Turneffe Island Resort

Turneffe Island Resort is the ultimate tropical getaway. Set on a secluded island that is privately owned by the hotel, guests enjoy the perks of a quiet property that is part upscale resort, part fishing lodge. It takes just over an hour to arrive on the island by boat, the perfect amount of time to make you feel worlds away from your troubles back home and "shipwrecked" in a pampering paradise.

Those hoping to stay active should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive destination, which has a wide range of recreational opportunities. Visitors will be able to enjoy fishing, kayaking, and personal watercraft at this oceanfront location, as well as a number of other options. If you are trying to plan a conference or if you're traveling as part of a group, this group-friendly accommodation makes the process a bit less troublesome.

Located in Turneffe Cays, 28.8 miles southeast of Belize City, Turneffe Island Resort, an all-inclusive property, offers a warm welcome to customers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this area of Belize. If you're wondering, the center of Dangriga is 26 miles (42 kilometers) to the south west.


Guests have the option of choosing between three different room styles at Turneffe Island Resort: Private Villas, Superior Guest Rooms, and Deluxe Guest Rooms. Common threads include hard wood finishes, air conditioning and ceiling fans, and a mini-bar or refrigerator upon request.

Deluxe Guest Rooms:

There are eight Deluxe Guest Rooms in the gardens, featuring wicker furniture, canopy beds (your choice of one king or two twin), and a cozy seating area. Views from the patio are of the Turneffe Atoll.

Superior Guest Rooms:

Four Superior Guest Rooms are set on the southeastern side of the island, and have vaulted ceilings, canopy beds, and views of the Caribbean Sea. Guests may choose to sleep on one king or two twin sized beds.

Private Villas:

The eight Private Villas have wrap around porches, canopy beds, views of the Caribbean Sea, and a spacious seating area. Guests have the option to choose a villa with one king sized bed or one queen.

Turneffe Island Resort has 22 villas, so we classify it as a moderately small property. Guests who shy away from large crowds will relish the personal touch at these accommodations. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've awarded this villa complex a three and a half star rating.

A listing of the guest room amenities awaiting visitors at Turneffe Island Resort is provided below.

  • King Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Twin Bed

If you are looking for a particular amenity, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

The on-site spa offers an array of therapeutic massage and beauty options, from the famed Swedish massage to body scrubs, facials, and mani/pedi combos. This service is an additional charge.

The list below displays other amenities on this property:

  • Sports Available
  • Kayaking
  • Gift Shop
  • Fishing
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

Because these details can sometimes change, it's a good idea to double check with the property if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. Visit this page to navigate to a comprehensive description about the recreation and activities that Turneffe Island Resort offers.


Three meals a day are included in the cost of your stay at Turnffe Island Resort, beginning with a breakfast buffet. Lunch and dinner are served family style, with an array of seafood, salad, and meat options. Hors d'oeuvres are served before dinner each night on the patio, and Friday night's meal is typically a traditional Belizean barbecue.

Breakfast is served at 7:30 a.m., lunch at 12:30 p.m., and dinner at 7:30 p.m.

In addition to the dining options on-site, travelers hoping to find further culinary diversity should also consider some of the other local dining establishments. It might save you time to know the area's restaurant options, even though Turneffe Island Resort has dining on-site. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones shown below -- can help ensure that you have a smooth, stress free vacation in Belize.

  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Airport Shuttle

This diverse lodging option also has a couple of business amenities, great for those who might be conducting business during their stays.

  • Group Friendly


Guests will find a good selection of attractions located within a short distance of Turneffe Island Resort. The nearest includes Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

The villa complex is located near Dangriga, a pleasant area for sightseers to explore.

For more info on what's located near Turneffe Island Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Turneffe Cays, Belize

Phone: (800) 874-0118

Secondary Phone: (713) 236-7743

Website: http://www.turnefferesort.com/


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