Cayo Espanto provides a unique opportunity in the Caribbean. This small private island provides absolute five-star luxury and due to its size, it is suitable for parties wanting seclusion and privacy.

Cayo Espanto offers a host of activities like diving and snorkelling and the flats fishing surrounding this island is excellent with good populations of Bonefish and Permit.

  • Season: all year round
  • Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook, Barracuda
  • Private island escape
  • Ideal for fishing singles, couples and small groups
  • Extensive non-fishing activities
  • 5-star accommodation, Butler Service and Bespoke Dining
  • Average temperatures: mid 20s to high 30s, fairly consistent due to its proximity to the equator

Cayo Espano is situated three miles from San Pedro on Ambergris Caye in the Western Carribean, off the coast of Belize. It offers a five-star world class resort for those who enjoy the best. This is an isolated and private island which can only be reached by boat.

Accommodation in the island is in one of the seven one-bed beach villas which are all private and facing away into the ocean providing complete privacy and seclusion form other island guests. Each Villa has its own deck with sun chairs and plunge pool. It is possible to book the entire island for a large group or family.

The personal houseman and full service staff will look after all your needs. Each beach villa has private en-suite facilities with bath and shower, as well as all the elegance that you would expect. All the villas have air-conditioning and ceiling fans to ensure that your comfort. All non-motorized sports are included along with three meals a day and access to your personal butler's pantry for snacks. There is also a CD player, satellite TV and internet access.

The dining and cuisine at the resort is as you would expect—first class. Using local fresh as well as international ingredients the chef, who has trained extensively across both europe and the Americas and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, will create fine dishes based on seasonal products.

Fine wines, cigars, and cognacs are all available.

For the non-fisher, there are plenty of activities and interests. There is a professional massage therapist and the facility for spa treatments offering a range of beauty and massage therapies. Off island trips can be arranged such as Mayan ruin tours, jungle trips, diving and snorkelling, access to nearby golf course on Caye Chapel (reservations are necessary).

There is WIFI at Cayo Esdpanto.

Fly fishing is always a favourite activity for guests of Cayo Espanto and you don't have to travel far as the flats that surround the island are inhabited by large populations of Bonefish.

The hard sandy bottom makes for easy and safe wading and your houseman will double up as a guide and spot fish for you. In addition to fishing around the island we can arrange guides to explore the nearby flats mangroves channels and creeks in search of Tarpon, Permit, Snook and other species.

We would advise all anglers to bring along their own equipment rods, reels, lines, flies, wading boots etc.

The fishing is really set up to suit you and what you would like to do. You can arrange for an external guide and take an adventure out into the cayes or just simply wade the flats looking for Bonefish and other species that show up around the island.

Fish when and if you want, stop and start as you like there is no pressure to catch anything or indeed get up early or fish late. You can set your own timetable.

The rates for this destination vary throughout the season. We offer the best available rates for this destination and do not charge for our service. By calling we are able to tailor a package to specifically suit your requirements at the best available rate. As we have offices in both the United Kingdom and Australia we can also ensure you are being quoted in your local currency. Please enquire for the latest rates and availability, including information on any applicable special offers and group discounts.



  • Passport with minimum six months validity.
  • Fly to Belize City Airport. From there, take a seventeen-minute flight to San Pedro on the same day, followed by a boat transfer to the island.


Contact: Mat McHugh
Tel: +44 (0)1621 743711
Mob: +44 (0)7936 708305


Contact: Gilly Bate
Tel: +44 (0)1730 825626
Mob: +44 (0)7817 304232


Contact: James Laverty
Mob (Australia):
+61 (0)499 900816