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Rio On Pools

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“mountain pine”(4 reviews)
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Augustine, Belize
+501 621-0312
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 November 2011

If you don't feel like swimming, at least stop for the view of the Rio On Bathing Pools. The Rio On tumbles down huge granite boulders, forming waterfalls and swimming pools at every level. For swimmers the adventures are endless. One is inclined toclamber over...More

3  Thank Marguerite B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Nice place to stop in and take a dip. There is a little informal spot for parking, a little wooden enclosure where you can change, and you can throw your stuff on one of the rocks while you swim. Definitely helpful after a day of...More

2  Thank mmHg
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All reviews cool off great swimming mountain pine sunny day big rock falls own vehicle natural pool friendly locals off road dry season two hours san ignacio rocks caracol picnic cascade turnout
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Rio On Pools is gorgeous. Took us a bit of while to get there from the city, 3hrs in private vehicle. But the views was so worthy of the distance.

2  Thank Ann P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Great place to cool off, and so many different pools, even if there are some folks didn't feel too busy (although there were only small vehicles when we were there, no tours). Was a great stop to cool off after visiting Caracol.

2  Thank Aparna K
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We didn't have a car so we hired a cab driver from San Ignacio for 70BZD ($35 USD) roundtrip – it was so worth it! It’s about 1.25 hours to the waterfall (paved and dirt roads). The waterfall is located within Mountain Pine Reserve and...More

1  Thank hayleypl
Reviewed 14 April 2018

To go there is a bumpy ride and you need own vehicle or off road motorbike as me. The waterfall turn off is not well marked. You have to follow the sign Blanconeux Lodge and latter you will find the sign waterfall. When you get...More

1  Thank duhoz
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday so it was busy (esp since it's a little out of the way). That said, we had a blast. Lots of small pools and mini-waterfalls, very refreshing and lots of different areas to hang out and splash around in. My...More

Thank Mymillymolly
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We spent hours here sliding down the rapids and into the swimming pools! My kids (ages 8-11) found every rapid to slide and said it was better that the whitewater park near us at home!

Thank Mara R
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This place is absolutely stunning! it is beautiful, refreshing and we were so lucky to have this place ALL to ourselves - not another soul was there! There are a lot of pools to choose from to swim around in and get refreshed. The water...More

1  Thank dphazelwood
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a pretty view and the hike is not bad, even for seniors. Be aware the rest room leaves a bit to be desired. But then it is all part of the over all experience.

Thank KathyandJim2015
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It was a drive (and a half) to get there, the roads are bumpy, but the main problems was the lack of signposts - and this applies to all of belize- just makes you feel unsure. But was worth the drive. We were the only...More

Thank ManishaCamberley
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We stopped by for a lovely little swim after walking the Caracol Mayan Ruins site. Cold pools with cascades. Be careful riding them because of the submerged rocks. My banged up knee was worth it though.

Thank Staci S
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