Blue Marlin Beach Resort

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South Water Caye Belize

South Water Caye, voted Best Beach by Island’s Magazine in 2014, is the home of Blue Marlin Beach Resort, the only full-service resort on this intimate coral island. The resort is comprised of 5 private Beach cottages overlooking the reef, 6 comfortable Ocean-view rooms, 3 spacious Island igloos, a water-front restaurant, a funky bar with billiards and dart board, a fully stocked gift shop, a fleet of boats and a Belizean staff who makes you feel right at home in an easy-going atmosphere.

Boasting a dual coastline of the living reef on the east and the turquoise lagoon on the west, the Resort offers mesmerizing views of the Caribbean Sea and is situated within the largest marine reserve in Belize, the South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Nearby attractions include Carrie Bow Caye, Man-of-War Caye that is home to the Boobie Birds, Twin Cayes and Tobacco Caye.


Blue Marlin Beach Resort Belize

Blue Marlin offers cozy tropical accommodations with dual air-condition and fan cooling systems all with tub/shower or shower, hot and cold water. Beach Cottages feature private verandah with hammocks overlooking the Barrier Reef.  Ocean-view rooms offer shared verandah or patio with hammock and choice of upper or ground floor.  Island-view Igloos are spacious and naturally cool and great for families. Our dual coastline with short walking distance from east to west, guarantees phenomenal views from any location on the island.

Dining and Beverage

Belizean restaurant at Blue Marlin Lodge

Enjoy a casual family-style setting and freshly prepared home-cooked meals including succulent seafood, poultry, pork, beef or vegetarian dishes, and our caring chef will go out of her way to meet all your dietary needs.

After a long day of sea and reef adventures, sip on an “Amputated Leg” at our funky island bar (Charlie’s Bar) or engage in a playful competition game of billiards or darts with fellow guests.

Plus a fresh pot of coffee or a selection of herbal teas is always waiting.


kayaking near placencia

South Water Caye is a treasure for sea and underwater enthusiasts as spectacular scuba diving, snorkel and salt-water fishing is literally at your doorsteps.  Fly-fishermen don’t even need to leave the island to land bonefish and permit.  Complimentary kayaks are available to all guests for self-exploration along the reef.  Or play a friendly match of beach volleyball with the island staff.  Inland and jungle adventures are offered to the Maya ruins, Zipline, hiking, cave tubing, as well as cultural immersions where you can learn to beat Punta drums and dance to Punta rhythms.


Blue Marlin Beach Resort is your perfect tropical getaway for a private island experience where sea and reef adventures are conveniently available immediately offshore, or where you can disconnect/unplug from your busy world and indulge in pure relaxation. The resort caters to couples and families.

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