Horseback Riding

What better way to get around than astride one of our trusty steeds? Just kidding! They aren't really steeds, however our horses are sure-footed and anyone from beginners to experts will enjoy a leisurely ride. We recommend that you try to get in at least one good ride before leaving Belize, because there is really no better way to enjoy the Cayo country-side. 

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Botanic Garden Ride

Ride horseback around the Belize Botanic Garden, right next to the lodge. This is a great way to see the gardens and to test whether horseback riding is for you. Check out some of the beautiful plants and enjoy a leisurely horseback ride.

Two Hours

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Nature Ride

If you just want to do some casual sightseeing by horseback, book a leisurely ride along the mountain trails cut through the Belize Botanic Garden’s acres of nature reserve. There is a special highpoint lookout called Valley View which is an amazing site for proposals and special picnics or just a mediation in gratitude. These trails are also great for birding and hiking.

Half Day

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Ride to Xunantunich

Depart Sweet Songs Lodge by horseback onto the hilltops and valleys of the countryside to the Maya village of Succotz. Take your horse on a hand-cranked ferry across the Mopan River and up the hill to Xunantunich or Maiden of the Rock Maya Site. Wave your equestrian guide good-bye or choose to ride back to the lodge by horse. Envision yourself picnicking under shaded trees in a plaza as your guide shares stories of growing up in Belize.

Full Day