Guide to Turneffe Atoll

Turneffe Atoll Belize

Turneffe Atoll is the largest atoll in Belize and as of November 22, 2012, it was declared a protected area by the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development. This recent declaration makes Turneffe  Atoll Marine Reserve the largest Marine reserve in Belize.

Turneffe is famed for its wall dives, often sought by divers on day trips from Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker. For travelers who wish to linger, there are two high-end resorts on the island: Turneffe Flats and Turneffe Island Resort.