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 never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive lodge, which boasts a wide array of outdoor opportunities. Whether you're looking for activities on land or in the ocean, you'll be able to find it all at this oceanfront destination.

Located in Turneffe Cays, Turneffe Flats, an all-inclusive property, welcomes vacationers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this area of Belize. It is 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 total of just 10 units, so it's no mystery that we classify it as a very small property. Travelers who know that fancy, commercial resorts aren't their style will like the intimate feeling of these accommodations. For its overall merit, we've awarded this lodge a rating of 3 stars.

A check list of the in-room features and amenities that you'll find at Turneffe Flats include:

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

Be sure to contact the property to request or confirm their amenities, 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.

To view general activities and amenities available to guests, check the list below:

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

To be sure everything you're expecting is available, it's always best to call with questions because these details are often in flux. To see our complete description about the recreational opportunities 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 on-location dining, vacationers hoping to find further culinary diversity might also want to consider some of the region's other local mealtime selections. It might save you time to learn which choices are available nearby, though Turneffe Flats does have some tempting choices of their own. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

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

This lodging option also has a helpful set of business amenities, so it's considered ideal for those who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting rooms
  • Desk in Room


You'll encounter a fair number of attractions in the vicinity of Turneffe Flats. One of the closest attractions is Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One closeby area of interest from the lodge is Belize City. For a fun way to fill your day, take a day to travel to a town within driving distance to check out just what else Belize has to offer.

For more about what's near Turneffe Flats, 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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