Portofino Beach Resort


Characterized by its warm and friendly hospitality, Portofino is the epitome of barefoot luxury, unpretentious and relaxing. A beachfront resort situated on the pristine and unspoiled northern coast of Ambergris Caye, considered by many one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Portofino is a remote and tranquil resort easily accessible by both land and sea. The pace is unhurried…the beaches are white…the water amazingly azure. With only 17 beautifully appointed rooms, Portofino is undoubtedly 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. The perfect setting for a romantic getaway, intimate wedding, honeymoon, and perfect vacation for family and friends.

Resort Amenities:

  • Spa Services
  • Swimming Pool
  • Turndown Service
  • Gift Shop
  • Laundry Services (additional surcharge)
  • Free Bikes
  • Free Kayaks/Canoes

Travel times to Portofino Beach Resort

San Pedro Airpstrip 15 minutes by boat
Belize International Airport 15 minutes
San Ignacio airstrip 1 hour 5 min
Dangriga airstrip 2 hours (including stop at Municipal)

Room Amenities:

  • WiFi in Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • TV
  • Cable TV
  • Safes
  • Hairdryers
  • Refridgerator

Beach Cabana

  • With handcrafted thatched roofs and great tropical views of the Caribbean Sea/pool, the Standard Beach Cabanas are duplex and capture the unique coastal style, showcasing the best of seaside décor in a tastefully rustic design. Beautiful hardwood floors flow through the room opening up to a shared porch with a hammock and chairs for relaxing. Each cabana has a private bathroom to the back, quite charming and perfectly adorned with artistically decorated wash basins and an open air shower. All Rooms are non-smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons
  • Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Beachfront Room

  • These lovely Beachfront Rooms offer unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. These rooms, like the Beach Cabanas, combine serene hues of blues to infuse elegance into their casual design. Beautiful hardwood lines adorn the ceiling and floors. With only two units of this room type they are located side by side, and are the only ones with a connecting door and a shared porch with a hammock and chairs for relaxing. When combined, these are perfect for families of 4 traveling together. The rooms are on the first floor of a two-story wooden building. These units are non-smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons
  • Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Treetop Suite

  • The stunning Treetop Suites 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 lounge chairs and a hammock to enjoy the comfort of the outdoors. A marvelous hand thatched palapa roof ascends 18 feet in the air and beautiful exotic wooden floors showcase the room’s natural beauty and create a comfortable and natural effect. Large spacious bathrooms feature rain shower heads and his and her sinks. These units are non-smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons
  • Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Colonial Suites

  • Located just below the Treetop Suites and behind our Standard Beach Cabana Rooms, the spacious Colonial Suites offer partial Caribbean views. Featuring a private balcony with chairs and a hammock. These suites are just perfect for those seeking accommodation with multiple bedding. 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.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 5 persons
  • Bed Type: 2 Queen Beds

VIP Suites

  • Private, luxurious, and very comfortable, the VIP Suites are on the sand, only footsteps away from the Caribbean Sea and our swimming pool. Each of the two VIP Suites have a private balcony outfitted with comfortable chairs and a hammock for you to relax and enjoy the warm Caribbean breezes or perhaps the breathtaking views of the glistening waters of the Caribbean Sea as the sun rises above the horizon just behind the Belize Barrier Reef. These suites also have a dressing area with a reach in closet, a sitting area with cushioned custom-made bamboo chairs and a desk for your convenience. From its massive hand thatched Palapa ceiling, to its exotic hardwood floors, this room is absolutely stunning. These units are non-smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons
  • Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Honeymoon Suite

  • Offering 800 sq. feet of interior space, The Royal Orchid Honeymoon Suites is a magnificent suite located on the second floor, facing the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Featuring massive glass floor to ceiling windows, a large private balcony with hammocks and chairs, the suite captures postcard vistas of azure waters, the Belize Barrier Reef, and cruising watercraft. Its hand thatched palapa cathedral ceiling is nothing less than stunning. A hardwood floor flows throughout the entire room. Spacious private bathroom with walk-in jungle rain shower feature his and hers hand painted talavera sinks surrounded by a concrete counter top. This suite features a large French window that faces the lush tropical palms outside. The Royal Orchid is the perfect romantic tropical hideaway for honeymooners or couples just wanting to relax, reconnect and rekindle romance. These units are non-smoking but smoking is allowed on the porch.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 3 persons
  • Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Portofino Mansion

  • This beautiful 4-bedroom beachfront villa consists of 2 floors and is located right on the beach facing the glistening Caribbean Sea. The beauty of the Portofino Beach Front Mansion comes from the architectural details of the home, that were inspired by the old traditional colonial homes – simple Belizean elegance, spacious floor plan, large front porches with hand carved wooden chairs, Mahogany wooden French windows and doors with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. The air-conditioned beach home sleeps up to 6 people on the first floor and up to 4 people on the second floor. This is the perfect beachfront home for families or groups of friends that want to be together. 1st Floor: The main floor (Beach Level) offers 1,200 square feet of inviting interior space which includes a spacious living area with sofas and a flat screen TV, a kitchenette that is open to the dining area, spacious bathroom with double sinks and hot and cold rain shower, and two bedrooms. The master bedroom is complete with a built in closet and a king size bed facing beautiful glass windows, showcasing outstanding views of the Caribbean Sea. The second bedroom has a closet and a double bed. There is also the possibility of adding an extra twin bed in the nook of the hand carved wooden staircase leading to the connecting door on the second floor. 2nd Floor: The top floor measures 800 square feet with a fully equipped kitchenette, a cozy dining and living area with sofas, flat screen Cable TV, a spacious bathroom with hot and cold rain shower and two bedrooms, each containing one king sized bed. This level not only features a full length balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea as the main level (beach level), but also has a spacious back porch (400 square feet) from which you can watch the beautiful sunsets. This beautiful Beach Front Villa can be rented as the entire unit or as two separate units depending on the size and particular needs of each family or group.
  • Maximum Occupancy: 10 persons
  • Bed Type: 3 King Beds and 1 Double Bed

Map view for Portofino Beach Resort

Portofino Beach Resort is located six miles north of San Pedro Town.


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