Calico Jack’s Village

Calico Jack’s offers guests an authentic Belizean jungle retreat with the sights,
sounds, and sensations of a tropical rainforest. The property spans more than
350 acres—home to stunning wildlife and vegetation as well as an innovative
hydroponic–and–traditional organic farms. 
Calico also delights guests with a creek, natural swimming hole and extensive 
trails for birding, hiking and horseback riding while providing access to modern 
amenities.  Who would enjoy a visit? 
Are you an Adventure lover? Calico is best known for our exciting zip lining, cable 
walking, rappelling and other adventure tours available to overnight and day 
visitors alike. 
Nature lover and or curious to explore natural habitats? Take one of our Learning 
Outdoor experiential packages or workshops. Or have a “pick to plate” 
experience—harvesting fresh fruits, nutritious veggies and organic eggs for your 
breakfast or snacks.  
Seeking relaxation and renewal? Calico Jack’s is distinguished in offering guests 
space to pursue yoga practices, instruction in meditation and yoga practices as 
well as other mindfulness and personal development activities.  
Come experience what guests describe as an amazing ”oasis of nature, 
adventure and renewal”. Come to Calico Jack’s! 

Calico Jack’s Village (CJV) is a Belizean project committed to sustainable-nature-based tourism, community and personal development. After more than 40 years of international public service and public works Dr. Ydahlia and  Mr. Chet initiated this project aimed at human development sustainable living in Belize.Calico Jack’s offers overnight guests an authentic jungle retreat with the sights, sounds, and sensations of a tropical rainforest. Guests highly praise CJV’s engaging staff team, and restaurant services. CJV’s spacious 2-3 bedroom/2-bathroom villas provide comfortablelodging with modern amenities including a kitchenette and air conditioning to guests. El Progresso Field Station including for groups, our training and research venue, also onsite, offers longer-term housing for students and researchers.


Calico Jack’s Village resort is licensed by the Belize Tourism Board and is a member of Belize Chamber of Commerce, the Belize Hotel Association and the Belize Tourism Industry Association.

“If you want to relax, watch the clouds, just doing nothing and having those still moments is what really happens at Calico Jack’s…”