Belize Private Island Resort, Cayo Espanto to Reopen on October 1

Belize Private Island Resort, Cayo Espanto to Reopen on October 1

Cayo Espanto, premier luxe island resort in Belize, will begin welcoming back guests on Thursday, October 1, 2020, aligning with the country’s reopening of the Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport. Cayo Espanto will reopen with the recognition by the Belize Tourism Board as a Tourism Gold Standard Hotel, citing the private island escape as one of the top destination resorts in the country for an upcoming stay.

Cayo Espanto is an award-winning private island ideally located in the calm waters of the Western Caribbean, three miles off coast of San Pedro, Belize. Each of the resort’s five-star accommodations, which includes one over-the-water bungalow, offers the ultimate in attentive service with private butler and personal chef, while at the same time embodying the fantasy of having the entire island to yourself. Guests can fly fish right outside their door, opt for scuba diving or snorkeling excursions at the second largest barrier reef in the world. Home to a helipad and private yacht, travelers can choose to exclusively explore all that Belize has to offer via unique vantage points from land, sea and air transportation.  

Measures of health and safety procedures identified by the Belizean Government and the World Health Organization set the foundation for which Cayo Espanto has built their protocols and staff training procedures, including:

  • Ensuring proper use of face masks and hand sanitization by all employees of the resort
  • Increased frequency in cleanings of all areas of the private resort
  • Providing guests with disinfectant, hand sanitizer and hand wipes in each villa
  • Arranging of private tours, including aboard yacht or helicopter

For a full list of the health and safety procedures implemented by Cayo Espanto, visit

Personalized service, award-winning hospitality and secluded setting have made the private island the ultimate option for sophisticated travelers. Every detail is carefully thought out to create the best experience customized to preferences stipulated by each guest. Concierge services extend to assisting throughout the guest journey to the island, including a private 15-minute boat ride from San Pedro, Belize directly to each visitor’s own exclusive villa.

Guests and groups who prefer to have their choice of all seven villas on the island throughout their stay can book a full island buyout, ideal for intimate weddings, celebrations, holidays and more. For more information on Cayo Espanto or to make a reservation, visit or call 888-666-4282.