At Orchid Bay you can enjoy the natural beauty of Belize without being surrounded by the hustle of tourist centers. You will have the Bay of Chetumal to yourself to fish, kayak, or just relax on the beach. The waters are calm and safe for young children. Orchid Bay is a perfect family retreat. From Orchid Bay you can visit all the top destinations in Belize including the Mayan Ruins, Coral Reef, and the world class fishing at Bacalar Chico.
The Crimson Orchid Inn offers 6 rooms with queen sized beds and en suite bathrooms, 2 rooms with two twin sized beds and en suite bathrooms, and a palatial Bridal Suite that has a bathroom fit for a king and his queen. The rooftop terrace offers sunbathing by day and star gazing by night. Refresh yourself at the bar whilst gazing across the casita's thatched roofs to the bay and Cerros Peninsula, the jungle, or into the gardens of Pescadores Park. Or just relax in the shade on one of the other large deck spaces.
The picturesque fishing village of Sarteneja is home to the renowned Sarteneja boat builders who craft beautiful sail boats from local Belizean hardwoods. Order a delicious seafood lunch or charter a boat and captain and go catch your own!
Fishing for Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit is on many fishermen's bucket list and is close by in The Flats at Bacalar Chico. The nearby Shipstern Nature Reserve is home to all five species of Belize wild cats, a butterfly breeding area, as well as the endangered Tapir and 300 species of birds.
We are dedicated to making sure that your visit to Belize is filled with amazing memories. Whether you want to explore the natural wonders of Belize or just get away from the hustle of everyday life, Orchid Bay will make your visit to Belize an experience of a lifetime.