Billy Hawk Caye is a short boat ride off the coast of Dangriga, Belize. Before inhabitants, there was a family of Billy Hawks nesting on the island which inspired the name “Billy Hawk”. The birds came of age and flew away never to return possibly because of human intervention; however, the southern point of the island has been preserved should the hawks decide to come home.
Billy Hawk Caye has been family owned and operated since 1972. A paradise of approximate 1.2 acres, the island was a stop over for fishermen needing a place to rest and sort their catch. As the population of tourists grew in Belize, the interest of guests slumbering in tents became a demand. We now accommodate visitors from around the globe. For the adventurous, we provide tents. For the bed sleeper, we provide fifteen rooms with comfortable beds. Upon your arrival, your first impression of the island is stepping into a very relaxed environment.
Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!