Turtle Inn
Placencia Village
Stann Creek District, Belize, Central America

Distance from hotel to town, 1 miles (2 kms). Distance from hotel to airport, 165 miles (266 kms).  

Turtle Inn is Francis Ford Coppola's second luxury hideaway in Belize. Located on the Placencia Peninsula along the Caribbean coast, it sits among the mangroves defining a coastline that faces the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere. Its Balinese-inspired cabanas have artisan- crafted furnishings and a broad-screened deck to take in the tropical sea air. With its own dock and PADI-certified diving personnel, it provides an unequaled base for exploring the outstanding diving and fly-fishing. For the land adventurer, Turtle Inn is near the world's only jaguar reserve, the Cockscomb Preserve, and the late Mayan ceremonial center, Lubaantum. The Inn also features a luxurious spa, swimming pool and complimentary kayaks and beach bicycles.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Activities Desk
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Beach (onsite)
  • Bicycle Rentals ($)
  • Boat Rentals ($)
  • Breakfast Room
  • Car Rental Desk ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dive Center
  • Entertainment
  • Gift Shop
  • Hospitality Desk
  • Ice Machines
  • Internet Service
  • Juice Bar ($)
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking Facility
  • Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Restaurants
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (front desk)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (in room)
  • Snack Bar
  • Spa
  • Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions $ ($)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Child age break is 11 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018 Poolside Gardenview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Gardenview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Poolside Seaview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Seaview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Seafront Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Gardenview Villa - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.  

• Starfish Cottage - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Seafront Villa - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.  

• Francis Family Pavilion - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.  

2019 Poolside Gardenview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Gardenview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Poolside Seaview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Seaview Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Seafront Cottage - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Gardenview Villa - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.  

• Starfish Cottage - 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Seafront Villa - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.  

• Francis Family Pavilion - 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children.  

Poolside Gardenview Cottage, Located directly adjacent to the triangular pool, each poolview cottage has a private screened porch, spacious bath- rooms with Japanese bath, and private walled garden with outdoor shower. All the luxury Belize resort dwellings feature Balinese hand-carved doors and decor.  

Garden View Cottage(*), (GVT) full bathroom with shower.  

• Bedding: 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed. View: Garden.  

Poolside Sea View Cottage(*), full bathroom with shower, located next to pool, partial view of the sea Bedding: 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed.  

Sea View Cottage(*), (STG) With a partial view of the Caribbean Sea, each Seaview Cottage at the luxury hotel hideaway in Belize has a screened porch, spacious bathroom with a Japanese bath, and a private walled garden with an outdoor shower. All rooms feature Balinese hand-carved doors and decor, ceiling fans, and thatched roofs that naturally cool the cottages. If you prefer Belize hideaway dwellings that look out onto the Caribbean Sea, be sure to check out the luxury Seafront Cottages at Turtle Inn, just steps away from a beautiful stretch of beach.  

• Bedding: 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed. View: Partial Sea.  

Seafront Cottage(*), (SFC) Just steps from a beautiful stretch of beach and the Caribbean Sea, the Seafront Cottages at Turtle Inn are the most desirable dwellings for couples or individuals. Each includes a private garden with an outdoor shower, screened porch, and a bathroom with a Japanese bath. All rooms feature Balinese hand-carved doors and decor, ceiling fans, and thatched roofs that naturally cool the cottages. For a more spacious and secluded accommodation, the Belize luxury beach hideaway also offers two- bedroom Garden View Villas, nestled in the lush gardens and only a few steps from the Caribbean Sea.  

• Bedding: 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed. View: Sea.  

Garden View Villa(*), Nestled in the lush gardens and a few paces from the Caribbean Sea, 2 bedroom/2 bathrooms villas provide luxurious proportions with living room, separated seating areas and extended screened porch. Each is surrounded by private walled garden with outdoor shower. Balinese hand-carved doors and decor are featured through-out.  

• View: Garden.  

Starfish Cottage, Feel as if you are staying in your own private seafront home, fully equipped with a kitchen, living room, full bathroom on the main floor, and two air conditioned bedrooms. Each bedroom has a queen- size bed,and there's a shared bathroom on the second floor. The Starfish Cottage at our luxury beach hideaway in Belize is ideal for families or two couples traveling together. The cottage also features a private deck and swimming pool. Special additions can be added such as a private butler to attend to your every need, a golf cart for drives into Placencia, or even a private yoga class on your deck.  

Sea Front Villa(*), Carefully placed on a beautiful stretch of Caribbean Sea beachfront, these Balinese themed 2 bedroom/2 bathroom villas provide luxurious proportions with living room, separate sitting room and an extended screened porch surrounded by private walled garden with outdoor shower.  

Francis' Family Pavilion(*), This exclusive Balinese-inspired pavilion, located at the southern edge of the property and surrounded on three sides by a high walled garden, is designed to maximize privacy. There are two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a third loft bedroom accessed by a ladder. Francis' Family Pavilion features antique hand- carved wooden doorways and detailing, stone sculptures, and artwork selected by Francis and Eleanor Coppola. The two spacious bathrooms feature indoor showers and beyond the airy bathrooms are private walled gardens with outdoor showers. The two bedrooms flank a living area and screened porch with comfortable sofas, writing desk, and wet bar area with an espresso machine and refrigerator.  

Overlooking the pool is an open air, thatch-roofed dining terrace with a spectacular view over the beach to the Caribbean Sea. Below the dining terrace is the private pool crafted with original tile art and surrounded by a tropical walled garden.  

Guests at Francis' Family Pavilion also enjoy luxurious bathrobes, locally produced organic bath products, goose down or hypo-allergenic pillows, an iPod docking station, Wi-Fi Internet access, and the Shell- phone intercom system linked to the resort's front desk. Francis' Family Pavilion also has a full-time butler to anticipate your every need. The butler is on call using a walkie-talkie radio system. As one of the top luxury beach hideaways in Belize, Turtle Inn offers several types of accommodations that are sure to fit your specific needs.  

• View: Sea.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: room service, mini-bar, maid service, radio, safe deposit box, bathtub, hairdryer, alarm clock, microwave, refrigerator, shower, ceiling fan, iron, balcony or patio and coffee/tea maker.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Laughing Fish Beach Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 7:00pm  

Skip White Bar General Opening Hours: 7:00am to 9:30pm  

Aunty Luba's Restaurant Cuisine: Belizean.  

General Opening Hours: 12:00pm to 3:00pm, 6:00pm to 9:00pm  

Gaughan Grill, Fresh seafood  

General Opening Hours: 6:00pm to 9:00pm  

Mare Restaurant Cuisine: Italian.  

General Opening Hours: 7:00am to 10:00am, 12:00pm to 3:00pm, 6:00pm to 9:00pm  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2018 Bonus Features Travel Dates: 01/06/2018 - 01/05/2019  

• Complimentary continental breakfast daily  

• Welcome Drink  

• Towels  

• Parking  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

Mandatory Resort Waiver Upon arrival to the resort, clients are required by Coppola Resorts to sign a travel and activity waiver releasing Copppola resorts from claims related to risks and dangers and/or losses and damages related to their stay. The waiver will be presented by the front desk at check-in.  

Location This hotel is located in the Placencia area.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Monkey River boat tour: 45 minutes by by car  

• Snorkeling tour: 45 minutes by by car  

• Jaguar Reserve hiking tour: 40 minutes by by car  

• Diving tour: 45 minutes by by car