Blackbird Caye Resort - Turneffe Atoll, Belize

Four- or Seven-Night Stay with Meals and Snorkeling or Dive Trips at Blackbird Caye Resort in Turneffe Atoll, Belize

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Freestanding Cabanas Along Belizean Atoll

Of the three atolls off Belize's coast, Turneffe Atoll has the most biologically diverse coral reefs, thanks to the mangrove-speckled islands acting as nurseries for tropical fish, manatees, and dolphins. Located on an island within Turneffe Atoll, Blackbird Caye Resort overlooks a 2-mile-long private beach nestled among coconut trees and 1,300 acres of jungle. If you walk down the beach’s two whitewashed docks that extend into the Caribbean, you might spot bonefish, barracuda, stingrays, and nurse sharks.

With ocean temperatures hovering around 82 degrees, scuba diving and snorkeling are Turneffe Atoll's main attractions. More than 70 diving and snorkeling sites are within a 15-minute boat ride of Blackbird. Explore shallow reefs on snorkeling trips, which take you among coral, sea fans, and brightly colored fish. Use the resort’s complimentary sea kayaks to navigate mangrove-laden lagoons and spot dolphins. The resort offers three daily dives, two daily snorkeling trips and kayak expeditions, and one weekly diving trip to Belize’s famous Great Blue Hole.

After a day spent exploring the sea, retire to your private beachfront cabana covered with a thatched roof. Standard, superior, and deluxe cabanas come with air conditioning and private porches with hammocks. Each day, the resort’s palapa-style restaurant at the main dock serves three meals of fresh island cuisine. Dinner is a sit-down affair with your choice of meat, chicken, or fish, plus a housemade dessert.

Turneffe Atoll, Belize: World-Class Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Located about 25 miles off the coast of Belize City, Blackbird Caye Resort is only a short boat ride from the Great Blue Hole, one of Belize's most iconic natural landmarks. Located near the middle of Lighthouse Reef, the Great Blue Hole is a 400-foot-deep limestone sinkhole that forms a nearly perfect circle in a brilliant shade of navy blue. As divers descend into the hole, they see limestone stalactites and stalagmites hanging off the walls.

Half Moon Caye Natural Monument in the southeast corner of Lighthouse Reef is home to some of Belize's most exotic land animals as well as a diverse assortment of underwater creatures. Rare red-footed boobies nest on the cay for about 10 months out of the year, then spend the other 2 months playing shuffleboard in Naples.

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What You Get

  • Stay for two. Click here to see all options.

Included in all options:

  • All meals at the restaurant
  • Two snorkeling or diving trips per couple
  • Round-trip boat transfers from Belize City to the resort (on Saturdays and Wednesdays)
  • Use of the resort’s kayaks


Policies and Fees

  • Book by: 6/7/13
  • Travel by: 8/17/13
  • Cancellation policy & fees: $100/person fee to cancel; 90-day notice or fee of $400/person; 60-day notice or fee of half Groupon price; 31-day notice or fee up to Groupon price

  • Taxes: Diving, snorkeling, gratuities, beverages, and hotel tax of $4.50/person/night not included

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Amenities

  • Palapa-style restaurant
  • 2-mile-long private beach
  • Three meals daily and an afternoon snack
  • Hammocks on private porches
  • Infinity pool
  • Complimentary sea kayaks
  • Snorkeling equipment and dive gear available for rent
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The Fine Print

  • Book by 6/7/13 or promo value expires
  • Must complete travel by 8/17/13
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required; subject to availability
  • $100/person fee to cancel; 90-day notice or fee of $400/person; 60-day notice or fee of 1/2 Groupon price; 31-day notice or fee up to Groupon price
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Boat transfers on Wed/Sat included, additional fee for other days
  • Diving, snorkeling, gratuities, beverages, and hotel tax of $4.50/person/night not included.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

Standard Cabana

  • Two queen beds or two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $1,399 for seven days or $449.50 for four days for each additional guest 12 or older; $699 for seven days or $449.50 for four days for each additional guest 7–11; no charge for additional guests 6 or younger

Superior Cabana

  • Two queen beds or one king bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $1,399 for seven days or $449.50 for four days for each additional guest 12 or older; $699 for seven days or $449.50 for four days for each additional guest 7–11; no charge for additional guests 6 or younger

Deluxe Cabana

  • One king bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2
  • Adding occupants above standard: not allowed

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 5:30 p.m.
  • Check out: 8 a.m.
  • Parking: not available
  • Rollaways: available at no extra charge
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades are available for an additional fee at booking or check-in. Subject to availability.

Getting There

  • By plane: Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE)
  • From Belize City to the resort: complimentary round-trip transfers by boat or plane take you from Belize City to the resort on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Travelers must arrive in Belize City by 3 p.m. to make the island transfer that day; it usually occurs between 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Upon your arrival in Belize City, Blackbird representatives will take you to the appropriate location for your transfer.

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.
  • On the day of your departure, arrange your flight out of Belize City for any time after 12:30 p.m. to ensure plenty of time for the transfer from the island to Belize City.
  • Though the complimentary transfers run only on Wednesdays and Saturdays, you may travel on any day of the week if you upgrade to a 15-minute private air charter that takes you directly to the resort. The charter is available for $299 each way.

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