Matachica Resort and Spa

Beach-meets-jungle resort

Ambergris Caye, Belize, North America


Matachica Resort is a peaceful resort on a Caribbean beach, close to the second largest barrier reef on our planet for travellers who seek privacy and bonding with nature. It is a place for romantic affairs, water sports and wellness travel.

Rooms: 32

Opening year: 2006

Last renovation: 2022


  • Matachica have solar panels which generate 90% of the resort’s power
  • Implementing green elements in different ways, such as through their use of Coco-Mat mattresses, Haeckles bath products (the company is sustainable and committed to aiding our planet’s ocean crisis) and ACdO PET lights that mix reused PET bottles with traditional handwoven techniques
  • 90% of the fruits, roots and vegetables in menu come from the garden, and since Belizean weather rarely changes, they are available year-round

Community interactions:

  • Sponsorship of over 80 yearly fees for students attending Holy Cross Anglican School, with a core mission of providing primary education to kids in Ambergris Caye
  • Launched a charitable campaign and T-shirt collection with the mission to raise money for their staff and families

Certifications: in process of applying

Management: international owner, local management