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June 13, 2024

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April 23, 2020

Zoom Backgrounds

Let your next virtual happy hour be on the beach in Belize. For those of us beginning and ending our days on Zoom calls, a background makes all the difference, keeping us uplifted and able to envision ourselves in our favorite places while at home.
November 20, 2019

Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

A coral island in the Turneffe Atoll off the coast of Belize called Little Cay Bokel is home to Turneffe Island Resort. It welcomes guests year-round as a private-island getaway, with beautiful tropical waters as the playground for scuba diving, adventuring, fishing, and more.
September 6, 2018

Memories of a lifetime – photo contest!

We loved seeing all the photos and memories submitted by guests. If you’ve been a guest with us, submit your TIR vacation photos for a chance to win some epic prizes!
July 13, 2018


It’s well known that Turneffe Island Resort is a mecca for activities such a snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing but did you know Belize is also becoming well known for other activities such as birdwatching?
July 11, 2018

Meet our island puppies

Woof, woof! Hello from our two beloved island pups, Tui and Jax. The duo of Golden Retrievers are brothers, born on December 9, 2017 in Northern Mexico. They arrived at their new home, Turneffe Island Resort, on January 22, 2018 at just six weeks old. Although from the same litter, their personalities are each unique.
May 3, 2018

Meet your assistant manager

When you work on a 14-acre, private island resort, the environment becomes your office. Working hard on ensuring your stay is a memorable one between the blue of the Caribbean Sea and the lush green trees is our Assistant Manager, Jose.
April 2, 2018

Meet your assistant/activities manager

At Turneffe Island Resort, your vacation is what you make of it – and our Activities Manager, Eddie, is here to make sure our guests are connected with the activities that interest them most on the island.
March 19, 2018


Our precious, 14-acre island has hosted guests from England, France, the United States, and beyond. While our guests may speak many different languages, there is one we can all use to communicate with – the language of hashtags.
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