Blackbird Caye Resort

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Blackbird Caye Resort

Set on two miles of private beachfront, this award-winning resort that offers guests an eco-friendly vacation at an ideal setting in which to getaway. Surrounding the property is 4,000 acres of remote jungle and many world class dive sites, making it a great destination for those who can't get enough of the area's natural beauty.

Active travelers will have a blast at this all-inclusive resort, as they will enjoy access to a wide array of outdoor possibilities. Regardless of whether you're looking for excitement on the water or on land, this ocean-side location has got you covered.

Positioned in Turneffe Cays, Blackbird Caye Resort, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes guests interested in staying in this part of Belize. It's 28.3 miles east-southeast of the center of Belize City.


Blackbird Caye Resort

On the property at Blackbird, you'll find a collection of private cabanas set right on the ocean with all of the modern amenities that guests could hope for. These accommodations are split into five standard cabanas, five superior cabanas, three deluxe cabanas, one oceanfront suite, and one beach house.

Regardless of which room is rented, guests enjoy full private bathrooms, electricity, hot water, and air conditioning. There are a number of eco-friendly programs on-site, including rainwater collection and reverse osmosis systems. The Standard Cabanas are set on the beach and feature a private porch with hammock, ceiling fans and air conditioning and private bathrooms. Cabanas One and Two have two queen beds while Cabanas Three and Four have two double beds, and Cabana Five has one king bed.

The Superior Cabanas are also located on the beach and have a private porch with a hammock, air conditioning, private bathrooms with showers, a coffee pot, minifridge, and a sitting area. Cabanas Six and Seven have two queen beds, while Cabanas Eight, Nine, and 10 have king beds.

Deluxe Cabanas are again on the beach with private porches and hammocks. They also have a private bedroom with a king bed, ceiling fans and air conditioning, a full living room, a small dinette set with a miniature fridge and coffee pot, a large private bathroom with a shower, and an additional storage space.

The Triplex Cabana has three private rooms, air conditioning, a private bathroom in each room, and a shared porch with hammocks. Cabana 20 has one king bed and one single, and Cabanas 21 and 22 have two double beds. The Duplex Cabana is the same, but with two rooms instead of three, plus queen beds in each room.

The Oceanfront Suite is a one bedroom suite with a king bed, private bathroom, jacuzzi, air conditioning, patio and lounge chair area, plasma television and DVD player, coffee, tea, and mini bar, kitchen area and seating, microwave, refrigerator, and outdoor shower.

Finally, the Private Beach House has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and sleeps between five and eight people. Bedroom One is the master bedroom and has a king bed. Bedrooms Two through Four have queen beds. The house consists of a fully functional kitchen, a living room with Direct TV service, a stereo, DVD player, and internet service, and there is also a full front and back patio with lounge chairs and tables, two barbecue pits, and solar lights in the sand.

Blackbird Caye Resort is a really small option featuring a grand total of 15 units. Since it is a fairly intimate place, it's perfect for visitors who enjoy an uncrowded setting. For its overall merit, we've rated this resort a three and a half star rating.

A list of the in-room features and amenities offered by Blackbird Caye Resort include:

  • Coffee Maker
  • Private Bath
  • Toilet
  • Safe
  • Sitting Area
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator

If you are looking for a particular amenity, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Blackbird Caye Resort

The dramatic Turneffe Reef is just 100 feet from the resort, so guests interested in snorkeling and diving will not have very far at all to travel before reading some of the most spectacular underwater sites to be seen in the region. Bird watching and kayaking are two more activities offered by the staff at the Blackbird Caye Resort. They specialize in creating individual and group retreats while also encouraging guests to explore the natural grounds that surround the property.

The following list displays some other amenities on-site:

  • Sports Available
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Kayaking
  • Gift Shop
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Since the specifics tend to change, it's a good idea to double check with the property if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. Visit this page to see our in-depth article about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities that Blackbird Caye Resort has to offer.


The restaurant at Blackbird Caye faces the docks, offering a splendid views as diners sit under a palapa with the refreshing air ruffling through the room. Casual, light dining is available here through the day, then during the evening local cuisine is served.

Guests who are staying under the all-inclusive plan enjoy three full meals here. Breakfast is served buffet style from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m., lunch is from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., and dinner gives guests a choice of two entrees beginning at 7:00 p.m. There is no other local dining.

In addition to the on-location dining, travelers looking to find further culinary diversity might also be interested in the region's other local dining selections. It's a good idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, though Blackbird Caye Resort provides some tempting choices of their own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.


You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions located near Blackbird Caye Resort. One of the attractions include Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

Among the closest notable areas to the resort is Belize City. If your itinerary allows, have a little side trip to a couple nearby towns to gain some perspective on the country.

For more info on what's located near Blackbird Caye Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Turneffe Cays, Belize

Phone: (866) 909-7333



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