Skip link for screen readers

Close to San Ignacio City, this broad upland area of multiple ridges and valleys was used as a ritual site for the Mayan Culture.

The Mountain Pine Reserve is largely situated on a granite massif, with some areas of limestone in the west of the reserve. Close to San Ignacio City, this broad upland area of multiple ridges and valleys was used as a ritual site for the Mayan Culture, but attracts visitors with abundant wildlife from the lowlands; Acorn Woodpeckers, Rufous-capped Warblers, Crossbill and Eastern Bluebirds. The reserve is full of rivers, pools, waterfalls and caves and some parts of the national park have limestone caverns. Of these, the most spectacular is the Rio Frio caves, considered the largest accessible cave in the country and coveted for summer picnics.

Image for: Berenice

Specialist Knowledge

Need some help with your trip? Our advisors have travelled extensively and using their firsthand knowledge & experience can help craft your perfect holiday.

AITO Widget

Accommodation
Mountain Pine Ridge

Francis Ford Cappolla's Villa

Blancaneaux Lodge

Stay at Francis Ford Coppola's luxury forest hideaway.

 
Kaana Website Accomodations Twobedvilla 8001

Ka'ana Resort & Spa

A comfortable base to explore the ruins and jungle of Belize.