"Francis Ford Coppola’s Belizean resort Blancaneaux Lodge, shot for NOWNESS by photographer Mauricio Alejo, is a rustic jungle utopia that reflects the film legend’s directing instincts, prizing location and authenticity. 'I love the creativity involved in making a place comfortable without disturbing it,' he says."
Accolades for Francis Ford Coppola’s Resorts at the Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards - Jul 19, 2010
Francis Ford Coppola’s famed resort Blancaneaux Lodge in San Ignacio, Belize has been named “Best Resort in Central + South America” in Travel + Leisure’s 15th Annual World’s Best Awards readers’ poll, with Turtle Inn in Placencia, Belize receiving the seventh place accolade on the list of Top 10 Resorts in Central + South America.
Explore Monkey River by boat observing howler monkeys, tropical birds, iguanas, crocodiles and many other species of wildlife. Your experienced guide will take you through mangrove estuaries at the edge of the lagoon, which is home of the manatee.