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Cayo Espanto

Cayo Espanto, Ambergris Caye and San Pedro

At a Glance


  • over-the-top luxury and service
  • beautiful views
  • your every wish is yours immediately (for a price, of course)


  • island is on the back side of Ambergris Caye, not on the main Caribbean Sea

Cayo Espanto Review

A group of seven deluxe beachfront villas is all there is on the small private island in the bay on the backside of Ambergris Caye, and the entire island staff is dedicated to giving you a memorable experience. On arrival you're met with cold drinks and a choice of hot or cold face towels, a welcome bottle of champagne, and deluxe snacks. There's a butler on call to take care of your every whim, and a personal chef to help you plan your meals. The villas come complete with splash pool (one villa is built over the water has a glass window on the floor to view sealife but no pool), Egyptian cotton linens, and your own private staff. Several villas have walls that literally fold back to let you enjoy the astounding Caribbean view. After you plan your day's meals, (we loved the grilled lobster with an incredible chocolate dessert) they are delivered to a waterside table or dock by your villa. The dinner setting is carefully prepared and romantically lit with luminaries. For all this intensely personal care you'll pay a small fortune. Rates include meals and most beverages. Some guests, either honeymooners or rich venture capitalists, arrive by Astrum Helicopters from Belize City.

    Hotel Details

  • 7 villas.
  • Rate includes all-inclusive.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 08-28-2013

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