Turneffe Flats

Located on the largest and most diverse coral atoll in the Caribbean, and long recognized as one of the country's premier saltwater fly fishing, scuba diving, and marine eco-tourism destinations in the country, this property specializes in superior service for a limited number of guests.

Visitors hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive lodge, which offers an excellent variety of outdoor possibilities. Regardless of what you're searching for, whether it's action on land or on the water, this beachfront location has got it all.

Located in Turneffe Cays, Turneffe Flats, an all-inclusive property, offers a warm welcome to vacationers who are interested in basing their vacation in this part of Belize. If you're curious, the center of Belize City is 25 miles (40 and a half kilometers) to the west.


Awaken in your air-conditioned beachfront cabana to an incredible tropical seascape of white sand beach, expansive bonefish flats, lush mangroves and the surf breaking over the reef for miles in either direction. Watch a spectacular sunrise from your veranda and when night falls, the stars look close enough to touch.

They have eight Beach Front Cabanas and two Three-Bedroom Villas, which can accommodate 28 guests per week. All accommodations are clean, comfortable, and provide high end accents with relaxing tones and a design as to not take away from the natural beauty of the surroundings. All rooms are air conditioned and have queen beds, private bathrooms, and verandas.

Turneffe Flats is a very small property featuring a grand total of 10 units. Because it is a snug and simple location, it's a nice choice for guests who like a less commercialized atmosphere. In terms of quality, we've rated this lodge a rating of 3 stars.

A list of the in-room conveniences available at Turneffe Flats is provided below.

  • Toilet
  • Desk in Room
  • Private Bath
  • Sitting Area
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • Internet Access Port
  • Queen Bed

Contact the lodge for more info regarding any specific amenity, as they vary per room.

Activities and Amenities

The property includes an infinity pool, beach bar, a conference center, and internet, providing all of the amenities of lodges on the mainland while being based 30 miles away by sea. Also on property is a gift shop, fly shop, and dive center as well as all necessary rental equipment for fly fishing, spin fishing, snorkeling, and or diving.

They can arrange Mayan Ruin Tours, Cave Tubing, Zip Lining, and other adventures, but they do not provide those tours as part of any package and they are not accessible for a day tour from Turneffe.

Their dive package include three dives per day with one night dive as well as a trip to the Blue Hole. They specialize in personal service with intimate dive group sizes. Their fishing package includes seven nights and six days of fully guided flats fishing from their Dolphin Super Skiffs. The guides are all local and have been working for the lodge as guides on average over 10 years.

Their Eco-Tour or Atoll Adventure program is truly a gem with nothing else like it being offered throughout Belize and on the Turneffe Atoll. It is truly an educations and tangible experience that keeps guests, families, couples, and others coming back for more.

The list below gives a preview of other general amenties at this location:

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

If you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect, it's always best to call with questions just in case availability varies. Visit this page to go to a comprehensive description about the activities and recreation opportunities that Turneffe Flats has to offer.


In order to promote unity, all meals are served family-style at Tuneffe. You'll enjoy plates of Belizean and International fare that center around fresh seafood, home baked breads, and local produce. If you'll be out exploring during lunch you can ask the kitchen staff to prepare you a bagged lunch, and if you have dietary needs let the staff know so that they can accommodate you.

Outside of what is available on-site, travelers looking to find extra culinary diversity might also want to consider the region's other local mealtime choices. It's never a bad idea to find out if there are suitable options in the area, though Turneffe Flats does have dining of its own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Guest services at this property, including the one listed below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Belize.

  • Tour Desk

This lodging also has a helpful set of business amenities, great for those who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Desk in Room


Guests will find a good selection of attractions close to Turneffe Flats. One of the closest attractions is Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One of the closest areas of interest to the lodge is Belize City. To get even more out of your stay, take a side trip to a noteable nearby town to check out just what else Belize has to offer.

For more about what you'll find near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Turneffe Cays, Belize

Phone: (501) 232-9022

Secondary Phone: (888) 512-8812

Website: http://www.tflats.com/


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