Turneffe Island Resort is a private Caribbean island situated on scenic Caye Bokel, the southernmost island in the Turneffe Atoll and 30 miles off the coast of mainland Belize. Turneffe offers world class fishing, snorkelling, and scuba diving packages.
Top specialist scuba dive and fishing lodge in Belize
On its own private island - stunning setting
Excellent scuba diving and fishing packages
Very accessible from Belize City - only 90 minutes by boat
Turneffe Island Resort, located on Caye Bokel on the world’s second longest barrier reef, is a mecca for divers and snorkellers, with over 70 dive sites within minutes of the lodge, including the infamous Great Blue Hole. There are also superb opportunities to visit nearby wildlife-rich islands, go catch-and-release fishing or relax on the dazzling white beaches.
The resort itself is reached by boat from Belize City, just approximately 90 minutes and is elegantly rustic with a unique Hemingway-esque feel. The twenty cabanas are light and spacious and make full use of the natural breezes, and have an outside screened balcony with wicker chairs ideal for relaxing. Service is very friendly and the food is excellent; expect delicious local specialities and on Friday nights one can enjoy a typical Belizean barbecue served from the resort's patio. There is also a spa offering a range of massages, scrubs and facials and a stunning swimming pool, from where you can enjoy the amazing sunsets whilst sipping a refreshing Caribbean rum punch.
When to visit
Book onto the weekly trip to the Lighthouse Reef to dive the Blue Hole. For non-divers, the cayes provide a great incentive to have a fun induction into diving with one of the hotels instructors.
Turneffe Island Resort is located on the Caye Bokel, in the southern part of Turneffe Atoll Island Chain. The Turneffe Atoll is located 30 miles off the coast of Belize.
12-hour international flight to Belize City Airport (overnight in Miami). Turneffe Island is 35 miles from Belize. The transfer time to the island is 1-hour and 15-minutes depending on guest arrival times and weather.