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BEAUTIFUL + LUXURIOUS = DREAM VACATION!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1500sf/sleeps 1-4 + crib; 1or2 BR;1st fl.opens to pools/beach;FREE WiFi & cable!

Leave your worries behind... welcome to paradise inside and out! Our condo is well stocked and perfectly positioned for your vacation pleasure plus our concierge can arrange anything from mainland tours to charter sailing. Meals & drinks by the pool... cabana boy, um, please! Bellamar/E3 is a 2 bedroom 2 bath condo on the FIRST FLOOR with beautiful views of the Caribbean waters, the 5 pools of GC (one is the largest pool on Ambergris), and the lush tropical property. One of the great benefits of our condo is the direct access (steps leading from the front balcony) to both the pool and beach. Only a select number of condos offer this, and it makes for quick and convenient trips to the pool, GC's Pool Bar, the Beach and anywhere else you want to go!

Our reviews have been fantastic and our guests are happily looking forward to return visits. Most of those reviews we via email and not posted on VRBO. They include such praise:

"BEST vacation ever and your condo surpassed our expectations!"

"Beautifully appointed unit was convenient and comfortable!"

"We LOVED your condo and will return as soon as we can!"

Our condo is 1500 sq ft with beautiful Belizean mahogany and arched doorways, curved walls and bright light with colorful, tasteful fabrics throughout including custom room darkening draperies. They are beautiful, but more importantly, they keep the bright Belizean morning sun out!! Sleep longer if you don't want to see the sunrise! Or take your coffee out on the lanai and toast the beginning of another glorious day! Cheers!

If you decide to cook or prepare meals while in paradise, the concierge can shop ahead for your needs. There are some groceries between he airport and resort, too. I'm happy to help explain what to expect when shopping on the caye. The huge kitchen has enough room for you to solicit help without bumping elbows! Gorgeous granite counters, large Pro Kitchenaid appliances of stainless steel, small appliances by Cuisinart, full sets of flatware, china, and glasses: water, juice, wine, champagne, cocktail... two ovens (Thanksgiving??!!), microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, ice maker, rice cooker, toaster for 4 slices or bagel halves, and Cuisinart cookware... if anything else is needed, we haven't been told!

The entire condo has ceiling fans, adjustable air conditioning, and tiled floors. The Master bedroom is very large with a KING bed, night side tables, double dresser, flat screen TV, large closet with a wall safe, and beautiful art and linens. From any point in the room, you can look out the window at the pools and beautiful sea or watch TV from your king bed. Sliding doors lead to the lanai with a round table and 4 chairs for your breakfast while you watch the gorgeous sunrise over the Caribbean Sea. The master bedroom is connected through an arched door to a large bathroom of double shower & sinks, new luxurious towels, all toiletries needed, and a hairdryer.

The 2nd bedroom also has mahogany furniture including 2 twins beds or KING (will be arranged however you prefer), 2 night tables, desk with a flat TV & DVD, and 2 large closets, one with built-in drawers and safe. The large window allows Belizean sunshine to flood the room. Room darkening draperies keep the early sunrise out!!! YEAH! Connected through an arched door is a large marble en-suite shower, toiletries, hairdryer, amenities. From the front door is the dining area and family living area that also open onto the lanai. With 1500 sq feet this unit is extremely comfortable and can accommodate leisure and/or entertaining activities.

Mix your favorite margarita, pour some nice wine, grab a cold beer, brew some herbal tea... then join friends to watch the sunset paint the sky pink and purple from your lanai or the end of the pier, at one of the 5 pools or 2 hot tubs or private sandy beach. If you still have energy after your unBELIZABLE day, take on the family/friends in poker or cards... all waiting in the family room credenza. Need to chill more? 3 TVS with DVDs can do the trick!

Our unit feels like a paradise home, an escape from the responsibilities of ordinary life. Whatever needs or wishes, our Concierge Team is a phone call away to help. The entire staff at Grand Caribe is extremely friendly. In fact, ALL of Belize is friendly and welcoming. They love their country and are happy you have come to visit. They speak English and trade in US currency with an exchange rate 2/1. You will love it here!

See how easy paradise can be? You deserve the best vacation possible, the one of your dreams, the one written about in books and songs. We would love to have you enjoy our Bella Mar and experience an unBELIZABLE time of your life!

More Details

Owner
Pam and Bibb Swain
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Pam and Bibb Swain

"Just one lifetime is not enough time for us!"

We are retired, Pam as an educator and Bibb as a rocket man... aerospace engineer. We have 6 adult, married children and 7 grandchildren at the top of list of blessings. Travel around the world is still part of our lives and we make friends everywhere we go. From Virginia (Pam) and North Carolina (Bibb) we embrace southern hospitality and our home is your home.

Pam and Bibb Swain purchased this condo in 2014

Why Pam and Bibb Swain chose Ambergris Caye

Our permanent home is the #1 beach in the USA... Siesta Key, Florida, so we know a lot about paradise! We selected Grand Caribe on Ambergris because of the combination of beauty and friendliness. The grounds are maintained constantly by helpful keepers and the staff is eager to serve. And each time we return, we are with family again!

What makes this condo unique

Prior to your trip we will send you maps, contacts, links to make your vacation stress free. We will make suggestions on adventures, restaurants, tour guides, shopping, and snorkeling/diving. We have several friends who are happy to take you around. Whatever you need, just ask and we will do our best to help.

Amenities

San Pedro Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double sinks and double walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms are beautifully designed with granite, marble, tile, and glass; supplied with lush towels, an array of lotions and toiletries,and hairdryer.The master bathroom shower is huge, more than enough for two!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Arranged as King or 2 Twins as you prefer.
  • Rent as 1 or 2 bedroom condo. The large master bedroom has king size bed with beautiful linens and handmade mahogony furniture. Window looks out to the pools and beach. Sliding doors open to the lanai. Large closet has wall safe to protect your valuables. The quest room as twin bed which can be joined by the housekeepers to provide a second king size bed. This room has two large closets. As in the master bedroom, this bedroom has a dresser and two night tables of Belizean mahogany and TV with DVD. The window looks to the botanicals of the resort entrance. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans for your comfort and have adjoining bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
5th person is possible.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Indianapolis, Indiana
5

The property was beautiful. Very well kept up.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property. It was so nice to be able to walk out the back door to the beach or pool. The staff was so friendly and helpful. It was a perfect place for 2 couples.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah... we are so happy that you loved our condo and your vacation was wonderful! The back door to the 5 pools and beach is ideal! It's great to hear that GC showed you its high standard of service and friendliness. Thank you for selecting our unit and come back again! ... Pam and Bibb
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Denver, Colorado
5

Perfect place to spend a week!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the unit and the Grand Caribe. Couldn't have asked for better place to stay. The location is perfect and not too far from town. The bartenders - Brian and Percival - were wonderful and made our stay a lot of fun.

The unit has everything you could ask for and the maid service is unbelievable. They were so sweet and will do laundry if you ask.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully Decorated 2 Bedroom 2 Full Bath Condo with Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this wonderful resort over Spring Break with our 2 adult children. The resort itself was perfect for us with nice pools and swim up bar. Even though it was Spring Break, the resort was large enough for everyone and there were always enough lounge chairs and poolside staff. The resort staff were beyond excellent and we all enjoyed the fantastic service. The front desk staff even retrieved the baggage Delta lost and made 2 extra trips to the airport to sort out our mixed up bags. Booking our adventures through the tour desk was super easy and the same price as if we had done it ourselves in town with much less hassle. They booked snorkeling, scuba diving, sunset sail, massages and dinner reservations at all the best places. The condo is spacious with a full kitchen if you want to cook. There are many grocery stores in easy proximity. We are particular about comfortable beds and were not disappointed. We chose this condo because of the tasteful decor and bed layout but the ground floor location proved to be ideal.

Loved having the daily maid service and having our laundry done. Luxury!

We loved Belize, the warm and friendly people, the Grand Caribe and this beautiful condo. We hope to be back very soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We obtained our goal of making our condo beautiful and comfortable to make your vacation wonderful! Come back as soon as you can!
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Chino Hills
5

AS from California

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Belize was highlighted by our stay at Grand Caribe, especially the Swains condo. It was truly home away from home. The unit had all the necessities one wanted and then some. This was probably the best VRBO facility that we have used. Even though the unit is a ground level, you will have a view of the ocean and it becomes very convenient to be able to go out from the porch and too the swimming pool. The resort staff and housekeeping folks were extremely pleasant and flexible. I highly recommend this unit.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive review! Sounds like your vacation was wonderful! We strive to make our unit very nice and appreciate that your family was happy. Please stay with us again and recommend our unit to your friends! Cheers! Pam
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Highland Park, IL
5

Great time at Grand Caribe!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time on Ambergris Caye and at the Grand Caribe. The unit was very comfortable and had plenty have amenities. There were five of us and we had plenty of room - the housekeeping team quickly got us a bed and bedding so our 14 year-old son didn't need to sleep on the couch.

In addition to a very roomy and comfortable unit, the entire GC resort was great. We spent a lot of time at the pool but also took advantage of the sailing available on the beach, boat excursions set up by the adventure team, volleyball on the beach and relaxing in the hammocks.

As I said above the unit was great. The only thing we would add would be hooks for rain coats, towels, wet swimsuits, etc. We ended up having to put our wet towels out on the patio over the chairs and railing, and after a day of snorkeling/sailing/swimming we had a lot of stuff to hang up! Otherwise the place was great and we would love to have the opportunity to go back again!

Thank you for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for suggesting hooks for hanging things! They have been installed and others have appreciated the addition! Your praises made us very happy and we look forward to your next stay with us! Pam
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West springfield, VA
5

Paradise condo on Ambergris Caye

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I decided we need a hassle free long weekend away and searched for the right place to escape. Our expectations were exceeded. From the moment we walked into the lobby we were greeted by friendly staff who pampered us.

The condo was beautifully decorated and has all the latest amenities. I could not have asked for more. The decorator deserves gold stars. The comfortable bed and pillows were a welcome sight after a day of scuba diving at the Blue Hole and Lighthouse Reef.

The view from bed room, living room and balcony overlooks the pool and beach. We enjoyed our stay so much that we have booked a week in August. We are looking forward to getting another massage on the beach and swimming up to the pool bar. I highly recommend this condo for a beautiful care free escape.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ralphie... thank you for your review and we are very happy you enjoyed staying at our condo! We look forward to your next stay with us in August. Let us know how we can help you with another unBELIZable vacation! Pam
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
San Pedro
Nearest Barpub
Rain Lounge & Terrace; Swim up Pool Bar
Nearest Ferry
water taxi on site;ferry to mainland
Nearest Motorway
PAVED road into town at front door
Nearest Restaurant
3 on site options; 5 min beach walk to more
Nearest Beach
at your back door
Car: not necessary

Local fun at restaurants & bars; charters to Blue Hole, scuba diving mecca! Lessons on sailing, diving, fishing, flyboarding & more. Easy access to mainland for Belize zoo, Rainforest, Mayan ruins, day explorations, and guided tours.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

1 BEDROOM & LARGE BATH NIGHTLY RATES:

FALL SEASON (10/28-12/20/2016) $279 @ 4 NIGHTS; $368 LESS NIGHTS
WINTER HOLIDAY (12/21 - 1/1 ) $499 RESORT WIDE
WINTER SEASON (1/2 - 4/16/2017) $319 @ 4 NIGHTS; $449 LESS NIGHTS


Tax rate above of 19% comprises Belize Hotel Tax (9%) and Resort fee (10%)
All major credit cards accepted.

Two nights deposit is charged at the time of booking.
Remaining balance is charged 45 days prior to arrival.
Initial two night deposit is non refundable.
No refunds for cancellations within 45 days of arrival.
No refunds for late arrival and/or early departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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