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Bird Island - Placencia, Belize

Fred is a superhost.

Bird Island - Placencia, Belize

4 guests3 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
4 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the island to yourself.
Fred is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Stay on your very own, island located inside one of the most beautiful atoll in southern Belize, in total comfort, with superb snorkeling and kayaking right outside your door. Bird Island has been featured in many national and international publications; it was the opening act in Airbnb's 'Like This, Live There' ad campaign. It is well described by the reviews left by past guests.


Beach essentials
Hot water
Laptop-friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed,1 air mattress,1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed,1 hammock



165 reviews
David User Profile
January 2020
So much has been said about Bird Island, so I won't bother repeating what others have said. If you like adventure, you'll have a ball. We spent six nights. The first 30 minutes I was terrified by the length. By the end, we could have stayed another week.
Marti User Profile
December 2019
From the moment I arrive on island, a peaceful feeling washes over me. Perfectly appointed, immaculately clean and well-stocked. The newly added beach area and grotto bar were a delight! Mia, the tiny resident bird was a sweetheart. A bonfire every night after sunset. WiFi…
Jeremiah User Profile
December 2019
Awesome Island Thanks Fred
Sheena User Profile
December 2019
Yes. It really is everything you thought it would be and more. The experience of a lifetime.
Yiyi User Profile
December 2019
Every wonderful review about Bird Island was true! It was total paradise. Our TOP highlight of the trip was the fishing tour we booked with Thurman. He's so sweet and knowledgable about the area, and took us to all his secret fishing spots. We caught 12 fish, 5 lobsters, and 6…
Laura User Profile
December 2019
Bird Island is perfect for those who are self sufficient and prefer a humble home away from home experience on water. We LOVED it. A full kitchen had all amenities we needed and then some. The marine and bird life around was WONDERFUL. I really enjoyed the kayaking. Fred and…
Katherine User Profile
November 2019
IF YOU LIKE “OFF THE GRID”.....this is your place! Pro Tips: I am a seasoned traveler who only looks for exotic and different places to explore. My husband, I and our two best friends jumped on this as soon as an opening was available. The small village of Placencia is maybe 10…
Fred User Profile
Response from Fred:
Happy to report the refrigerator has already been updated. Was a good one indeed but it finally played its cycle of life.
November 2019

Hosted by Fred

Placencia, BelizeJoined in December 2014
Fred User Profile
165 Reviews
Fred is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Retired not from work, but from the maddening crowd. Came to Belize in 2010. Started Bird Island in 2013. Military Service: Vietnam Era. Then traveled throughout Central and South America for 2 years, always thought I would be back. Went to Cornell University for 5 years…
Interaction with guests
Only when necessary.
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM

House Rules

  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed