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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.
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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.

Stay on your own in a totally private island located inside one of the most beautiful atolls in Belize, in total comfort and with superb snorkeling and kayaking right outside your door. Bird Island has been featured in endless 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


Extra space around bed
Wide doorway to the bedroom



159 reviews
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…
Rebecca User Profile
November 2019
My husband booked this island retreat for my 50th birthday. We booked it when I was 47 if that tells you how popular it is but it was completely worth the wait! The ocean breezes and the privacy were unlike any other vacation we’ve had. I’m going to start with tips for future…
Jocelyn User Profile
September 2019
Bird Island is a truly special place. It is so evident how well loved it is and how much thought and effort has been put into taking care of the island. We went snorkeling, kayaking, read in hammocks, watched the birds & crabs, and went out on the Smorgasbord tour. We so much…
Michael User Profile
September 2019
This place will not disappoint!! Fred and his whole family are great very friendly helpful and just want the best experience for everyone! This atoll has it all!! The new water craft they bring you helps get all around the reef with ease. We saw every kind of fish you can think…
John User Profile
September 2019
What can I say, this is such a unique experience. So different from any other trip I’ve taken. Fred and his family were very helpful in getting us setup on the island, and I would defiantly recommend going fishing with Thurman. There is great snorkeling around the island and…
Michael User Profile
August 2019
Best place is the world.
Whitney User Profile
August 2019
Bird Island and Fred was amazing, we had such a great time and I could have stayed there forever. He made sure to share a wealth of information about staying on an island and the coordination and communication was perfect throughout the whole process. Pictures can not do this…

Hosted by Fred

Placencia, BelizeJoined in December 2014
Fred User Profile
159 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 a few hours
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 12PM (noon) - 6PM
Checkout: 10AM
12PM (noon) - 6PM

House Rules

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