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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

My boyfriend and I only stayed one night and did a one day ride at MET, but I wish it could've been much more! I could've stayed there forever! The Bevis family took great care of us, especially Arran and Alyson, both while we were staying and on our way back to Belize City! The rooms are wonderful! Very cool,... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at MET for even one night. I'm so glad you had fun and that you enjoyed the unique aspects of our jungle lodge and adventure tours. I hope you will return another day, there are many more adventures to be had! More 

New Jersey
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2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This is a blissful place: off the grid; in the jungle; built the way the Maya have been building for centuries ..... and the Maya knew what they were doing which means that you don't need air conditioning since the heavy thatch roofs keep the heat out of the rooms and air is continually moving through the windows ..... When... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

We are so glad you chose to spend your vacation at MET! Thank you for writing an informative and descriptive review. The photos are great too! Thank you! More 

Dangriga, South Water Caye, Belize
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Hadn't been to MET for about 8 hours and our return was absolutely delightful. The extended Bevis family is genuine and relaxing to be around, the food delicious and the cottage clean, cool and relaxing! The potato pone dessert, and that breakfast beans cooked in coconut oil were wonderful! Great how they serve all local drinks including Arran's aged craboo... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a great review! We truly appreciate your description of the meals and the atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Vanderpool, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Loved every moment of my recent stay at MET except for the part where I had to leave and come back to reality! The food was plentiful & fabulous! The cabana was exactly what I expected. It is the jungle after all. It was cozy & decorated well with fresh flowers on the pillow, & mosquito nets which we did... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a review! I apologize for taking so long to respond. We had such a nice time with your group! I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay. Good times we won't forget! More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Staying at MET is like staying with a family rather than staying at a resort. You will join the Bevis family for breakfast and dinner every day. The family included the grandparents who founded the lodge, the adult age children, and the 3 young grandchildren. Food was homestyle cooking - not gourmet, but I enjoyed the food - and the... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You gave a good description of our rides, thank you. We manage to make it work regardless of the composition of the group. We also appreciate your warning that our guests may see some insects and geckos, we do want guests to know what to expect. We have installed trail... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I loved my time at MET. I was travelling alone and enjoyed the family meals, which were absolutely delicious. They kindly provided me with a room that was atmospheric and affordable. A really special place with a lot of personal attention. The rides were a great opportunity to feel the forest. Hopefully they will build a pool, and then I... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review! We enjoyed our time with you! Keep checking back, hoping there will be a pool some day! More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Finally got around to writing a review! :-) We spent four nights at MET in July/August 2013 and, like everyone else here, have only good things to say. Gio picked us up in Belize City and looked after us for most of our stay. When we arrived to our cabana it was beautifully decorated with flowers from the garden. As... More 

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Marguerite B, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a wonderful review! It is greatly appreciated! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you can return one day! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Spent here a couple of days, went horseriding and a car transfer to belize City City with a number of stops. Place is amazing and run by great people who really try to make you feel you part of the family. Giovanni, the main tour guy is absolutely a knowledgeable. This is an authentic place in the nature to and... More 

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metbelize, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a great review for us. We're so glad you happened upon our place and that you enjoyed your stay. We also appreciate the compliments for Gio, who we think is the best! More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

The folks at MET are fantastically friendly, helpful and just plain nice people. They took us on exploration trips to newly discovered waterfalls, to beautiful overlooks and on fantastic birding excursions. They were competing in a bird watch event and we identified to 55 species in an hour just strolling around their grounds. Aaron and Gio were fantastic birding guides,... More 

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metbelize, Owner at Mountain Equestrian Trails, responded to this review

Thank you! The Lovely Cotinga was a definite highlight for all of us! I'm so glad you were there during our bird count and that you were able to add so many species to your list. Birding is generally not what people think of when seeing the name Mountain Equestrian Trails, but in fact, the birding, as you said, is... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I recently completed a 17 day visit to Belize, which included 5 days at Mountain Equestrian Trails. The staff, accommodations, food, and horseback tours into the jungle, exceeded any expectations I had prior to arrival. The tour guides are extremely knowledgeable in the flora, fauna, geology, and Mayan history of the Cayo region. Regardless of your interests, I would recommend... More 

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Thank you! We enjoyed hanging out with you! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate you taking the time to write for us. Hope to see you again some day! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TripAdvisor Green-leaders! Belize Ecotourism Jungle Lodge offering adventure vacations: horseback riding tours, hiking, bird watching, butterfly gardens, waterfalls, river caves & vehicle tours to Mayan ruins. Cabanas are made of stucco with thatched roofs, with private baths, hot water and intimate kerosene lighting. The Cantina is a restaurant and bar where you'll enjoy open-air, home-style dining and bird watching from your table. MET is one of "1,000 Places to See Before You Die" by Patricia Schultz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Equestrian Trails

Address: Mile 8 Mountain Pine Ridge Rd, San Antonio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Antonio
Price Range: $130 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Cottages are basic but clean and nice. No air conditioning or electricity but during our stay we didn't need it. Beds were fair, clean but not as comfortable as many. Windows & porch views are worth a mint. Rooms are lite with kerosene lamps - so harder to read by with bugs who are attracted to the lights. Not a place where you live in the rooms anyway because there is so much to see outside!”
 of 5 bubbles janal96, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The casitas have en suite bathroom/shower, each bed has a mosquito net. Very roomy. These are open air rooms, so some "wildlife" may join you, such as some very cool insects. All the casitas are nicely secluded and a short walk to the main meeting area. Nice porch with chairs. Can't say that any of the casitas are "better" than any others... all are quite nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 769stacys, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are clean and tidy, but this place isn't about rooms. This is a out experiencing Belize.”
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 of 5 bubbles RidinFence, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnA81, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good. #10 would have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles cparker24, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
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