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Recent San Pedro reviews

  • Returning to 'normal' was so hard after the "Sandcastle"

    "I read the reviews thoroughly before finally deciding on this place,. It took us 12 hours to get there, but upon rounding the corner and seeing the first view of the pier and ocean, and then coming in to find not one but TWO gift baskets from Carolyn (one for the second arrivals in our group who would arrive the next day and stay downstairs), we knew we'd chosen the best. The main family room upstairs has high ceilings, is airy and opens onto the balcony...the beach activities from the rental hut made everything special, as we kayaked to the reef almost daily to snorkel, and my personal favorite was the stand up paddle board, which I used to cruise around the docks in our area. And as so many people have said, William the caretaker rocks! He felt like family, but more importantly, he taught my 3 boys (one with special needs, 15, one just turned 18 and one 21) about making the most out of nature. He showed them spear fishing and how to catch fish (as he does daily) with a coke bottle wrapped with twine -- something endlessly fascinating to my husband who always goes. He also does wood carvings! We brought home a stunning sting ray and hammerhead shark sculpture, and coasters he signed for us. He also gave us his coconut demonstration -- how to break one open if you had to survive..and his key lime juice demonstration. Local honey, local brown sugar, key limes....YUM! Marvin, his friend, also helps out and we loved the dogs so much we brought them in to watch tv with us a couple of nights. :) Here's a YouTube video of the coconut demonstration, done inside the tiki hut bar in the yard: https://youtu.be/8spq4qqKhKw SIDE TRIPS: At Carolyn's recommendation, we used Seaduced for the Caye Caulker Day Sail ($100 per person, day trip) to go to Hol Chan, Shark & Ray Alley, and Caye Caulker. The guides were charming and knowledgeable and the infamous rum punch made for a very social group. We made sure to pick a day when cruise ships weren't in port. We used Caribbean Adventures to visit Altun Ha (we had the whole place to ourselves)and Cave Tubing in one day -- Cave Tubing was amazing. And...definitely call Aurora! She came to the house and made a grilled lobster/ribs feast that was less costly than any of the local restaurants. Mamba was our favorite, Rojo's was good: but fair warning - they are EXPENSIVE, as are all groceries. Tip: Using cash will save you 12.5% on tours. This was a special house, lots of wonderful memories."
    Guest: Deedie D. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 25, 2016
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  • Great Vacation!

    "We just returned from a great stay at Casa Amarillo. We were a family of 11 with 6 adults, 3 teenagers and 2 tweens. We loved it! We rented the entire house and loved the privacy and beauty of the surroundings. We arrived a week after a hurricane hit the island and we were shocked at how well they had cleaned everything and had the house and grounds ready for our group. We rented 3 golf carts for trips into town at Carts Belize and we enjoyed having them. It is a rough bumpy ride to and from town but we just looked at it as an adventure and laughed along the way. Would HIGHLY recommend bug spray for the journey and at night around the house. We had meals cooked for us twice while we stayed. Both meals were wonderful. We had a traditional Belizean meal when we arrived after traveling all day cooked by Robert's sister because Marfa was ill. Marfa also cooked chicken fajitas for us one night after an all day excursion. We LOVED her salsa and guacamole and could have eaten it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday. Robert was great and helped fixed the volleyball net, kept the pool and grounds clean, and arranged for Carts Belize to fix a flat tire we had on one of the golf carts. The house is very comfortable but do not expect a 5 star hotel. There are air conditioners in each bedroom which helps at night when you sleep. The beds are ok but not luxurious. We would have enjoyed a few more towels and beach towels for our party size but we made do. Kitchen was well stocked with plates, cups, utensils, etc.. Wifi worked great indoors and outside and we enjoyed the TV's in the evening so we could watch the Olympics. We enjoyed playing volleyball, sand hockey and relaxing in the pool or hammocks. Rosa was awesome too. She met us right on time at the airport and helped answer many questions we had. She provided a phone for us to use and was a phone call away if we needed her. She made great recommendations regarding tours and excursions. She gave us a book that had many recommendations from local companies and other guests regarding tours, restaurants and also included a history of Belize. Very helpful. Rosa also helped arrange our trip to the mainland for Cave Tubing and Zip-lining. Suya Tours picked us up at our dock for a great morning of snorkeling at Hol Chan, Shark Ray Alley and the Coral Gardens. The rest of the time we stayed around the house having fun as a family. We loved out time at Casa Amarillo and would stay again!"
    Guest: Cherry M. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 22, 2016
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  • Perfect accommodations for 2 moms and 3 teens and Alvin is the best!

    "We had an amazing stay at Diamond Reef. We were two friends traveling together with three teens and we wouldn't change a thing. Alvin is like a private driver, personal concierge and trip director all in one. He couldn't have been nicer or more helpful. He arranged an all-day mainland excursion for us. It was a full day but not exhausting - Mayan ruins, zip lining and cave tubing with a delicious lunch. If you go, ask for Earl. He was our personal guide and it was worth it just to spend the day with him. Alvin also arranged snorkeling in the Mexico Rocks for a fraction of what the resort nearby charges. Coordinating trips into San Pedro was easy. He checked in with us every evening to arrange transportation for the next day. We enjoyed the 15 minute boat ride into town (we live in a big city and are used to spending time on public transportation). We grocery shopped and prepared most of our meals in the condo. The kitchen is well appointed - we didn't want for anything. The setting can't be beat. Stunning sunsets, moonrises, a private beach, a refreshing pool, kayaks.Every day was a great adventure but also very relaxing. I've recommended Diamond Reef to many people and would go back without hesitation. Reserving and coordinating through Rickey was a breeze."
    Guest: Kim B. Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
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  • The property was what made the vacation!

    "We had an amazing time at this property! We took two families for a total of 10 people and can not believe how much room and privacy each family had. German the caretaker took us on all of our adventures and they were adventures! The pool was tended every morning as well as the beach and sand volleyball area! The pier was fantastic for morning coffee, starfish hunting and eel watching! I was so nervous to do VRBO for the first time and I can only hope future rentals turn out as fantastic as this one! Thanks so much!"
    Guest: Eric W. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: August 2, 2016
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