceiling jungle views. Each suite offers air conditioning, ceiling fan, small fridge (upon request), hair dryer, safe, complimentary wifi, bathrobes, and umbrellas. Access the private Signature Canopy Suite section of the jungle lodge by riding the tram from the lobby.
Nestled in lush rainforest foliage, Jungle Suites are the perfect home away from home to experience all that Copal Tree Lodge has to offer. Suites include a king bed or 2 queen beds, a private bathroom with walk-in shower with floor-to-ceiling jungle views, sitting area, and screened-in balcony. Each suite offers air conditioning, ceiling fan, small fridge (upon request), hair dryer, safe, complimentary wifi, bathrobes, and umbrellas.
3 Bedroom Family Villa
Located in its own area of the jungle lodge, the three bedroom Family Villa provides a wonderful retreat for your group or family to experience the luxury of the lodge with all the comforts of home.
The Family Villa offers sweeping views of the jungle. The Family Villa includes three bedrooms, one with a king bed and two with queen beds and sleeps up to 6 guests. It includes two bathrooms with showers, two private screened-in porches with jungle views, private sunbathing veranda, private parking, full kitchen (oven, microwave, and fridge), and a living room.
The Family Villas offers air conditioning, ceiling fan, hair dryer, safe, complimentary wifi, bathrobes, and umbrellas.
The Jungle Farm Restaurant
Using seasonal produce, copal tree seek to prepare foods that are culturally significant, fresh, flavorful and satisfying. At the Jungle Farm Restaurant, they make everything in house using ingredients grown by their farm team or locally sourced from nearby farmers.
They occasionally forage the rainforest for wild foods such as heart of cohune palm, wild herbs and flavorful leaves and fruits. We invite you to complete your meal with our house roasted coffee, farm raised “bean to bar” chocolate and a sampling of local rums.
Copal Tree Lodge is dedicated to developing lasting economic stability in Southern Belize through agriculture. Sugar Cane, Cacao and Coffee are being grown organically by local people who are paid fair wages, and treated with fairness and respect.
They produce on-site more than 70% of the food served to Lodge guests.
With extensive gardens, tropical fruit trees, and livestock, day-to-day food production is a hive of activity year round. Join farm staff for a visit to the egg mobile. Be entertained by their feasting, playful lambs. Visit the Cocktail Garden where they grow limes, coconut and pitaya. Explore the Flavour Garden to see, taste and smell the diverse range of tropical flavours that can be custom blended during a one day chocolate course.
Listen to the cries of howler monkeys in the jungle canopy just outside your suite, and sip coffee on your private veranda while watching for toucans and other colorful rain forest birds
Spot iguanas, tropical birds, and maybe even a crocodile as you paddle the path of ancient Maya traders on the Rio Grande River.
Learn about sustainable agriculture on a guided tour of the lodge’s farm, organic gardens, and coffee, cacao, and sugarcane plantations.
Join the lodge’s chef on a snorkeling boat trip on the Caribbean that ends with an on-board barbecue—of seafood you’ve watched the crew pull from the water.
Forage in the jungle for a heart of palm of the Cohune tree, and enjoy your fresh bounty, prepared specially for you by the chef.
Tour ancient Maya ruins and experience warm hospitality in the home of a local Maya family.
Try your hand at catch-and-release saltwater fly-fishing, angling for elusive permit in the coastal flats and casting for tarpon and snook on the river.