Turtle Inn, BELIZE
|Placencia Village, Placencia, Stann Creek, BELIZE.|
Description: Turtle InnJust beyond your private deck, the white Caribbean sands dissolve into a clear-water world of unspoiled coral reefs, playful dolphins and bright exotic fish. Hang a hammock from the shady coconut palms and watch colorful iguanas and the gentle tides unfold against the white sand beach. North of the Creole fishing village of Placencia, this marine retreat combines natural wonders with luxury amenities, two restaurants, attentive staff and fine dining. Welcome to your own Caribbean paradise. Morning juice and cappuccino herald the call to adventure. Experience the world's best salt-water fly-fishing or go snorkeling in miles of untouched barrier reef. Visit the world's only jaguar reserve, or cruise up the Monkey River and observe tropical birds, iguanas, manatees, crocodiles, and howler monkeys. From scenic strolls to scuba diving, the Turtle Inn staff will provide the region's most knowledgeable and trusted guides.
Type of rooms: Turtle InnCharming cabanas of bleached thatch and native wood mingle with the beach's palm and sea grape. Under the thatched roofs, quiet ceiling fans invite sweet sea air and flora-scents to perfume the tropical interiors. Each Balinese-inspired cabana has artisan-crafted furnishings, a luxury private bath and a panoramic view of the sea. All accommodation is on the beach, seafront units and Francis' pavilion Villa are only steps from the sea, the seaview units are less than 200 feet from the sea.
Additional information: Turtle Inn
Belize is less than two hours by air from Houston, New Orleans and Miami. Turtle Inn is on the southern coast of Belize, just outside of the town of Placencia. The Sofia, their private Islander aircraft, can transport you from Belize City to Turtle Inn in less than an hour. Buses and commercial airlines also fly between Belize City and Placencia.
Whether you want to slip on a diving mask and explore the waters around the Inn or hire a water taxi to take you to spectacular reefs at nearby cayes, Turtle Inn is the ideal base while exploring this natural wonder.
Number of rooms: 7
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2000/2003.
Period of closure: Open all year.
Languages spoken: English, Italian, Spanish.Smoking policy: No Preferences.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa.
GPS Coordinates: 16° 31' 51.75'' N 88° 21' 42.09'' W
Nearest airport: Placencia - 1 mi.