Articles tagged with: maya ruins of belize
Perhaps the most impressive examples of the Mayan kingdom in Belize are Caracol, in the Mountain Pine Ridge, and Lamanai in Orange Walk district with its spectacular jungle setting. Xunantunich in Cayo is easily accessible and makes for a great day combination with the smaller Cahel Pech, on the outskirts of San Ignacio town, or hop across the border to Guatemala and visit Tikal, the region’s most significant and powerful Mayan site.
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Did you know that Xunanutunich Maya Temples are just thirty minutes from The Lodge at Chaa Creek?
Check out the following video that was created by a Chaa Creek Guest:
Wikipedia has the following to say about Xunantunich Maya Ruins:
Xunantunich (shoo-NAHN-too-nich) is a Maya archaeological site in western Belize, about 80 miles (130 km) west of Belize City (Latitude : 17.083 , Longitude : -89.133), in the Cayo District. Xunantunich is located atop a ridge above the Mopan River, within sight of the Guatemala …