News and Articles about Our Resort and Turneffe Atoll

Spend some time exploring the space around Blackbird Caye Resort and you’re bound to notice some of our more prominent locals: Crocodylus acutus, also known as the American Crocodile. These large, grey reptiles call the Caribbean Basin their home, and are considered a vulnerable species due to their declining habitat and the chances of becoming…

Resort Closes Early for Annual Maintenance, Opening October 22 Hello everyone, Following Hurricane Earl we would like to update everyone on the status of Blackbird Caye Resort. We are happy to announce that everyone is safe and sound, but that the resort did unfortunately receive minor damage from the hurricane. In light of this we…

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Diving is more than a hobby or a vacation activity here on Turneffe Atoll; it’s a way of life. We’re so incredibly lucky to have this location: surrounded by the Belize Barrier Reef, a geographic world wonder, and a stone’s throw away from one of the great natural wonders of the world and one of…

When you want to get away from it all, sometimes you really do want to escape everything. You don’t just go from one bustling, busy city to another just like it in another country; you go further. You take the road less travelled and find yourself somewhere unique, different, and, most importantly, away from it…

“Belize’s newest protected marine area, Turneffe Atoll, is the largest and most biologically diverse atoll in the Americas.” ~Lonely Planet This beautiful collection of islands we call home is remarkable for its biodiversity, spectacularly beautiful, and– perhaps most importantly to many- home to some of the best diving found anywhere. What lies beneath the Turneffe…

“What Is A Dad? A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again. A dad is someone who wants to keep you from making mistakes but instead lets you find your own way, even though his heart breaks in…

There are countless treasures beyond imagining beneath the Caribbean Sea, and one of the greatest to be found in Belize or anywhere else in the world is The Great Blue Hole. Made famous by the Jaques Cousteau in the 1970s, Lighthouse Atoll, aka The Blue Hole or The Great Blue Hole, is one of the…

For many of us Commonwealth Day may just be another day off, a public holiday where we can hit the beach, enjoy a dive, or spend time with friends and family. That is a great way to spend the day, and something we all like to enjoy. But have you ever wondered why we celebrate…

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” On this special day we at Blackbird Caye Resort would like to thank our mothers – and mother figures – for the incredible impact they have had in making us who we are. Thank you for bringing us into this world, for…

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Travel to Belize is a dream destination for many US travelers but hefty airfare has led many to travel elsewhere. Limited airlines and flights from major US cities created a less-than-competitive market and sticker shock for potential visitors to the beautiful country of Belize. That appears to be changing as Southwest Airlines enters the market…

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Blackbird Caye Resort is home to many species of birds and bird-watching is a favorite past-time for many guests. The Magnificent Frigate is a gorgeous bird that has some very unique characteristics. They’re sea birds and although it spends most of its time soaring over the ocean, it rarely lands or touches water. As they…

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Inducted into ‘Hall of Fame’ of Five-time Certificate of Excellence Winners on the World’s Largest Travel Site Turneffe Atoll, Belize – May 20, 2015 – BLACKBIRD CAYE RESORTS today announced that it has been recognized as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and…

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As a PADI resort, Blackbird Caye Resort offers many courses on-site to introduce guests to diving or to take their skills to the next level. Our divemasters consistently get incredible reviews from our guests with their vast experience & friendly guidance. Here is a sampling of what we offer: Discover Scuba for guests wanting to…

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