Xanadu Island Resort

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Hidden amongst the palm trees on a beach of sparkling Caribbean waters is Xanadu Island Resort. The resort is located just a short distance from San Pedro Town, where guests can enjoy something akin to city life, before returning to the quiet seclusion of Xanadu.

Xanadu Resort is a good option for guests hoping for some after dinner fun, since there is a pretty good range of late-night spots nearby.

Located near the heart of San Pedro, Xanadu Island Resort offers a warm welcome to vacationers wanting to stay in this town or a nearby area.


Xanadu Island Resort

Each of the 20 units at Xanadu are luxurious condominium suites featuring full kitchens and living and dining spaces.

Xanadu Resort has a total of 20 villas, which explains why we classify it as a moderately small property. Accordingly, it's a good choice for visitors who prefer a less commercialized setting. This villa complex has been awarded a rating of three and a half stars, when it comes to overall quality, style, and more.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Xanadu Island Resort

Xanadu Island Resort offers complimentary bicycles, kayaks, and paddle boards for guests to use. Xanadu works with a number of local tour operators and vendors who have proven themselves to be reliable and safety conscious. All tours and activities can be arranged at the Xanadu front desk or Activity center. Options include diving, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, jet skis, parasailing, hover board & fly board, hobie cats and more.

The pool at Xanadu is heated and has an unobstructed view of the beach and the ocean. It is open 24 hours a day and is salt chlorinated so there is no smell of chlorine.

Xanadu is on the beach 1 mile south of San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye, Belize. It is a 10 minute boat ride from the second largest barrier reef in the world. A day trip can take you out to dive the Blue Hole or on a mainland trip you can visit many of the different Mayan ruins or enjoy cave tubing and exploration, ziplining or visit the incredible Belize zoo.

Xanadu is a tranquil property surrounded by natural vegetation and right on the beach. The plants buffer the property from the noise of traffic. It is always peaceful – even when the resort is full, guests always feel like they are the only ones here. There is a small bar on the property where guests can get cocktails/mixed drinks. There are a number of bars and restaurants a short walking distance from Xanadu.

There is a shallow end to the heated pool which children love, a beach to play on, kayaks for the family to use free of charge, bicycles including ones for children and a child seat on some adult bikes. There is a tree top bird and nature walk with a wide variety of small creatures for all to enjoy, including a variety of lizards, crabs, birds, and iguanas. Click here to learn more.

The list below gives some other amenities:

  • Bicycling
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

Since the specifics tend to change, it's best to contact the lodging if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. To navigate to our complete article about the activities and recreation opportunities that Xanadu Island Resort has to offer, click here.


The amount of nearby restaurants is always something to consider when choosing a place to stay on Ambergris Caye. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Xanadu Island Resort offers a few guest services, including those listed below, so you can rest a little easier during your stress free stay in Belize.

  • Maid Service
  • Tour Desk


What's Near Xanadu Island Resort

You'll encounter a fair number of interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of Xanadu Resort. The nearest include Ambergris Museum, Boca Del Rio Park, and Shark-Ray Alley Marine Reserve. Since this villa complex is right on South Beach, it's a great place for guests who just can't get enough sand and surf. Ambergris Caye Southeast is another spot worth visiting in the area.

One of the closest areas to the villa complex is San Pedro. To ensure you see as much of the region as possible, take a side trip to a nearby town and some important attractions along the way.

For more about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

Phone: (866) 351-4752

Website: http://www.xanaduislandresort.com


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