Benque Viejo del Carmen

Where History and Nature Meet

Going to see Xunantunich? Check out Benque Viejo del Carmen while you’re there. With the motto "Where History and Nature Meet," this Spanish-influenced town is located just a mile from the Guatemala border and offers a peaceful, riverfront setting, with little shops and restaurants. It makes for a great place to discover something new, which is really what a vacation is all about.

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Flores Villas

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen

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- Accommodation

Low Season - High Season

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St Leonard's Tour

St Leonard's tours: safe & reliable private adventures to discover the great adventurer hidden in you.

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
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Let Love Roam Freely Through Belize…

Destination

  • Ambergris Caye
  • Belize Barrier Reef
  • Belmopan
  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • Caye Caulker
  • Central Coast Rural
  • Corozal
  • Dangriga
  • Glover's Reef Atoll
  • Hopkins
  • Lighthouse Reef
  • Mayan Heartland
  • Nornthern Belize Rural
  • Orange Walk
  • Placencia
  • Punta Gorda
  • San Ignacio
  • Southeast Coast Rural
  • Southern Belize Rural
  • The Blue Hole
  • Turneffe Atoll
  • Western Belize Rural

Category

  • Beaches and Coast
  • Destination Wedding
  • Romantic Getaway

2015 Annual Benque Fiesta

The pulsating 48th Annual Benque Fiesta is a cultural celebration that beckons unity; it all happens in Western Belize, July 16–19, 2015!

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • Mayan Heartland
  • San Ignacio

Event Date

2015 La Ruta Maya - Belize River Challenge

The intrigue of “La Ruta Maya-Belize River Challenge 2015” is one that has to be experienced by all!  Get ready to witness the over 75 teams canoeing through the Belize River for the covet

Destination

  • Belmopan
  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • San Ignacio

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47th Annual Benque Festival 2014

The “47th Benque Festival 2014” is a cultural extravaganza, showcasing the social and religious traditions of

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • San Ignacio

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San Jose Succtoz Festival 2014

San Jose Succotz Village is a destination for the escapists.

Destination

  • Belmopan
  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • San Ignacio

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La Ruta Maya-Belize River Challenge

Experience an exhilarating four-day endurance challenge to the finish line, as “Belikin La Ruta Maya – Belize River Challenge” canoe racers vie for the win!

Destination

  • Belize City
  • Belmopan
  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • San Ignacio

Event Date

Benque House of Culture

It’s all beauty and goodness at Benque House.

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen

Category

  • Museum

Cultural Heritage Trail Tour

Take a hike you can really learn from.

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • Mayan Heartland

Category

  • Hiking
  • Maya
  • Protected Area

El Pilar

See how commoners lived in uncommon times.

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • Mayan Heartland
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Ancient Maya Temple
  • Archaeology
  • Hiking
  • Maya

Green Iguana Conservation Project

Saving one iguana at a time…

Destination

  • Belmopan
  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Backpacking
  • Urban Attractions

Rio On Pools

Cool-down after excellent hiking...

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Ecotours
  • Family Friendly
  • Hiking
  • Historic Landmark

Xunantunich

Getting here is half the fun.

Destination

  • Benque Viejo del Carmen
  • Mayan Heartland
  • San Ignacio

Category

  • Ancient Maya Temple
  • Archaeology
  • Ecotours
  • Maya