Turneffe Atoll, Belize
Imagine awakening in your air-conditioned beachfront cabin with an incredible tropical seascape of white sand beach, tranquil bonefish flats, lush mangroves and the surf breaking over the reef for miles in either direction. Each morning you can watch a spectacular sunrise from your verandah and when night falls, the stars look close enough to touch.
Turneffe Flats has long been recognized as a premier saltwater fly fishing, scuba diving and marine ecotourism destination. Located on Belize’s Turneffe Atoll, the largest and most biologically diverse atoll in the Caribbean, they specialize in superior service for a limited number of guests.
Turneffe Flats BelizeThe resort is ideally located to enjoy all of Turneffe’s 250 square miles of expansive flats, healthy coral reef and remarkably rich marine habitat.The offshore atolls of Belize are consistently rated amongst the world’s ‘best dive destinations’. With pristine coral reefs, abundant marine life and warm Caribbean seas, it’s easy to see why.
The social center for Turneffe Flats is the air-conditioned ‘Lodge’. A pre-dinner gathering for hors d’oeuvres and refreshments is customary, and it’s screened verandah is a wonderful place to enjoy the tropical evening with new and old friends. Breathtaking views from the upper and lower decks makes the ‘Lodge’ a favorite spot for visitors.
Garden villa at Turneffe flatsGuest have three room options at Turneffe Flats:
Eight spacious, air-conditioned cabanas are located on the beach with panoramic views of Turneffe’s coral reef.All rooms are furnished with a queen size bed and an extra-long single bed, ample closet space, chest of drawers and a sitting area. Each room has a large private bath with two sinks and a shower.
The Reef Villa is a three bedroom villa with a common living space. Bedroom #9 has one queen sized bed, bedroom #10 has two single beds and bedroom number #11 has has two queen sized beds. All bedrooms have private bathrooms and the living room space has a couch and sitting area with satellite TV and a small kitchenette but no cooking facilities.
The Garden Villa is the newest and perhaps nicest accommodation. This two story concrete building has three bedrooms and a large common area with couch, sitting areas and satellite television on the upper level. The lower level contains a Meeting Area, Exercise Room and Television Room.
Photographs courtesy of Turneffe Flats