WHY STAY HERE?
*All Lower Dover cabanas are within / on top of an ancient Maya city that is surrounded by swimmable fresh water creeks/rivers/jungle trails
*Taste home brewed Lower Dover hibiscus wine & enjoy family style meals
*Sustainable eco-hotel with stellar reviews (budget, clean, safe, great central location, outdoor rainwater showers)
ATM CAVE:Most visitors come to Lower Dover because we are CLOSE TO THE ATM CAVE We can help make your next day ATM Cave reservation.-120 USD per person cash paid to the guide - deadline 6pm night before tour
WHAT TO DO:AT LOWER DOVER (free)
Explore Lower Dover’s 100 acres jungle trails, swim in natural pools/jungle rivers or relax in hammocks. We have good wifi for travel planning. Take 1 of our dogs for a walk on the trails.
LOWER DOVER ON SITE MAYA RUINS - PERSONAL TOUR ($ donation for 1-2 hour tour welcome) Ideal activity after returning from ATM Cave. Learn the history of Belize and Lower Dover, starting over1000 years ago.
Lower Dover's 100 acre, exotic jungle paradise is 1/2 mi /.8 km from the George Price (Western) Highway that connects Belize City with Guatemala. Located in Unitedville in the Cayo District, between Belmopan & San Ignacio (20 min by car), it’s a base camp for those traveling from the BZE international airport, the coast, cayes, Spanish Lookout or Tikal.(see Google Map for directions & to read our Google reviews)
CHECK IN 2-5:30pm Do not arrive at Lower Dover after dark without notice - It's a jungle out there! CHECK OUT: 10AM
*Bring earplugs & eye masks if you are a light sleeper. Lower Dover's sustainable farm animals & jungle birds make lots of noise
*If paying with a MC/Visa credit card, add 4% bank fee for processing
*We have 5 large, lovable dogs as our welcome committee, effective 4-legged security guards & trail guides. If you are afraid of dogs then Lower Dover is not for you. If you miss your dog then take one of our dogs on a jungle hike - they'd
love it! No worries on your jungle hike for single women travelers::our 4 legged bodyguards never get lost in the jungle!
CHECK IN TIME: 2-5pm. If you cannot arrive between 2-5pm then PLEASE TELL US so that we can arrange alternative check in services for you. This is very important for guests arriving from Guatemala on the shuttle in the morning.
ARRIVAL NIGHT DINNER RESERVATION IS MADE AUTOMATICALLY FOR YOU. 15USD per person + 12.5% tax will be added at check out. Dinner is served at 6PM. If you Email food restrictions by 6pm the night before arrival. If you cannot make the 6pm dinner bell then PLEASE TELL US so that we can assume you've made other dinner plans. Breakfast ($7.50usd + tx). Additional breakfast/dinners are optional: There is no lunch service. We also have a public kitchen and small refrig if you wish to cook your own meals. There is a grocery store in our village.
NEARBY RESTAURANTS- dine in or take out
Top Grill (steaks), Mr Joe's BBQ shack,(lunch: rice & beans & chicken), Ohm Pizza (Thurs night is ping pong night)
ADVENTURES FOR GUESTS WITH CARS
Visit Maya Ruins (Xunantunich, Cahal Pech Caracol), National Parks: Inland Blue Hole, Rio On Pools, Big Rock Falls, Rio Frio Cave, Green Hills Butterfly Ranch (rare Blue Morpho butterflies tours).
SAN IGNACIO / Burns Ave. (20 minutes by car/35 minutes by bus)
CASH: Safe, reliable ATM Machine at Atlantic Bank
EATS: Ko-Ox Han nah (Let's Go Eat), Minchos, Paposa's at the San Ignacio public market, Benny's Kitchen in Succotz (near Xunantunich ferry entrance)
SEE: Cahal Pech & Xunantunich Maya Ruins, Iguana Project (San Ignacio Hotel),
AJAW Chocolate (history of chocolate plus taste testing)