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.

Travelers hoping to keep active won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive villa complex, which offers a wide variety of recreational possibilities. Visitors will have the chance to try their skills at fishing, kayaking, and personal watercraft at this coastal location, among various other options. If you're organizing for some special occasion, or are traveling as a group, this helpful lodging makes organizing a bit less troublesome.

Located in Turneffe Cays, 28.8 miles southeast of Belize City, Turneffe Island Resort, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes customers who want to stay in this part 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 it's no mystery that we classify it as a moderately small property. Guests who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will be delighted by the uncrowded atmosphere of this property.

With respect to ambience, style, and overall experience, Caribya! has given this villa complex a three and a half star rating. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A list of the in-room amenities available at Turneffe Island Resort is provided below.

  • King Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Twin Bed

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, you can contact the villa complex by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

To view general amenities on the property, check out the list below:

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

However, don't hesitate to call with questions to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. To find out more information about the specific recreational opportunities available at Turneffe Island Resort, click here.


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, guests looking to find extra culinary diversity can also check out some of the area's other nearby dining selections. It's worth it to check out the nearby restaurant options, despite the fact that Turneffe Island Resort offers some dining of its own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Turneffe Island Resort offers guest services, including the ones in the list below, so you can rest a little easier during your vacation to Belize.

  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Airport Shuttle

The property also has a few business amenities, perfect for people who need to put in a few hours of work during their vacations.

  • Group Friendly


Guests will encounter a fair number of interesting sites and attractions situated near Turneffe Island Resort. The nearest includes Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

The villa complex is located near Dangriga, a beautiful location for vacationers to experience the diversity of Belize.

To see the full article about what else is 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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