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Turneffe Island Resort

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Turneffe Island Resort is a secluded 14-acre private island located 35 miles off the coast of Belize. We offer 7 night, 4-night, and 3-night Diving, Fishing and Resort packages. Packages include airport transfers, deluxe lodge accommodations, scheduled activities, all meals and hors d’oeuvres served throughout the day. All accommodations are located on white sandy beaches. All rooms include indoor and outdoor showers and spectacular ocean views.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Turneffe Atoll, Turneffe Island Belize
Getting there
Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport59 km
Belize City Municipal Airport58 km
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This is our third time to Turneffe Island Resort. That should speak volumes alone. There is always a little trepidation when returning to an experience that was previously transformative. Once again they have risen to the occasion and provided the most relaxing, enjoyable
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The entire resort experience is outstanding, but the fine diving has even been upgraded since we visited in 2010. The dive boats are new and well equipped for easy diving. The five divers in our group were well matched for ability and air consumption. We were together for the
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Response from Turneffeisland, General Manager at Turneffe Island Resort
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Barbara O, Thank you for taking the time to review Turneffe, and we are so pleased that you found the diving to be outstanding. You may have coined a new term in "Fine Diving" :) It is encouraging to hear that you experienced improvements in all areas of our diving activity - this is what we strive for. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Best Wishes from all of us at Turneffe Island Resort
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This is an amazing tropical paradise. There is only diving, snorkelling, fishing, or sitting by a pool! The dive sites are only a few minutes away except the Blue Hole which is 1.5hour boat ride but worth it to also dive at Half Moon Caye & Long Caye. The snorkelers seem to
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Response from Turneffeisland, General Manager at Turneffe Island Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear rainiehill, It's always a thrill when guests return for a 2nd and 3rd time, so for you to have returned to Turneffe Island Resort for the ninth time, we must hopefully be doing something right! Thank you so much for still taking the time to review us, and we can't wait to make your next visit just as wonderful. Best Wishes from all of us at Turneffe!
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We spent a truly memorable week on the sunny shores of TIR and are still basking in the relaxing glow. TIR is a special place - the perfect mix of an eco lodge with five-star service. From the moment you step on the boat until you arrive back at the airport, everything is 100%
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Response from Turneffeisland, General Manager at Turneffe Island Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Dear xtinawalk, Our many thanks for your terrific review! It's always so wonderful to receive reviews that recognise TIR's wonderful team of staff - without them, we would not cope, and we are so happy that you experienced their personal 5-star service! We look forward to welcoming you back to our shores in the not too distant future. Best wishes from the Turneffe Island Resort Team
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We just returned from a trip to TIR and are still absolutely overwhelmed. We were warmly welcomed in Belize City on the boat to the resort... and the excellent, personal service continued throughout our entire stay. The rooms are nicely decorated and clean. We loved the outdoor
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Response from Turneffeisland, General Manager at Turneffe Island Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Schiechr, We appreciate you taking the time to review us, and we appreciate your very kind words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay on the Island, and that the food and activities were enjoyable. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Best Wishes Turneffe Island Resort Team
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Hello, thank you for your question. We do allow smoking at the resort, however not inside any of the rooms / buildings. Ash trays are provided on each exterior porch.
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Sorry about that. Please contact our reservations office in Houston on 713 425 5380. Thank you.
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Hi there, thank you for your question. When we say "family style" it means that we all sit for meals at the same time, at large tables with the guests all together. Some meals are plated, some are buffet and some of them are served in dishes to the table to be passed around and shared. The menu changes daily depending upon the fresh produce available to us from the local market and local fishermen. I hope that answers your question.
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"They are all lovely. Rooms A, B, C, and D are second floor. Rooms 1, 2, 3, and 4 are lower rooms. Villas are a little more private."
"The villas are lovely, but we liked the second floor room nearer docks, restaurant and bar."
"The room type depends on your budget. All good."
"Upgrade to a villa. Much more private and quiet."
"Every room fronts the water, has a screened porch with comfortable lounge chairs and a constant breeze."
US$699 - US$1,128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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