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North Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a gorgeous place! We did not stay here but I wish we had, we did dine here and walked around and just found it to be lovely. The food was amazing and our server was wonderful, he was new but really knew his stuff. (Cayan)Bathrooms at the restaurant we're really sweet and I just enjoy the overall ambience. Turtles...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a waterfront villa. The staff is truly wonderful! Great food, beautiful location, lots of amazing activities. We had two teenagers with us who could not have been more delighted with the whole package. feel asleep each night to the sound of waves hitting the beach just feet away from the front porch.

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Valencian Country, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Turtle inn hotel for 1 week and it's been a pleasure to stay in this place. The hotel great, the people and the service fantastic. Our room by the see was wonderful, every day the breakfast in our Terrace by the see. The whole hotel very clean. Wonderful decoration and very smart. I really recommend this...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent week at the Turtle Inn. We'd never been to Belize and the Turtle Inn was a very hospitable introduction to the region. The service was excellent - the staff goes out of its way to be attentive and accommodating. It's not 5 star luxury but still very comfortable. The casual Balinese decor complements the scenery...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

40th birthday I decided to spend it in Belize at Turtle Inn's Coral Caye- private island. 8 of us total spend a wonderful weekend on "Chillagan's Island." I think they undersell how truly amazing the experience is. Every need is served by our island attendant Darvin (who if you can request-do). Exquisite meals caught and prepared fresh daily, and any...

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Angelique !!!! Happy birthday and thank you for celebrating with us. Coral Caye was 100% my project so I am over the moon to read this and it was great meeting all of you on the morning of your departure. Coral Caye is a truly private island experience- barefoot elegant & Gilligan-Glam ! - which I...

Woodside, California, Usa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the water, 15 minutes to town, thatched roof bungalow's, beach bar and excursions if the weather is calm. The Gauguin grill is excellent and restaurant Mare is average on property. The staff is outstanding and friendly. They will get you anything you want or need with a smile! Placencia is an old dive town. Lots of cheap...

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this review and thank you for the great description of Placencia! ;) This fisherman's village is indeed laid back and one tends to hang out quite easily, or never leave - please come back soon -! Martin

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently returned from a 4 night stay at Turtle Inn, and while we were disappointed, I feel like this won't be the case for almost everyone else. Based on our experience, here's how to make the most of yours: 1. One of the room options offered to us during the booking process was a "Colibri apartment," which we were...

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Katheryn- We greatly appreciate your candid feedback as we need to hear the good, the bad and the ugly. The apartment is indeed beautifully situated, amazing views, spacious and equipped with a full kitchen and two bathrooms. Indeed some electrical and plumbing issues arose and we have since addressed those with permanent fixes. Coastal living is very hard on...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Mid-afternoon dinnerish lunch. Food was great and the service was great. Everyone was so friendly. Fish tacos and a wonderful salad with fresh fish. I will certainly be back and look forward to trying other items at the resort.

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a mid afternoon visit to Turtle Inn ! Our beach bar is open for visitors and Fermin is happy to serve you and mix you one of our custom made, infused fresh cocktails ! Martin

benton harbor, MI
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Turtle Inn is an excellent choice for your stay in Placencia, or for your stay in all of Belize for that matter. The villas are gorgeous. The beachfront villas are so close to the water that it only takes about 10 steps and your feet are wet. This make for a beautiful view and keeps the breeze blowing through the...

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a great rating and for staying with us! - it was our pleasure having you as our guests and we appreciate the feedback in order for us to look into it. You are absolutely right - there is change to catch the last flight but if you are sitting in high numbered rows and deplane last -...

Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is Francis Ford Coppalas resort. He has 2 in this country and we want to go back to visit the one in the mountains to compare. This resort was absolutely one of the best experiences I've ever had. The staff here are unsurpassed. They are truly happy to be there and want to make your stay as enjoyable as...

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Gratitude all around - thank you Keith ! It was a pleasure meeting you and please do not hesitate to reach out directly when you are ready to make plans for Blancaneaux Lodge- it is magical - and perhaps you combine it with our private island Coral Caye !? I will make sure to share your comments with my staff...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury and unspoiled beauty on a pristine white-sand beach.Turtle Inn is a true labor of love. Less than a year after Francis and Eleanor Coppola acquired this beachside refuge in 2001, it was swept out to sea by the forces of Hurricane Iris. Turning disaster into triumph, the Coppolas led a two-year reclamation project, creating a magnificent resort that is consistently ranked among the best in Central and South America.This 25-room seafront hideaway combines natural wonders with luxury style. Accommodations are in individual thatched cottages, decorated with handcrafted Balinese furnishings and naturally cooled by the ever-present sea breezes. Just steps beyond your private deck, the white-sand beach dissolves into the clear Caribbean ocean. In addition, the resort has two infinity swimming pools for enjoying the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Inn

Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
Region: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range: $424 - $1,026 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Turtle Hotel Placencia
Turtle Inn Belize
Belize Turtle Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Placencia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Placencia
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
#4 Family Hotel in Placencia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
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Marion, Illinois
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“We liked our quiet garden views although ocean-front cabanas are appealing.”
 of 5 bubbles mstravellite, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a villa on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles sharkfood, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request beach side”
 of 5 bubbles Z5221ODkeithh, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Outdoor Shower is spectacular! Bring a bug spray that works for "No-c-ems" or "Sand-Flies".”
 of 5 bubbles joesal01, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“2-bedroom villas available, no A/C, outdoor shower, ocean breeze,”
  • Villa 2 (2 bedroom suite)
  • Bedroom 1 (Villa 2 / 2 bedroom villa)
  • Bathroom & outdoor shower area (Villa 2 / 2 bedroom villa)
 of 5 bubbles stephaniebK1915PD, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
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