Turtle Island: A Secluded Paradise Near Ambergris Caye

by Khaila Gentle
Looking for a unique escape? Set your sights on the tranquil and secluded Turtle Island Resort. 

The newly reopened Turtle Island Resort is a luxurious stay with a uniquely secluded location. Sitting across San Pedro Town’s placid lagoon and accessible via a five-minute private boat ride, this island resort promises breathtaking Caribbean views and lush accommodations that are sure to delight.

A Private Island Oasis

Here, romantic, chic, and modern, thoughtfully designed villas and suites make for the perfect dream vacation.


Guests can enjoy a truly relaxing escape thanks to an infinity pool, Caribbean and international cuisine at The Turtle Restaurant & Bar, spa services, and activities like snorkeling and fishing. Plus, for those looking to go the extra mile and enjoy the true island experience, a resort-buyout is possible and can accommodate up to 42 guests.

Choose from a range of one and two-bedroom accommodations that make for a comfortable sojourn. Each suite comes fully appointed with personal plunge pools, modern amenities, and, of course, stunning views. Then, bask in the tranquility of seclusion as much as you’d like, while still enjoying easy access to all the fun and excitement of San Pedro Town.

More Than Just a Luxurious Stay

Lucy’s Lagoon allows guests to meet rescued and rehabilitated marine life up close, like the beloved resident turtle Lucy.

Turtle Island Resort also plays an active role in the conservation efforts on Ambergris Caye. The on-site Lucy’s Lagoon is a Registered Rehabilitation Site for the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. During their stay, guests get the chance to meet rescued and rehabilitated marine life up close. That includes resident turtle, Lucy.


Get the chance to meet the friendly loggerhead turtle and her friend Tipsy, a green sea turtle. Both have been thriving under the care of the resort, despite having lost their fins in shark attacks.  Plus, witness how this unique resort is dedicated to protecting endangered species.

Book a stay at Turtle Island Resort here, and get 33% off your vacation when you stay between now and August 31, 2023.

Turtle Island Resort also offers ownership opportunities. Own a piece of paradise with prices starting in the $500s. Learn more here

All Photos courtesy of Turtle Island.

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