Turtle Inn awaits at the idyllic shores of the Placencia Peninsula in Belize, ready to whisk you and your loved one away on a romantic journey like no other. Nestled amidst the captivating beauty of the Caribbean, this intimate resort offers an enchanting escape for couples seeking a dreamy wedding or a serene romantic getaway.
With 25 luxurious cottages and villas, Turtle Inn exudes romance in every detail. Each accommodation boasts private terraces with mesmerizing sea or garden views, creating a serene ambiance for couples to cherish intimate moments together. Indulge your senses at the resort's restaurants, where flavors of Belizean and Italian cuisine intertwine. From delectable dishes to intimate candlelit dinners by the sea, every culinary experience at Turtle Inn becomes a cherished memory. Explore the natural wonders of Belize with ease, as Turtle Inn provides easy access to the world-famous Belize Barrier Reef and ancient Mayan ruins, offering unforgettable experiences for adventurous couples. Relaxation takes center stage at Turtle Inn's inviting pools, where swaying palms and gentle ocean breezes provide the perfect setting to unwind. Surrounded by the beauty of nature and immersed in an enchanting ambiance, Turtle Inn offers an idyllic destination for celebrating love.
Experience the feeling of residing in your personal seafront abode. Stella's Starfish Cottage, a luxury beach retreat in Belize, comes fully furnished with a kitchen, living room, full bathroom on the main level, and two air-conditioned bedrooms upstairs. Each room houses a Queen-size bed, complemented by a common bathroom on the top floor. The cottage offers a private deck and swimming pool, ideal for families or two couples vacationing together.
Poolside Garden View Cottage
1 Queen bed | Garden View | Sleeps 2
Tucked in greenery near the Caribbean Sea, each Poolside Garden View Cottage features private porches, roomy bathrooms with an oriental bath, and secluded gardens with outdoor showers. Adorned with hand-carved Balinese doors and decor, these Belize accommodations also provide Seaview Cottages, offering partial sea views.
Garden View Cottage
| Garden View | Sleeps 2
Garden View Cottages, set among verdant flora and steps from the Caribbean, boast private porches, sizable bathrooms with oriental baths, and secluded gardens with outdoor showers. Decorated with Balinese hand-carved accents, they offer proximity to Belize luxury villas and Poolside Seaview Cottages at Turtle Inn, bestowing partial sea views.
Poolside Sea View Cottage
1 Double bed | Sea View | 721 sq. ft. | Sleeps 2
Every Poolside Sea View Cottage offers a private screened porch, a sizable bathroom with an oriental bath, and an enclosed garden with an outdoor shower. These luxury Belize hideaways showcase intricate Balinese hand-carved doors, decor, and cooling ceiling fans.
Sea View Cottages
1 Double bed | Sea View | 721 sq. ft | Sleeps 2
Showcasing partial views of the Caribbean Sea, every Seaview Cottage in this Belize luxury hideaway provides a screened porch, a large bathroom with an oriental bath, and an enclosed garden featuring an outdoor shower. All accommodations highlight Balinese hand-carved doors, decor, ceiling fans, and naturally cooling thatched roofs.
1 Double bed | Ocean Front | 721 sq. ft. | Sleeps 2
Seafront Cottages at Turtle Inn, located next to an idyllic beach stretch and the Caribbean, are the prime choice for couples or individuals. Each offers a private garden, outdoor shower, screened porch, and bathroom with an oriental bath. Elegant Balinese hand-carved doors, decor, ceiling fans, and cooling thatched roofs adorn all rooms.
Amid lush greenery and steps from the Caribbean, these two-bedroom villas offer luxury with separate seating areas, an extended screened porch, and a walled garden with an outdoor shower. This Belize beach hideaway features Balinese hand-carved doors/decor, ceiling fans, and cooling thatched roofs, making them optimal for families or couples traveling together.
Seafront Two Bedroom Villa
1 King or 2 Queen Beds in Each Room | Ocean Front | Sleeps 4
The most coveted villas in a Belize luxury hotel lie steps from the Caribbean Sea. Boasting Balinese themes, two-bedroom/two-ensuite bathrooms, a living room, distinct sitting areas, and an extended screened porch provide opulent space, while private walled gardens shelter outdoor showers. Thatched roofs, ceiling fans, and sea breeze cool the interiors.
Indulge in fresh, charcoal-grilled seafood at this beachfront restaurant. Savor lobster, jumbo shrimp, and snapper served on woven plates with Balinese-inspired sauces. Dine just steps from the sea, enjoying picturesque views of offshore cayes and starry skies. The sandy-floored bar and lounge serve Belizean beer, wine, and cocktails for a complete dining experience.
This authentic Belizean diner, Auntie Luba's, boasts a serene view of Placencia Lagoon's tranquil waters. The rustic-style menu features regional delights such as curry chicken, coconut shrimp, seasonal conch fritters, hearty beef stew, and delectable home-baked key lime pie. The ambiance is casual and celebratory, with the possibility of ending your evening by toasting marshmallows over the firepit and launching wish lanterns above the lagoon for a memorable experience.
Indulge in the Italian tradition of wood-fired oven pizzas at this pizzeria nestled within an organic garden. The chef creates made-to-order pizzas using the freshest ingredients, delivering a proper Napoli-style pizza, a favorite of Francis Ford Coppola himself. Enjoy this intimate, casual, breathtakingly beautiful setting while savoring these delectable pizzas.
Sip your favorite drinks steps away from the luxurious infinity pool, nestled under a towering thatch roof, for a shady escape. Bar stools line the golden-sand beach, granting panoramic views of the sea and offshore cayes (tiny islands). Don't be surprised if your bartender prepares your cocktail in a freshly picked coconut from the surrounding palms.
Turtle Inn's flagship restaurant, The Mare, blends fresh seafood with traditional Italian cuisine. Enjoy daily catches from nearby reefs and organic garden vegetables on the ever-changing menu. Indulge in ceviche, seafood in the sea-salt crust, and wood-fired pizzas, and don't miss the Dutch Indonesian Rijsttafel dinners on Mondays and Thursdays. Dine beneath a lofty thatch roof with stunning sea views for a relaxed culinary experience.
Adjacent to the Skip White Bar, a sign reads 'Gelato Bar – No Adults Allowed.' This delightful spot offers excellent local gelato that varies with the seasons, making it a beloved gathering place for kids of all ages.
The Skip White Bar, named after the charismatic original owner of Turtle Inn, showcases antique microscopes used by Skip and his marine biology students. This open-air bar serves a diverse selection of drinks from morning to night, making it the perfect spot to unwind and discuss your day's adventures. Enjoy a glass of wine from Francis Ford Coppola Winery, or opt for a Belize-brewed beer as you relax in this unique setting.
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