Portofino Resort

Portofino Resort

Portofino Resort is located six miles north of San Pedro on Ambergris Caye. The island is a peaceful one, and the resort is the same, so guests looking for relaxation and quiet will find it here. The resort's location near the second largest barrier reef in the world lends itself to being the perfect home base for water sports such as snorkeling and diving. Whatever you're reason for vacationing in Belize, you won't be disappointed with a stay at Portofino.

Active guests will never run out of things to do at Portofino Resort, as they will be able to enjoy an excellent variety of recreational options. Guests can engage in fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving at this oceanfront location, among a number of other other options.

Located on the island of Ambergris Caye, Portofino Resort offers a warm welcome to customers interested in staying on this beautiful island. The center of San Pedro is six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) to the south west.


There are various accommodations at Portofino Beach Resort. There are Beach Cabanas that have handcrafted thatched roods, views of the sea or pool and a tasteful rustic design. With king beds, a hammock and chairs and hardwood floors, these cabanas are perfect for a Caribbean vacation.

Beachfront Rooms are decorated with serene blues, hardwood floors and hardwood ceilings. There are only two Beachfront Rooms and they share a porch with a hammock and chairs. Treetop Suites have massive windows lining the walls so that guest have unobstructed views of the Caribbean sea. With high ceilings and a private porch, these suites are amazing.

Colonial Suites have partial Caribbean sea views and a large private balcony. Each suite has two queen beds. The VIP Suites are very private. Located on the sand, the inside of the suite has a custom made King Size Bamboo bed. The Honeymoon Suite is 800 square feet of romance. With large French windows and soaking tubs, relax here with your sweetheart.

There is also the Portofino Beach Front Mansion has four bedrooms and is two stories, sleeping up to ten people. There is a front porch to watch the sunrises and a back porch to watch the sunsets. Both floors have fully equipped kitchenettes, so you will never go hungry in this luxurious accommodation.

Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've rated this resort a three and a half star rating.

A partial list of the in-room amenities available at Portofino Resort include:

  • Room Service
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Air Conditioned
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Hairdryer

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, you can contact the resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

Guest can enjoy indoor and outdoor treatments through the spa, getting a massage on the beach or in your room if you would like. The massages offered are Swedish, deep tissue and seaweed. The scrubs on the menu are brown sugar and home and milk and oat. For facials, you can choose papaya cleansing or hydrating.

To see general amenities at the location, check out the list below:

  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Tubing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

If you're looking forward to something in particular, it's best to contact the lodging because these details can sometimes change. To find out more details about the kinds of recreational opportunities that Portofino Resort has to offer, click here.


The Green Parrot Bistro, an on-site restaurant, specializes in Euro-Caribbean fusion cuisine that makes use of the most fresh local ingredients available. Portofino Restaurant, another on-site restaurant offers dining in a tree house setting.

Besides what is available on-location, those hoping to find further culinary variety should also investigate some of the region's other local eateries. Visitors staying at Portofino Resort will discover a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It might save you time to learn which choices are available nearby, despite the fact that Portofino Resort offers some dining of its own, including Green Parrot Bistro. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help ensure that you stay relaxed while visiting Belize.

  • Concierge
  • Maid Service
  • Complimentary Local Shuttle
  • Tour Desk
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry

Also available are a couple of business amenities, which can make any trip more productive, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Computer


There are a fair number of attractions situated near Portofino Resort. Some of the closest are Boca Del Rio Park and Ambergris Museum. Since this resort is right on Debbie's Beach, it's a perfect fit for travelers who prefer to stay on the coast. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Bermuda Beach (just a few miles from the property).

One of the nearest notable areas to the resort is San Pedro. For a fun way to fill your day, escape for a day trip to a neighboring city to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

For our comprehensive article on what's in the area of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Ambergris Caye

Phone: (501) 226-5096

Secondary Phone: (501) 678-5096

Website: http://portofinobelize.com/


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