Chaa Creek located on the Macal River, in the Maya Mountains of western Belize. This is one of our favorite places to stay in Belize. Created by Lucy and Mick Fleming in 1981, Chaa Creek is one of Central America’s pioneering eco-resorts.
Chan Chich Lodge is located within the 30,000-acre Gallon Jug private reserve. The lodge is surrounded by Belize jungle-covered hills—the site of a 3,000-year-old Maya settlement. Led by resident guides, guests can explore the ancient plazas, partially-excavated temples, and a ritual ball court.
Victoria House is a boutique beachfront resort on the eastern shore of Ambergris Caye in Belize, a short drive by golf-cart south of San Pedro town. Situated just a few hundred yards from the famed Belize Barrier Reef, Victoria House is an intimate resort ideal for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or honeymoon.
Las Terrazas is a beachfront, boutique resort located on the eastern shore of Ambergris Caye. The heart of the resort is a 70’ swimming pool, surrounded by sun loungers and the O Restaurant.
Matachica is a boutique beachfront resort on the eastern shore of Ambergris Caye and is one of our favorite places to stay in Belize. Its restaurant, Mambo, is one of the island’s best. Matachica Resort & Spa is the only resort in Belize that provides an adults-only experience, consequently the minimum age is 17.
Sheltered by the Belize Barrier Reef, Gladden Private Island is an intimate sanctuary of palms, powdery sand, and starry nights.
This private beachfront villa (4,000 sq.ft.) features five bedrooms, an open-plan living room, dining room, and kitchen. The living room’s east side has floor-to-ceiling glass, with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea.
Blancaneaux Lodge is one of our favorites: a riverside lodge set within the Maya Mountains of western Belize. Francis Ford Coppola purchased the property in the 1980s as a private family retreat. Today, 20 guestrooms are now set among the flowers and palms of Blancaneaux’s riverside gardens.
Turtle Inn is Francis Ford Coppola’s beachfront resort on the Central Coast of Belize. Located just outside the town of Placencia, the perfect base for exploring the region’s white-sand cayes, atolls, and reef.
Cayo Espanto is located on its own private 4-acre island, 7-minutes by boat from San Pedro in Ambergris Caye. Choose from seven separate villas (one or two bedrooms) or reserve the entire island with exclusivity for up to eighteen guests.