Portofino Resort is s a serene, secluded getaway located just 45 minutes north of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye’s flourishing capital. This resort is accessible only by boat, so you’ll get exclusive access to the resort’s beach.
- 3:00 p.m. check in
- 11:00 a.m. check out
- Free Airport Pickup
- Free Breakfast
- Restaurant in Hotel
- Spa Services
- Swimming Pool
- Wireless Internet
Nearby Portofino Resort, beaches and coral reefs provide the perfect environment for snorkeling. With the variety of marine ecosystems in the area, you can plan a boating or fishing trip to get a closer look at what creatures live under the waves. Ambergris Caye is the friendliest place in Belize to revel in Caribbean island culture. Most places don’t require that you wear shoes, and people often spend all day in their beachwear. When you want to get to San Pedro, the hotel provides a free boat taxi. San Pedro is one of the most popular spots for dive shops in Belize. This is the ideal starting point for a trip to the Belize Blue Hole and the many reefs and atolls in the area.
Portofino Resort offers 17 guest rooms. You have the option of a beachfront room, a suite, or the Portofino mansion. The mansion is a 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom villa, suitable for groups of up to 10 travelers. All of the rooms at Portofino are designed to bring the colorful Caribbean outdoors into your living space, with tropical colors on the walls and breezy, nautically-themed decorations. Warm wood floors and walls make the spaces feel inviting and rustic. Rooms at Portofino have spectacular views of the surroundings, and comfortable patio furniture so you can spend as much time as possible enjoying the scenery.
Every guest room at Portofino Resort has air conditioning and ceiling fans. These rooms are also equipped with flat-screen cable TVs and DVD players. If you want to keep snacks or drinks in your room, you can use the provided mini-fridge. There is also a daily maid service to keep your room as nice as it was when you arrived.
Guest rooms all have their own private bathrooms. You’ll find them stocked with shampoo and conditioner as well as a hair dryer. As an added treat, you can pick a freshly made soap from the resort’s soap butler service.
There are upscale Caribbean options at the resort’s Portofino Restaurant and more casual fare at the Green Parrot Bistro. Both restaurants and the Green Parrot Bar have outdoor seating, so you can watch the sunset over the ocean while you dine. You can also have drinks brought to you while you lounge on the beach.
Guests can access the Wi-Fi from the guest rooms as well as the hotel lobby. If you’re looking for something to take with you to the hammock, the resort also offers a book exchange. If you use the laundry service, your clothes will be clean and dry within 24 hours.
While you’re staying at the resort, visit the thatched massage hut on the beach for one of their specialty treatments. They offer deep-tissue massage, Swedish massage, and a natural seaweed massage. You can also arrange for a facial, a purifying scrub, as well as a mani-pedi.