Discover a selection of 106 vacation rentals in San Ignacio, BZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $51 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in San Ignacio. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

San Ignacio: the end of the road

San Ignacio lies at almost the end of the road in Belize, before it continues into Guatemala. It hasn't just grown over the years to cater for intrepid travelers, it's long been the heart of Cayo District and the largest settlement in the west of the country. Its vibrancy perhaps comes from the mix of Maya, Garifuna and Mestizo locals, who make up the town's resident population. Annually, the town comes alive during the dry winter season, when travelers descend to stay in San Ignacio vacation rentals, explore the nearby Mayan sites and join a whole host of outdoor activities.

Things to do

Adventure like Indiana Jones in San Ignacio

Want to spend a day feeling like Indiana Jones? You can do just that when you visit the ancient Mayan temples near your San Ignacio vacation rental. Perhaps the most famous of the lot is Xunantunich, a ceremonial center where a 130-foot-high temple needs to be seen to be believed. If that hasn't filled your cultural boots, then take a visit to Cahal Pech, another Mayan city that was thought to have been settled more than 3,000 years ago. You can complete your archeological adventure by going underground, to the watery, stalactite-laden caves once used as a burial ground by the ancients.

Activities

Explorers' territory in San Ignacio

While the town's laidback charm is enough for anyone to make the effort to come and stay in a San Ignacio vacation rental, the real magic is the surrounding forest and rivers, which are a playground for outdoor activities. You'll feel like a bunch of explorers when you head off down the rainforest trails for a hike, or hop on kayaks to paddle downstream. Alternatively, you can saddle up to ride along the equestrian trails, or go mountain biking. If you're feeling adventurous, you might want to take the family out into the rainforest for a night under canvas and stars.

Weather

Winters are best in San Ignacio

Belize's weather is fairly consistent with 2 main seasons – dry and rainy. If you plan to explore the town and all its nearby trails and Mayan sites, your best bet is by nabbing a San Ignacio vacation rental between November and mid-April, when the skies are bright, the temperature lovely and warm and there is little to no rain. If you're an intrepid traveler, you could save a few bucks by visiting during rainy season, when you'll likely spot few other travelers. Just remember to bring an umbrella in case you get caught in one of Belize's famous tropical downpours.

Natural features

Hear the call of the howler monkey in San Ignacio

Just because you're not near the coast doesn't mean there's any less wildlife to see. The rainforest-covered countryside around your San Ignacio vacation rental has got more critters than you could possibly imagine. Listen out for the sounds of howler monkeys, whose call can be heard more than 3 miles away. While you're searching for them in the treetops, you may spot the brightly-colored beak of a toucan, or catch a glimpse of a beautiful blue morpho butterfly sweeping past. It's also highly unlikely that you'll visit San Ignacio without spotting the odd iguana basking in the midday heat.

How to get there

Transportation to and around San Ignacio

The nearest airport is in San Ignacio (CYD-Town Airstrip), located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Belmopan (BCV-Hector Silva), which is 21.7 mi (34.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Ignacio, BZ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 106 vacation rentals around San Ignacio. From 35 house rentals to 29 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in San Ignacio?

Mysterious and unforgiving, mountains are some of the most ruggedly scenic formations on Earth. If you've ever longed to try high-altitude living, you've come to the right place. Vrbo has 34 alpine vacation properties available. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Luckily, Vrbo has a bunch more options, including:

  • 22 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 22 rural vacation rentals.
  • 22 village vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in San Ignacio?

Our house vacation rentals are real accommodations for real travelers. Offering loads of space and privacy, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 37 houses available on Vrbo. Prices start at $35 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other sought-after rental types, like:

  • Cabin: 14 vacation homes. Prices start from $45 per night.
  • Lodge: 14 vacation homes. Prices start from $30 per night.
  • Apartment: 10 vacation homes. Prices start from $29 per night.

Can I stay in San Ignacio in a large group?

There's nothing better than being somewhere new with your family and loved ones. And the good news is Vrbo has options to suit big groups. Why not have a look at the 8 house vacation homes available here? They're the leading option for big groups of guests. If you're wanting to stay in a big group, the vacation rentals that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 36 vacation homes appropriate for that size. Spend a night for as little as $60.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 24 vacation homes that are perfect. You can get one for as little as $35 per night.
  • Looking for places for rent catering to 10 guests? You'll be pleased to hear we have 12 that'll be perfect. You can score one from just $119 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your cousins and all your pals to San Ignacio.