Located in San Ignacio, within a 8-minute walk of Cahal Pech and 11 miles of El Pilar, Yellow Belly Backpackers has accommodations with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. The property provides a shared kitchen, a tour desk and luggage storage for guests.

All rooms at the hostel come with a shared bathroom and bed linen.

Barton Creek Cave is 16 miles from Yellow Belly Backpackers, while Actun Tunichil Muknal is 17 miles from the property. The nearest airport is San Ignacio Town Airstrip, 5.6 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Yellow Belly Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 15, 2021

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • How much is the tour to atm cave? And transportation to caye culker?
    We are happy to help arrange all of your tours and transportation! As prices can vary depending on season and/or group size, please reach out directly..
    Answered on 9 October 2021
  • Hi are you gold standard rated?
    Hi, yes we are gold standard.
    Answered on 31 July 2021
  • Do you offer atm cave tour? Can I book tours with you when I arrive?
    We can help you book all of your tours upon arrival, including tours to the ATM Cave!
    Answered on 8 October 2021
  • Hi, is there a safe place where I can put my backpack while I’m out that I can lock?
    hi, the rooms have lockers where you can store your personal belongings.
    Answered on 12 September 2022
  • Do you have the gold standard certification ?
    Yes, we are a Gold Standard Certified accommodation!
    Answered on 1 March 2022
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Amenities of Yellow Belly Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Airport shuttle
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Air conditioning
      Additional charge
    • Smoke-free property
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Yellow Belly Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Cash Yellow Belly Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    Please inform Yellow Belly Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Yellow Belly Backpackers

    • Yellow Belly Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cooking class

    • The prices at Yellow Belly Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yellow Belly Backpackers is 2,600 feet from the center of San Ignacio.

    • Check-in at Yellow Belly Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.