This is an example of our preferred hotel, though availability is not guaranteed. If a given hotel is not available for your tour date, we will reserve you a room at a hotel of similar appeal and quality in the same area.
The Inn at Robert\'s Grove
The luxurious, oceanfront Hacienda-style Inn is nestled on 22 acres of the finest white sand beach of Placencia and is in a unique position for offering its guests a vast array of Belize?s most sought after activities, including diving in belize, fly fishing in belize, belize tours, adventure trips, and much more.
With 52 beachfront and beach view rooms, including 22 ocean front suites, the Inn is small enough to make you feel like a house guest, yet large enough to offer privacy, comfort, sociability, fine dining and as much activity as you\'re in the mood for.
Accommodations - Guest Rooms & Suites
There is no better place to dream of tomorrow\'s adventures than in a luxurious air-conditioned guest room or suite, amongst the finest and most diverse Belize hotel accommodations. From beautifully appointed Standard Rooms with views of Belize\'s Caribbean Sea to ocean view and oceanfront one, two and three bedroom Deluxe and Grand Villa Suites, with spacious interiors and huge terraces, each of the accommodations are just steps from the beach and provide all the comforts and amenities you would expect from a top Caribbean resort.
-Beachview Standard Rooms
Beachview standard rooms are 16 ft. x 24 ft. with king or twin beds on the first floor, or king beds on the second. Rooms also have a futon couch for an additional person. The first floor rooms have a front entrance and overlook the pool and beach or beach trees and the beach, whereas the second floor has cathedral ceilings and front and back doors with balconies. Private bath, air conditioning, ceiling fans and private terrace. Equipped with jalousie windows, screens, hairdryer, safe, phone, cable TV, small refrigerator.
- Oceanfront Junior Suites
Our oceanfront junior suites are 24 ft. x 24 ft. with king beds only. Junior suites also have a futon couch in the main bedroom for an additional person and a tiny room with bunk beds off the main bedroom (suitable for 2 children). The junior suites have large private terraces and direct views of the beach and sea. Private bath, air conditioning, ceiling fans and private terrace. Equipped with jalousie windows, screens, hairdryer, safe, phone, cable TV, small refrigerator.
- Oceanview Deluxe Suites
Our one and two bedroom oceanview deluxe suites have a king-bedded master bedroom and a separate living room that has a futon couch and a day bed (suitable for a child). In the two bedrooms suites the second bedroom has twin beds that can also be made up into a king. These suites are equipped with a kitchenette. Both the bedroom and living room have separate access to the bathroom, and both rooms have separate access to the huge, wrap-around deck that overlooks the beach and sea. Private bath, air conditioning, ceiling fans. Equipped with jalousie windows, screens, hair-dryer, safe, phone, cable TV, small refrigerator.
- Grand Villa Standard Rooms
Our Grand Villa Gardenview Standard Rooms are 500 square feet and feature spacious bedroom with king or twin accommodations and private terrace that overlook a tranquil beach garden. Each gardenview bedroom is fully air-conditioned, has ceiling fans, private bath with shower, cable TV, telephone, hairdryer, safe and small refrigerator.
- Grand Villa One Bedroom Suite
The oceanfront one bedroom Grand Villa suites include a spacious living room and bedroom, both of which have breathtaking views of the Caribbean. The living room and bedroom open onto a 16-foot terrace overlooking the beach and ocean. The bedroom has a full bath with shower, double sinks, cable TV, telephone, hairdryer, safe and small refrigerator. The suite is fully air-conditioned, has ceiling fans and screens.
- Grand Villa Two Bedroom Suite
The oceanfront two-bedroom Grand Villa Suites included one bedroom facing the beach, while the second bedroom overlooks a tropical garden. The master bedroom has a king bed and the second bedroom has twin beds that can also be made up into a king. Each bedroom has a private terrace and separate access to the outside from the living room and from both bedrooms. Each bedroom has a full bath with shower and double sinks, cable TV, telephone, internet connection, hair dryer, safe and small refrigerator. The common living room and master bedroom opens onto a 16-foot terrace that overlooks the beach and ocean. The spacious living room has a sofa.
- Grand Villa Three Bedroom Suites
The oceanfront three bedroom Grand Villa Suites have two bedrooms and the common living room on the second floor, while the third bedroom is rooftop and is known as the Penthouse Bedroom. The second floor bedrooms include one that faces the beach and one that overlooks a tropical garden. The beachfront bedroom has a king bed and the garden bedroom has twin beds that can be made up into a king. The Penthouse bedroom has a king bed and a sitting room, with a futon that can accommodate an additional person. The Penthouse bedroom has fabulous views of the ocean. All the bedrooms have private terraces and separate access to/from the outside. Each bedroom has a full bath with shower and double sinks, cable TV, telephone, internet connection, hair dryer, safe and small refrigerator. The common living roomopens onto a 16-foot terrace that overlooks the beach and ocean and has a daybed sofa that can sleep an additional person. The three bedroom Grand Villa Suites are fully air-conditioned, and have ceiling fans. The living room and Penthouse bedroom have cathedral ceilings. A few of the Grand Villa Suites also have kitchenettes.
- Penthouse Bedroom
The oceanfront Penthouse Bedroom, is part of the 3-bedroom Grand Villa Suite, but can be rented separately when the 3-bedroom suite is not being used. It has private access from the outside. The Penthouse bedroom has a king bed, with a futon that can accommodate additional person. The Penthouse bedroom has an oceanfront balcony with fabulous views of the ocean. The Penthouse Bedroom has cathedral ceilings and a full bath with shower and double sinks, cable TV, telephone, internet connection, hair dryer, safe and small refrigerator. It is air conditioned, has ceiling fans, and screens.
The Inn at Robert\'s Grove offers two delicious and distinct dining venues ? its acclaimed fine dining Seaside Restaurant and the more casual Habanero Mexican Cafe & Bar.
The Inn?s fine dining Seaside Restaurant is right on the beach with spectacular views of the Caribbean. The Seaside is open year-round for 3 meals per day and serves international and local cuisine, including freshly caught fish and seafood and US imported beef.
HABANERO MEXICAN CAFE & BAR
The Habanero overlooks the Placencia Lagoon at the Robert?s Grove Marina. Open for dinner, sunset cocktails and late night drinks. (Habanero closes for summer vacation ? June through October)
The beautiful oceanfront setting, relaxing carefree environment and wide variety of complimentary activities make spending a day at Robert\'s Grove a vacation in itself.
- Caribbean Beach
Find peace and fresh breezes on the Caribbean white sand beach. An oceanfront gazebo at the end of the 200\' pier is nothing short of heavenly.
Enjoy three beachfront freshwater swimming pools after your day\'s adventure or unwind after traveling to Belize.
Placencia\'s and southern Belize\'s only tennis court is here at Robert\'s Grove.
- Adventure kayaking
Imagine traveling as ancient Mayas in complimentary canoes or kayaks. Placencia lagoon is a calm relaxing place to explore Belize and enjoy the tropical paradise.
- Adventure bike
Travel to Placencia on land cruiser bicycles or just tour the local area.
- Adventure fitness
Enjoy Placencia\'s only workout facility. Free weights, machines, treadmills and stationary bikes will keep you fit for further adventures.
- Sail the Caribbean
Robert\'s Grove provides guests with all types of oceanfront fun. Hobie Cat sailboats, wind surfers, kayaks and more. Come down to the beach and begin the day\'s adventure.
- Jacuzzi Spa
Relax after the days tours with a soothing spa type Jacuzzi, rooftop or beachfront the views of the Caribbean Sea or Maya mountains are spectacular.
Placencia and Robert?s Grove are perfectly situated within Belize to provide a vast array of adventures, tours and attractions. Every day there can be a new adventure to a different point of the compass ? looking for jaguar tracks in a lush tropical rainforest, diving the Barrier Reef or exploring Mayan ruins. The options for adventure are endless and since Robert?s Grove operates all of its own reef and rainforest tours and excursions, they are uniquely qualified to help you plan the perfect adventure vacation.
The Inn at Robert?s Grove offers several fishing tours to appeal to a variety of fishers. Enjoy the unlimited daily fishing in the Grand Slam Fishing Package in the Port Honduras Cayes Marine Reserve, Payne?s Creek National Park (Punta Ycacos Lagoon), and the Sapodilla Cayes Marine Reserve. These areas are world famous tarpon, bonefish, and permit fisheries!
Robert?s Grove is perfect for family vacations where one or more family members are dedicated anglers. World-class fly and light tackle fishing is available for anglers, while non-fishing family members have a diverse range of options including diving, snorkeling, naturalist, and archaeology tours! If the anglers desire, bring your family along!
New to Robert?s Grove this year is a pioneering fishing package unavailable anywhere else in Belize! Robert?s Grove is offering the serious angler a fishing package that includes three locations ?maximizing the fishing experience.?
The Inn at Robert\'s Grove has six dive & snorkeling boats and a resident staff of snorkeling guides. You\'ll be whisked away to Belize\'s Barrier Reef (the second largest in the world) and the many beautiful cayes nearby, such as Laughingbird Caye National Park, for a great day of snorkeling.
- Whale Sharks
The Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus, is a slow filter feeding shark that is the largest living fish species. There is a migration in March, April, May, and June, when the sharks are observed at the Gladden Area by divers and snorkelers. Each year, during the full moon, Mutton and Cuberra snapper spawn at the Marine Reserve. The giant whale sharks come from far away to feed on the spawn and to mate.
- Monkey River Tour
To the south of Placencia lies Monkey River, a birdwatcher\'s paradise up a tropical river. Much of Monkey River has been declared a Special Conservation Area, with howler monkeys and toucans in the tropical rainforest canopy, and manatee at the mouth of the river.
- Jaguar Tour
For the real adventurous, to the north lies the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary or Jaguar Reserve, the world\'s first protected area set aside to preserve the greatest cat in the new world - the jaguar. While you will be lucky to spot a jaguar, you will experience his habitat of a tropical rainforest.
- Maya Tour (1)
Visit the Maya Ruin site of Lubaantun and then hike to the caves of Blue Creek, where you will go cave swimming.
- Maya tour (2)
The Mayan Ruins of Lubaantun and Nim Li Punit lie to the south in the beautiful Toledo District you\'ll travel by road from Robert\'s Grove to visit them. Lubaantun is the largest Mayan site in Toledo sitting high on a ridge in the tropical rainforest above a valley cut by the Columbia River.
- Kayak adventure tour
A three and a half hour guided tour in kayaks down the tropical South Stann Creek River where you will observe pristine tropical rainforest and wildlife.
- Horse adventure tour
Experience Belize\'s magnificent tropical rainforest on horseback. Robert\'s Grove offers the only Horseback Riding tour available in southern Belize at Little Bill Hill Ranch. Located in San Roman Village (a 25 minute trip from Robert\'s Grove), Little Bill Hill is an 1800 acre Ranch with 10 miles of riding trails through untouched tropical rainforest and open fields.
- Placencia lagoon adventure tour
Manatee watching is no further than your own backyard in the beautiful Placencia Lagoon. A guided boat ride will take you through lush mangrove, home to incredible local wildlife
The Placencia Peninsula, where the Inn at Robert\'s Grove is located, is the springboard to some of the most exciting dive sites in the world. Boasting a broad expanse of coral reef with channels that go down from 90 to 110 feet, but rising abruptly into shoals and cayes. At last official count there are a minimum of 20 named dive sites in the southern waters of Belize, off Placencia, bursting with untouched coral and abundant fish life.
The Dive Center makes trips to both the Inner and Outer Reef, each with its special features. Most of these dives are boat dives and divers are accompanied by a certified, insured PADI Dive Master or higher rating.
The Dive Center at Robert?s Grove, member of PADI Int?l Resort Assn, is the newest of just a handful of dive centers currently operating out of Placencia. As a result, the dive center is fully equipped with brand-new, top-of-the-range Oceanic equipment, tried, tested, and trusted.
The Inn?s Dive Center is staffed by experienced PADI divemasters and instructors and several licensed boat captains and snorkeling guides. We have a fleet of dive boats, including a 48-foot Pro Dive Boat, equipped with 3 engines and combined 1100 horsepower, and two 30-foot dive boats, each with two Honda fourstroke 130-HP engines.
The dive center is extremely safety conscious and environmentally aware. Boats are equipped with life preservers, flares, VHF marine radios and cell phones. Oxygen is also carried on all the boats and Dive Center staff is medically trained in first aid, CPR and oxygen delivery, as well as carry a local protocol system in place in the event someone should experience decompression illness. Additionally, the dive center has a pure air system set up that encourages pure compress breathing air. Air is checked quarterly by Trace Analytics, Inc., of Austin TX.