Hotels in Ambergris Caye
Hotels in Ambergris Caye are fabulous island getaways, making the most of the area’s gorgeous natural settings to inspire absolute relaxation and bliss. Most Ambergris Caye hotels feature beach access, swimming pools and restaurants, as well world-class amenities like Wi-Fi and fully equipped kitchens. The luxuriously relaxing Victoria House is one of the best hotels in Ambergris Caye. Its rooms, casitas, suites and villas offer privacy and comfort. Its two restaurants (Palmilla and the beachside Admiral Nelson’s Bar) serve great local cuisine and specialty cocktails with spectacular views of the ocean.
San Pedro’s eco-friendly Xanadu Island Resort features the best of both worlds. There are airy suites equipped with kitchens and high-end amenities like cable TV, Wi-Fi and iPod docks, plus lovely wooden decks with views of the pool, the sea or the garden. All of the hotel’s buildings are monolithic and can resist all of nature’s whims: hurricanes, extreme winds and earthquakes. Las Terrazas Resort is a condo-style beachfront resort, where all the residences feature full-sized kitchens, flat-screen TVs and Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities. For a fully relaxing stay, don’t miss a hot stone massage at the hotel’s spa.
Laid-back Ambergris Cay is just a 20-minute flight from gritty Belize City, but a world apart. The beaches are powdery white, shopping barefoot is encouraged, and the pace is languorous, thanks to the island’s car-free roads (locals walk, use electric golf carts, or ride bikes).
Bought sight unseen by a California doctor in 1972, the site of El Pescador enjoys some covetable sandy shores on Ambergris Caye, off the coast of Belize.
“Barefoot elegance” is the self-described vibe of this plantation-style 42-room hotel, set on an island one mile from the world's second-largest barrier reef.
In the case of Azul's private villas, the old adage “you get what you pay for” is certainly applicable. The steep fee paid per night to rent one of two 3,000-square-foot Ambergris Caye beach villas promises a range of amenities.
Just three miles from San Pedro, the secluded Cayo Espanto private island resort has seven villas, each with private beach access and a personal houseman.
The Belize Barrier Reef stretches out next to the isiand this resort calls home, Ambergris Caye, making Portofino a popular destination for vacationing divers and snorkelers.
Near the tip of Ambergris Cay, a 25-mile-long island off the northeastern coast of Belize, Xanadu Island Resort is set along a gorgeous stretch of white sand.