3 Reasons to Vacation on a Private Island in Belize

by Caribbean Lifestyle Editorial Team
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Sunshine, beautiful cayes, immaculate turquoise waters: Belize is a tropical paradise. Over 200 cayes dot Belize’s coastline. From sandy flats, to urbanized islands, every caye offers a unique experience. From secluded beaches, private island stays – Belize offers the ultimate private escape. Below, find 3 reasons why you should choose a private island resort for your next visit to Belize. 

1. Enjoy sea-views from the comfort of your room

Imagine waking up to the sounds of the waves crashing, palm trees blowing, and a beautiful view! Enjoy stunning views of the Caribbean Sea from the comfort of your room when you stay on a private island. Many resort villas and suites are designs to take in the natural beauty of its surroundings with privacy in mind. Whether lounging in bed, on your veranda or from your private plunge pool, you can be sure to enjoy a spectacular sea view. For those early risers, enjoy a  beautiful sunrise from the comfort of your bed.

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This could be your morning view at Ray Caye.

2. Guaranteed Privacy with with all-inclusive service 

Many private island resorts  are dedicated to redefining the meaning of the word “ privacy”. Usually off the grid and in a location off limits to everyone apart from resort staff  it allows for utter seclusion. Escape the crowd when you vacation on a secluded private island in Belize with everything you need not too far from reach. I can guarantee, once you check in, you might never want to leave.

3. Access to incredible marine adventures

Private islands are the perfect base to enjoy the sea with the Belize Barrier Reef  a few feet away. The Belize Barrier Reef, spanning 180 miles, offers unparalleled snorkeling and diving experiences . Home to over 500 species of fish and 100 species of coral, it makes for a lively and extraordinary underwater experience. Whether you go snorkeling, diving, do water sports or just spend the day on the beach relaxing or exploring the islands, you are sure to have a great time.

Blue Horizon Lodge

Situated on a 7-acre island, this waterfront fly fishing lodge is perfectly located in the heart of “Permit Alley”, perfect for the fly-fisherman – or woman! Five newly renovated guests cabanas can host a maximum of 10 anglers at any given time, if you needed another reason to love this private island stay.

Blue Marlin Beach Resort 

Located on South Water Caye, Blue Marlin Beach Resort is not found on a entirely private island, but it certainly offers private experiences. Besides, this locally owned exclusive island resort sits atop Belize’s Barrier Reef for all-inclusive diving and snorkeling at your doorsteps.

Coral Caye

Sheltered behind the world-famous Belize Barrier Reef, Coral Caye is a completely private island that can be yours alone for a romantic, restorative or adventurous getaway. After all, you and your lucky travel companions will feel like you are castaways with all the comforts needed to leave all of your cares behind.

Ray Caye 

Located on the edge of the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve in Belize, Ray Caye is a stone throw away from the Belize Barrier Reef. With nearly a mile of private shoreline and a limited number of guests at any time, it is easy to play, explore and relax in the Belize island lifestyle any way you want.

Royal Belize Muy’Ono

Royal Belize

Explore your own 7.5-acre private island off the coast of Belize. Indulge in luxury service, amenities, and accommodations at a bucket list destination, right along the second largest coral reef in the world. Royal Belize is only offered to one guest party at a time, so you are guaranteed to have staff’s full attention.

Ranguana Caye 

Cruise out to the picture-perfect 2-acre private island with three island cabanas and start your castaway adventure. Paddle board, kayak, nap, sunbathe, fish from the shore, drink, eat, and play beach games. For the best island experience, guests can add the all-inclusive package.

Thatch Caye Muy’Ono

Thatch Caye

Offshore Dangriga, you can live out your overwater bungalow or island cabana daydreams. Each guests gets the all-inclusive package in accommodations with a rustic Belizean feel, with only the necessities (and air-conditioning, of course) to completely immerse yourself in your surroundings. The island is limited to 30 guests at a time, so prepare for a vacation that few ever get the chance to experience.

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