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Belize is an underrated honeymoon destination, offering the total package: beautiful beaches, lush rainforest, waterfalls with tranquil pools for secluded swims, impressive Mayan ruins, vast cave systems, and luxury couples resorts. Plus, you won’t have to worry about horrible jet lag. It can take less time to fly to Belize than flying across the United States. For the ultimate honeymoon in Belize, book one of these top resorts perfectly made for newlyweds.
Considered one of the best overwater bungalow resorts in the world, Cayo Espanto is a private island resort surrounded by stunningly clear Caribbean waters, a short boat ride away from Ambergris Cay. When you arrive, the entire staff will greet you at the dock, including your own personal dive master and butler. Villas each have their own infinity pool right at the sea’s edge. Activities include kayaking, diving, and bonefishing, while the chef creates a daily menu of customized dishes that can be savored anywhere on the island. Your drinks will even be delivered to wherever you are, whenever you want, whether it’s at sea or while lounging in a hammock.
Belizean Dreams is one of the most popular resorts in Belize, offering private villas with balconies and dazzling beachfront views, some with full kitchens. The property features an open-air restaurant with more impressive views and a beautiful infinity pool for lounging around. Without the crowds of a mega-resort, you’ll find an exceptionally peaceful atmosphere for relaxing and enjoying each others’ company, along with an on-site spa for taking relaxation up a notch. Activities like cycling, snorkeling, diving certification, and zip line excursions can be arranged. You can also purchase themed packages like the Romance/Honeymoon package for add-ons like a candlelit dinner, wine and fresh floral turndown service.
Private beachfront villas with balconies and kitchens
Infinity pool and on-site spa
Themed packages include meals, drinks, accommodations and transportation
An intimate waterfront property, Victoria House Resort & Spa is located on the east side of Ambergris Caye. Embrace the laid-back island vibes at the infinity-edge pool or private beach, then head to San Pedro by golf cart to explore the vibrant area dotted with charming houses, seafood restaurants, and beach bars. However, there are multiple on-site restaurants on this property, including a poolside patio and beach bar. Accommodations range from spacious villas with private pools to luxury suites, while romantic Casitas are the perfect getaway for two. When you’re ready to explore, choose from a snorkeling adventure at Hol-Chan Marine Reserve or a diving excursion at the world-renowned Blue Hole. Afterward, relax with a body scrub treatment or customized facial at the resort’s on-site spa.
Beachfront property with an infinity-edge pool
Multiple on-site restaurants
Luxe spa with body treatments and facials
Activities such as snorkeling, diving, and paddle boarding
Matachica Resort & Spa is what dreams were made of, providing the ultimate honeymoon escape. It sits on tranquil Ambergris Caye, boasting spectacular water views facing the second-largest barrier reef in the world, considered a must-see in Belize. Enjoy everything from napping in a hammock to taking a hike through the jungle and swimming in the sea-facing infinity pool. Accommodations are in the casitas with canopied beds. The on-site spa offers pampering treatments that utilize local organic products. Onsite dining is at the acclaimed Mambo restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a full American breakfast included in room rates. Packages are also available that include transportation, meals and add-ons like couple’s massages and private dinners for two.
Casitas with thatched roofs, two-person hammocks and canopied beds
Themed all-inclusive packages including transportation, meals and extras
One of the best all-inclusive resorts in Belize, The Lodge at Chaa Creek is a luxury getaway. It includes thatched-roof cottages with modern amenities, like an infinity pool with jungle views, all set within a riverside on a private rainforest reserve. Many tours and activities are onsite, including horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, and bird watching. Look forward to exploring Maya temple sites and taking a guided tour of the Butterfly Farm, Rainforest Medicine Trail, and Natural History Center too. The Chaa Creek Restaurant offers unforgettable dining that blends old-fashioned and contemporary cooking techniques using fresh, local produce in creative, tasty meals. 10% of all accommodation revenue at Chaa Creek goes directly into environmental and community projects under the Chaa Creek Cares™ initiative.
Thatched-roof cottages on private rainforest reserve
Horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking and canoeing on-site
Percentage of revenue goes to environmental and community projects
One of the best resorts in Belize, Hamanasi Adventure & Dive Resort is an alluring honeymoon retreat. Tucked between the cerulean waters of the Caribbean and the Maya Mountains, this intimate resort sits on a beach and is surrounded by tropical flora. Look forward to exploring nearby waterfalls, caves, Mayan pyramids, and the world’s only jaguar preserve. There is a PADI dive facility on site, and divers have access to an especially magnificent underwater world with whale sharks, eagle rays, and manatees. After a day of play, enjoy romantic dining on fresh seafood with sea views.
Treehouse rooms and beachfront suites
Night hikes at world’s only jaguar preserve
PADI dive facility with snorkeling and diving on-site
Ramon’s Village Resort is a Bora Bora-inspired accommodation that features thatched-roof cabanas with mahogany floors tucked among coconut trees and tropical gardens and coconut trees. There’s a large, manufactured beach with cushioned lounge chairs and hammocks, a gorgeous lagoon-style pool, a lively beach bar, and an al fresco restaurant. Guests can access a large dive center, while the onsite spa offers massage and decadent facials.
Lagoon-style pool and private manufactured beach
Jungle-themed rooms with private outdoor balconies or shared patio spaces
Coco Beach Resort provides an intimate ambiance ideal for a tranquil honeymoon with stays in everything from the Penthouse Suite to spacious casitas with stunning sea views and private verandas. Enjoy swimming or lounging around the free-form pools, soaking in the Jacuzzi, and enjoying drinks at the swim-up bar. If you need a massage, order one in your room or on the beach. There are three restaurants to choose from, with both Caribbean and international fare served, including private beachfront meals.
Suites and casitas with sea views and private verandas
Turtle Inn is also owned by Francis Ford Coppola and is nestled between the beach and the jungle featuring a Caribbean-meets-Bali look with thatched-roof cottages, Japanese baths and private gardens with outdoor showers. The Sunset Spa provides luxurious treatments that are ideal after a day snorkeling with whale sharks or diving with stingrays near the world’s second-largest coral reef. You can also book canoe trips, zip line rides, paddle boarding, or visits to an organic farm. Dine on fresh seafood and traditional Italian fare at The Mare Restaurant, which sits along the shoreline where local delicacies are delivered daily.
Thatched cottages with private deck onto white-sand beach
Japanese baths, private gardens and outdoor showers
The Francis Ford Coppola-owned Blancaneaux Lodge comprises 20 huts within the Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve on a hillside overlooking Privassion Creek. If you’re looking for one of the world’s most remote resort getaways book the honeymoon cabana for a private deck overlooking a waterfall. Or, if you want to splurge, the deluxe cabana includes a walled-off outdoor shower and a private plunge pool. Visit Mayan ruins, explore the jungle on horseback, or laze around in a hammock watching the hummingbirds buzz around the flowers. The Waterfall Spa specializes in ancient Thai massage techniques, and the pool is heated by hydroelectricity. Two onsite restaurants include the treehouse-style Montagna Ristorante for Italian fare and the poolside Guatemaltecqua for savoring authentic Mayan dishes.
Honeymoon cabana with private deck overlooking waterfall