Yellow Belly Backpackers

Type
Hostel
Services
Restaurant on-site
Suitable For
Solo Travelers, Backpackers, Groups
Region
Western Belize
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Description
Established in 2020, Yellow Belly Backpackers was created by backpackers for backpackers and we pride ourselves on being a social, friendly, and comfortable place to stay. Located only minutes from downtown, overlooking the rolling hills of San Ignacio, we welcome you to grab a drink and settle in. Our friendly staff is here to answer your questions, help you book tours, and guide you during your stay. ​ Whether you want to share a Belikin beer (or three) with new friends in our lounge restaurant or simply relax after a long day of adventures, you can do it in comfort.

Located a 5-minute walk from Cahal Pech, Yellow Belly Backpackers provides rooms with air conditioning in San Ignacio. Providing a bar, the property is located within 10 miles of Barton Creek Cave.

Each room comes with a shared bathroom.
 
Amenities & Services:
Air Conditioning, Enhanced Cleaning, Free Parking
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Covid Testing
Covid-19 Testing Sites for Travel Departure
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Required for RETURN to the USA
Required by the US Government. Testing service for compliance with CDC travel requirements. The Belize Ministry of Health has approved testing for travelers through private facilities ... moreand mobile testing units. Our preferred provider is Belize Diagnostic Center, the leader in Covid-19 testing services in Belize with locations available countrywide. Book Now to save your spot.

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Hassle-Free booking. Submit your booking request, and we will secure your appointment and send reminders before your test date. You don't pay until we confirm an appointment with an approved test lab.

Get tested before your departure date to avoid delays at the airport. Keep your results handy and be prepared to show them when required at the airport. This testing requirement applies to all air passengers, 2 years of age or older, traveling into the US, including US citizens and legal permanent residents.

To reduce introduction and spread of new variants of SARS-CoV-2, CDC issued an Order effective January 26, 2021. It requires all air passengers arriving to the US from a foreign country to get tested for COVID-19 infection no more than 3 days before their flight departs and to provide proof of the negative result OR documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight.
Turnaround:
Same Day
Location:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye), Caye Caulker, San Ignacio Town, Hopkins, Placencia, Belize City, Belmopan, Dangriga, Punta Gorda, Orange Walk Town, Corozal Town, Other (or unknown)
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Recommended Tours
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Most Popular
Travel to one of the most popular Mayan ceremonial caves in the Maya world. Discovered in 1986 in western Belize, mapped and studied by an archaeologist from 1993. The cave has a full ... morelength of 5 km but the ceremonial area used by the Mayan priest & shamans is 1 km from the entrance. Fourteen human remains have been found inside and 1100 ceramic objects. All bones and most ceramics have been completely covered by calcite from the dripping water which has left them with a sparkling appearance especially the full extended skeleton called the ‘Crystal Maiden’. Drive 1 hour from San Ignacio then hike is 35 mins on a jungle trail. Swim once across a river then walk across shallows twice. Inside the dry zone where the artifacts and bones are located all persons need to remove all shoes and walk in socks to reduce damage. To see the Crystal Maiden you need to ascend a 13 ft ladder to reach the area known as the sepulcher. Time spent inside the cave is 2 ½ to 3 hrs. Get an in-depth look at Belize’s Mayan culture.
Departs From:
San Ignacio Town
Gold Certified:
Yes
Provider:
Location
Area:
San Ignacio
District:
Cayo
Other Hotels Nearby
Maya Bella Downtown Hotel offers 14 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries and ceiling fans. Each accommodation ... moreis individually furnished. 32-inch Smart televisions come with premium cable channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. This San Ignacio hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has concierge services and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and a reception hall. All 14 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find Smart TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include Netflix and rainfall showerheads. Housekeeping is available on request.
Gold Certified:
Yes
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
Iguana Roost at *Eighty Two is a relaxing vacation home set in a 1.5 acre secure gated compound with over 100 trees and shrubs, within walking distance of town , or a quick hop on ... moreone of the many taxi's that pass right by our driveway, this truly is the 'jungle in town.'

The entire cottage is yours no shared bathroom, kitchen etc.

A purpose built beautiful two bedroom Mayan home, set in over an acre of beautiful tropical gardens, only a 20 minute walk to Mayan Ruins, Iguana Sanctuary, San Ignacio Town & market, this is the Ideal base for exploring the ATM , Tikal, Xunantunich, Mountain Pine Ridge.

Your own private kitchen is equipped for 4, it's a perfect spot for a self catering getaway or a occasional home cooked meal. In park-like surroundings this home feels remote but is close to downtown as well as Mayan site's.
Gold Certified:
Yes
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
This is a truly amazing experience you cannot ignore this gem, Located in over a acre of secure, beautiful tropical garden's, Hummingbird Rest is known by some as the 'jungle in town', ... moreoffering the convenience of the town center only a 15/20 minute walk, but also Mayan ruins & iguana sanctuary are just as close . With Hi-Speed Wi-Fi, this is a one of a kind home, your well equipped self catering home offers a private kitchen & bathroom, and large covered veranda perfect for alfresco dining.

Hummingbird Rest @ *Eighty Two, is the spot If you love outdoor living this one of a kind purpose built vacation home is perfect, set in a 1.5acre gated compound with over 100 trees and shrubs, within walking distance of town , or a quick hop on one of the many taxi's that pass right by our driveway, this truly is the 'jungle in town.'
Gold Certified:
Yes
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
Situated in San Ignacio, 1.5 km from Cahal Pech and 26 km from Barton Creek Cave, Villa Maya features accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden.... more

Everything you dream of doing in Belize will be possible with a stay at this three-bedroom home in San Ignacio. Offering lovely aesthetics and modern furnishings, up to seven guests will make some memories here! Sitting in a convenient location in the center of the country, you'll have the beaches, forests, and Mayan ruins within reach for amazing day trips. When you return, you can expect a quiet atmosphere with security and conveniences nearby. This house sits on the south side of the city, giving it a quieter location while still being close to everything.This villa is made up of a two-bedroom main section on the upper level, plus a one-bedroom apartment section on the ground floor. By renting both together, you will have enough space for everyone while still maintaining privacy.

Each unit features a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV, a washing machine, and a private bathroom with shower and a hairdryer. A fridge and stovetop are also available, as well as a coffee machine.
Gold Certified:
Yes
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
Located in San Ignacio, 500 m from Cahal Pech, MissDof's Guesthome provides accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Free WiFi and a shared ... morekitchen are provided.

The guest house will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a shower, free toiletries, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and dvd player. Guest rooms include a wardrobe.

Guests at MissDof's Guesthome can enjoy a continental breakfast.

Barton Creek Cave is 26 km from the accommodation.
Gold Certified:
No
Located in San Ignacio, 3.2 km from Cahal Pech, Max Rooms features views of the mountain. The air-conditioned rooms provide a city view and come with a desk and free WiFi.... more

All units at the hotel are equipped with a seating area. At Max Rooms every room has a wardrobe and a private bathroom.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a à la carte breakfast.

Barton Creek Cave is 24 km from Max Rooms.
Gold Certified:
No
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
Situated in San Ignacio, within 1.7 km of Cahal Pech and 25 km of Barton Creek Cave, Matus Guest House features accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi as well as free private ... moreparking for guests who drive. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen, and organising tours for guests.

At the guest house the rooms include a private bathroom.
Gold Certified:
No
La Rana is a comfortable home for the entire family. It has space for all, a spacious living room area, a full kitchen, and a big dining table. Walk outside to the patio and enjoy ... moreeating al fresco or going for a deep in the plunge pool while you enjoy the views of the jungle. The rental also counts with free wifi, a TV, and a laundry room. Things to know: Enclosed yard. Free WiFi. TV & cable. Full kitchen. AC. Private washer dryer. Hairdryer.

Located in San Ignacio, 1.3 km from Cahal Pech and 26 km from Barton Creek Cave, La Rana offers a garden and air conditioning. Guests can go for a swim in the private pool.

The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, a TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a bath or shower.

Cycling can be enjoyed nearby.
Gold Certified:
Yes
Located in San Ignacio, a 4-minute walk from Cahal Pech, Falling Leaves Lodge has accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. Among the facilities ... moreat this property are room service and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can use a garden.

At the hotel, the rooms include a closet. Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, all rooms at Falling Leaves Lodge have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms also feature a terrace.
Gold Certified:
No
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
Located in San Ignacio in the Cayo region, Casa de Cahal Pech has a balcony. The air-conditioned property is a 3-minute walk from Cahal Pech, and guests benefit from complimentary ... moreWiFi and private parking available on site.

Discover all Belize has to offer when you stay in this modern house in San Ignacio. Up to six guests will have access to a shared pool, entertainment, and lovely views of the Twin Towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena. Make this vacation one to remember! Once inside, you'll be greeted by an air of elegance with fine wood furnishings and bright natural light. Settle down in the comfortable furniture in the living room to converse or relax with that novel you started on the way here, or whip up a snack in the kitchen. Fully equipped with all the essentials you're used to, you'll have no problem making your favorite dishes in the kitchen. Extras like a mixer, coffeemaker, blender, and dishwasher keep things easy. You might even purchase some fresh ingredients from a market in town to spice up your dishes with local flavors!

The vacation home features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a TV with cable channels, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with mountain views.
Gold Certified:
No
Area:
San Ignacio
Region:
Western Belize
Wall Murals Nearby
The design in collaboration with artist Frank Tzib, illustrates the maize god, sitting on top of the head variant glyph. We intended to depict and honor the culinary tradition of many ... morehouseholds in San Ignacio.
Location:
San Ignacio
Artist(s):
Pablo Cambranes, Frank Tzib
District/Region:
Cayo
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