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Blackbird Caye Resort

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Blackbird Caye is a privately owned Island sitting on The Mesoamerican Reef System - often referred to as the "Jewel of the Caribbean" - it is the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere with a rich tapestry of vivid corals, mangrove forests, coastal wetlands, and diverse marine wildlife. Within the reef you will find Turneffe Atoll the Caye where the resort is located. Turneffe is the largest and most biologically diverse of the 3 atolls found in the Caribbean home to more than 65 species of stony coral, 350 species of mollusk, and more than 500 species of fish, manatees, dolphins and invertebrates. There are over 70 dives sites all within 10-15 minutes from the resort and 45 minutes to Lighthouse Reef where The Great Blue Hole is located. The resort is made of 19 modern cabanas facing the Caribbean Sea and 1 beach house. The cabanas are all equipped with A/C, fans, private bathrooms, either King or Queen Beds with new comfortable bedding, private porches with chairs and swinging hammocks. Included in the price are your cabana, 3 daily meals, dive or snorkel package, complimentary transfers to the island on Wednesdays and Saturdays and use of the resort's kayaks. We are the only resort on Turneffe with an air strip making it convenient to arrive or depart any other day of the week. Our courteous and helpful staff will always make you feel at home as customer service
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Caye Caulker Airport34 mi
Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport37 mi
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The resort is a bit run down, Most disappointing was the amount of trash that washes up on the windward side of the island. Although the maintinance crew works full time to remove the trash in front of the resort, they are understaffed and under equipped to handle the task.
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Excellent diving and a pretty hassle free experience. Most boat rides were quite short making it even more enjoyable. The place is showing signs of wear but we understand there will be a major renovation at the end of this season which will bring it up to snuff. I hope they
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The good-the diving! Lots of fish, healthy reef, free swimming green moray eels, toad fish (which is awesome), crabs, lobsters and the usual fish. Jody, Sam and Capt. Biggy kept us safe, entertained and made sure we had fun. Short boat rides all good. The bar staff Jose and
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Where should I start? Rooms are neat and very clean. Food was surprisingly surpurb. Chef has definitely fond his passion. Dive center was professional. Dive master continuely stressed safety. Dive sites were minutes away. The staff was very accommodating and nice.
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Blackbird is a very well-run resort in a lovely remote location. The staff, from the bartenders to the manangement and the food service staff were all friendly and helpful. Minor issues, like water not working in our unit, were addressed in record time. The dive staff is where
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I believe soap and small shampoo was provided but I do not remember seeing a blow dryer.
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I did not use one as you can leave your bcd and fins on the boat most of the time. I carried my wetsuit back to my room for a rinse, and that is a very short walk. Have a great time !
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Hi! We offer a grill/bar menu during the day and our gift shop has some snacks available for purchase. There is no room service per se but can accommodate special requests as much as possible.
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Hi! We do not have cell service on the island. You can use wifi and WhatsApp or similar.
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Breakfast and Lunch are served buffet style and dinner is served to you at the table. If you miss out on breakfast you are welcome to order from our menu for a nominal fee.
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"WIFI in the duplex - 23/24. Big and airy in #7."
"All rooms are quaint bungalows"
"Get cottage with beach breeze."
"if you really need to stay plugged in as for cottage 24 its right next to the office which has a hotspot. "
"Do not stay in bungalows 1-4 until they remodel them."
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