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 won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive destination, as they'll have convenient access to an excellent variety of outdoor possibilities. Regardless of what you've come in search of, whether it's fun on land or on the water, you'll find it all at this beach-side location. If you are planning a sizable get-together, or are coming with a group, this group-friendly accommodation may be the perfect spot.

Located in Turneffe Cays, Turneffe Island Resort, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes travelers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this area of Belize. From this accommodation, the center of Belize City is to the northwest.


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 is a relatively small property featuring 20 total rooms. Travelers who prefer a quiet setting over distracting details will appreciate the uncrowded atmosphere of this compact property. This villa complex has been given a rating of three and a half stars, when considering its on-site features and overall experience.

A list of the in-room features and amenities available at Turneffe Island Resort include:

  • King Bed

If you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, 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.

To view general amenities at the location, check out the following list:

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

Just in case, it's always best to call with questions if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. To read our in-depth article about the specific activities and recreation opportunities that Turneffe Island Resort offers, 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 on-site dining options, visitors looking to find more culinary variety should also look into the region's other local dining establishments. It's a smart idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Turneffe Island Resort offers dining of its own. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Turneffe Island Resort provides guest services, including the ones that are listed below, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your vacation.

  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Airport Shuttle

There's also a couple of business amenities, so it's a safe bet for any stay, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • Group Friendly


You will notice a fair number of attractions situated near Turneffe Island Resort. One of the closest is Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve.

The villa complex is situated near Belize City, an interesting destination for sightseers to stop over.

If you're still curious about what's in the area of 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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