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coffee with conservationists

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Coffee with Conservationists was born out of The Belize Collection’s desire to make meaningful impact in areas of environmental sustainability. We wanted to go beyond our environmentally friendly practices already taking place at our resorts. It began as a simply by brainstorming resort based Earth Day ideas and panned out into a year-long project involving eight conservation organizations. Our team felt strongly about using the platform we’ve steadily built with our brand to give an audience to crucial blue and green conservation work taking place in Belize. We wanted to have important conversations about the daily work that takes place behind the scenes to keep Belize a beloved little country and top tourist destination. We saw a gap we could fill.

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Panthera belize

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Emma Sanchez

Country Coordinator
PANTHERA BELIZE

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Emma Sanchez

Country Coordinator
PANTHERA BELIZE

Belize is known for being home to the world’s only jaguar preserve located in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. This famous preserve was established by Panthera, a conservation group dedicated to researching big cats in Belize. Since 2008, Panthera has been using data gathered by their camera traps to help establish protected areas for jaguars. The organization has also been instrumental in human-jaguar conflict programs and assisting the Belize government with establishing programs that protect both farmers and jaguars. To learn more about the iconic big cat that Belize is home to, The Belize Collection sat down with Country Coordinator Emma Sanchez.

Episode 8 coming this December

episodes featuring:

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sharon young

Country Director
BLUE VENTURES

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Jamal Galves

Belize Program Coordinator
CLEARWATER MARINE INSTITUTE

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jamal andrewin-bohn

Conservation program manager
THE BELIZE ZOO & TROPICAL EDUCATION CENTER

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Nikki Buxton

Executive Director & Rehab Manager
BELIZE BIRD RESCUE

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Janelle Chanona

Vice President
OCEANA BELIZE

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Dr. Marisa Tellez

Founder/Executive Director
CROCODILE RESEARCH COALITION

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Kirah Forman-Castillo

Belize National Coordinator
MARALLIANCE

Beach Lobster Fest Food Court

grill

Mango Chipotle Lobster Tail
US 35 | BZ 70

Served with Cajun Pasta Salad

Lime Zest & Citrus Butter Lobster Tail
US 35 | BZ 70

Served with Cajun Pasta Salad

Habanero Mustard Lobster Tail
US 35 | BZ 70

Served with Cajun Pasta Salad

Classic Garlic Butter Lobster Tail
US 35 | BZ 70

Served with Cajun Pasta Salad

Pupusa Bar

Lobster & Cheese Pupusas
US 10 | BZ 20

Pupusas are served with cabbage curtido & tomato sauce.

Lobster & Chicharron Pupusas
US 10 | BZ 20

Pupusas are served with cabbage curtido & tomato sauce.

Habanero & Lobster Pupusas
US 10 | BZ 20

Pupusas are served with cabbage curtido & tomato sauce.

Don Tonito's Pizza

Garlic Lobster Pizza 6"
US 14 | BZ 28
Lobster & Cheese Pizza 6"
US 14.5 | BZ 29
Mushroom & Lobster Pizza 6"
US 16 | BZ 32
Classic Pepperoni Pizza 6"
US 12 | BZ 24
Arugula Pizza 6"
US 13 | BZ 26

Ceviche Bar

Lobster & Mango Ceviche
US 10 | BZ 20

Served with Cassava Chips

Lobster & Jicama Ceviche
US 10 | BZ 20

Served with Cassava Chips

Lobster & Shrimp Ceviche
US 12 | BZ 24

Served with Cassava Chips

Shrimp Ceviche
US 9 | BZ 18

Served with Cassava Chips

butterflies spa

massage

signature massage

$100

Swedish style strokes, hot towels, and gentle stretching to relax the whole body. Light to firm pressure for your comfort. 90 minutes

beach palapa massage

$85

Plan ahead for this experience beside the caribbean sea with the waves gently lapping beside you. 1 hour

deep tisssue / bamboo massage

$125

Focus on one or two areas of the body to relieve stress tension and pain by using various Neuromuscular techniques or incorporate our Bamboo massage techniques to relax hard-to-relax tension areas. 1 hour 15 minutes

hot stone massage

$125

Almost spiritual experience! Smooth heated stones to soothe sore muscles and relieve tension. 1 hour 15 minutes

romantic duet massage

$225

The honeymoon is never over! One hour massages side by side then a half hour fragrant soak in our Jacuzzi tub with an exotic cocktail, or smoothie. 1 hour 30 minutes

indian head massage

$60

Try an ancient, 4,000 year old, Ayurvedic head massage for relieving tension in the head, neck and shoulders. 30 minutes

luxurious vichy massage

$95

Try something different. combine hydrotherapy with a full body massage as seven shower heads spray a gentle stream of warm water along your shoulders, back and legs. 60 minutes

jetlag defrag

$50

Forget your travel stresses and get on to “Belizean Time” with a deluxe head, neck and shoulder pressure point massage. 30 minutes

hot stone foot massage

$45

Perfect after a day of hiking and exploring Mayan sites. Ease your feet and lower legs with a hot stone massage with fragrant body butter. 30 minutes

chair massage

$35

Stay fully clothed with our 20 minute Chair Massage. Choose a beach or in-spa location. Includes your choice of freshly squeezed juice or smoothie. 20 minutes

in room massage

$90

Check with your front desk to see if in-room massage by Butterflies therapists is available at your location. 60 minutes

facials

butterflies signature facial

$85

This facial covers it all! skin analysis and extractions followed by skin renewal. Then a tension releasing massage of shoulders and hands 45-60 minutes depending upon skin type.

cucumber soothing facial

$70

Great for overly sun-kissed skin, this soothing facial removes the sting and reduces redness and sensitivity. Re-moisturizes and refreshes. 30 minutes

anti aging facial

$90

This facial offers the finest anti-aging ingredients: Alpha Lipalic, DMAE, and Vitamin E & C to restore the skin. 45 – 60 minutes

wraps and polishes

zen Garden body polish

$85

Your choice of 4 different exotic body polishes applied gently by hand and removed with hot towels followed with a mini massage with body butter. 1 hour

pineapple coconut sugar scrub

$95

Our own recipe of Belizean grown fruits applied to your skin to reveal a softer, smoother you. 1 hour

warm honey butter body wrap

$90

A relaxing body wrap followed by a light massage with body butter that leaves your skin feeling smooth and refreshed. 1 hour

chocolate massage & wrap

$140

The ultimate in luxury. warm, locally grown chocolate and cacao butter is massaged into your body, and you are then cocooned in a sensuous warm, chocolate, body wrap! leaves skin silky soft, Leave with a bar of delicious Belizean chocolate! 90 minutes

hydrotherapy

aromatherapy bath

$40

Enjoy the benefits, espoused since early Greek and Roman times of a tranquil bathe scented with soothing and moisturizing bath beads. Perfect before or after any service. Including a glass of wine or smoothie. 30 minutes

waxing

Ask our front desk for our list of waxing services provided at Butterflies Spa, and feel confident with our expert therapists.

specially for men

gentleman's facial

$70

Deep cleaning restores moisture levels to the skin. A relaxing facial that revitalizes. 45 minutes

nail care for all

Butterflies Signature Manicure

$45

45 minutes

Classic Manicure

$30

30 minutes

Polish change

$15

French Manicure add $10, Nail art $1 per digit

Butterflies Signature pedicure

$45

45 minutes

classic pedicure

$35

30 minutes

Hand or Foot Paraffin

$15

hair care

Butterflies Spa is pleased to offer hair conditioning, styling, braiding and special-event updos.

spa days

day of beauty

$260

Includes Signature Massage, Signature Facial, classic manicure, classic pedicure, hair wash and blow dry style.

new you

$285

Includes choice of Body Wrap or Scrub, Signature Facial, Classic Manicure, Classic Pedicure, eyebrow wax, hair wash and blow dry style, and makeup application.

ultimate spa day

$369

Includes Signature Massage, choice of Body Wrap or Scrub, Signature Facial, Signature Manicure, Signature Pedicure, hair wash and blow dry style.

design your own spa day

With the help of our friendly therapists

weddings

bridal bliss

$225

De-stress with the pampering experience of a Signature massage, 30 minute aroma bath, Signature Facial, classic manicure and pedicure. 4 hours

bridal hair and makeup

$75+

Elegant updo with bridal flowers, light makeup, 

for the groom

$180

A Gentleman’s Facial, Signature massage, manicure and pedicure…”to get you to the dock on time”. 3 hours

bridal party

$155

Half hour massage, mini refreshing facial, classic manicure and classic pedicure. 2 hours / price per person

For last minute bookings contact the front desk at The Lodge at Jaguar Reef

Prices are in USD. Prices do not include GST or gratuities.

Meeting / Event Quotation Request Form

full moon sound bath activation contact form

Dinner

SOUP

CASSAVA FISH SOUP
US 15 | BZ 30

Cassava consomme garnished with basil oil, crispy fish slices, and a side of garlic herb baguette.

SHRIMP AND CHORIZO SOUP
US 19 | BZ 38

Grilled prawns in roasted tomato and local chorizo soup with a side of garlic baguettes.

SALAD

BASIL PESTO PANEER AND CHERRY TOMATO SALAD
US 17 | BZ 34

Grilled basil pesto paneer cheese topped with mirin infused dried cherry tomatoes and creamy tomato vinaigrette.

MORCILLA SAUSAGE, ARUGULA, PARMESAN AND TOMATO SALAD
US 13 | BZ 26

Fresh baby arugula, infused cherry tomato, crumbles of morcilla sausage, shaved Parmesan, with a creamy tomato vinaigrette.

ZUCCHINI, WATERMELON, PANEER AND SHALLOTS GRILLED SALAD
US 12 | BZ 24

Peeled zucchini, dehydrated watermelon, grilled paneer cheese and shallots, drizzled with African bee honey balsamic vinaigrette.

APPETIZER

OCTOPUS IN TIGER'S MILK
US 16 | BZ 32

Sous vide octopus and pickled celery, onions, and tomatoes over a citrus tiger’s milk served with crispy cassava chips.

BACON CRUSTED MOZZARELLA STICKS
US 17 | BZ 34

Bacon crusted cheese sticks served with our house pepper jelly, pickled heart of broccoli, garnished with black lime powder.

SURF AND TURF WONTONS
US 18 | BZ 36

Fish tartare filled wontons layered with beef tartare and chili sauce.

WATERMELON AND BLUE CHEESE STICKS
US 13 | BZ 26

Watermelon sticks over a bed of creamy lime vinaigrette with blue cheese crumble, toasted peanuts, and mint leaves.

ENTREE

CREAM OF YUCA SHRIMP PASTA
US 30 | BZ 60

Grilled shrimp with pasta tossed in cream of yucca.

TOMATO, SAUSAGE AND SHRIMP PASTA
US 25 | BZ 50

Linguine tossed in our house marinara sauce made from smoked tomatoes topped with seared shrimp and sausage.

GINGER CURRY CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS
US 18 | BZ 36

Fried drumsticks seasoned in ginger and curry with a creamy turmeric mushroom sauce. Served with a side of cinnamon and allspice white rice and grilled cumin carrots.

CITRUS HERB FISH FILLET
US 26 | BZ 52

Citrus herb marinade fish fillet served with creamy longaniza rice and cream of spinach.

KOREAN BBQ PORK CHOPS
US 25 | BZ 50

Grilled 1-inch pork chop with potato pavé and a sesame oil sauteed arugula.

CRABOO MUSTARD BEEF TENDERLOIN
US 38 | BZ 76

Mustard marinated beef tenderloin with craboo demi-glace drizzled on top. Served with grilled black garlic cauliflower steak and potato pavé.

Desserts

COCOA NIB-MINT ICE CREAM
US 7 | BZ 14
TOASTED COCONUT & CARAMEL ICE CREAM
US 7 | BZ 14
COCONUT- CASSAVA CHEESECAKE
US 9 | BZ 18
BROWN SUGAR CARAMELIZED CASSAVA BATONS
US 9 | BZ 18

With vanilla ice cream

SEASONAL TROPICAL FRUIT FLAMBE
US 9 | BZ 18

With warm cinnamon-sugar dusted fried jacks

KIDS

GRILLED MENNONITE CHEESE SANDWICH
US 7 | BZ 14

Homemade white bread, sliced and spread with orange cheddar cheese then grilled. served with crispy potato fries. 

CHICKEN QUESADILLA
US 8 | BZ 16

Handmade flour tortilla spread with refried beans, Mennonite cheese, and shredded chicken. Grilled and accompanied with fresh salsa and cream

RED KIDNEY & CHEESE NACHOS
US 5 | BZ 10

Crispy corn tortilla shells, refried brans, shaved Dutch cheese and fresh salsa

BEEF & CHEESE BURGER
US 10 | BZ 20

Grilled beef patties, melted cheese, slices of tomatoes, and lettuce on burger bun. Served with potato fries.

PASTA AL BURRO / TOMATO SAUCE
US 6 | BZ 12

Linguimi tossed in melted butter and shaved parmesan cheese

CHICKEN FINGERS
US 7 | BZ 14

Golden fried chicken cuts accompanied with potato fries.

All prices are inclusive of 12.5% GST and subject to 10% Resort Fee.

Lunch

SOUP

GARIFUNA SERE
US 12 | BZ 24

Our signature crema de yucca soup topped with golden fried cuts of fish fillet
and sweet potato crisps.

PULLED PORK CHILI BEANS
US 13 | BZ 26

Smoked pulled pork slow-simmered in pinto beans, crowned with local crema fresca and served with toasted crostini.

SALAD

CITRUS & SPINACH
US 13 | BZ 26

Dehydrated orange segments over baby spinach, farm vegetables sprinkled with crumbled ricotta
cheese and toasted peanuts, drizzled with our citrus house dressing.

BALSAMIC, TOMATOES & MOZZARELLA
US 17 | BZ 34

Organic baby tomatoes & homemade Country Barn mozzarella tossed with
honey balsamic dressing and fresh arugula.

CORN MASA

TOSTADA DE COCHINITA PIBIL
US 10 | BZ 20

Slow-cooked Mayan-spiced pork leg, shredded and simmered in red annatto on crispy corn tortilla shells topped with refried black
beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, and “Dutch” cheese.

TAQUITOS DE PEZ
US 14 | BZ 28

Warm handmade corn tortillas topped with yellow corn chipotle aioli,
our signature smoked fish hash and house pico de gallo.

SANDWICH

THE CHORIPAN
US 13 | BZ 26

Homemade Creole sandwich bun with grilled habanero-infused pork sausage brushed with house chimichurri and topped with a cilantro onion salsa.

BURGER DE PEZ
US 18 | BZ 36

Pan fried fresh fish fillet on a homemade bun, topped with plantain-honey mustard-cabbage slaw, yellow corn chipotle aioli, served with hand cut
potato fries.

JAGUAR BURGER
US 19 | BZ 38

Toasted homemade burger bun with grilled ground steak patty, melted cheddar cheese, crispy pork belly, and a honey-plantain mustard-cabbage slaw served with hand cut potato fries.

ENTREE

SUNDAY DINNA
US 13 | BZ 26

Belizean stewed chicken cuts served with traditional coconut milk-infused rice and beans, fried ripe plantains, Belizean style potato salad, and our homemade pickled onion curtido.

POLLO a la PARILLA
US 14 | BZ 28

Spiced and grilled chicken quarter served with handmade corn tortillas, red kidney
refried beans served with habanero tomato salsa and charred leeks.