EXPERIENCES

Details that go the distance

  • Complimentary full breakfast a-la-carte
  • Complimentary tropical welcome cocktail
  • Complimentary private access to the Five Sisters Waterfall
  • Complimentary Hydro-powered mini-tram from the lodge to the waterfall
  • Complimentary early morning jungle walk
  • Complimentary early morning bird watching tour
  • Complimentary access to nature trail
  • Complimentary private tour of the Maya organic garden
  • Complimentary use of mountain bikes
  • Complimentary fun night time bonfire with story telling and marshmallow roasting
  • Complimentary parking on site
  • Other nature & birding walks
  • Natural swimming ponds
  • Curated tours to Maya sites, caves and surrounding activities.
  • Transportation from airports ($)
  • Full service restaurant
  • Full service bar
  • Gift shop
  • Matouk & Frette linens
  • Wi-Fi (restaurant area)
  • Children 10+ are welcome

The Spa

Located in a cozy thatched cabana in the heart of the rainforest, the Gaïa Spa is one all guests should experience during their stay at the lodge. Our one of a kind massage therapist will relax both your sore muscles and your busy mind. Because we believe in the power of nature, all our ingredients are natural, sourced from the Belizean, Guatemalan and Mexican wilderness and prepared locally. Our techniques and treatments feature the best of Belizean traditions, from banana and papaya facials to traditional deep-tissue massages. The experience is restorative and the benefits will long outlive your stay with us. The spa experience is at the heart of our effort to help you feel the bliss of rejuvenation!

Treatments

Sixty-Minute Sunset Aromatherapy Massage

This stress-reduction massage can be slow and gentle, or vigorous and bracing. It loosens tight muscles and reduces stiffness, removes energy blockages, and increases blood circulation.

Enjoy a stress relieving facial using exfoliating sea salt scrub and organic cucumber extract mask. Numi’s collagen is gently massaged into the skin. Our facials end with a nourishing mineral care spray.

Benefit from this rejuvenating blend of Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Shiatsu massage. Relax deeply as we relieve your chronic tensions with realignment, balancing and breathing therapy. Our therapist will focus on trigger and pressure points to rebalance your energy, and alleviate the stress of the real world.

Includes a One-Hour Aromatherapy Massage, the Sea Salt and Sea Clay Body Mask, the Ecocalm Facial and the Hair Mask Treatment.

An antioxidant rich fruit enzyme treatment bursting with vitamins and nutrients. A plumping collagen booster that refines and smoothes uneven skin tone. It revives your skin and senses and is perfect for all skin types.

Open from 9AM – 7PM

On-Site Activities

Early Morning Jungle Walk

Early risers are welcome to join us on a complimentary guided nature walk to experience the Tropical Rainforest when it is at its liveliest. (scheduled as per weekly calendar)

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On Site Early-Bird Watching

Join us just after sunrise to view native and migrant birds as they begin their active day. This complimentary nature walk is guided by Gaïa’s nationally certified guide.

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Advanced Bird Watching

Join a nationally certified guide specialized in birding for a walk at the crack of dawn. You can expect Warblers, Fly Catchers, Orioles, parrots, Toucans, and various others.

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Nocturnal Rainforest Walk

Experience the sounds of our rainforest inhabitants at night! Heighten your senses as we turn off all lights and experience the true feel of this natural habitat.

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Tour Our Organic Garden

Join Samuel, our expert Mayan organic farmer, at what he does best. Witness how our fruits and vegetables are organically grown and learn about Sam’s green approach.

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Off-Site Experiences

Caracol Tour

Our first stop on this day tour, the most recently excavated ancient Mayan site of Caracol, is located deep in the Chiquibul Rainforest, and dates back to the 7th century AD.

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Mountain Pine Ridge Tour

This full-day tour visits Belize’s largest national park. In the Hidden Valley area you’ll visit the picturesque “1000-foot waterfalls.” Next stop is the famous Rio Frio Cave!

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Macal River & Archaeological Tour

This full-day tour starts with a canoe ride down the Macal River, flowing through the towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena, followed by the archaeological site of Xunantunich

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Barton Creek & Butterfly Farm

This full-day tour enables you to experience one of the most ancient and magnificent Belizean Mayan sites by canoe. We’ll stop quickly at the Green Hill Butterfly Farm.

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Barton Creek & Canopy Zip-Line

This full-day tour enables you to experience one of the most ancient and magnificent Belizean Mayan sites by canoe, followed by an exhilarating adventure of zip-lining!

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Horseback Jungle Adventure

Gallop through the rainforest, visiting Mayan plazas and ceremonial sites, including the Skeleton Cave. Finish the day at Big Rock Falls, where you can take a refreshing dip.

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Tikal Day Tour

An early morning departure brings you to the famous archaeological site of Tikal in Guatemala. A guide with a special expertise in archaeology will explain to you its history.

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Cave Tubing

Float on rubber tubes on crystal clear waters, through a majestic caverns.

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Zip-Lining

Gliding over 1,750 feet above the canopy of our rainforest, this tour gives you a unique perspective on Belize. Lots of fun and adventure, with the bonus of a real adrenaline

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Mayan Cultural Tour

Join us in the morning as we take you to the nearby Village of San Antonio where a local cultural heritage group presents both ancient and present day Yucatec Mayan traditions

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Hike to Xibalba

You’ll trek through both the pine and tropical forest in the Elijio Panti National Park, utilized as a source for herbal remedies, finally taking you into the Mayan Underworld

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Looking for a location for a corporate retreat, a yoga gathering, a wedding, or even your annual family reunion? Gaia offers you the possibility to rent out the entire resort for your group. With rooms of various sizes, you’ll be able to accommodate couples, individuals, and groups.

Gaia will provide you with full use of the restaurant, the spa, and our staff on location will be happy to provide you with additional needs so that your stay may be all that you expected it to be. Book tours and adventures for some added team-building opportunities.

Gaia and the lush Belizean jungle will make your stay a memorable one.