Discover your own private island at Cayo Espanto, where paradise and luxury come together as one. This new, 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 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 retreat. Although Belize is less than two hours from Miami and Houston, it remains virtually undiscovered.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Newest 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, and private infinity plunge pool.
Casa Estrella Luxury
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.
Casa Aurora Luxury
Casa Aurora’s two bedroom 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.
Casa Ventanas 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.
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, based on a survey you are asked to fill out before you even arrive on the island.
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.
Wellness & Beauty
We built our reputation on luxurious surroundings and personal attention. So it’s only natural that we would provide spa experiences worthy of the name Cayo Espanto. Relax and rejuvenate with spa treatments in your own private oasis.
Island activities are tailored to you, A stay at Cayo Espanto is about discovering the tropical islands and enjoying the water. Although most of our guests come to Cayo Espanto to relax in privacy, there are others who spend their time exploring – by land or sea.
You can choose to explore the world’s second-largest barrier-reef system, where the diving is exceptional. You can also go bonefishing, partake in watersports off the beach, like windsurfing or catamaran sailing. We also offer birdwatching tours, private cruises, picnic excusions, spa services or exotic jungle tours.
You will most likely fly into Belize International Airport (BZE), scheduled flights depart every daytime hour, forty (40) minutes after the hour. A private charter will vary in price, depending on the size of Airplane. The flight time is 17 to 19 minutes. It includes beautiful views of various islands and the second largest barrier reef in the world (it will be on your right). Keep an eye out for manatee as you leave the mainland and look for rays and dolphins, as you get closer to the islands. Before boarding, ask your pilot to let you know when Cayo Espanto is in view. Just before landing in San Pedro, you will see Cayo Espanto to the left (you should recognize it from photos). You will be met at the San Pedro airport by our staff and taken via golf cart or taxi directly to one of our shuttle boats just a few yards away. You will enjoy a 7 minute ride to Cayo Espanto. Your luggage will be handled for you the entire time.