The Crimson Orchid Inn & Orchid Bay Beach Club
The Crimson Orchid Inn Orchid Bay Beach Club Casitas offer a variety of accommodations. The Crimson Orchid Inn has 6 rooms with queen sized beds and ensuite bathrooms, 2 rooms with two twin sized beds and ensuite bathrooms, and a palatial Bridal Suite that has a bathroom fit for a king and his queen. The rooftop terrace offers sunbathing by day and star gazing by night. Refresh yourself at the bar whilst gazing across the casita's thatched roofs to the bay and Cerros Peninsula, the jungle, or into the gardens of Pescadores Park. Or just relax in the shade on one of the other large deck spaces. The casitas offer one bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room. In addition many offer the added convenience of a loft with twins or a double bed and a futon in the living room.
The picturesque fishing village of Sarteneja is home to the reknowned Sarteneja boat builders who craft beautiful sail boats from local Belizean hardwoods. Order a delicious seafood lunch or charter a boat and captain and go catch your own!
Fly-fishing for Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit is on many fishermen's bucket list and is close by in The Flats at Bacalar Chico. Local fishermen are generally available to take you out for a day of fishing.
The nearby Shipstern Nature Reserve is home to all five species of Belize' wild cats, a butterfly breeding area, as well as the endangered Tapir and 300 species of birds. www.shipstern.org.