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Best Private Island Summer Vacation Experience in Belize!

By David Benzaquen, Cayo Espanto General Manager 7/11/2019 4 minutes

Summer is a time to celebrate sun-filled days and to create the best island vacation memories. The biggest decision to make is where that perfect getaway glow and sun-kissed tan should be obtained. The Caribbean is dotted up and down with frequented island getaway options, yet it can be hard to find one that provides a more secluded and untouched look and feel. That is where Belize and, more specifically, Cayo Espanto private island resort comes into play. Cayo Espanto will offer you the perfect private island summer vacation with onsite adventures and amenities as well as some of the top mainland activities to do in Belize for the summer!

Cayo Espanto, a private island resort perfectly situated three miles off the coast of San Pedro, Belize, has mastered the art of creating the post-vacation glow for each guest – one that is both unique and personalized to each visitor. Upon arrival at the resort, guests are greeted with a drink and delectable snack before being escorted to their villa. Each villa is completed with Egyptian Yves De Lormes linens, personal butler service, a private dock, secluded infinity plunge pool, and personalized meals.

Cayo Espanto is an incredible private island in Belize that has immaculate attention to detail, incredible service, and world-class amenities to ensure that each guest can live in the lap of luxury throughout their stay. The breathtaking views from each guests’ secluded beach, pool and/or dock create an experience like no other, making this Caribbean beach resort the best place to visit in Belize during the summertime.

Adding to the customized experience, the island’s world-renowned chef works alongside each personal butler to customize daily meals down to every delicious detail. This extra detail allows for an out-of-this-world culinary experience during each visitor’s time spent on the island. Favorite dishes include herb-crusted fillet of snapper, vine-ripened tomato bisque and more.

Refreshing cocktails, mocktails, and healthier versions of each drink are consistently available and are best enjoyed while lounging in the private plunge pool or with your toes in the sand. Sip on the island’s signature Espanto Wave or cool down with a local brew. After all, your summer vacation isn’t truly complete without a delightfully full stomach and a cool drink in hand.

Private Island Summer Vacation in Belize
Private Island Summer Vacation in Belize

Tropical Spa at Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort

For those looking to enjoy an extra dose of pampering, everything from a full-body Swedish massage to a coconut ginger body polish and a hydrating pumpkin facial can all be enjoyed under a secluded and shaded spot on the beach. The feel of the warm ocean breeze while melting into the deepest of relaxation modes during an incredible spa service redefines the meaning of a perfect island getaway.

Island Activities at Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort

Thrill-seekers and active adventurers will find plenty available for them too. Explore the Mayan ruins on mainland Belize, go deep-sea fishing, snorkel the blue hole or simply soak up all the rays on your own private beach. Paradise has no limits. Here are some of the top activities to do for a memorable Belizean summer at Cayo Espanto:
  • Scuba Diving Charters
  • Fishing Trips
  • Private Snorkeling Charters
  • Deserted Island Beach picnic

How to get to Cayo Espanto?

Cayo Espanto is located on its own private 4-acre island, 7-minutes by boat from San Pedro. Guests arriving at the Philip S W Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City will be greeted by our resort representative, where they may board a local flight to San Pedro in Ambergris Caye for approximately $160 round-trip, or helicopter transport directly to Cayo Espanto island for approximately $1,200 (US) one-way or $2,400 round-trip, plus tax, for up to 4 passengers.

Breathtaking ocean views, from sunrise to sunset and every moment in between, impeccable service, spa amenities, and dining options as well as proximity to the world’s second-largest barrier reef are just a few of the reasons why Cayo Espanto Private Island Resort in Belize has become synonymous with the term luxurious private island escape and why it is the perfect place to visit this summer!

David Benzaquen, Cayo Espanto General Manager