Turneffe Island Resort

Turneffe Island Resort is the ultimate in tropical getaways. Set on an island 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 looking to keep active will be kept plenty busy at this all-inclusive destination, as they will be able to enjoy an excellent range of outdoor options. Whether you're looking for action on the water or on land, you'll find it all at this beach-side location. If you're hoping to plan for a special occasion, or if you're coming with a group, this group-friendly property may be exactly what you're looking for.

Situated in Turneffe Cays, Turneffe Island Resort, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes customers who are interested in staying in this section of Belize. It's southeast of the center of Belize City.


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, one queen, 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 and on full sized bed.

Turneffe Island Resort has a total of 20 rooms. Visitors who shy away from large crowds will especially enjoy the personal touch at these accommodations. This villa complex has received a rating of three and a half stars, considering its amenities, quality, and service.

A check list of the in-room conveniences available for visitors at Turneffe Island Resort include:

  • King Bed

If you have a certain requirement for your vacation, contact the front desk to verify availability.

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 following list gives a preview of some other amenities on-site:

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

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, it's best to check with the front desk because these details can sometimes change. Visit this page to read an in-depth article about the specific activities and recreation opportunities available at Turneffe Island Resort.


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 what is available on-location, vacationers looking to find extra culinary diversity should also think about the area's other nearby mealtime choices. It might save you time to know the area's restaurant options, even though Turneffe Island Resort offers some tempting choices of their own. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Turneffe Island Resort offers guest services, including the ones in the following list, helping you stay on track while enjoying your relaxing trip to Belize.

  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Airport Shuttle

This property also has a couple of business amenities, ideal for visitors who are traveling to this region on business.

  • Group Friendly


Guests will encounter a good selection of attractions within a short distance of Turneffe Island Resort. One of the attractions include Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the villa complex is Belize City. When you seek to broaden your horizons, escape for a day trip to some of the nearest towns and some important attractions along the way.

For our in-depth discussion on other destinations and attractions near the property, 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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