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.

Guests looking to stay active should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive destination, as they'll encounter an impressive range of outdoor activities. Visitors can get involved with fishing, kayaking, and personal watercraft at this coastal destination, in addition to various other options. If you are planning for a special occasion, or are traveling as a group, this hospitable lodging can make the organizing process a bit less of a hassle.

Located in Turneffe Cays, 28.8 miles southeast of Belize City, Turneffe Island Resort, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes travelers wanting to stay in this part of Belize. It's 26.0 miles northeast of the center of Dangriga.


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 a total of 22 rooms. Hence, it appeals to travelers who enjoy a less commercialized atmosphere. This villa complex has earned a three and a half star rating, for its amenities, value, and more.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Turneffe Island Resort is provided below.

  • King Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Twin Bed

If you have a certain requirement for your vacation, 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.

For this property's general amenities, check out the following list:

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

However, since these details tend to change, it's best to contact the lodging if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. Visit this page to view a comprehensive discussion about the recreational opportunities offered 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.

Besides the on-location dining options, vacationers looking to find more culinary diversity should also check out the region's other local mealtime selections. It's never a bad idea to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though Turneffe Island Resort does have some tasty choices of its own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Familiarizing yourself with this property's guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help ensure that you stay relaxed while visiting Belize.

  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Airport Shuttle

There's also a few business amenities, making it a well-equipped option for any visit, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Group Friendly


You will find a good selection of attractions in the vicinity of Turneffe Island Resort. The nearest includes Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

One closeby area of interest from the villa complex is Dangriga. If you want to see even more culture, food, and fun, take a day to travel to a couple nearby towns and perhaps some famous points of interest.

If you'd like to learn more about other destinations and attractions 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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