PORTOFINO is located on Ambergris Caye, the largest Island (Caye) along the Belize Barrier Reef (second largest in the world). Needless to remark that this is the most spectacular dive paradise in the world, including the Blue Hole, made famous by Jacques Cousteau, during his 1970 expedition with the Calypso, but there is more
Located North of San Pedro, Portofino sits on the most beautiful beaches of the island. Although you come to a very peaceful and quiet resort, town, shops and the nightlife are just 15 minutes away by boat. Many of the best restaurants (including Portofino's Le Bistro) are located north of San Pedro.
PORTOFINO is a luxurious resort, build right on the beach. They are located 6 miles (10 kilometers) north of San Pedro, at the most beautiful part of the island. Although you come to a very peaceful and quiet resort, town, shops and the night life is just 15 minutes away by boat. Many of the best restaurants (including Portofino's Le BISTRO) are located north of San Pedro.
The Belize reef is only ½ mile (800 meters) from the PORTOFINO beach, and you can see it from all the cabana's, suites and especially the restaurant. All diving starts from the PORTOFINO dock, and you can discuss the dive the evening before with your instructor in the bar or the Restaurant.
As a result of the protection by the reef, there is an abundance of underwater life, attracting many fish, making this the ultimate fishing paradise in the world. The flats offer some of the best Salt Water Fly Fishing in the world.
Explore Belize on daytrips starting from the Portofino dock; visit the many spectacular Mayan ruins, in the middle of pristine rivers, waterfalls and rainforest jungle, housing a wide range of plants, animals, and birds. Over 40% of Belize consists of protected wildlife parks and reserves. Or go to one of the the many Caves in Belize, with Maya remains, spectacular geologic cave formations, or just relax and go Cave Tubing.
Many different packages are available: Honeymoon, Dive, and Fishing packages.