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La Milpa is a hidden gem for its comfort, the nature around it, and its wonderful staff. Its located inside the Rio Bravo Nature Preserve, which is the largest private preserve and the 2nd largest nature preserve in the country. Just sitting in the beautiful...More
Our recent three nights at La Milpa was an extraordinary experience. (I rarely use the word "extraordinary", but it fits in this case).
In the middle of a privately held conservation area, La Milpa has jungle, flora, fauna and ruins. The staff is extremely knowledgeable...More
Our guide Melvis was great, the meals were exceptional, for being in the middle of the forest the rooms were great and an added plus were the hot water and wifi. White-tailed Deer, Gray Foxes and Ocellated Turkeys all roam around the lodge quite unbothered...More
It's difficult to write this review because la milpa field station is in an amazing location. It doesn't pretend to be a tourist location because it is a research place, but this is why I don't recommend staying there.
Like some of the others who...More
Response from EdilbertoRomero, Executive Director at La Milpa Field StationResponded 23 August 2017
Thank you for your visit to La Milpa Lodge and the Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area. Your visit supports the protection and management of our 254,000 acres forest reserve. We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. However,...More
LaMilpa is outstanding for several reasons, listed below. First let me say that we didn't lodge here. LaMilpa was listed in our guide book as an attraction (not as lodging) and since we're bird watchers, we decided to visit. You must call ahead if you're...More
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In response to the other reviewer's response: you can easily rent a car and cross to Tikal. It needs to be done with Crystal, who were really great, and you need to give them a couple weeks' notice to get the paperwork done... More
In response to the other reviewer's response: you can easily rent a car and cross to Tikal. It needs to be done with Crystal, who were really great, and you need to give them a couple weeks' notice to get the paperwork done. If this is the option you choose, just send them an email and ask them what to expect. They do this for travellers all the time. Best of luck!