“A new study published in the Journal of Marine Policy finds that coral reefs generate $36 billion in global tourism value per year. Mapping the Global Value and Distribution of Coral Reef Toursim used traditional and academic research combined with unique “big data” and social media uploads to map, in high resolution, the full value…

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…

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…

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…

Have you ever wondered what it’s like living under the sea? To live and breathe beneath the waves, swim and hunt, and see incredible sights? But what if you’ve never dived before? Well, there’s no time like now to learn! At Blackbird Caye Resort we can accommodate any level of diver, from those putting on…

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…

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…

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…

Blackbird Caye Resort is home to dozens of wild & marine life. Our 27 species of birds love our warm, tropical climate and consist mainly of Brown Pelican, Magnificent Frigate Bird, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Little Blue Heron, Osprey and Spotted Sandpiper. Bird-watching is some of our guests’ favorite activities. Marine life in Turneffe…

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