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Turtle Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Ranked #9 of 20 hotels in Placencia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While we liked our beach front villa, my husband and I were expecting a lot more given what we paid to stay here. The beach was a let down - tons of sea grass, and very small. The food was extremely overpriced and mediocre - so many more interesting and affordable options in the village of Placencia (Rumfish, Secret Garden).... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Turtle Inn was a great choice. It absolutely is a piece of Paradise. Our bungalow was right at the beach. Spacious, wonderful layout, and an amazing view right out onto the water. It offered all the conveniences one could hope for. There are various restaurants within the resort, each of them offers a different cuisine. My favourite was Auntie Luba's... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very excited to venture to Plancencia Belize in the last week of July 2014. Knowing that we were headed down in the middle of the rainy season, we were very surprised when the timing proved to be no problem. Our hosts at Francis Coppala's luxury resort were outstanding from the moment we were met with cold, deeply scented,... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two bedroom villa on the sea was lovely. We chartered a plane in and out which was very easy and quick. The staff is lovely and will bring chairs in front of your villa if you choose to enjoy it all steps from your villa. The pool is adequate with a separate adult pool. Fun little beach bar that had... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coppola knows his way around luxury and peaceful relaxation combined. This all villas property was the best treasure I saw, which begets your romance, family or individual traveler lifestyle. Nestled right along the pristine Caribbean sandy beach, and situated close to the town's center, this gorgeous property seems to have it all. The staff are impeccable, the cuisines & drinks... More

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163 reviews 163 reviews
51 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my three-week stay in Placencia, based on reviews and local / expat reports, the best dining experience came down to choice between three candidates : Rumfish, Turtle Inn, Secret Garden. Turtle Inn did let down its own ambitions with pizzas that were heavy on dough and cheese, fish that was not exciting, yet with great vegetables. If you live... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

everything about this resort was incredible. the setting is gorgeous, the staff is over-the-top helpful, the resort and its amenities are incredible, the rooms are great, it is very easy to get to with a direct flight to Belize city and then an in-country hop, and the price for the rooms was a bargain. really this trip, which was our... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Turtle Inn is a lovely, relaxing place to stay. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. There are two pools, which are small but nice, a beachfront bar, and three restaurants with very good food. Our room was very large and and filled with beautiful Indonesian furniture and wood carvings. Even the bathroom was large and well-appointed, and we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The turtle inn staff all have great attitudes and make the stay very very pleasant. Food is over the top fantastic The staff at the Turtle Inn is fantastic! They helped us coordinate multiple trips to the island, and we will be back again this month! I will tell all my friends and family this is the best vacation I... More

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife and I selected the Turtle Inn because of the great reviews on many travel sites, and because it appeared to us that the village of Placencia would offer opportunities to have a local experience when we wanted to venture out of the resort. We were not disappointed! This resort is absolutely one of the best we have ever... More

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Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Location: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Turtle Inn 4*
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Also Known As:
Turtle Hotel Placencia
Turtle Inn Belize/Placencia
Belize Turtle Inn

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Luxury and unspoiled beauty on a pristine white-sand beach.Turtle Inn is a true labor of love. Less than a year after Francis and Eleanor Coppola acquired this beachside refuge in 2001, it was swept out to sea by the forces of Hurricane Iris. Turning disaster into triumph, the Coppolas led a two-year reclamation project, creating a magnificent resort that is consistently ranked among the best in Central and South America.This 25-room seafront hideaway combines natural wonders with luxury style. Accommodations are in individual thatched cottages, decorated with handcrafted Balinese furnishings and naturally cooled by the ever-present sea breezes. Just steps beyond your private deck, the white-sand beach dissolves into the clear Caribbean ocean. In addition, the resort has two infinity swimming pools for enjoying the day. ... more   less 
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