Fantasies Island is located 8.5 Miles to the Southeast off the coast of Dangrega, Belize.
You will fly in to Beleze City (BZE) From There you will Take our transfer flight ($160 / Person for flight & Boat) To Dangrega, Belize Where you will finish your journey via boat
The process once you arrive at BZE is very simple! The airport has 3 huge rooms - one for arriving passengers, one for departing passengers and one for the airline counters. In one room you will go through Immigration and Customs. When you exit, tell the person at the door that you need to catch a Our Local flight – Tropic Air.
When you land at the Dangriga airport, you will be greeted by a member of the Island staff. It is a very small airport and very few people deplane, so recognizing you is not a problem. From there you will be driven to the boat dock (about a 10 minute drive) where you will be taken on a 30 minute boat ride to the island.
No! Once you have made your reservations with us, we will be happy to make the appropriate local flight reservations for you, just e-mail us your international flight itinerary. The cost of the local round trip flight to and from the international airport in Belize City and Dangriga is approximately $160.00 US per person and flight time is approximately 20 minutes. We generally book this local flight the month prior to your arrival.
It is all inclusive from the time you arrive to Dangriga – roundtrip transportation via boat to the island is included, all activity gear is included (snorkel gear, hobie cats, paddle boards, kayaks), local beer and alcohol, soft drinks and other non alcoholic beverages are included, 3 meals and snacks daily are included – including a packed lunch for excursions!
Excursions are also included! You get 3 snorkel excursions, a Mayan ruins excursion and your choice of either a private clothing optional waterfall excursion or zip lining/river tubing
The package rates do not include gratuities. We have developed a suggested gratuities guide in response to guest feedback. Please bear in mind that it is meant only as a guide for you. The actual amount is left totally to your discretion and dependent upon the quality of service. We suggest $250 per couple for a seven night stay for the entire staff. Operating The island is a team effort which involves a lot of behind-the-scenes staff along with our awesome front line personnel. We ask that if you choose to leave a gratuity, you leave the entire amount on your signed invoice and pay for it with cash or credit card at check-out. Gratuities are pooled every two weeks and distributed by head office upper management
The island has a small gift shop for local souvenirs, bug spray, sunblock, etc. While on the in land excursions, you will have some opportunity to stop for local souvenirs as well. If there are specific snacks or items you need or may have forgotten, have the driver stop at a grocery store on your way to the boat dock.
Microwave ovens are not available, premium alcohol is an additional charge, Massages, scuba diving and fishing is an additional charge.
Premium Imports are Not Included, Local Beer & Liquors only
Keep in mind that when you travel to the tropics, bugs (mosquitoes and sand flies) can be expected. We have been able to curtail the sand fly activity on the island but if you are sensitive to biting insects, it is advisable to bring insect repellant for use on the inland tours and for use on the island as needed. You may also want to bring a citronella candle for your veranda in case the bugs are active.
Complimentary wireless internet service is available to guests of The island. However, reception is better on some parts of the island versus others. Furthermore, our system is dependent on the local telephone companies and telecommunications in developing countries are far from optimal. Therefore, we ask that you download music, books, movies, etc prior to coming to The island so you can enjoy listening, reading, watching without interruption. You may also want to alert you family and friends that internet may not be available 24/7 so they will not be worried you don't reply to their texts or emails immediately.
If you want to make calls to the U.S. from your cell phone, we suggest that you call your cell phone provider and ask for international roaming (there is a monthly fee). Guests who use Sprint, Cingular, and T-Mobile have done this and it works well.
Yes, each cabana has a 5 gallon container of bottled water. Coco Palms and Coco Breeze also serve bottled water and we provide purified water for tours and activities. Each cabana is also equipped with a mini fridge.
Premium Imports are Not Included, Local Beer & Liquors only
Our Belize private island restaurant serves a variety of Belizean and American-style dishes. Your typical daily menu consists of one of our delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dessert is included with both lunch and dinner. Dinner is a three course meal with a salad/soup, entree, and dessert.
Breakfast is served from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. and includes coffee or tea, fresh juice, fresh tropical fruits as well as items such as eggs, bacon, sausage, fried jacks, toast, and journey cakes.
Lunch is served from 12:00 -1:30 pm and is typically a light dish such as fish and chicken tostados, BLT sandwiches on homemade bread, or fish sere- a delicious, local Garifuna soup of fish fillets in coconut milk. Packed lunches are provided for guests on tours.
Dinner is served from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and can include anything from fresh fish balls in red sauce with spaghetti to a traditional Belizean meal of stewed chicken, rice and beans cooked in coconut milk, potato salad, and plantain slices.
We cater to any dietary needs. If you do have any food allergies or food preferences please let us know in advance so our cooks can be prepared with the necessary ingredients. We do encourage guests with special dietary preferences to bring a few of your favorite snacks and treats to keep in your cabana.
If you have any food allergies or food preferences please let us know in advance so our cooks will be prepared and our island kitchen well stocked.