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#516763 - 08/11/16 12:54 PM Coppola opens Coral Caye  
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Francis Ford Coppola unveils a private island hideaway in Belize that is so small you can walk round it in five minutes.

Academy award-winner Francis Ford Coppola unveils a private island hideaway in Belize

Film, wine and holiday resorts - is there no end to this man's talents?

American screenwriter and film director Francis Ford Coppola has unveiled a new location in his hospitality portfolio, in the shape of a private island.


Beach lovers can now castaway at Coral Caye, an idyll eight miles off the coast of Placencia, Belize, that's only two acres, meaning a stroll around the perimeter would only take about five minutes.


The rustic two-acre retreat is a 20-minute boat ride from the Family Coppola Resortís Turtle Inn, making it the only accommodation on the Belize mainland to also offer a private island.

Groups of up to 12 can indulge their Huckleberry Finn fantasies with a stay at the islandís two wooden clad cottages.


For more information and more photos, see the Daily Mail Online

VIDEO: Coral Caye Island Resort


#516769 - 08/11/16 04:01 PM Re: Coppola opens Coral Caye [Re: Marty]  
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Wonder how this fared in Hurricane Earl?


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#516771 - 08/11/16 07:58 PM Re: Coppola opens Coral Caye [Re: Wizardofaahs]  
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Originally Posted by Wizardofaahs
Wonder how this fared in Hurricane Earl?


hopefully fine, but if not, FC is no stranger to rebuilding after a 'cane.


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#516801 - 08/12/16 06:58 AM Re: Coppola opens Coral Caye [Re: Marty]  
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This was previously named French Louie Caye, owned and operated by the late Kitty Fox and Rannie Villanueva


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#516946 - 08/18/16 11:09 AM Re: Coppola opens Coral Caye [Re: Marty]  
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I've spent some wonderful times there ....... "before".


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