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Butterfly Falls is a shimmering waterfall hidden in the Mountain Ridge Nature Preserve. However, the land it is on is controlled by the Hidden Valley Inn and the path to the waterfall is generally restricted to hotel guests.
Positioned in Central Belize, Butterfly Falls always welcomes local residents and travelers who are rooming in this part of Belize. Even if you aren't staying in this location, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. If you're curious, San Ignacio is to the northwest.
This waterfall is the quintessential tropical rain forest waterfall. The water appears to shine as it flows eighty feet down the rocks into a pool of equally shimmering, yet clear, water. All this is surrounded by the dense rain forest. Relaxing will not be a problem here, as you listen to the soft rumble of the water while on the banks watching the white and blue butterflies gliding through the air.
Visitors who get hungry can choose from amongst a small number of local eateries near Butterfly Falls. The nearest restaurant to Butterfly Falls is Gaïa Riverlodge Restaurant and Lounge, which sells International fare.
Active travelers that are a fan of waterfalls, and have the energy to view some others, ought to think about Big Rock Falls and Rio On Pools; both are a little ways off, but within reach if you've got a car. There are a couple other activities nearby, including found within traveling range in Central Belize. Also think about heading over to Rio Frio Cave, another nearby attraction.
If you're looking for plenty of activities to keep you or your family busy, you'll find the closest ones in the following table.
|GeoFeature||3.5 mi. (20.9 km)||NW||13.0 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio|
|Rio Frio Cave||GeoFeature||4.4 mi. (20.7 km)||NW||12.8 mi. South-Southeast of San Ignacio|
|Other Attraction||10.4 mi. (10.0 km)||NNW||6.2 mi. Southeast of San Ignacio|
|--||11.5 mi. (10.7 km)||N||6.6 mi. East-Southeast of San Ignacio|
Hidden Valley Inn is located in the very middle of the Mountain Ridge Nature Preserve. Since the way to the waterfall is guarded by them, it is suggested that asking them, or a tour group around their hotel for the best way.
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