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.

Active guests will be kept plenty busy at this all-inclusive destination, which provides a diverse selection of recreational possibilities. Whether you're seeking activities in the ocean or on land, you'll find it all at this beach-side location.

Located in Turneffe Cays, Turneffe Flats, an all-inclusive property, welcomes travelers who are thinking about lodging in this part of Belize. It's 25.1 miles east of the center of Belize City.


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 has a grand total of 10 units, which explains why we classify it as a very small property. Guests who shy away from large crowds will like the uncrowded atmosphere of this property. This lodge has earned a 3 star rating, based on several factors, including activity and quality ratings, and more.

A partial list of the in-room conveniences that you'll find at Turneffe Flats is provided below.

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

Contact the property if you need a specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

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.

Feel free to bring younger travelers to Turneffe Flats, as long as they are comfortable in the water. The "Atoll Adventure" program is perfect for families, offering daily guided snorkeling at the best sites, wildlife sightseeing, and eco-tours around Turneffe Atoll. Click here to learn more.

The following list identifies some other amenities on-site:

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

However, since these details tend to change, it's always best to call with questions if you have your heart set on a particular activity. To learn more info about the recreation and activities that Turneffe Flats has to offer, click here.


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.

In addition to what's available on-location, those hoping to find extra culinary variety can also check out the region's other local dining establishments. It's a good idea to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Turneffe Flats offers dining on-site. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Services at this property, including the one below, will help you take full advantage of the lodging and the surrounding area.

  • Tour Desk

Another plus is this property also has a healthy list of business amenities, perfect for people who might be conducting business during their stays.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Desk in Room


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

One of the closest areas to the lodge is Belize City. To ensure you see as much of the region as possible, have yourself a side trip to a noteable nearby town to gain some perspective on the country.

If you'd like to learn more about what else is 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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