Blackbird Caye Resort has been a private oasis for over 15 years to couples, families, singles and small groups seeking world-class diving, snorkeling and adventure. Our unique resort offers guests unbelievable beauty and an array of activities that will appease any appetite. While diving has always been the primary attraction to our resort, our island also offers guests a vacation spot like no other. Warm & friendly staff, breathtaking views, modern private cabanas, delectable food and drinks, 2 miles of white sandy beaches and our newly built pool can also satisfy those guests just wanting to relax and unwind in a tropical retreat.
Many group travelers seek a more private venue that allows them to focus on their particular interest, and give them the feeling of exclusivity that our island will certainly provide for them. Always considering ways to offer more choices to our guests, Blackbird Caye Resort now offers full island rentals for such groups. Imagine a private island for just you and your group?
Here is an example of just some of the groups we could accommodate:
- Dive or Snorkel Groups
- Kayak Groups
- Wedding Groups
- Family Reunions
- Corporate Incentive Groups
- Church Retreats
- Couples Retreats
Our 18 private cabanas can comfortably accommodate 36-40 guests. The possibilities are endless, and our sales team is dedicated to helping group travelers plan their ideal trip from beginning to end with precise detail. Our island staff is committed to personal service and attention to ensure your group’s every whim is met. Whether it’s adventure, leisure or business Blackbird Caye Resort is equipped to handle any group event.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us!
The allure of the ocean is enticing, and wanting to explore its remarkable underwater world is something many people dream of. The sheer wonders of the ocean life you will discover while diving will prove to be absolutely breathtaking and may just become a lifelong hobby. You will experience vivid colors, fascinating creatures and unique plant-life that will give you a true appreciation of another world.
If you’ve ever contemplated learning how to scuba dive, why not incorporate that into a vacation at our tropical paradise? As a PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) facility, Blackbird Caye Resort offers all PADI training courses. However, if you don’t want to spend your entire vacation learning, then there are options to give you time to relax and learn.
While many folks want to really get serious about diving, many just want to test the waters (literally!) and see if it is something they want to pursue. That is the beauty of having choices and at Blackbird Caye Resort, we provide our guests with those choices.
Our very popular “Discover Scuba Dive Program” is a non-certification course that simply provides our guests with basic scuba knowledge and is a great introduction into diving:
- Watch a 30 minute video
- Spend 1 hour in the pool learning to breathe and do a few skills
- Do a 40 minute dive in open water to a max depth of 40 feet (based on skill success in the pool) with an instructor
If you’re serious about diving, our dive packages provide our guests with flexibility and choices that will be a perfect fit for anyone.
Open Water I Certification is the main course for becoming a diver. It typically lasts four days and consists of about two days of classroom-style learning, covering all aspects of the physics of diving and equipment, plus two days of hands-on learning, becoming acquainted with the scuba gear in the water and doing simple dives. You can do e-learning prior to arriving at the resort to give you more vacation time!
Open Water II Certification provides advanced open water learning to further your diving skills, enjoyment and safety. This is a recommended, but strictly optional course and is typically taken after 20 or more dives, giving you time to become totally comfortable underwater on routine dives.
PADI Enriched Air Diver Course is a specialty scuba diving course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you increased no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. To qualify, you must be 15 years or older and have a PADI Open Water certification, or qualifying certification from another organization.
There are 70+ dive sites located near the resort with an average time of 12 minutes to reach them. Some of the popular dive spots you will visit are “The Elbow”, “Calabash Cut”, “West Side Story”, “CoCo Point”, “Al’s Hideout”, and “Oasis”. Offering some of the highest biodiversity in the Caribbean, Turneffe offers a well-developed reef encircling the entire island chain making it the perfect location for divers, snorkelers and kayakers.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us!
Nothing is more romantic than the sand, sun and beach. June is the most popular month for weddings because every bride wants sun and warmth on her special day. Blackbird Caye Resort combines the perfect blend of romance and adventure for your wedding in a picture-perfect setting that provides the dream wedding every bride envisions.
Why Choose Blackbird Caye Resort in Belize for Your Wedding Destination?
- With the warm, tropical climate of our island, weddings can be planned year-round
- We offer a wedding and honeymoon destination in one
- Incorporate adventure on your honeymoon with scuba, snorkeling or kayaking just steps from your modern cabana
- Choose to relax at your leisure – no time clocks
- All meals are included in the dining room
- Unprecedented star-gazing at night; see billions of stars from anywhere on our island
The sheer beauty of Belize will take your breath away and provide couples with memories that will never be forgotten. Blackbird Caye Resort is the ideal location for your wedding.
Our Wedding Packages:
Beautiful Beginnings: $1,499.00
- Your very own personal Wedding Coordinator will personally take you through the journey step-by-step
- Preparation of marriage documents, marriage certificate and affidavits
- Wedding gift/souvenir from Blackbird Caye Resort
- Bride’s tropical bouquet and boutonniere
- Beautiful beachfront island location
- Ordained Minister to perform at ceremony
- Hand-woven wedding arch made of tropical foliage and flowers
- Wedding cake for two
Superior Wedding: $2,299.00
- Everything in the “Beautiful Beginnings” Package
- Private romantic dinner for two overlooking the Caribbean sea
- Private round-trip ground transportation
- Private chartered round-trip air service to and from resort
- Welcome basket and champagne
Custom Wedding Package:
Our wedding package can be as simple or detailed as you wish. You may add enhancements to your package at additional costs, such as:
- Professional photography
- Live music
- Floral arrangements
- Custom wedding cakes
- Custom linens and decor
NOTE: Special wedding group rates are also available. Packages do not include resort accommodations and must be booked separately.
While our resort on its own will have couples glowing in the tropical ambiance of paradise, our Romance Package adds the perfect elements to enhance a couple’s stay with us. It’s the perfect addition for an anniversary, engagement or any special occasion that requires a little something special.
For $375 your Romance Package includes:
- Arrival to the resort via private charter
- A welcome champagne toast for the two
- Your cabana will welcome you with a bottle of wine and seasonal fruits
- Choice of evening for a private outdoor dinner by the poolside or on the beach
Want more details or have questions? Please Contact Us and we’d be thrilled to assist!