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…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

Belize has quickly become a diver’s dream destination boasting rave reviews about its unspoiled reefs, corals and abundant marine life. The Mesoamerican Reef System — often referred to as the “Jewel of the Caribbean” — is the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. Within can be found Turneffe Atoll, the largest and most biologically…

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