Archeologists now believe that Belize was once the center of the Mayan world. Densely populated by a civilization advanced in art, architecture, mathematics and astronomy, for thousands of years the Maya dominated this area of the world. Despite the fact that the cities and temples were abandoned, the Maya civilization never disappeared. The people faded into the background to become one colorful threads in the tapestry of Belizeans that live here today. However, in recent years, the importance of the Maya and preservation of their culture is an area of focus gaining more and more support in recent years.
Hidden Valley Inn provides convenient access to the Mayan world. Discover past and present cultures by visiting ancient Mayan archaeological sites and modern day rural villages. Four of the main Mayan sites are accessible from Hidden Valley Inn. Other Mayan tours include several caves in the area, where artifacts including carvings, pottery and even ancient skeletals remains exist. Be sure to schedule enough time to enjoy all of the natural splendours that the Hidden Valley and the Cayo District has to offer.