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Los Lunas, New Mexico, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Gaia was an amazing place and the staff was incredible. Unfortunately we ended up here during tropical storm Otto and even though it's a heavenly place, there isn't much that can be done here in a rain storm that lasts for days. Good news is we spent the evening playing board games which turned out to be fun. The tours... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gaia was an incredible experience. The location right on the falls along with the accomodations were straight out of a movie set. But what made this trip special was the staff. Everyone went out of their way to make our trip something to remember. Calvert and Darryl for making our tours memorable, and Lucy, Nigel and Reuben for taking care... More 

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Long Pond, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We originally planned to go to Belize to enjoy some beach time and snorkeling on the reef, but decided to combine our trip with some time in the forest. We couldn't have been happier with that choice and especially with our choice of Gaia Riverlodge as our home base for three days. The setting is beautiful and whether you sit... More 

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Thank lin735
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We wanted to have a small, intimate wedding with our closest family members and Gaia was the perfect venue. We were given the option to choose where we wanted to have the ceremony. The staff spent the entire morning beautifully decorating the area and went above and beyond what we expected with flowers in the water and decorating the tram... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Not only is this location beautiful, it successfully combines nature, with comfort. The staff is among the best I have ever known. They really know how to make you feel as if you are their only guest. The food is always delicious, and as an added bonus, there is a garden on site, so most of the fruits and vegetables... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent two nights at the Gaia, and wish we had stayed on many more! This eco-friendly resort is absolutely magnificent, the scenery breathtaking and the room enchanting. We received a very warm welcome and were treated very kindly during our stay. We had the opportunity to do a lot of hiking, swimming in natural pools, zip lining, and cave... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

My family was visiting for the 8 night reef and rainforest package August 1-8, 2016. We were picked up by Calbert at the International airport and driven to Gaia, we enjoyed a wonderful welcome and dinner and we were looking forward to our adventures the next day. The following day Calbert a fantastic guide, took us to canoe Barton Creek,... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I visited Gaia this past July and were very impressed with how beautiful and serene this river lodge is (the drive is a lot longer than expected; when you turn off the main road out of Belize City it is all dirt for about an hour). We had never been to Belize before, so we wanted to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

My husband I traveled to Gaia on our honeymoon before traveling to their sister resort, Matachica. We were blown away by the beauty of the resort, the delicious food, and the wonderful staff. It was the perfect mix of adventure and comfort. The resort is situated overlooking a beautiful waterfall (pictures don't do it justice) and it became our "base"... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We spent 4 nights at Gaia followed by 5 nights at sister property Matachica. The reservation process for our entire stay was flawless and being all-inclusive, made this trip hassle free. Pickup, transfers, flights, everything, was handled in a professional and friendly manner. Arriving in Belize the airline lost my wife's bag so it did not arrive when we did... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Eco-Lodge is located in the Scenic Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. We offer earthy yet stylish thatch roofed cabanas with excellent views of our waterfalls or Mountain Range, amazingly comfortable beds, Frette and Matouk linens and towels and bathrooms with hand painted Mexican tiles. Among our amenities are our natural fresh water pools, waterfalls, authentic Belizean cuisine, nature trails, day tours to the many Maya archaeological sites and adventure trips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaia Riverlodge

Address: P.O. Box 173, Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve
Price Range: $293 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gaia Riverlodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
5 Sisters Lodge
Five Sisters Hotel San Ignacio
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“The rooms facing the falls are worth the money.”
 of 5 bubbles portia415, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Waterfall Cabana. Spend a bit more and get a Cabana with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles EmmandPete50, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a waterfall view!”
 of 5 bubbles strotsky, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Waterfall view cabanas have a nice breeze and sounds of the waterfall!”
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 of 5 bubbles TrekTeam, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“waterfall view room is best, no A/C so ask for extra fans in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles brittd55, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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