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Rio On Pools

Mountain Pine Ridge Cayo District, Belize
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Thousand Foot Falls and Rio On Pools Tour from San Ignacio
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Caracol Maya Ruins Tour Including Rio On Pools, Rio Frio Cave and a Picnic Lunch
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mountain Pine Ridge Cayo District, Belize
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rio on the Pools in hands down one of my favorite places in Belize. You can spend an hour, a day or days (bring a place to sleep) hanging out at the spot. The waterfalls can be used as nature's masseuse, the water is clear,...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 'bonus' day to fill while in San Ignacio and chose a guided tour of Mountain Pine Reserve booked out of Table Rock Lodge. It surprised us as being a super fun day for the whole family! We knew the length of the...More

Thank msierk
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were really disappointed as the line of tour "buses" (vans) stopped here on the way back from Caracol to check that box that they had taken you to the falls. There were people in every pool and it wasn't that "special" a place. It...More

Thank PARobbert
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This place is very secluded, no cell service for quite some time. Long way to get here. The sights are beautiful. The rocks and water, surrounding forests are serene. Be aware that the rushing water is dangerous and should not go down the "rock" water...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The adventure to Rio on Pools and Big Rock Falls is nothing short of exciting. I would first like to say that all the reviews stating how rough the roads are on Mountain Pine Ridge are accurate. With a rental car, you should expect to...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot introduced to us by some friendly locals. Several small waterfalls empty into deep pools one can jump into. Several more shallow pools for paddling in. Great to cool off in on a hot day. Picnic spot with spectacular views. No public toilets, be...More

Thank Aries C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This area is part of the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve. It is tricky to get to with the roads so I would encourage having a guided tour to see more than this site as well. The Rio On Pools are great for swimming so take...More

Thank Nita W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Like so much of Belize, these pools are beautiful and completely accessible. It was a refreshing stop with kids after a hot day of hiking. Not crowded so exploring was fun.

Thank WonderingMomma
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here, like everyone else, on the way back from Caracol. It's a great stop after a hot day at the ruins and hours on rough bumpy roads. It's free, refreshing, and beautiful. We climbed a little higher upstream and felt like we had...More

Thank EmilieDancer
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the upper pools, which were fairly easy to access from the road. We all had fun sliding from one pool to the other on natural waterslides. Great for families with older kids, not so much for little ones. So many attractions were out...More

Thank LanaSask
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