Hatchet Caye Resort - Belize

Four- or Six-Night Stay for Two at Hatchet Caye Resort in Belize

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Private, Island Resort with Cabanas

You won’t find any towering high-rises, chain restaurants, or crowded beaches on the tiny isle of Hatchet Caye, located 18 miles off the coast of Belize. That’s because the only development on the kidney-bean-shaped island is Hatchet Caye Resort. A limited number of guests are permitted to stay in the resort’s handful of cabanas at any one time, ensuring that you’ll have stretches of secluded shoreline to explore while you’re there.

Thanks to its location along the Meso-American reef—the second-longest reef in the world—Hatchet Caye boasts world-class snorkeling and scuba diving opportunities. It’s worth borrowing some gear to embark on a nighttime snorkeling adventure. The pier is well lit, attracting fish, rays, squid, and turtles. During the day, you can take a dip in the resort’s freshwater pool or play a game of volleyball on the grass court. You can also rent paddleboats, Hobie Cats, and kayaks for free.

The plan grants you access to the Lionfish Grill for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, served in an open-air pavilion. Dig into island fare, including coconut shrimp, Caribbean spiny lobster, lionfish tacos, and empanadas. Bartenders serve juices, soft drinks, cocktails, beers, and wine (not included with this Groupon). Breezy and modern duplex cabanas are equipped with wicker and wooden furniture and massive windows looking out on palm trees and the ocean.

Hatchet Caye, Belize: World-Class Snorkeling amid Turtles, Stingrays, and Nurse Sharks

A 10-minute boat ride from Hatchet Caye Resort brings you to the Turtle Spot—so named because of the loggerhead turtles that frequently congregate here (stingrays and nurse sharks have been known to drop by, too). Historically, marine life flocked to this site to feed on leftovers from local fishermen who would clean their catches in the area. Today, many sea creatures still mosey over when they hear a boat. One snorkel tour per person is included with your stay.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Stay for two in a duplex cabana with daily meals, two snorkel tours, one park fee per person, and chartered flight from Belize City

  • Option 1: $1,697 for a four-night stay (up to a $2,980 value)
  • Option 2: $2,197 for a six-night stay (up to a $4,180 value)

Book by: 2/15/13
Travel by: 7/31/13

Included in all options:

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily
  • One snorkel tour per person
  • Included $10 park fee per person for one snorkel trip
  • Round-trip air transfer from Belize City to Placencia, and boat transfer from Placencia to the island

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Miles of private shoreline
  • Free rentals of snorkel gear, kayaks, and paddleboats

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 2/15/13 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 7/31/13
  • Limit 3 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift
  • Limit 3 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to $100 fee
  • 30-day cancellation notice required or fee up to 1/2 of Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking
  • Must use promotional value in 1 visit
  • All taxes and fees included.

Other Details

Room Details

Duplex Cabana

  • One or two queen beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $180 per night for each additional guest 12 or older; $88 per night for each child 11 or younger
  • Private deck
  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fan
  • Wii console with games
  • Wi-Fi

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: noon
  • Check out: 11 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: upgrade to honeymoon cabana for an additional $50 per night.

Getting There

  • By plane: a round-trip flight from Belize City to Placencia is included with all options
  • By boat: a boat transfer from Placencia to the island resort is included with all options

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.

Customer Reviews

The island is beautiful
Jaren T. · September 3, 2013
Hard to pick just one thing- the setting was magical; the snorkeling fabulous; the employees were so helpful and seemed to love their jobs; and the food was wonderful.
Patricia H. · March 21, 2017
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