Matachica Resort & Spa is a hidden gem facing the world’s second-largest barrier reef is increasing its international recognition. Proclaimed as the anti-generic beach resort, Matachica now offers an even more striking Caribbean getaway with a signature tranquility attitude and barefoot sophistication.
Condé Nast Johansens, the purveyor of international luxury travel guides, has revealed the winners of the 2011 Awards for Excellence. Matachica was selected among 270 outstanding properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific Islands, and named one of the Top 3 finalists for the Most Excellent Romantic Hideaway in Mexico and Central America.
Though only a short water-taxi ride from the lively shops and restaurants of San Pedro, Matachica is located on the reclusive island of Ambergris Caye. From the moment you step onto the private dock, you will discover the magnificent way Matachica has harmonized itself into the luxurious azul ambience. The resort itself sits on miles of natural white-sand beach overlooking the crystal blue sea. If you are feeling adventurous, paddle one of the resort’s kayaks for a fifteen-minute ride. You may also discover a hidden hammock for peaceful meditation or to soak in the island sun.
Matachica has added a thrilling infinity pool, a fleet of new kayaks, sailboats and new equipment for day-trips and local adventures. These upgrades further highlight the resort as a ideal choice for an unforgettable beach wedding or a private and enchanted honeymoon. If you seek the ultimate indulgence, visit their Jade Spa for a revitalizing massage and treatments using natural ingredients sourced locally from the Belizean jungles and sea. From banana and papaya body wraps, to traditional deep tissue massages, the spa is sure to offer you a rare experience with an Belizean twist.