The Cayes, Belize
This luxury boutique resort lies on a secluded white-sand beach overlooking the crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, on the island of Ambergis Caye, in Belize. Matachica Resort & Spa’s rustic-chic style combines traditional Central American influences with contemporary comforts. Facilities include a restaurant, spa, freshwater infinity pool and Jacuzzi. Access to the resort is by a short water-taxi ride from the village of San Pedro.
Offering superb service, warm hospitality and a laid-back vibe, it will appeal to couples and honeymooners looking for romantic and secluded tropical hideaway. The resort is not suitable for children under 14 years old.
Matachica provides 26 spacious and charming thatched-roof villas scattered throughout the tropical gardens to ensure maximum privacy. Each villa features colourful Caribbean-style décor, a king-size bed, a delightful bathroom and a patio with a hammock. A 2-bedroom villa is also available.
The resort’s award-winning Mambo Restaurant is considered one of the best in the country and serves up an array of locally inspired, homemade dishes in a romantic setting.
There are plenty of activities and excursions on offer. Go diving or snorkelling on the world’s second largest barrier reef, located just offshore; try kayaking, fishing or windsurfing; cycle along the beach; hike through the jungle to see exotic wildlife; or visit ancient Mayan ruins. Heli-tours and cave tubing can also be arranged.
For those wishing to do as little as possible, laze by the stunning pool, sip a cocktail in the Jacuzzi, or indulge in a massage at Jade Spa. Treatments use natural ingredients from the jungle and sea and the Banana Facial is divine. There is also a cinema lounge.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Belize into a greater Central America holiday. Take a look at Culture and Nature in Guatemala and Belize as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Matachica Resort & Spa Information
- Location & Getting There
Matachica is located on the island of Ambergris Caye and can be reached by a 15 minute flight to the town of San Pedro from Belize City Airport. From there, hop aboard the resort's complimentary water-taxi to reach the resort.
Comprising of a total of 27 rooms, including 23 suites, artistically furnished and designed, the gorgeous Deluxe Beachfront Casita is located near the sea and guests can hear the sound of gentle seawalls crashing in the shores. Each casita has a thatched roof and a private porch. Each Ensuite Casita is coupled with double mosaic sinks which adds a playful touch of art.
-Pool: 1 freshwater unheated outdoor infinity pool, 1 Jacuzzi
-Dining: 1 Restaurant, 1 Bar
Guests can relax and take a dip at the infinity pool or jacuzzi or indulge in a pampering spa treatment at Jade Spa that offers a variety of unique treatments. Guests can enjoy outdoor activities such as kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving or fishing with the Matchica Captain followed by a dinner with the day’s catch by the Mambo Chef. Guests can also explore the local shopping and dining in the nearby town of San Pedro.
Children above 14 are welcome but no specific facilities available.