Summer is right around the corner, but you don't have to be a Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg in order to enjoy a fabulous island resort vacation in Belize. Whether you prefer to relax in a hammock and sip on a cocktail or get out there on the water and enjoy fabulous adventures like sailing, snorkeling, fishing, and scuba diving, there's a great island resort for you.
Here are six amazing island resorts in Belize:
Located on a two-acre privately owned island, Coral Caye is a great way to get away from the world but still be close enough to all of the top destinations on the mainland. Coral Caye is eight miles from Placencia on the mainland and was once a primitive fishing camp. Today, Coral Caye has just two dwellings and a great house designed with airy fabrics, seaside colors, and sturdy local woods that add a touch of modernity to this island getaway resort. A total of 10 guests maximum can stay on the island.
Yok Ha Resort
Ideal for honeymooners or families that want some private time, Yok Ha is located on a privately owned three-acre island eight miles off the coast of Dangriga in southeastern Belize. The resort has five very intimate cabins, its own gourmet restaurant, bar, and dive center. Guests get the free use of kayaks to explore nearby islands or can travel to the mainland for day trips. Some of the best fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving spots on the Belize Barrier Reef are just minutes away by boat from Yok Ha.
Hatchet Caye Resort
With just 12 rooms, you'll get plenty of private time to relax and unwind on Hatchet Caye. The resort has its own PADI dive center and a gourmet restaurant. Beach cabanas can accommodate up to four guests while the oceanview rooms in the main house have free wireless internet. Hatchet Caye is located right on the periphery of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve approximately 17 miles east of Placencia.
St. George's Caye Resort
This resort is definitely designed for lovers as children under age 15 are not permitted. Just seven miles offshore from Belize City, St. George's Caye was once the colonial capital. The resort has 12 cabanas and a central lodge. Many of the cabanas are positioned on stilts to give guests a unique overwater experience. the island is close to some of the top spots on the Belize Barrier Reef, including Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, and the Hol Chan Marine Reserve.
Isla Marisol Resort
Another privately-owned island, Isla Marisol is popular with anglers and vacationers wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. Accommodations are in the form of tropical cabanas that can sleep up to two people and come with a full bathroom (including hot water). The resort is very close to excellent spots for deep sea and sport fishing, including wahoo, bonito, barracuda, marlin, and grouper. This is a diver’s paradise on so many levels!
Thatch Caye Resort
Designed as an eco-tourism resort, Thatch Caye is located in the middle of a nature preserve. Ideal for anyone wanting to snorkel, scuba dive, or island hope on the reef, the resort has its own fleet of six boats and certified dive masters. There is also a nearby bird sanctuary ideal for bird watching. Up to 24 guests can stay on the island in 12 air-conditioned bungalows, including five built on stilts with rooftop decks.
To enjoy a fabulous vacation at any one of these island resorts, contact Adventures in Belize. Agents can create any vacation package specifically for you and your budget. For more than 15 years, Adventures in Belize has been crafting unique and unforgettable vacation experiences for travelers from all over the world. Call toll free today: 1-866-822-2278!