The Dangriga hotels don't exactly offer up the
best selection in Belize, but
nonetheless, there are enough of them to satisfy visitor
needs. Dangriga is the capital of the Stann
Creek district, and its coastal location makes for
good trips to area cayes and such. Culture-seekers will
appreciate that fact that Dangriga is the center if the
Garifuna culture, and should you visit on Garifuna Settlement
Day, you'll be treated to one of the more interesting Belize festivals. Most of the
discount hotels in Dangriga can be found in and around
town, and there are some good Dangriga accommodation options
found on the nearby cayes as well. Perhaps a Dangriga
lodge will be the ideal fit for you. There are a few good
ones worth looking into. Here are some helpful suggestions
for some of the more recommendable Dangriga hotels and
If you're looking for an all-inclusive Belize hotel experience, then the Thatch Caye Resort is worth considering among the hotels in Dangriga. Found on Thatch Caye, this is one of the aforementioned Dangriga accommodation options found off the mainland. Since most people come here to enjoy the water, you shouldn't mind being 9 miles from town. Plus, since you can book all inclusive packages here, you won't need to leave for meals and such. The tour desk can help you arrange all your side trips, and you'll find more than enough here to keep you busy, or happily un-busy. There are only 11 guest units to choose from here, which lends nicely to the relaxed environment, and all are well-decorated, spacious and pretty spectacular. Most of the units are casitas or cabanas, with the new Family Villa offering 2 separate cabanas with bedrooms. The casitas and cabanas are elevated, the cabanas straddling the water. The casitas have king-size beds, rooftop decks, a private bath, a mini-fridge, and A/C at a surcharge. The cabanas have a private sun deck, large private baths, and queen size beds. The refreshing tradewinds help to keep the units cool. The two cabanas of the Family Villa are joined by a living room and dining area, and a kitchenette. Fishing boats and snorkeling gear are available, and with the Belize Barrier Reef so close, you'll want to take a peek at it for sure.
If you are looking for the more upscale Dangriga hotels that are in town, then you might opt for the Pelican Beach Resort. It's not the world's most luxurious resort by any means, but it's pretty nice by Dangriga standards. Plus, the rates are pretty agreeable, so you won't break the bank by staying here. The range of rooms helps fit a range of budgets, and the amenities differ accordingly. There isn't really a beach here, but you can swim off the pier, which also helps keep the sand gnats at bay. There are palm trees and lounge chairs by the water, which are nice for hanging out, and the restaurant here prepares some nice Belizean cuisine. This is one of the older Dangriga accommodation options, and so the local owners know all about the area and their country, and they can help you plan the perfect activities to make your Belize vacation a smashing good time. Of the 16 rooms here, 12 are air-conditioned, though the nicer rooms with just ceiling fans keep cool enough due to the sea breezes. All rooms offer two beds (different sizes according to room), a private bathroom, cable TV, and a telephone. The decor is somewhat simple, but sufficient enough by most people's standards. A nice gift shop rounds out the facilities. If you want a more upscale Dangriga accommodation choice, the Pelican Beach Resort runs a sister property on nearby South Water Caye that enjoys some of the best beaches in Belize.
Found in the heart of town, the Bonefish Hotel is a nice Dangriga accommodation option that falls into the mid-range price level. Like the Pelican Beach Resort mentioned above, the Bonefish Hotel has a sister property on South Water Caye, so if you prefer that experience, you can choose to stay there. Guests at the Bonefish Hotel can enjoy access to the sister resort, which is great for those who want to stay in town but also enjoy the island experience. Like most Belize hotels, the Bonefish is small, offering just 7 rooms on two floors. All of the guest rooms here are clean and nice enough, offering A/C, cable TV, carpeted floors, plenty of hot water in the baths, and a mini-bar. On the second floor is a lounge and lobby area offering sea views, and the new Bonefish Restaurant on the ground floor serves both Belizean food and international dishes. Guests can enjoy breakfast delivered to their rooms, and like all good Belize hotels, you'll have no issue planning excursions and activities. Perhaps you'll be up for cave tubing, snorkeling, hiking, or dropping in on some impressive Maya ruins.
Small Tobacco Caye is where you'll find the Reef's End Lodge, which is certainly an agreeable Dangriga lodge option. Guests can stay in one of the 8 spacious rooms in the two-story wood house, choose one of the 2 cabanas, or opt for the Honeymoon Suite. The Honeymoon Suite is the most spacious and decked out of the units here. Overall, the guest rooms at this Dangriga lodge are pretty basic, but you really can't beat the location and experience for the price, so it's easy to look past amenities and thread count. The cabanas and Honeymoon Suite all have air conditioning, and all units feature private bathrooms. If you're coming to Tobacco Caye to dive, then you'll be happy to know that the Reef's End Lodge has the only dive shop found here, so should you stay here, you can take advantage of that. The restaurant here serves mainly Belizean seafood dishes with juice, and it sits on stilts over the water, which helps to encourage an enjoyable dining experience.