6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Belize

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This destination is renowned not only for its vibrant marine life – highlighted by the awe-inspiring Great Blue Hole – but also for its rich Mayan history, diverse landscapes, and the unmatched warmth of its people.

From diving with sharks in crystal-clear waters and exploring ancient temples to savoring the distinct flavors of Belizean cuisine, there’s truly something for every traveler.

But there’s more to Belize than its astounding natural beauty and cultural tapestry. Over the years, this paradise has evolved into a premier luxury travel destination.

We’ve compiled a list of the best resorts in Belize that are adults-only, all-inclusive, or both!

Whether it’s a romantic honeymoon, a milestone celebration, or simply a well-deserved break from the rigors of daily life, these adults-only and all-inclusive resorts in Belize are waiting for you.

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
 Coco Plum Island Resort+1 800-763-73602074.9 / 5
Matachica ResortN/AN/A
Costa Blu Beach Resort+501 226-50962964.6 / 5
Royal Beliz+1 800-348-0546345 / 5
Belizean Dreams+1 800-456-71503684.8 / 5
Thatch Caye84.4 / 5

Belize’s Best Resorts

For couples, solo travelers, or groups of friends looking for a refined getaway, Belize’s adults-only resorts promise an unmatched combination of romance, adventure, and sophistication.

Picture this: sipping on a cocktail by a private beach, indulging in spa treatments with indigenous ingredients, or dining under the stars next to the Caribbean.

These resorts are ideal for those seeking tranquility, personalized service, and an ambiance untouched by the hustle and bustle of the larger tourist crowds.

Here’s our list so you can explore them for yourself!

  1. Coco Plum Island Resort
  2. Matachica Resort
  3. Costa Blu Beach Resort
  4. Royal Belize
  5. Belizean Dreams
  6. Thatch Caye

Let’s dive in!

1

 Coco Plum Island Resort

Coco Plum Caye Dangriga, Belize

When one imagines a slice of paradise, the image of a private island often comes to mind. Belize’s Coco Plum Island Resort brings that dream vividly to life.

Why We Love It:

Spanning 16 acres and positioned a mere 9 miles from Southern Belize’s coastline, Coco Plum boasts a backdrop of white sandy beaches overlooking the Caribbean.

And here’s a tidbit for the travel aficionados: both Coco Plum Island and its sister resort, Manta Island Resort, have the unique distinction of being the sole Belizean resorts to achieve recognition in Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best World Category for 2023.

The resort’s exclusivity shines through its guest capacity. With only 42 guests at its maximum, you’re sure to have an intimate experience.

The 18 strategically positioned oceanfront cabanas, all within steps from the water’s edge, are vantage points for some of the most breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.

What’s the fan favorite of accommodations?

Hovering right over the Caribbean’s cool blues, the Belize Overwater Villa is basically your dream beach house on stilts!

With 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, it’s spacious enough for you and your crew, fitting up to six people. And if you’re on a honeymoon, think of it as your very own slice of island luxury.

Decked out with a kitchen and a cozy living area, it’s perfect for those midnight snack runs or game nights. And hey, let’s not forget about its killer feature: a private deck surrounded by water.

Looking for the best room views? Just step onto your balcony. With water all around, it’s like having the Caribbean at your doorstep.

Inside Scoop:

Coco Plum Island Resort offers a variety of vacation packages tailored to your desires. Whether it’s exploring the enigmatic Mayan ruins nestled in Belize’s verdant jungles or ziplining through the dense forest canopy, the Belize Jungle Add-On has it curated.

If you’re leaning toward the tranquil side, envision snorkeling in the Caribbean or basking under the tropical sun, courtesy of the All Inclusive Snorkel Package.

And if something sounds fun beyond the preset plans, additional adventures are just an a la carte order away.

Want to celebrate a special occasion? The island welcomes destination weddings, group gatherings, or even complete private island bookings.

And for those who seek the magic of Belize with family in tow, Coco Plum extends its hospitality through its family-friendly sister resorts: Manta Island Resort, Belizean Dreams Resort, and Laru Beya Resort.

For travelers wanting diverse experiences, combination stays across these unique Belizean retreats are also available.

The Green Side:

Coco Plum Island Resort is all about ecotourism and ethical tourism. They’ve been doing their part with sustainability and eco-travel, meeting standards the International Ecotourism Society (TIES) set.

Travel Time:

Coco Plum Island Resort is an island, so you can’t just drive there. You’ll fly into Belize City, then hop on a small plane to Dangriga.

Once you’re there, you’ll take a quick drive through Dangriga Town. Don’t sweat this though; the resort’s got you covered. Their team will whisk you to the dock, and then a captain will take you on a breezy 20-minute boat ride straight to paradise!

Ratings:

Coco Plum Island Resort is not just any island destination; it’s an award-winning retreat. In 2023, Tripadvisor Travelers acknowledged it as the #1 Small Stay in Central America, #3 worldwide, and #13 among global All-Inclusives.

Additionally, Travel + Leisure listed it among the top 15 All-inclusive Honeymoon Resorts globally!

2

Matachica Resort

Ambergris Caye, Belize

Matachica Resort, situated along Belize’s pristine coastline, is an adults-only resort with all-inclusive options. Here, guests are invited to experience unparalleled serenity and delicious food.

Why We Love It:

Let’s talk about the culinary scene at Matachica Resort.

Chef Léon Cerredo and Pastry Chef Stephen Lighter are hard at work at Mambo Bistro – a chill spot right on the beach that’s all about laid-back vibes and meals with a French-Belizean twist.

This casual joint serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Think avocado toast and homemade granola for breakfast, fresh sandwiches on homemade bread for lunch, and drool-worthy pizzas and seafood delights for dinner.

Mambo Restaurant is where the magic happens every night. Open only for dinner and strictly by reservation, it offers a relaxed yet sophisticated ambiance under an open-air thatched roof.

Their speciality? Delicious beef and mouthwatering local seafood. A quick peek into their menu reveals treats like the Rib & Reef, featuring a juicy filet mignon and lobster tail combo, and the Curry Shrimp, a delightful fusion of flavors served with a side of rice pilaf.

And if you’ve got a sweet tooth, their Key Lime Pie will surely hit the spot with its tangy lime mousse and a hint of local honey.

Looking for the perfect spot to crash at Matachica Resort? Let’s break it down for you.

The Casitas come in at a comfy 500 square feet and offer a lovely sea view to wake up to. If you’re in the mood for something a tad fancier, the Luxury Suite has got your back with a spacious 750 square feet and an unobstructed view of the sea.

And for those looking for the ultimate luxury experience, the Luxury Villa is your spot. Boasting a whopping 2500 square feet and a water view, you’ll be living large.

But maybe you’re someone who likes to be close to the action but with a bit more privacy. The Beach Casitas and Beach Cabanas, both at 500 square feet, offer partial views of the water, giving you a taste of the sea without being right on top of it.

Inside Scoop:

Matachica’s packages are all about easing your travel stress, starting with arranging your domestic flights from Belize City. Each one includes a hearty breakfast, but you can jazz things up with extra nights, room upgrades, or a full meal plan.

Honeymoon vibes? Check out their special upgrades on Romance Escape and Reef and Rainforest options.

Their packages cover a range from a 4-night Weekender blast, a deep-dive 9-nighter called Reef, Rainforest & Reset, a dreamy 3-night Romance Escape, to a bunch of 7-night Reef and Rainforest adventures, a refreshing 5-night Waves and Waterfalls experience, and a fab 4-night Girls Getaway.

Plus, if you’re up for curated experiences, Matachica’s got unique, private guided tours showcasing Belize’s beauty, exclusive for their guests and led by certified pros from the resort.

The Green Side:

Mambo Restaurant, with its breezy open-air dining that boasts views of the Caribbean Sea and the world’s second-largest barrier reef, is on a mission. They want everyone to know that local can be just as good, if not better, than international.

And with talents like Chef Léon Cerredo and Pastry Chef Stephen Lighter, from the famed French Laundry, leading the charge, they’re making a strong case. This dynamic duo has infused the space and the menus with global techniques while staying true to the local Belizean flavors.

The ingredients in each meal are freshly sourced from GAIA’s organic garden.

Travel Time:

Travelers landing in Belize touch down at Belize City Airport. From there, catch a quick domestic flight to San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, the island where Matachica Resort is.

Those favoring a scenic boat journey have a ferry option available. For details on both domestic flights and the ferry, just contact the resort and a representative will be there in San Pedro to pick you up.

Ratings:

Guests adore Matachica Resort for its harmonious blend of luxurious comfort and the breathtaking beauty of the Belizean shores.

3

Costa Blu Beach Resort

6 Miles North, San Pedro, Belize

If you’re looking for a Belizean resort that’s part of a hotel chain, we’ve got you.

Costa Blu Beach Resort, a gem in the Trademark Collection by Wyndham, offers an adults-only oasis on the shores of Ambergris Caye, just seven miles north of San Pedro Town.

Why We Love It:

This beachside resort boasts proximity to the pristine waters of the Mexico Rocks Marine Reserve, inviting guests to indulge in snorkeling or diving adventures.

For those seeking a more laid-back experience, the resort extends free use of kayaks and paddleboards, while ensuring nonstop tranquility.

But the allure of Costa Blu doesn’t stop at its gates. The surrounding Ambergris Caye is a treasure trove of experiences.

From the extensive Barrier Reef, teeming with marine life, to the iconic Great Blue Hole in Lighthouse Reef, underwater enthusiasts are in for a treat.

Want to learn about the culture? Explore the vibrant San Pedro Town, buzzing with art galleries and beachfront eateries.

For a unique excursion, the boat-access-only Bacalar Chico Marine and Wildlife Reserve beckons with captivating landscapes and a rich tapestry of Mayan history.

Inside Scoop:

Just sit back and bask in each suite’s comforts – equipped with amenities like free WiFi, a mini-refrigerator, and more, while also relishing views of the Caribbean from your private balcony.

Looking to take a plunge into the outdoor pool, rejuvenate at the spa, or tread along the white sandy shores? Go for it!

Additional facilities include an inviting on-site restaurant and bar and engaging outdoor activities.

Costa Blu Beach Resort regularly offers enticing deals for its guests. Currently, they’re providing a discount of 15% or more for those booking two or more consecutive nights at the resort, while those staying just one night can get a 10% discount.

Not yet enrolled in the Wyndham Rewards program? Joining is straightforward; just do it while you’re booking!

The Green Side:

Costa Blu Beach Resort, as part of the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts family, is actively involved in the Wyndham Green Program.

This initiative focuses on promoting eco-friendly practices among hotels, targeting aspects like energy and water conservation, waste management, operational efficiency, and fostering awareness among guests and staff.

Wyndham has also set a goal to cut carbon emissions by 15% by 2025.

Travel Time:

Getting to the resort is pretty easy, with both John Greif II Airport in San Pedro Town and the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City conveniently close. The resort will provide complimentary transfers from each airport.

Ratings:

Guests adore Costa Blu Beach Resort for its serene beachside experience, adults-only tranquility, and immersive access to Belize’s natural wonders.

4

Royal Beliz

Dangriga, Belize

Get ready to have your socks knocked off at Royal Belize! Ever dreamt of having an entire island to yourself? Well, dream no more.

Why We Love It:

Royal Belize, which hosts only one group of 10-16 guests at a time, offers the kind of exclusivity that makes you feel like royalty. And hey, you don’t have to lift a finger – their amazing team is there just for you, cooking up delicious meals just the way you like them.

When it comes to accommodations, brace yourself for some serious room-envy. The Big House comes with three separate suites – think panoramic Caribbean views and customizable beds, because who said you can’t have it all?

The Hibiscus House is like that tropical hideaway you’ve been pinning on your dream board – nestled among lush greens, with its own outdoor bed. Perfect for tanning by day, and stargazing at night!

But if privacy is your jam, the Little House is your kind of getaway. This secluded bungalow, with its own stretch of beach and a sun deck, is perfect for two.

Bringing the squad? The Bunkhouse, with its cozy twin beds, is perfect for those unforgettable group sleepovers.

And then there’s the Grand Palapa, the heart of Royal Belize. This isn’t just a dining and lounge space – it’s where memories are made. From morning conversations over coffee to late-night karaoke, this is where the magic happens.

Inside Scoop:

Adventure awaits on Royal Belize! Forget the mundane, because on this island, every moment is an invitation to dive headfirst into excitement.

Love the water? Dive into the deep with activities like paddle boarding, shore snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddling, or exploring the waves on a Hobie Cat.

If you’re looking for some guided magic, the island doesn’t disappoint. Picture yourself relishing an oceanfront massage, channeling inner peace with yoga, or diving deep to witness the wonders of the Barrier Reef.

You can fish to your heart’s content, go seasonal lobster or conch hunting, and even explore the island in its entirety.

Fancy catching the sunset? Opt for a cruise, and if you’re up for some rhythm, the Garifuna entertainment is a treat. And for those seeking a bit of luxe, there are always helicopter tours and yacht charters.

And when the sun sets, who could resist a good old bonfire complete with s’mores or watching a movie under the stars?

The Green Side:

Royal Belize is committed to preserving Belize’s breathtaking beauty.

Guests sip from bamboo straws in glass cups and enjoy the modern touch of complimentary aluminum water bottles, saying goodbye to plastic. The resort waves off styrofoam, opting for eco-friendly reusable containers.

Their energy choices? Smart and sustainable, from LED lights to harnessing the sun’s power. Cleanliness here is green, with only non-toxic products in use.

Also, each boat ride is eco-considered, and meals are made with fresh, local ingredients.

Travel Time:

To get to the island, you’ll want to fly into Belize City International Airport by 3:45 PM. Catch a brief 15-minute commuter flight to Dangriga (or choose a van transfer) and then it’s just a swift 25-minute boat ride to the secluded Royal Belize.

If you’re seeking an elevated journey, there’s an option for a direct helicopter ride from Belize City, though it comes with an added fee.

Ratings:

Guests adore Royal Belize for its perfect blend of luxury and serenity. Here’s what they say:

5

Belizean Dreams

Sitee River Road, Hopkins, Belize

Right in the heart of Hopkins Village along the southern coast, Belizean Dreams offers casual sophistication with local ownership – offering you a genuine Belizean.

Why We Love It:

Whether you’re journeying as a couple or with a group, Belizean Dreams provides an ambiance reminiscent of a lavish home, enriched by unparalleled service and hospitality.

The layout of Belizean Dreams is both charming and expansive. 9 standalone villas, artfully arranged in a horseshoe pattern, await you mere steps from the Caribbean Sea.

If you’re seeking a modern edge, the resort’s Promenade Building offers seven contemporary boutique rooms.

Dreaming of a beach wedding? This might just be the best resort on the list for that.

Exchange vows right on the Caribbean Sea, whether it’s a big bash or just the two of you.

Belizean Dreams has got the setup ready. Their team ensures a hassle-free wedding day with their Beach Wedding Package so you can have a magical day.

And bonus: a wedding here is legit worldwide, so you’re all set, legally speaking. Civil or religious, they handle all the details.

Inside Scoop:

From comfy accommodations to delectable meals and zesty local drinks to exciting adventure tours, Belizean Dreams has a package for you.

Every package promises an indulgence in authentic Belizean cuisine for every meal and the luxury of the One Bedroom Standard Units, among other amenities.

Dive into thrill-packed escapades with the Adventure Packages which are great for couples and families alike.

Honeymoon or anniversary? Ignite the spark and rekindle romance with the Couples Packages.

Traveling with the whole crew? Bond over shared memories and adventures with the Family Packages.

You can also enhance your vacation experience with Belizean Dreams’ add-ons!

Dive into romantic escapades with the Honeymoon & Romance add-on, or immerse yourself in nature’s wonders with the Belize Eco-Explorer package, available exclusively with their All-Inclusive Package.

Fancy a taste of variety? Opt for a combined stay with one of their sister resorts.

And for those wanting a more personalized adventure, there’s always the option to handpick activities à la carte.

The Green Side:

Belizean Dreams combines eco-conscious hospitality with top-notch amenities. Here, environmentally thoughtful accommodations meet beachfront luxury.

Conveniently, the resort’s pristine beach is directly accessible, eliminating any need to traverse public roads.

For those with an adventurous spirit, a range of options awaits: from bicycle rentals and boat excursions to horseback rides.

Also, diving and snorkeling enthusiasts can be guided by renowned diving locals.

Travel Time:

When you fly into the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport, Belizean Dreams perfects the final leg of your journey with scenic local flights and a leisurely drive to the resort

Ratings:

Earning its rightful place as a Tripadvisor Best of the Best Traveler’s Choice 2023 winner, Belizean Dreams is a testament to the love and appreciation of global travelers.

6

Thatch Caye

Thatch Caye, Belize

Last on our list, but certainly not least is Thatch Caye, a Muy’Ono Resort, where your dream of an idyllic island escape turns into a reality!

Why We Love It:

With its location just off Dangriga’s coast, Thatch Caye ensures exclusivity, hosting a maximum of 30 guests, and promising a stay like no other. This all-inclusive private island resort boasts luxurious overwater bungalows and cozy island cabanas.

The accommodations at Thatch Caye are nothing short of dreamy tropical escapes. Drift into relaxation in the Premier Overwater Bungalow, offering panoramic water vistas right at your doorstep.

For beach lovers, the Premier Oceanfront Cabana provides sprawling views and immediate beach access. Or experience serenity on stilts with the classic Overwater Bungalow.

The Oceanfront Cabana beckons with its blend of comfort and Caribbean charm, while the Penthouse Oceanfront Cabana takes luxury to new heights with its elevated views and plush amenities.

Thatch Caye redefines relaxation and rejuvenation. Beyond the plush confines of your bungalow or cabana, a world of tropical delight awaits.

Drift on hammocks, plunge into the saltwater pool, opt for a soothing seaside massage, or dive into a plethora of complimentary water activities.

Let your taste buds journey through Belize, whether sipping cocktails at the overwater lounge or indulging in sumptuous meals at The Grove – maybe even savoring a fish you caught yourself.

Inside Scoop:

Let’s talk about the different packages Thatch Caye Resort offers; there are a ton!

Dive into the ultimate “Island Style” experience with their Belize All Inclusive Island package – perfect for those who crave an all-in-one beachy bonanza.

For the angling aficionados, the Belize Fly Fishing Package offers an unmatched opportunity to reel in some excitement.

Can’t decide between mountain thrills and beach chills? The Belize Vacation Package lets you rock the reef and savor both.

If you’re plotting a jaw-dropping proposal, let “Propose in Belize” set the dreamy stage. For couples riding the post-wedding bliss, the “Honeymoon Belize Island” package provides everything you need for a romantic stay.

Dive deep into Belize’s culture with the “Thatch Caye Conch Hunt,” switch gears with the “Sea to Tree” package for a taste of both aquatic and terrestrial wonders, or find your inner zen with “Belize Yoga Retreats.”

And for those saying “I do” in style, the Belize Private Island Wedding promises nuptials no guest will ever forget!

The Green Side:

Thatch Caye Resort, proud of its TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, combines luxury with sustainability, evident in its thoughtfully renovated accommodations using island-sourced materials.

Travel Time:

Hop on a plane to Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City, then catch a quick 15-minute flight to Dangriga. Don’t sweat the next step; the resort’s got a boat ready to whisk you off on a 25-minute voyage straight to paradise!

Ratings:

Guests adore Thatch Caye Resort for its perfect blend of untouched tropical paradise and luxurious accommodations, making every moment feel like an exclusive escape from the everyday.

Thanks for Checking Out Our Guide to the 6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Belize!

Belize truly stands out as a jewel in the Caribbean, offering not only breathtaking beaches but also a rich cultural experience and a plethora of adventures.

The adults-only and all-inclusive resorts provide an unmatched blend of luxury, relaxation, and immersion into Belize’s natural beauty. These establishments are meticulously designed for travelers who seek a tranquil escape without the usual hustle and bustle.

What makes Belize even more exceptional is that you get the chance to lounge on pristine beaches or dive into historical Mayan ruins, lush jungles, or the world-renowned Great Blue Hole.

Each resort mentioned in our guide not only offers luxury accommodations but also acts as a gateway to these unique Belizean adventures.

Choosing Belize for your next getaway means diving into a world where luxury meets adventure, all wrapped in Belizean hospitality. We hope our recommendations help you craft your dream vacation.

Safe travels!

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