An important part of any vacation is the food. Sure, you may be here for the diving – or the remoteness, the solitude – but at the end of any day you need to eat. Luckily, our food is as good as our diving, and visitors are in for a real treat as they experience…

What does it mean to be a ‘world class scuba resort’?  How can any resort claim to be ‘world class’ at all? Well, we can sum it up for you with just two basic points: our unique setting, and the ability to accommodate any level of diver. Let’s talk about our unique setting first. A…

Diversity, diversity, diversity! We are so incredibly fortunate to be where we are, atop Belize Barrier Reef, right in the heart of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. 65+ species of coral. 350+ species of mollusk. More than 500 species of fish. The Mesoamerican Reef System is the epitome of diversity – and we haven’t even…

There is benefit to stillness, to solitude. Peace of mind and quiet time ‘away from it all’ is something many struggle with from time to time – and often one of the most difficult things to find on vacation. Thankfully, our seclusion on Turneffe Atoll just off the coast of Belize offers us a chance…

Some of the most magnificent diving in the world is just off our shores. If you’ve never dived before, or you’re thinking of brushing up on your skills, Blackbird has you covered. Earn your Open Water certification. Become PADI certified. And then slip beneath the sea to experience some of the most spectacular sights the…

What do you look for in a vacation destination? Beauty and climate for sure – some space to relax and unwind, and enjoy swimming where it’s warmer. Tropical beaches, tropical breezes, tropical waters – it’s why you go on vacation, right? But it’s more than just what you see that makes a destination worth the…

One of the best things about getting away from it all is actually getting away from it all – Turneffe Atoll is remote, pristine, and isolated. Put simply, Turneffe Atoll is unspoiled. There is so much life around us here on this little atoll it is incredible to behold. Watch some of our dozens of…

Have you ever wondered what it’s like living under the sea? To live and breathe beneath the waves, swim and hunt, and see incredible sights? But what if you’ve never dived before? Well, there’s no time like now to learn! At Blackbird Caye Resort we can accommodate any level of diver, from those putting on…

Did you know that it’s a holiday today in Belize? Which holiday, you ask? Why, it’s Garifuna Settlement Day! Created by one of our civil rights activists, Thomas Ramos, we’ve been celebrating Garifuna Settlement Day since the 1940s before it became a national holiday in 1977. Depending on where you find yourself in Belize today,…

If you like bird watching, it’s hard to find a better locale than Turneffe Atoll. Just 32km (20mi) from Belize City, Turneffe Atoll is home to more than 60 species of birds during the height of the migratory season, including 18 species of nesting birds. To say that we see quite a few would be…

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