Mystic River Resort

Mile 6 Cristo Rey Road, Cayo

$US 139 per day

Starting Based on 2-3 people

  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside
  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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Mystic River Resort is located seven miles from San Ignacio and Santa Elena and overlooks the Macal River. It is one of the best places to do absolutely everything or absolutely nothing. The service is bar none and very accommodating for families. The crew at Mystic River does everything possible to make your children feel welcome. From the private tour the first evening with Tom to the special meals and great child-friendly guides, families feel spoiled the whole time! The location is convenient for area sightseeing via rental car or a private driver for the day.

Favorite Features

  • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
  • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
  • Family-friendly public areas
  • Fantastic atmosphere and views
  • Value-oriented pricing
  • Exceptional service
  • Child-friendly guides
  • Variety of onsite sports and activities

Families Should Know

  • Recommended for kids ages 10 and up
  • Families with 5 or more people need 2 suites
  • Unfenced and unheated swimming pool is only 2 feet deep
  • No kids’ specific pool
  • No air-conditioning
  • Babysitting starts at $US 5+ per hour
  • Free WIFI public areas

Ciao Bambino Recommends For Ages:

  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens

More To Know & Do

Sports + Activities

  • swimming
  • hiking
  • horseback riding
  • zip-line
  • ATV
  • cave exploring
  • canoeing
  • yoga

Local Excursions

  • Barton Creek Caves
  • Cahal Peche
  • Caracol
  • Market at San Ignacio
  • Tikal
  • Iguana Tour
  • Hummingbird/Butterfly Tour
  • Actun Tunichil Muknal


  • suites
  • ceiling fan
  • hair dryer
  • fireplace
  • private patio
  • daily housekeeping
  • WIFI some public areas
  • onsite restaurant/palapa bar
  • swimming pool
  • children’s playground
  • spa services available
  • canoes/tubes/boogie boards available
  • guided tours
  • babysitting on request
  • private parking