Cayo Espanto Resort

Cayo Espanto Resort

Cavo Espantois offers guests the most upscale, luxurious, and private treatment of any hotel in Belize. The resort is located on a private island three hours outside of San Pedro, and offers only the best of the best. In fact, in 2014, Fodors ranked it as one of the best hotels in the world for its "over-the-top luxury and service."

Active travelers should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive resort, as they will enjoy convenient access to an impressive selection of outdoor possibilities. Guests can engage in fishing, kayaking, and parasailing at this beach-side destination, as well as a number of other options.

Positioned on the island of Ambergris Caye, Cayo Espanto Resort, an all-inclusive complex, offers a warm welcome to visitors who are thinking about staying on this beautiful island. It's 2.0 miles west of the center of San Pedro.


Each of the 7 luxurious villas on the private island resort of Cayo Espanto is like a home away from home.

Casa Olita has a private dock, personal splash pool, walled garden, beautiful wood paneling interior, and heavenly soft Yves De Lormes sheets on the king-size bed.

Casa Manana is an ocean front villa that comes with a private dock, personal plunge pool, king-size bed covered in Egyptian cotton sheets, and granite counter tops and exotic hardwood cabinets.

With a large family-size personal pool, exotic hardwood furniture, and two ocean front bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and deck, the Casa Aurora villa is perfect for families.

Casa Estrella is a beautiful two-story, two-bedroom villa. The upstairs bedroom has an open-air design and hardwood floor while downstairs guests can soak up 180 degree view of the Caribbean, with doors on three sides opening directly to the sea. This villa also has a personal plunge pool, an alfresco shower, and a choice of twin or king sized beds covered in luxurious Yves De Lorme sheets.

Casa Brisa provides wonderful seclusion. From the private plunge pool on the private veranda, guests can soak up beautiful views of the turquoise lagoon. Other features of this lovely villa include cabbage bark ceilings, mosquito netting, large Santa Rosa verandas and private dock.

Casa Solana is a brand new Belizean bungalow. This one bedroom ocean-front house has all amenities the discerning traveler would expect like custom-crafted furnishings, infinity-edge pool, a private veranda, wrap-around deck and private dock. Guests are always enchanted by all of the sea life swimming right past their villa.

Casa Ventanas is a unique one bedroom, over-the-water bungalow at the end of a dock that stretches over 150 feet off the island for the ultimate in privacy. Surrounded on all sides by the beautiful, turquoise Caribbean Sea, Casa Ventanas is a postcard perfect window into the exotic marine world of Belize. Guests are always amazed by all of the sea life swimming right past or under their bungalow.

Cayo Espanto is a very small property containing a total of just 12 units. Travelers who are trying to avoid big, commercial resorts will really enjoy the sheltered setting at this small accommodation. With respect to overall quality, we've rated this resort a four and a half star rating.

Below, you'll find a list of in-room amenities found at Cayo Espanto Resort.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Shower
  • Safe
  • Toilet
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Bathrobe
  • Sitting Area
  • Private Bath
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Queen Bed
  • Telephone

If a particular amenity is important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Besides in-room amenities, this resort also has several other amenities.

  • Live Entertainment
  • Yoga
  • Sailing
  • Parasailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

However, because these details are always in flux, it's suggested that you call the front desk to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. Visit this page to see our in-depth description about the recreation and activities offered at Cayo Espanto Resort.


Guests of the Cayo Espanto Resort will find succulent cuisine prepared by award-winning chefs using the freshest tropical ingredients. So it is breakfast in bed or a candle lit dinner on your private veranda, the personalized culinary creations are sure to titillate the taste buds.

Outside of the on-location dining options, guests looking for extra culinary variety may also want to think about some of the region's other local eateries. Those staying at Cayo Espanto Resort will find a few solid places to eat close-by. It's worth it to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Cayo Espanto does have some tempting choices of their own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Cayo Espanto Resort offers guest services, including those listed below, so you won't be entirely on your own during your time on property, and off.

  • Maid Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

There's also a couple of business amenities, so it's a safe bet for any stay, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • Conference Facilities


Guests will encounter a fair number of interesting sites and attractions situated near Cayo Espanto. Some of these attractions include Boca Del Rio Park and Ambergris Museum. Since this resort is right on Tortuga Beach, this property is the perfect spot for travelers who look forward to frequent trips to the water. Also nearby is Ambergris Caye Southeast, just a few miles from the property.

The resort is located in the vicinity of San Pedro, a fascinating area for sightseers to learn about and explore Belize.

For more about what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Nr Ambergris Caye, Ambergris Caye, Belize

General: (888) 666-4282



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