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."

Those hoping to stay active should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive resort, as they will encounter an excellent variety of outdoor options. Guests will be able to enjoy fishing, kayaking, and parasailing at this oceanfront location, among a number of other other options.

Positioned on the southwestern coast of the island of Ambergris Caye, Cayo Espanto Resort, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes visitors who are thinking about basing their vacation on this beautiful island. The center of San Pedro is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the east.


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 has just 12 units. Hence, it's a nice choice for visitors who enjoy a unique and personalized atmosphere. This resort has received a rating of four and a half stars, for a number of reasons, including activity and quality ratings, and more.

Look below for the in-room amenities provided by Cayo Espanto Resort.

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

If you want a room with a certain amenity, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

Besides the available 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

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, it's best to check with the front desk since these details tend to change. To view an in-depth article about the recreational opportunities offered at Cayo Espanto Resort, click here.


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.

In addition to the on-location dining options, guests looking to find more culinary diversity might also consider some of the region's other nearby mealtime choices. Visitors staying at Cayo Espanto Resort will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It's a good idea to learn which choices are available nearby, despite the fact that Cayo Espanto offers some some tempting choices of their own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Remember to ask about the property's guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help ensure that you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting Belize.

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

This lodging option also has a small set of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Conference Facilities


Guests will encounter a fair number of attractions near Cayo Espanto. Some of the closest are Boca Del Rio Park and Ambergris Museum. Considering this resort is located directly on Tortuga Beach, it is an attractive setting for sun-bathers and watersports fanatics. Beyond the lodging, Ambergris Caye Southeast offers another area to explore.

The resort is located in the vicinity of San Pedro, a beautiful location for travelers to explore.

To learn more about what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Nr Ambergris Caye, Ambergris Caye

General: (888) 666-4282



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