Escape to paradise with a short water-taxi ride from the village of San Pedro and awaken your spirit to an alluring realm of white beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters and lush tropical greenery while staying with us at Matachica. Gaze out toward the Caribbean Sea while gently swaying in a hammock, or explore the surreal underwater world and beauty of the nearby Belizean barrier reef. Dine at our award-winning Mambo Restaurant and savor fresh homemade pastas and seafood, or experience ultimate relaxation at our acclaimed Jade Spa with organic, rejuvenating treatments. Our greatest gift to you is the opportunity to make you forget the ordinary while you experience Matachica’s genuine Belizean style.
Activities in Belize
Services and Activities
- Serene stretch of beautiful, natural beach facing the world’s second-largest barrier reef
- Freshwater Infinity pool and large Jacuzzi
- Jade Spa
- Award-winning Mambo Restaurant
- Full bar with additional beverage service offered poolside and along the beach
- Apple computers with satellite Internet access, conveniently located in the lounge
- Wireless Internet access in main building and surrounding areas
- Cinema lounge with extensive movie library
- Pool table
- Gift shop
- Hair dryers
- Beach towel
- Tour desk
- Laundry service
Plus enjoy the following complimentary services
and use of equipment:
- Continental breakfast
- Arrival and departure transportation between San Pedro airstrip and resort
- Daily maid service
- Sea kayaks
- Snorkel gear
- Fishing gear
- Pedal boats
Enjoy the convenience of water activities right along Matachica’s shores including sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling and sea kayaking. Visit our tour desk for more details about Belize’s natural treasures and to book a local tour.
Hike through Belize’s lush tropical jungles and explore rainforests full of exotic wildlife, from unique monkeys and jaguars to spectacular birds. Snorkel among brightly colored tropical fish and discover the surreal coral at Hol Chan Marine Reserve or voyage to the depths of the Caribbean Sea by enjoying first-class diving at Lighthouse Reef, Turneffe and the famous Blue Hole. Travel back in time to an ancient civilization by visiting some of the most spectacular Mayan ruins in the world with professional tour guides and archaeological experts, all the while scouting temples, pyramids, shrines and monuments.
Activities Available at Matachica Resort
Swim among a kaleidoscope of beautiful marine life as our Matachica guide leads you along the barrier reef. Tours may either be with a group or private.
Paddle and explore the Caribbean Sea by visiting the spectacular barrier reef with one of our complimentary sea kayaks.
Explore the high seas with a Matachica captain and fish for a variety of types including barracuda, grouper, snapper, bonefish, porgy, snook, tarpon, permit and jack. A Mambo chef will happily prepare a delicious meal with the day’s catch. Tours may either be with a group or private.
Cycle along our sandy beach for an island-style workout with one of our complimentary bicycles, or enjoy a two-wheeled sightseeing tour of Ambergris Caye.
Sit back and relax under Belizean starry skies in our large outdoor Jacuzzi while enjoying a tropical cocktail.
Local Available Activities:
Astrum Helicopters is pleased to offer diverse sky adventures and local flights throughout the country, with departures from an on-site helipad. Their staff of highly trained professionals promise a truly unforgettable aviation experience and can help you create personalized itineraries for your desired Belizean adventure. For more information, visit.
Available Heli-Tours include:
- The Blue Hole
- Glover's Reef
- Turneffe Islands
- Victoria Peak
- Thousand-Foot Falls
- Altun Ha
Destinations within Belize:
- San Pedro
- Ambergris Caye
Explore the world’s second-largest barrier reef and discover over 100 different species of tropical fish, over 40 species of stunning coral and other amazing marine life including turtles, manatees, stingrays and manta rays. Top Belize dive spots include the world-famous Blue Hole, Shark Ray Alley, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, South Water Caye Marine Reserve and Gladden Spit, for seasonal whale shark encounters.
Soar high in the sky with a fantastic aerial view of the island on this exhilarating adventure.
Take advantage of Belize’s trade winds off the Caribbean Sea for excellent windsurfing or kite surfing.
Get your adrenaline rush with an adventure-filled guided cave tour, as you navigate your way floating atop inner tubes.
Jungle Adventure Tours
Experience Belize’s stunning wildlife, including exotic monkeys, jaguars and breathtaking birds, as well as lush landscapes by zipping through jungle canopy and hiking through tropical rainforests, or explore enchanting fauna and flora by boat.
Mayan Civilization Tours
Take a step back in time discovering ancient Mayan ruins with available day tours that explore impressive hand-built temples, large palaces, pyramids, monuments and shrines.
Imagine saying “I do” in this natural paradise of white-sand beaches, turquoise waters and swaying palm trees. Matachica’s location alongside the Caribbean Sea makes for a unique, exotic destination wedding. Whether it is an intimate sunset ceremony just for two or a grand celebration you are planning, our attentive staff and professional wedding planner are committed to making your wedding dreams come true by creating a truly unforgettable experience.
Customize your wedding day to your heart’s desire! Ceremonies can be arranged directly on the beach under swaying palm trees, at the beachfront gazebo facing the Caribbean Sea and barrier reef, in our majestic lobby with its enchanting domed thatched roof, or even on a yacht atop the Caribbean waves. Coordinate with Matachica’s wedding planner to design all your specific matrimony details, including dining arrangements, live music entertainment, photography and wedding decorations.
General Services offered:
- Marriage license, registration and marriage officer
- Center table arrangements
- Tropical flower arrangements (Ginger, Birds of Paradise, etc.)
- Venue decorations (seashell, flower or palm-leaf aisles, arches)
- Cascading or round bridal bouquets
- Petite bouquets
- Corsages and boutonnieres
- Life Music and DJ
- Cocktail hour
- Wedding dinner receptions
- Wedding cakes (available in an assortment of flavors and decorations)
Paradise-for-Two wedding package – US $1,390
This basic wedding package per couple is available in addition to Matachica accommodation rates and includes:
- Fees for regular marriage license, registration and marriage officer
- Wedding arrangement set: on our pearly-white beach, over water at the end of our dock, or under one of the beach gazebos, decorated with candelabras, flowers and flowing drapes
- Bridal bouquet with choice of tropical or traditional flowers and groom’s boutonniere
- Bottle of champagne
- Romantic candlelight dinner for two: delicious three-course meal specially prepared by Mambo’s chef