Nuuk Cheil Cottage

Suitable For
Solo Travelers
Southeast Coast
Belize Gold Standard Certified -

General Info
Ernesto & Aurora's Nuuk Cheil cottages is a small family business located in Maya Center Village in the beautiful country of Belize. They provides guests with genuine Mayan Hospitality.  We provide you with the perfect place to spend a couple of nights while you explore some of the best wildlife in Belize. 

Nuuk Cheil Cottages offer a wide array of hospitality options, including an authentic Maya restaurant, traditional herbal and spiritual healing by Aurora, private rooms, dorm-style rooms, and camping options. We provide; Air Conditioned Rooms, Hot and Cold Showers, Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. We have an on-site laundry service and taxi service as well.

The hotel offers a continental or vegetarian breakfast.

Placencia Village is 50 km from Nuuk Cheil Cottages.
Amenities & Services:
Air Conditioning
Children Welcome
Conference Facilities
Free WiFi
Hot Water
Luggage Storage
Non Smoking
Free Parking
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Restaurant/Bar on site
Nuuk Cheil Cottages Restaurant, is a local Belizean Restaurant that provides local and Maya Cultural Dishes. Vegan and Vegetarian guests can be accommodated. We also cater to small ... moreor large groups at the Jaguar Reserve.
Full Service Restaurant
Cuisine Type:
Belizean, Coffee, Maya Cultural Cuisine
Price Range:
Mid-Range $$
Maya Center Village
Recommended Tour Operators
Aurora Saqui has bestowed the healing wisdom of her late Uncle Don Eligio Panti, a famous and world-renowned Maya Traditional Healer, also known as an h’men or herbal doctor. After ... more8 years of apprenticeship, he selected Aurora to assume his role upon his passing. She now operates her herbal clinic and provides health care to the residents of Maya Centre and surrounding villages. Aurora has recently authored a book, Ix Hmen U Tzaco Ah Maya: Maya Herbal Medicine, and is committed to preserving this important Mayan heritage for future generations. You can arrange for a consultation with Aurora at her clinic if you are experiencing health problems or want to support your wellbeing.

Ernesto Saqui is an avid conservationist and former director of the Jaguar Reserve for 15 years. As an expert naturalist, Ernesto often leads guests on nature or birding walks. He has also been a Maya leader for 26 years in his community of Maya Centre. A former teacher, Ernesto continues to educate about Maya Cultural traditions and founded the non-profit organization, Juuntulico’on, which means One People in Maya. His vision for Juuntilico’on has been to sustain cultural knowledge and traditions for future generations. Ernesto conducts Maya Ceremonies for different occasions, including Maya weddings, and spiritual cleansing for those seeking renewal in their life. Come, meet and share cultural experiences with this extraordinary Maya leader.

Ernesto and Aurora, both of Maya descent, have created a mosaic of fascinating learning experiences for their visitors. This includes traditional cultural activities such as Maya herbal medicine, spiritual cleansing and learning how to cook Maya dishes.
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Service Types:
Tours | Activities, Accommodation, Vacation Packages
Recommended Tours
Learn and experience how the Maya make their cultural food.
Type of Tour/Activity:
Cultural Immersion
Departs From:
Belize City
Gold Certified:
Gather around the fire, while being spiritually cleansed by Ernesto and Aurora Saqui, performing a Traditional Maya Ceremony.
Type of Tour/Activity:
Cultural Immersion
Gold Certified:
1. ​History of Maya Medicine 2. Garden Tour 3. Medicine Making
Type of Tour/Activity:
Cultural Immersion
Gold Certified:
Business Address
Maya Centre Village, Kendal, Belize
Stann Creek
Stann Creek
Restaurants Nearby
Other Hotels Nearby
If you are dreaming about staying at a local place, relaxing, laid-back pace, the Chun family invites you to Tutzil Nah Cottages in Maya Center Village. Where your tours and adventures ... morewith us promise to be a true memorable experience. We share with you our knowledge of nature , wildlife, or teach you to say some Maya words!

Maya Center is a small Mopan Maya village. Here you can experience the traditional Mayan lifestyle and culture. Tutzil Nah Cottages is in the Stann Creek District right along the southern highway in southern Belize. We are about 10 miles south of the sandy Beaches of Hopkins and about 30 minutes drive into the Cockscomb Jaguar Reserve.
Gold Certified:
Southeast Coast
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