One of the most beautiful things about trips to Belize is just how few travelers there are compared to some of the more ‘mainstream’ Caribbean destinations. And with countless islands to explore above the waves and one of the world’s largest reef systems beneath them, the other Caribbean is a treat for travelers looking to…

If you want to learn how to dive, you do PADI. And if you’re going to do PADI, there are few places better for you to learn than at Blackbird Caye Resort. Ignore for a moment the fact that our corner of the world has some of the best diving found anywhere, with incredible biodiversity,…

Never underestimate the fun you can have with a kayak – one of our favourite past times at Blackbird Caye Resort is to take our kayaks out on expeditions around Turneffe Atoll! There is no shortage of sights to see along our ecologically-diverse shores, making Turneffe Expeditions perfect for novice and experienced kayakers alike. Dozens…

A hole in the ocean: that’s what Lighthouse Atoll – better known as the Great Blue Hole – is best described as. But how did it get here? Why is it all alone? What caused it? The beauty of having a natural wonder nearby is the continued sense of uniqueness, of beauty and mystery surrounding…

You can tell a lot about a place by the beach. How clean is it? Is there random ocean debris and refuse strewn about? How much garbage has washed ashore? What kind of animals call the beach home? On Turneffe Atoll we are blessed with a pristine secluded location, and Blackbird Caye Resort intends to…

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…

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…

“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…

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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