In the early 1980s, Francis Ford Coppola visited Belize, immediately fell in love with the location, and purchased the abandoned Blancaneaux Lodge. For more than a decade the hideaway was used as a family retreat before Francis opened his tropical paradise to the public in 1993.
Kaana Resort And Spa
Inspiration comes alive at Kaana Resort and Spa, a luxe outpost where wandering spirits roam free. Nestled deep in the tropical jungle of western Belize, this boutique resort is an oasis of style, culture, personalized service, and modern amenities for well-seasoned adventurers and tastemakers alike. Its location on the doorstep of an ancient Maya city has inspired Kaana’s name, which means “Heavenly Place.”
Matachica Resort & Spa
One quick transfer—which they will arrange for you—takes you from city to sea, where their warm staff looks forward to helping you create amazing experiences during your stay and memories that last a lifetime.
Victoria House Resort & Spa
Spectacular, private, and located on a breathtaking Caribbean island, the award winning Victoria House beach resort features 42 rooms offering a variety of world-class acommodations Whether you stay in a spacious pool villa, luxurious suite, well-appointed Stateroom, or a romantic tropical Casita, Victoria House provides the perfect venue for total relaxation and comfort.
Chabil Mar Villas
From intimate ceremonies on this private pier over the Caribbean or wiggling your toes in the sandy beach, to reserving the entire resort exclusively for your wedding, family and guests, the options for your destination beach wedding are yours for the taking at Distinctly Belize Chabil Mar!
The hotelier Francis Ford Coppola is generally better known for his films, and for a thriving sideline in Northern California wines. But his foray into the hospitality sector in his beloved Belize can be counted as one of his hits.
The Ellysian Boutique Hotel
On the very edge of Belize’s Placencia Peninsula, in the heart of Placencia village rests a new luxury beachfront paradise known as The Ellysian Boutique Hotel. With picturesque beachfront ocean views and its back patios perch in Placencia Village, its serene charm offers the splendor of a modern stay with easy access to the local village life.
Belizean Nirvana offers five individually furnished suites/studios each with wide verandas that are separated by removable lattice partitions for privacy. At Nirvana, you are on the beach, and after you have enjoyed your swimming in their pristine waters. you can rinse off with the outdoor showers available before you step onto your veranda to relax anfd enjoy ypur hammock.
Pelican Reef Villas Resort
Of all the luxury resorts in Belize, Pelican Reef Villas Resort is undoubtedly one of the finest. Named one of the Best Small Hotels in Belize, it stands out among other Belize Island resorts with its beautiful natural environment and world-class Ambergris Caye luxury hotel features.
Chaa Creek Eco Lodge
When they began farming on the banks of the Macal River in western Belize, Mick and Lucy Fleming always strove to coexist with nature, and as Chaa Creek Lodge grew, so did their appreciation and respect for Belize’s diverse ecology and rich culture.