Belize Jungle Resort, Zip Line & Jungle Swing
What draws you to vacation in Belize at Calico Jack's?
Photos by Dennis Jones and CJV Staff
Is it our pristine environment and unique blend of Caribbean and Central American traditions and culture? Or is it the Creole, East Indian, Garifuna, Mayan, and Mestizo influences? Perhaps it's our sea and jungles, our rivers, islands, and lagoons, where endangered species like the harpy eagle, jaguar, toucan and howler monkey, still thrive in their native habitats? If you are drawn to natural environments, cultural melting pots, and land adventures, vacation in Belize at Calico Jack's Village.
If you're drawn to Belize for an authentic cultural experience, Calico Jack's invites you to make our unique Caribbean jungle and mountain resort your home base for your Belize vacation. If you like rustic elegance yet informality, excellent service and the best of local and vegetarian cuisine, come to Calico Jack's!
Calico Jack’s is located deep in the heart of the vibrant village of El Progresso, Cayo, a farming village, on a 365-acre private jungle reserve about 16 miles from San Ignacio Town. CJV’s location in the Mountain Pine Ridge region of central Belize provides privacy and intimacy and the sights, sounds, and sensations of a tropical rainforest for overnight guests.
Calico Jack’s intimate and engaging full-service jungle resort is best known for its first-class personalized, exhilarating and safe zip line tours available to both daytime explorers and overnight guests. Calico Jack’s is acknowledged as a safe zip line, double cabled, and built to exceed conventional standards and offering a variety of options. Calico Jack’s zip lines are inspected and certified independently. Calico Jack’s guides are trained and certified in zip lining and CPR.
Calico Jack's is also the perfect place to escape the higher density that you will find at the larger resorts. And for families of all ages, we offer spacious and stylish two and three bedroom/2 bathroom villas with kitchenettes, internet and cable TV. Calico Jack’s elegant poolside-restaurant offers excellent cuisine including Belizean and vegetarian specialties to local and foreign guests alike. Inquire also about our Family Vacation Packages.
Here, on our private reserve in central Belize, we provide an environmentally responsible, wholly personalized retreat for travelers seeking a refreshingly authentic Belizean and tropical experience. Calico Jack's staff will greet you with smiling Belizean eyes. We will provide the service needed to make your time with us exceptional and comfortable, yet preserving the Belizean accent.
Consider the Available On-Site and Local Activities
Calico Jack’s flagship zip line tour—Ultimo Explorer—boasts stunning jungle views via 2,900 foot of cable fashioned as nine runs and 15 platforms, a jaunt over a hammock bridge, and ends via the exciting jungle lift run. In addition, Calico Jack’s offers shorter and exciting guided-zip line tours—Explorer and Intermedio. Surrender to the canopy of the Belize Rainforest on Calico Jack's Jungle Canopy and Zip Lining tours. Leave your world and worries behind as you soar through the jungle canopy and high above the forest floor on one of the premier Zip Line Treks in Belize.
The truly adventurous will want to experience Calico Jack’s innovative and renowned tours—CJV Extrema and El Columpio. The CJV Extrema tour combines zip lining, rock rappelling with a cable walk through the jungle, and a spectacular superman-style return via the jungle lift. El Columpio (Belize’s only jungle swing) features an adrenaline-charged launch from a 50-foot high platform and unfettered views of the jungle below as you swing through the air.
For those interested in the ancient Maya, the property has two ceremonial dry caves—Bega One (Valley One) and Box-Tunich (Stone Box) that feature an authentic Mayan calendar, an altar used for ancient rituals and a sacred ceremonial chamber.
Investigate our Ancient Jungle Garden Trail which boasts more than 100 plants and trees used in ancient times by the Maya. Experience our night crawler, biking and bird watching tours.
Other guided tours in the Mountain Pine Ridge area include Barton Creek Cave, Caracol and Rio Frio Cave, Green Hills Butterfly Ranch and horseback riding with neighboring Mountain Equestrian Trails Resort.
Calico Jack's Village offers you all the delights of a tropical paradise with the comforts of home. It's the perfect place for your next adventure and vacation.
The owners, management and staff at Calico Jack’s are devoted to their guests’ comfort, safety and enjoyment, from the adventures you wish to pursue to the food you eat. Rediscover fun and adventure you are unlikely to forget. As recent guests attested to on Trip Advisor “If you want a Belize jungle experience with style and adventure, this is a great place to go!”
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