The 18 bungalows, all steps from the beach, are built in the style of traditional Balinese thatched huts, with large screened decks, ample living spaces.
The inn is located near the end of Placencia Peninsula—a 16-mile noodle of land with the Placencia Lagoon on one side and the sea on the other. Some of Belize's finest beaches—narrow, sandy, palm-fringed—grace the peninsula.
The tour desk can help arrange activities on site or in the surrounding area, including diving, sailing and hiking.
The Caribbean's largest barrier reef lies just offshore from Turtle Inn, and a number of tiny islands have their own reefs and underwater ecosystems.
Several restaurants, bars and dive shops are available in the village of Placencia, a 5-minute drive from Turtle Inn.
Francis Ford Coppola have owned this beachside refuge since 2001.