The Turtle Inn Belize is a luxury hotel by a beautiful white sand beach. It is owned by filmmaker Francis Coppola and Eleanor Coppola, who have made it into a haven for people seeking relaxation or adventure.
Luxury thatched cottages
The hotel has 25 thatched cottages situated just a short walk from the Caribbean Sea. This sublime accommodation boasts handcrafted Balinese furniture and private decks. Seaview cottages have a Japanese bath, a private walled garden and hand carved decor. The premier accommodation is the Francis Family Pavilion, which features three bedrooms, artwork selected by the Coppolas, and the services of a full-time butler.
Seafood meets world cuisine
Dishes at the Turtle Inn feature fresh seafood and produce from the hotel's organic garden. Eat at the beachfront Gauguin Grill for charcoal grilled lobster, jumbo shrimp and snapper.
The Mare Restaurant serves Italian food and twice weekly offers a Dutch Indonesian Rijsttafel dinner. Auntie Luba's kitchen has tempting rustic style dishes such as curried chicken, coconut shrimp, home baked lime pie and food cooked over a fire pit.
Taste wines from the Franci Ford Coppola Winery’s Diamond Collection and Inglenook estate in the Wine Cellar. Drinks are served at the poolside Fish Bar or the open-air Skip Bar. It's kids only at the Kid’s Gelato Bar.
Activities at the Turtle Inn Belize include scuba diving, swimming, snorkelling, fishing, paddle boarding, bicycling and the thrilling zip line ride. For something a little more relaxed, you can indulge in yoga sessions, sunset cruises and visits to the organic gardens.
There is a rich local environment to explore. Visit the beautiful Nim Li Punit Maya site and Blue Creek Cave, and the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary & Jaguar Preserve has the world’s only jaguar preserve and is home to over 80 jaguars and many monkeys.
The Turtle Inn Belize caters for lovers of unspoilt beauty and luxury, fine food, fine wine, exploration and adventure.
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