Ideally located across the second largest coral reef in the world, on the Ambergris Caye island, along with a natural white sand private beach, Matachica is a Belize resort renowned for the elegance and refinement of its 31 villas, a perfect vacation spot for calm and relaxation, 5 miles north of San Pedro.
Each villa has been carefully decorated and arranged with the charm that characterizes Central America’s bright colors and exotic art. A subtle and tasteful combination of tradition and modernity aimed towards one priority: your comfort and well-being.
A stay at Matachica is also the promise to discover Belize in its most authentic side, through various activities: water-taxi rides to the village of San Pedro, scuba diving in the breathtaking turquoise sea, discovering the local cuisine and its seafood influence, relaxing at the spa with organic treatments, jungle hiking within Belize’s lush vegetation.
Everything is done to make your stay at one of the most original Belize resort unforgettable in every way, regardless of the reasons why you choose to visit Belize.
Set on a secluded stretch of natural white-sand beach facing the world’s second-largest barrier reef, Matachica offers a choice of 31 intimate villas, including 30 single casitas and 1 two-bedroom villa. Vibrantly colored and exotic with thatched roofs, our villas are uniquely decorated with hints of Central American motifs and original art collected from around the world. Our villas are spacious, privately located from each other and include Matachica’s distinctive features of large traditional mosaic bathrooms, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, private patios with hammocks, Matouk & Frette linens with feather duvets, bathrobes and daily maid service. All rooms have private safes.
Matachica is a mature environment and the resort is not suitable for children under 16 years old.
Rates are quoted in US dollars per room and include complimentary full breakfast and arrival and departure transfers from and to the airport in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. 9% government hotel tax and 10% service charge are not included. There is a US $100 fee (plus tax and service charge) per night for each additional person in the room.
Join them for a truly unique dining experience at their award-winning Mambo Restaurant. Sit back and enjoy the romantic atmosphere of contemporary paintings, candelabras, local ceramic treasures, exotic handcrafted Belizean art and beautiful Central American mahogany furniture, while music softly plays in the background. Mambo is considered one of the best restaurants in the country and offers locally inspired flavors and surprising combinations that will excite even the most seasoned palate.
If you seek the ultimate indulgence, visit their Jade Spa for rejuvenating massages and treatments using natural ingredients sourced locally from the Belizean jungle and sea. From banana and papaya facials, coffee scrubs and chocolate body wraps to traditional deep-tissue massages, their spa is sure to offer you a unique experience with their own Belizean twist.
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, their 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 their 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 $1,565
This basic wedding package per couple is available in addition to Matachica accommodation rates and includes:
- Fees for express 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
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.