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Recent Ambergris Caye reviews

  • The best casa on the island!

    "First and foremost I want to say thank you to our host, Wolfgang and his grounds keeper Aiden. Wolfgang was easy and quick to correspond with upon booking and before our arrival. He answered all of our questions and was so helpful especially with suggesting places for excursions. He also had transportation waiting for us at the airport so we didn't have to worry about a thing! Once we arrived he already had goodies for us in the fridge and made suggestions for great restaurants, local spots to check out, and even took us on a short tour through town so we knew what to look for. The casita itself had everything we could ever need/want- full kitchen, AC, comfy furnishings, and much more. It was clean and spacious for me and my husband. We loved the shower too! The high windows let in the natural light and had beautiful views of the palms trees and foliage. Adien the grounds keeper worked so hard to make sure we had a nice and pristine beach everyday and even scooped out the seaweed from the water for us! As far as the island, it is very laid back and full of wonderful people. Everyone was friendly and it had a small town feel. Maria's fruit and veggie stand was the best place for inexpensive fresh fruit, veggies, and juices! The restaurants were great, but the local spots were much cheaper. Snorkeling at Hol Chan reserve and Shark Ray Alley is a must! Driving the golf carts were fun and an adventure in itself. It was the best way to get around the island. San Pedro will definitely be an annual spot for us! And we will be looking to stay at Casita Buena Vista for sure! You can't beat the location, the hospitality, and of course the wonderful amenities! Thanks, Wolfgang for making our short stay so amazing. I wish we had more time to explore... We look forward to next time :)"
    Guest: Heather O. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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  • A wonderful place to for a getaway!!

    "This was my second trip to San Pedro but first time staying at the Belizean Reef charming condos. The room was perfect for my needs, affordable, very clean and comfortable. The staff and owner were very friendly and helpful. The rooftop deck was awesome!!!! I spent several afternoons lounging around reading my advanced diving book. It is close to town.. so if you want to cook there are several little shops close by but there are also some fabulous restaurants and bars. Mystical Adventure is right outside on the beach and the guys there are great if you want to do some scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing or just have a chat. haha.. Everyone I have met in San Pedro has been amazing and really inviting! If you are looking for an affordable, comfortable little getaway, I would highly recommend this place!"
    Guest: Cari Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 18, 2014
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  • Our stay at Villa La Jolla, Los Encantos Ambergris Caye, Belize

    "Our family of 6 spent six nights at Vila La Jolla. I can simply describe the overall stay as a phenomenal family vacation with the property, locale and amenities all meeting or exceeding our expectations. We found this property on VRBO via a simple search that included our preferred dates and rooming requirements. Once we found that the property was available, we contacted the owner Sally with specific questions on the location and the property and were amazed at the prompt (and now we know genuinely warm) response. She described the property, the room set up, the amenities and general aspects of the location. She did not oversell the property. Once we decided on the property and dates, the transaction with the property managers was seamless. Closer to the dates, we reached back to Sally and Trish (property manager) with now a barrage of questions. Again, within a few hours, Sally responded to all our questions (with Trish filling in the gaps) and this helped us prepare for our trip - as a family, we wanted a nice mix of R&R at the home and balancing it with local activities and nightlife on the island. There were no surprises. We were picked up at the ferry dock (Belize to San Pedro water taxi), taken shopping in town for key provisions (yes, Belikin beer!) and ferried across the island on a short 15 min boat ride to the dock at Los Encantos. We were met at the dock by Sergio and Raquel, the housekeepers, and shown to the house with all of the features explained. It is a beautiful house and a wonderful property. The house overlooks the water and property has a beautiful salt-water pool that the family all enjoyed after a busy day out-and-about and before dinner. Speaking of dinner, we had Raquel cook us two incredible meals with both Belizian and Creole flair. One night we had Genie, the fisherman who took us fishing and snorkeling, cook us our catch and that in itself was a restaurant-quality dinner. We would recommend this property to all our friends and family. It is wonderfully maintained, has all the amenities and very helpful owners and housekeepers. A very good wireless connection (we all made a pledge to go connection-less on this vacation), satellite TV (yes, we did watch the World Cup) and excellent cooking facilities with all the utensils and gadgets. We wish we had stayed longer but we do have some wonderful photographs and memories. We look forward to going back here."
    Guest: Raju Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 23, 2014
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  • We Loved Casa Amarillo ! Best Vacation Ever

    "Paula nd Brad, Thank you so much for all your help with the trip! You are the greatest people and easy to work with for renting a house in San Pedro. All your advice made the trip even better!! We absolutely loved your wonderful home, Casa Amarillo in San Pedro. Our family of 4 had plenty of room and the pool and dock were amazing. The trip went so smooth and we were picked up at water taxi dock by your staff and they already had our golf cart waiting in parking lot! On way home, we took Tropic Air and it was so easy and a beautiful scenic trip from the air. (Even with our entire luggage…LOL) My husband now considers himself a fisherman. He was at the dock first thing every morning and even had Lone Star Grill cook his fish for him!! (Great restaurant near the house) We were able to go right from the dock on a snorkeling tour and saw incredible fish, sharks and sea rays in Shark Alley. It was so close to the house and made it a breeze to go on tours from the dock. Loved that the house was south of bridge! The golf cart rides were great adventures and still miss going around town and seeing all the sights. So Much to do in San Pedro and many places to visit!! I snorkeled every day from the dock and relaxed and read my book. VERY relaxing and perfect house for family of 4 and we only used the bottom half of the house. The best food was made by Marfa!! We had Marfa fix us lobster dinner one night and her lobster fritters were amazing (calamari too)!! She fixed our meals at least 3 times and wished I had done it more! We loved going in town on the golf cart and even went to the Palapa Bar north of the bridge and had the best time drinking in the water with a bunch of great friends we met while we were there. Cruz was awesome and played volleyball with the boys and also prepared our fire so we were able to cook s'mores and stare at the beautiful stars by the ocean! It was our favorite vacation by far and the house made it the best! I looked at other houses in San Pedro and still love Casa Amarillo the best as the ac worked great and pool, dock and bar was awesome! House was always kept up and we only wish we could have stayed another week! I will call you soon as need to book for next year! PS: Even "Cookie", the best watch-dog ever, made us feel welcome!! Thanks for everything!! The Boggess Family Southlake TX"
    Guest: The Boggess Family Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014
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Ambergris Caye Travel Tips

Ambergris Caye Vacation Rentals at Tropical Paradise

Ambergris Caye, Belize is often considered the dive capital of Central America due to its crystal clear waters and tropical reefs. Ambergris Caye, Belize is just one of the places you might consider vacationing if you have a hankering to see Central America. VRBO can help you set up the perfect getaway with Ambergris Caye vacation rentals. These rentals provide fully equipped kitchens, locations to sandy beaches, and plenty of room for a family reunion. Whether you travel in summer or mid-winter, you know the ocean can provide plenty of entertainment. You may not even have to get out of the hammocks provided at most Ambergris Caye house rentals.

Important Facts of Ambergris Caye House Rentals

Before traveling to any country, you should know when to go and a little about the destination. Belize is in Central America where the weather is great all year-round, though it can rain in the afternoons during the summers and spring. Near rainforest areas, you can expect Belize to be verdant and brilliant with colors such as the picturesque mangrove swamps. Ambergris is not on the mainland of Belize; instead, it's a key in the northern section of the country. On one side you have the Caribbean and on the other side is a small bay. The key is 1.6 kilometers wide and 40 kilometers in length. Much of the island is ringed with white, sandy beaches.

Ambergris Caye Villas Near the Maya Community of the Past

Belize, like much of Central America, was founded with the Mayan culture. Ambergris Caye was home to a Mayan community during the pre-Columbian times. Archaeologists have found red ceramics, bones, and ruins to support their knowledge about the Mayan culture. Not far from Ambergris Caye villas is a most important Mayan ruin. You can really see how the Mayans lived and learn about their culture by visiting Altun Ha and Xunantunich.

Temptation is Just a Short Boat Ride Away at Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye requires you to take a boat ride from the mainland of Belize to the key. Once on the island, you can explore its many attractions. Do not worry about fighting temptation; sky diving, scuba diving, watersports, sailing, zip lines, and more all await you in this tropical paradise. Scuba diving or snorkeling trips leave daily from the docks to reach Belize Barrier Reef. It is the second largest barrier reef in the world, and the reason Belize is considered one of the world’s greatest places to dive. Tropical fish, reef shark, turtles, and sting rays are just a few inhabitants of the clear blue seas.

Belize’s Wide Selection of Restaurants

Your choice in Ambergris Caye vacation rentals will provide you with a kitchen, and San Padro City is filled with local markets for fresh fish, produce, and other delights. If you want a break on your vacation to relax and dine out, you have plenty of inexpensive restaurants on Ambergris Caye. In fact, Ambergris Caye is Belize’s best place to find numerous restaurants. The dress at most of these locations is casual. For example, Island Bazaar is a most popular tourist spot for local cuisine. They offer everything from local Spanish dishes to Italian offerings. Conch season is from September 30 to July 1, while shrimp are in season from June to August. The piece de resistance, however, is the lobster. Lobster is available from mid-July to mid-February. You can even catch your own if you are inclined.

Shopping for Gifts on Ambergris Caye

Shopping like any tourist mecca will be available at almost any location you wish. Wherever you are shopping, you can bring home photos, tourist trinkets, or local arts and crafts. The locals have a great deal of talent for creating clothing, jewelry, and other beautiful items you may not want to leave without.

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