Portofino is located on Ambergris Caye, the largest Island (Caye) along the Belize Barrier Reef (second largest in the world). Barefoot luxury, unpretentious and relaxing... for most; it will be an experience of a lifetime. Located 6 miles north of the hustle and bustle of San Pedro Town, and is accessible only by boat. This small, boutique resort offers 17 beautifully appointed rooms, ranging from charming beach cabanas to spacious suites, dotted amidst swaying palm trees, in a private setting with unmatched personal attention and the modern comforts of home. It is a haven of tranquility, where guests will enjoy the subtle sounds of the nearby waves lapping over the reef, gentle breeze, breathtaking sunrise, star studded night sky and spectacular views of the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea. Portofino offers service, undoubtedly second to none. The Portofino team will anticipate your every need with grace and charm. You will not want to leave your little piece of paradise!
With handcrafted thatched roofs and great tropical views of the Caribbean Sea/pool, the newly renovated beach cabanas capture coastal style, showcasing the best of seaside décor in a tastefully rustic design. Each offers a king size bed with luxurious duvet covers. Beautiful hardwood floors flow through the room opening up to a shared porch with a hammock and chairs for relaxing. Cabanas are non smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
Treetops are stunning suites that are elevated on the second floor. Massive picture windows line the front of these suites, letting in the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea that seamlessly meets the clear blue skies. French doors open to a large private balcony with chairs, hammocks and a table where you can enjoy private dining. A marvelous hand thatched palapa roof ascends 18 feet in the air and beautiful exotic wooden floors showcase natural beauty and create a dramatic effect. A custom made Bamboo king size bed draped with decorative netting and layered with luxurious duvet covers, is the centerpiece of this room. Large spacious bathrooms feature large rain shower heads and his and her sinks. These units are non smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
Located just below the Treetop Suites, spacious Colonial Suites offer partial Caribbean views. Featuring a large private balcony with chairs and hammock, these suites are just perfect for those seeking accommodation with multiple bedding. Each offers two queen beds with luxurious duvet covers. Beautiful hardwood floors flow throughout this spacious room that is outlined with large French windows and doors that let in the dancing sunlight, making the Colonial Suites refreshingly light and airy. These units are non smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
Green Parrot Bistro, formerly known as Le Bistro, was designed with concepts of Euro-Caribbean Fusion Cuisine. Located just off the lobby, next to the Green Parrot Bar and our pool, you will find this to be the perfect spot to reenergize during or after some fun in the sun! Enjoy casual Euro-Caribbean Fusion cuisine featuring lunch and snacks such as seafood dishes, salads, burgers and sandwiches. The Green Parrot Bistro also serves as a great spot for evening cocktails and leisurely dining.
Portofino Restaurant is the newest most talked about dining experience on Ambergris Caye. A great addition to our property this venue is located on the second floor of our main building, offering a unique romantic tree house setting with spectacular Caribbean views! A casual yet upscale ambiance paired with Euro-Caribbean Cuisine, serves as a great spot for evening cocktails and dinner. Daytime dining also offers scrumptious lunches and great breakfasts!
Imagine lying in the shade of a hand thatched palapa hut surrounded by coconut palm that swaying gently in the breeze, the clear blue Caribbean Sea is lapping against the Belize Barrier Reef and then slowly brushing the warm white sand, and your cares are being eased away by our expert, experienced, and compassionate therapist. Whether you come for a relaxing vacation or for an active and adventurous stay, a relaxing massage is always a nice treat. Featuring in-room and outdoor treatments, our therapist proudly focuses on locally sourced products, including her signature seaweed massage.
Relax in the fresh water outdoor swimming pool; It’s unique circular design ascends up to 6’8” at its deepest end. Kayaking & Snorkeling - For those seeking activity - beyond lounging on beach or hammocks and meandering along the beach, there is also the opportunity to explore the underwater world with snorkel equipment or skim along the surface in our complimentary sea kayaks. Jogging on the Beach - Vacation should be a time to relieve stress and enjoy your surroundings. Jogging on the beach provides you with a chance to breathe in the salty air, listen to the ocean waves and exercise in a unique environment.