Cayo Espanto Resort

Cayo Espanto Resort

Cayo Espanto is a private resort off the coast of Belize, fostering luxury and extravagance. Guests can overlook crystal clear waters from their personal villa paradise. The resort's private island is just 7 minutes west of San Pedro, offering only the best of the best. In fact, Fodors ranked it as one of the best hotels in the world for its "over-the-top luxury and service."

Those looking to keep active won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive resort, which has a wide variety of outdoor activities. You can engage in fishing, kayaking, and personal watercraft at this beach-side location, among a number of other other options.

Positioned toward the northeastern outskirts of Belize, south west of Ambergris Caye, Cayo Espanto Resort, an all-inclusive complex, offers a warm welcome to travelers who are interested in basing their vacation in this section of Central America. It's 2.0 miles west of the center of San Pedro.


Casa Olita, considered one of the most luxurious villas on the property, is great for honeymooners and lovers as it is secluded. This one-bedroom, 1500 sq ft villa hosts a gorgeous view of the sunset, and infinity plunge pool, a private dock, and beach access

Casa Manana is an ocean front villa equipped with a private dock and beach access, personal infinity plunge pool, and refreshing alfresco showers. This 1500 sq ft villa features panoramic Caribbean views, mosquito netting, granite counter tops, and exotic hardwood cabinets.

Casa Aurora is 2100 sq ft and can accommodate up to 4 guests. The living room is at it's center, featuring a butler's pantry which opens up to a 2-level deck and pool area. This means that your living room can convert into an outdoor poolside area whenever you wish. This option features the largest plunge pool on the island.

Casa Estrella is a beautiful two-story, two-bedroom villa featuring a gorgeous ocean-front view. With two private docks and the ability to have a 360 view of the surrounding sea from the inside of the villa's first floor, the 2600 sq ft unit is the largest of the resort. Also featured are a personal plunge pool, alfresco showers, and the ability to request two twin beds for the downstairs bedroom.

Casa Brisa is a 1200 sq ft private villa featuring a wrap-around deck and exclusive access dock. Additional amenities include a private infinity plunge pool, a choice of one king bed or two twin-sized beds, cabbage bark ceilings, mosquito netting and alfresco showers.

Casa Solana is found on the western tip of the island. This 1500 sq ft bungalow's expansive veranda, separate dining area and private infinity plunge pool creates a unique sphere of relaxation.

Casa Ventanas offers guests 1100 sq ft of over-the-water accommodations with custom-crafted furnishings and amenities. The intimate one bedroom villa features a new glass floor section that provides guests with an exclusive glimpse of the Caribbean Sea and local marine life.

Cayo Espanto has a grand total of 7 rooms, so we classify it as a very small property. Guests who know that fancy, commercial resorts aren't their style will be delighted by the intimate atmosphere at these accommodations.

This resort has been awarded a rating of four and a half stars from Caribya! based upon features, style, and ambience. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

An overview of the in-room conveniences available at Cayo Espanto Resort is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Toilet
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Sitting Area
  • Shower
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Air Conditioned
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone

Contact the resort for more info regarding their amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides these room amenities, this resort also has some other amenities.

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

Since the specifics tend to change, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. Visit this page to see our complete description about the specific 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.

In addition to the on-location dining options, guests hoping for more culinary diversity may also be interested in some of the region's other local mealtime choices. Guests here will encounter a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It's a smart idea to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Cayo Espanto offers some tasty choices of its own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones below -- are offered to help you keep your entire time in Belize easy and enjoyable.

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Housekeeping


Guests will encounter a good selection of attractions in the vicinity of Cayo Espanto. The nearest include Boca Del Rio Park and Ambergris Museum. Considering this resort is located on South Beach, it is an ideal place for guests who just can't get enough sand and surf. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Not-So-Secret Beach.

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

For our in-depth discussion on what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Near Ambergris Caye, Belize

General: (910) 323-8355



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