Your Luxury Private Island Resort In The Caribbean
Experience Cayo Espanto's ultimate privacy and 5-star service in Belize - your exclusive private island vacation destination.
Discover your own private island at Cayo Espanto, Belize, where paradise and luxury come together as one. Our five star, world class resort is for the discriminating few who demand the best life has to offer. We invite you to spend enchanting evenings and unforgettable days overlooking the Caribbean from your private villa while our staff overlooks nothing. Located three miles from San Pedro in the calm waters of the Western Caribbean, off the coast of Belize, Cayo Espanto is truly a spectacular and private vacation retreat. Although Belize is less than two hours from Miami, Florida and Houston, Texas, it remains virtually undiscovered.
Private Island Stay
Vacation in ultimate privacy with 5-star world-class service and amenities
When you arrive at Cayo Espanto, your only worry will be where to relax first: in the plunge pool, at the water's edge, or on the twin lounge chairs at the end of your very own dock. No worries about jockeying for position on the sand; the seven beach villas are situated so that you may not see another guest for the duration of your stay.
Cayo Espanto distills the Caribbean dream to its purest, simplest form - just you, alone with the elements.
One bedroom beach front villas:
Casa Olita Luxury One Bedroom Beach Villa
Casa Olita will charm you with its sophistication and seclusion. After you gaze at exquisite Caribbean vistas at your private dock, take a dip in your personal plunge pool or cool off in the alfresco showers. It's your choice. Toast to your honeymoon or simply embrace your loved one in the enchanting walled garden. Other luxurious touches include, a king size bed dressed in Yves De Lormes sheets, Zirocotte and Jobillo wood paneling, and mosquito netting. One bedroom (1500+ square feet)
Casa Manana Luxury One Bedroom Beach Villa
Seize the day in this majestic ocean front villa, complete with private dock, personal plunge pool. Bask in the royal treatment you deserve. Casa Manana's king size bed and lavish Egyptian cotton sheets, positioned in the center of the villa, is surrounded by romantic mosquito netting and a 180 degree wrap-around view of the Caribbean. Other indulgent features include granite counter tops and exotic hardwood cabinets. One bedroom (1500+ square feet)
Casa Brisa Luxury One Bedroom Beach Villa
Enjoy the best natural breeze on the island in Casa Brisa. Relax your mind and your body in your private plunge pool positioned on your private verandah, for beautiful views of our turquoise lagoon. Spend your days soaking up the spectacular Caribbean vista from your own private dock. Choose between a pair of twin beds or one king bed in your secluded hideaway, which also features exquisite Yves De Lormes sheets, cabbage bark ceilings, mosquito netting, large Santa Rosa verandahs and private dock. One bedroom (1500+ square feet)
Casa Solano Luxurious One-bedroom Private Island Beach Bungalow
Our NEW, one bedroom, ocean-front bungalow, Casa Solana is secluded on the western tip of our island, allowing guests to bask in the warm glow of Cayo Espanto's best sunsets. This bungalow's distinctive Caribbean architecture and chic island decor creates a refreshing and relaxing atmosphere for guests to unwind with an expansive verandah, separate dining area, private infinity plunge pool and dock. 1500+ square feet.
Two bedroom beach front villas:
Casa Aurora Luxury Two Bedroom Beach Villa
Casa Aurora's layout allows you to relax without boundaries. This comfortable villa is perfect for that romantic getaway and has a large private plunge pool (the largest on the island), and fantastic morning views from your private dock. Guests can enjoy serene moments in a hammock, or bundle up in the king beds, covered in Yves De Lormes sheets. Enjoy Caribbean ocean side bedrooms, with sleek baths and personal decks and private dock. The center of Casa Aurora has a living room with a butler's pantry that opens to the deck and covered pool area. This feature leads to a two-level deck, which connects your living area with your infinity plunge pool, private dock and beach areas. This is one of the best aspects of Casa Aurora. During the day your Houseman can move your living room outdoors, poolside. This is truly one of the best spots on the island. Casa Aurora is adorned with exotic hardwood furniture and does have the capability of sleeping four guests if you need a little extra room. Please contact us for details. (This is the island owners favorite house!) Two bedroom (2100+ square feet)
Casa Estrella Luxurious Two Bedroom Private Island Beach Villa
Treat yourself like a star in our exquisite two-story, two-bedroom villa. Gaze at the sparkling Caribbean from your spectacular second story view. Your upstairs bedroom has an open-air design and hardwood floors. Devote some time to yourself. Downstairs guests will be busy appreciating a 180 degree view of the Caribbean, with doors on three sides opening directly to the sea. Clearly distinguishable by its grand size, Casa Estrella also features a personal plunge pool, an alfresco shower, and a choice of twin or king sized beds dressed in Yves De Lorme sheets. Two bedroom (2500+ square feet)
Casa Ventanas Exclusive One-Bedroom Over-Water Bungalow
Our one bedroom, over-the-water bungalow is designed in the same style as all of our other villas. It is thoughtfully appointed with every imaginable comfort, custom-crafted furnishings and amenities. This unique bungalow is the most intimate, romantic and most popular accommodation on the island. Casa Ventanas is at the end of a dock that stretches over 150 feet off the island for the ultimate in privacy. Surrounded on all sides by the beautiful, turquoise blue Caribbean Sea, Casa Ventanas is a picture perfect window into the exotic water world of Belize. Guests are always enchanted by all of the sea life swimming right past or under their bungalow. One bedroom (1000+ square feet)
All arrangements for tours, excursions, and diving can be made after you have arrived. Please contact us if you desire to arrange your activities prior to arrival. In addition, Cayo Espanto provides custom tailored private tours of all varieties both inland and offshore.
Fly fishing is always a favorite activity for guests of Cayo Espanto who have their own equipment. Because hundreds of bonefish have made their home around Cayo Espanto, the angler will usually find great success all around the island. The hard sea-bottom immediately around the island provides for unusually easy wading. In addition to wading around the island, guests may hire a guide and boat for some wonderful flats fishing for bonefish, tarpon and permit.
Scuba Diving the second largest barrier reef in the world is not to be missed. Cayo Espanto is within 15-20 minutes of some of the world's best and most famous dive sites. Private trips are easily arranged. Guests who wish to dive the Blue Hole should be aware that it is an all-day trip usually leaving about 8:00 in the morning and returning at 6:00 in the evening. A private charter is available or guests may choose to go with a group from San Pedro.Our Dive Masters are available for private charter trips. When they are not on a private charter with our guests they lead our regular open diving and snorkeling trips. To guarantee diving with our Dive Masters, advance arrangements are requested.
Snorkeling in Hol Chan, Belize's National Marine Park, has been named by USA Today one of the world's top ten snorkeling sites. Private charters to Hol Chan are available or guests may choose to join a boat from San Pedro. Prices run about $250.00 for a private snorkel trip for two. Glass bottom boats also provide another window to the underwater life below.
Enjoy the full services of an on-site massage therapist. Our Spa offers manicures, pedicures, facials, Aromatherapy and more... Contact us for further details.
Another favorite trip is a day with boat and guide for some fishing, snorkeling and conching (in season). Inquire about our Day at Sea with Luxury. After a morning of fishing and conching, your guide will grill your catch for you on a beach. After lunch, it's back to the water for some great snorkeling, all out fun and relaxing. You can also choose to visit other islands (some deserted and some with villages). Return just in time to watch the sunset and have cocktails before dinner.
Daily excursions to the mainland of Belize offer fantastic adventure opportunities. The Mayan ruins of Lamanai are a must. River trips and visits to inland spas are included along the way. Once again, private charters are also available.
On nearby Cayo Rosario and Bird Caye is an experience for all. These islands are very close to Cayo Espanto and are home to many types of birds. (spoonbill, pelican, frigates just to name a few). The adventure allows guests to walk around and through mangrove. This tour is highlighted by the Belize Audubon Society.
If you just want to go exploring in a skiff (our name for a 21-ft Mexican-made boat), one of the island's staff will be happy to take you out. The trip is always an adventure and full of unpredictability. Deserted beaches, uninhabited islands, beautiful waters and an occasional dolphin can make your trip very memorable.
How about a gourmet picnic lunch on a deserted beach for just the two of you? We will send an advance team to prepare the perfect romantic lunch site. Afterwards, we will deliver you to your paradise. Stay as long as you like and we will pick you up at a pre-determined time. Or, if you prefer, take our cellular phone and give us a call (we are only 10 minutes away).
Once you arrive at Cayo Espanto, the award winning chefs leave no decisions for you to make. A new menu is created daily to perfectly suit your tastes. Winners of awards from all over the globe, Cayo Espanto's master culinary artists prepare the most succulent dishes with the freshest tropical ingredients in the world.
Whether it is breakfast in bed or a candle lit dinner on your personal veranda, the epicurean cuisine at Cayo Espanto is nothing short of tantalizing. The personalized creations are an awakening to the palate.
Rent Your Own Private Island
Cayo Espanto, Belize - Private Island for Rent
Looking to rent a private island in the tropical Caribbean paradise? Look no further. Cayo Espanto Private Island resort is the perfect setting for any event. Whether your planning a birthday celebration or a romantic private island wedding, our island rental offers the exclusivity, privacy and luxury you desire. Full island rental includes all seven ocean front villas, for up to 18 guests.
Experience the primal mystique of renting your own private island; having water 360 degrees around you. There are few better places in the world to experience than the amazing island of Cayo Espanto, located three miles from San Pedro in the calm waters of the Western Caribbean, off the coast of Belize.
Full island rental accomodations include personal butler service for all guests, including 3 tailored meals per day; guest's favorite snacks; rack bar drinks, beer, sodas, fruit juice, bottled water (drinks exclude wine, dessert wine, champagne and cordials); San Pedro Airport Greeting; Cayo Espanto offers a scheduled, daytime, boat launch to/from San Pedro daily and all non-motorized activities (this includes the use of sea kayaks and sail boat).
Please contact us at 800.710.1008 or 415.864.4581 to help
plan your next stay on Cayo Espanto or for your custom quote.