The SpaceThe Toucan House is so named for the flock of Toucans that roost in the rainforest around this Belize property. We deliver off-the-charts charm factor!
Our beautifully designed Belize 2-storey home is situated on 1.01 acres on Toucan Trail, close to the entrance of Better in Belize Eco Village, located in the foothills of the Maya Mountains in Belize. This 5-bedroom, 2-bathroom Belize rainforest hideaway would suit a large family. If you're travelling solo or as a couple, you can rent one or two bedrooms. When you send in your rental inquiry, please specify how many bedrooms you want to rent.
Each bedroom is $ 85. per night ( sleeps two guests ) and we have 5 bedrooms to rent. We have an all-day Meal Plan at the Toucan which is
$ 39. per person, per day which includes 3 meals and non-alcoholic beverages. Please note that we are not able to accommodate anyone with a gluten or nut allergy; however we are able to accommodate vegetarians. Meal Plan optional if you are renting the entire house
• Main Floor Plan: The floor plan of this beautifully designed Belize home features open concept Kitchen/Living Rooms, Breakfast Bar, Master Bedroom, Second Bedroom, 3-piece Indoor Bathroom, Upper Deck, Lower Palapa-covered Dining Deck, Balcony, Outdoor Laundry, and Bodega.
• Lower Floor Plan: The lower floor plan of this custom-built Belize home features 2 bedrooms with separate entrances, ceramic tile and sinks. You have the option of renting one or two of these rooms. An outdoor bathroom features a two-piece bathroom and separate shower facilities. There is also an outdoor covered patio area with picnic tables on the lower level (road-side level).
• Main Floor Plan: Two doors from the Upper Deck lead into the Kitchen or Living Room. The eat-in Kitchen features a custom-built mahogany breakfast bar and custom-designed wood cabinets with Corian-styled molded counters. A walk-in pantry adds convenient storage. The open concept Dining/Living Room overlooks the expansive gardens at the front of the property. The Master Bedroom and a second bedroom lead from the Dining/Living Room. The 3-piece Bathroom features a partial glass ceiling, exposing the foliage above and is shared with House Caretakers
Come share the unique experience of off-grid living with solar, rain catchment system and organic gardens!
• Gardens: A list of some of the vegetation (trees, flowers, herbs) on the property include give- and-take plants; cacao; avocado; moringa; palms; ylang ylang; herbs; lemongrass; lobster claw; birds of paradise; orchids; date palm; coconut; cactus; grampa balls; poisonwood; che chem; zorro; cowsfoot (pata de vaca); trumpet tree; moses boats; oregano; aloe vera; marjoram; bay leaf palm; mahogany….and a ton of others.
Frommer's Travel voted Belize the #1 2015 International Travel Destination
If you're into outdoor activities, you'll be awestruck by the wealth of striking scenery in our neck of the woods. Our Belize rainforest is home to anteaters, armadillos, bats, Blue Morpho butterflies, coatimundis, gophers, hummingbirds, jaguars, kinkajous, monkeys, ocelots, opossums, otters, porcupines, raccoons, skunks, squirrels, tapirs, toucans (the fruit loop bird), weasels and wild parrots. The Howler Monkeys are particularly entertaining and they live in the canopy above and around The Toucan House.
You'll marvel at the grandeur of the Maya Mountains sweeping down to the majestic Macal River valley. Climb our hills. Tour our rainforest. Follow the trails to the waterfalls. Discover Mayan mysteries. Head out for a riverboat tour. This inviting home is located in Better in Belize, a 130-acre community in Belize, just 10 ½ miles from the Village of Benque Viejo del Carmen – which has all the amenities you need. Come stay in a really cool off-grid home in a land of adventure and magic – at Better in Belize Eco Village.
This is a perfect family vacation spot if you're into a super natural environment showcasing the pristine and awesome wonders of a tropical rain-forest. Super vacation getaway for winter-worn snowbirds, singles or families.
Everyone needs a little tropical rain-forest time. Book your vacation today. We have tons of pictures we can share with you! Guest Access. Warm and welcoming accommodation!
. One of the world's greatest natural history locations!
. Dazzling views from Rainbow's Roost, our ridge top lookout (great for yoga and photo opps)!
. Water sports on Vaca Lake (with use of canoe and/or kayak)!
. Three exclusive waterfalls within a 5 ½-mile stretch of Vaca Lake!
. Raw jungle wilderness extending beyond our 130 acres!
. Epic hiking trails and wildlife corridors!
Wonderful activities in our area include: Bird watching; Canoeing; Caving; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Kayaking; Mountain Biking; Mountain Trekking; River-Rafting; Swimming; Tree-Climbing; Tubing; Visits to Mayan Ruins and Waterfalls and Zip lining!
125+ Cool Attractions within 1 ½ hours of Better in Belize Eco Village!
Flutterby Finca, our 3.3-acre Community Gardens! Interaction with GuestsOur on site House Caretakers are there to guide and assist you.
Please also note that we are not able to accommodate guests with a gluten or nut allergy. We can accommodate vegetarians. Other Things to NoteClose to amenities and facilities in Benque Viejo del Carmen!
Home to over 100 species of birds and many species of exotic orchids!
Ecologically and culturally diverse location, close to the mysterious Mayan Ruins of Xunantunich!