Cayo Espanto is the most pricey on this list of best Belize getaways, but it also offers the most privacy. Located on a tropical island in Belize, Cayo Espanto is one of the best resorts in the Caribbean, with just 7 gorgeous guest accommodations. There are six luxury beach villas with a plunge pool and a single over water bungalow, favored by honeymooners. It's no coincidence that there are 7 secluded beaches, matching the number of luxury villas to make sure that everyone can find a private sandy spot. If you venture out exploring you are unlikely to bump into others, since villas have private pools, stunning ocean views and a host of luxurious amenities.
Once you are done relaxing, choose from an array of water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, fishing, windsurfing or catamaran sailing. You will have access to the world's second largest barrier-reef system (the Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the largest). The property can also arrange birdwatching tours, private cruises, picnics and jungle tours. Relaxing massages are must on such a luxurious getaway, and you can enjoy them in the privacy of your own villa.
All meals are included and scrumptious, prepared by award winning chefs using seasonal ingredients. The menu changes daily so no matter how long you stay, you taste buds won't get bored. If you are planning your honeymoon, don't be afraid to let your imagination run wild. The resort can arrange breakfast in bed, romantic beachfront dinners and healthy spa-style meals. The 4-acre property is located off the coast of Belize. Temperatures ranging from 73 degrees F in the winter to 84 degrees F in the summer, making this a year-round getaway. Fly to Belize City which is a two-hour flight from Miami and Houston. The resort will arrange a local flight to San Pedro for around $120 round-trip or a helicopter ($1,140 one way). All-inclusive rates at the resort include three gourmet meals daily and non-motorized water sports, starting at $1,195/night (888-666-4282, website).
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