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Blackbird Caye Resort

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Blackbird Caye is a privately owned Island sitting on The Mesoamerican Reef System - often referred to as the "Jewel of the Caribbean" - it is the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere with a rich tapestry of vivid corals, mangrove forests, coastal wetlands, and diverse marine wildlife. Within the reef you will find Turneffe Atoll the Caye where the resort is located. Turneffe is the largest and most biologically diverse of the 3 atolls found in the Caribbean home to more than 65 species of stony coral, 350 species of mollusk, and more than 500 species of fish, manatees, dolphins and invertebrates. There are over 70 dives sites all within 10-15 minutes from the resort and 45 minutes to Lighthouse Reef where The Great Blue Hole is located. The resort is made of 19 modern cabanas facing the Caribbean Sea and 1 beach house. The cabanas are all equipped with A/C, fans, private bathrooms, either King or Queen Beds with new comfortable bedding, private porches with chairs and swinging hammocks. Included in the price are your cabana, 3 daily meals, dive or snorkel package, complimentary transfers to the island on Wednesdays and Saturdays and use of the resort's kayaks. We are the only resort on Turneffe with an air strip making it convenient to arrive or depart any other day of the week. Our courteous and helpful staff will always make you feel at home as customer service
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Turneffe Atoll, Turneffe Island Belize
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Caye Caulker Airport55 km
Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport60 km
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Staff is superb. Almost all been there long time which speaks well for the ownership. The cabanas are very clean, enjoyed the screened porch between dives. Diving is very good, sites 5-10 min from resort, dive, return and relax, dive, return and relax, dive. Very good boat
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This is my first review on TA. I think I owe the staff at Blackbird Caye Resort the courtesy of positive comments. Everyone is allowed their opinion and you obviously get a great variation on these posts. We travelled with our 17 yo son ( turned 17 while at the resort) in mid
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An authentic Caribbean adventure. This island, located 30 miles off the coast of Belize, targets scuba divers and snorkelers, but it can also be the ideal vacation for couples or small groups of friends even if they are novice snorkelers. There is no shopping, no TV and no
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It was an outstanding and enjoyable experience! We spent an unforgettable week with friends in November 2018. We all were impressed with Ed and Cardinal, both dive masters have a high level of professionalism. The dive sites are excellent. Chris also made of our trip an
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Brought he wife here for a week of diving. We had a great experience. the staff is just wonderful. Dive masters Ed and Cardinal did a great job of making us feel safe and giving us wonderful guided dives within the reef system in belize. The food was great and non repetitive.
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what are the nightly prices?
Ours was a package deal. Accommadations, meals, 3 dives a day for 7 days was 2200 pp US dollars.
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What kind of bath amenities are provided? Do I need to pack shampoos & hair dryer?
I believe soap and small shampoo was provided but I do not remember seeing a blow dryer.
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I did not use one as you can leave your bcd and fins on the boat most of the time. I carried my wetsuit back to my room for a rinse, and that is a very short walk. Have a great time !
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Hi! We offer a grill/bar menu during the day and our gift shop has some snacks available for purchase. There is no room service per se but can accommodate special requests as much as possible.
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Hi! We do not have cell service on the island. You can use wifi and WhatsApp or similar.
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"All cottages face the waterfront. If you want to be closer to the dock, ask Maggie."
"As a dive resort, best rooms are those closes to the dock!"
"Cabana #14 is private and in a great location"
"WIFI in the duplex - 23/24. Big and airy in #7."
"All rooms are quaint bungalows"
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BelizeBelize CayesTurneffe Island
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