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Recent Belize reviews

  • Created lifelong memories of an experience like NONE OTHER... and will DEFINATELY be back!!!!

    "We stumbled across this ad for a luxury yacht when searching for a place to stay in Belize. After reading about the amazing amenities included, we couldn't help but inquire to learn more, just to cure our curiosity. Never having considered sailing or chartering, combined with the avg. nightly rate being much higher than our budget, we were just "playing around" with the inquiry. It was Mandy who clearly defined the ALL INCLUSIVE vacation, set the tone for the customization that this trip allowed and made suggestions that turned our inquisitive connection into a booking. Because of Mandy's expertise, detail and recommendations, we learned that luxury yacht chartering is not just for the rich and famous! This trip was a truly customized vacation, absolutely affordable considering the amenities, food and excursions and held MORE comfort and luxuries than any hotel I’ve stayed in while traveling the world. Our Captain, Jason, and First Mate/Chef, Kainie, got to know us immediately upon arrival. They asked just a few questions, and created comfort and laughter from minute one. What we didn't know at the time: they were learning all they could about us ensure they would be able to put together a successful and customized itinerary, menu, sailing path and excursions before our boat left the dock. They served us with perfection to the point that we didn't even realize we were being served! From kayaking with manatees and dolphins, docking in mangroves, swimming in beautiful private white beaches to fishing really large catch, our visits to so many private islands and our 1:1 guided snorkeling tours filled 4 days with 10 days’ worth of activities!!!! We got a taste of life on a beautiful Caye, socializing with locals, and spent many moments on numerous secluded islands, with no sign of humanity anywhere. Last minute dingy rides with the Captain allowed us to search and explore… we got to see things nobody has ever seen before! The knowledge, personal connections along the Cayes and experience brought with the combination of our Captain and First Mate/Chef allowed us to comfortably, safely and excitedly see many parts of Belize that are seen by few. The meals were fresh, EXQUISITE and beautifully prepared (as well as abundant in supply!!) Dining was an experience in itself like no other. Beverages and Belizean specialties accompanied every single meal, sail and social time! We left Belize this week, very sad as we feel we have left lifelong friends beh"
    Guest: Laura H. Date of Stay: November 2015 Review Submitted: November 11, 2015
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  • Incredible place

    "What an amazing time in an incredible place. From the very beginning well over a year ago, Dr. Mark provided an abundant amount of assistance for our group vacation. throughout that time, he directed us to excursions and answered all of the miscellaneous questions from our group. Two weeks out from our vacation My sister and her husband lost their business as well as the entire town for an undetermined amount of time. This was followed by their youngest being hospitalized for five nights due to an intense respiratory infection. Three days before our vacation departure a hurricane tore through Belize with Ambergris just on the north end. I cannot begin to explain the comfort level I was given due to the correspondence with Dr. Mark and his wife Joan during this time. From updates on island conditions to concern for my sister I felt like I was planning this trip with a favorite Uncle who had my needs as a top priority. When we headed off on our adventure to the Island. We were met by Phillip with Tropic Ferry at the airport. He took us to lunch and gave us a tour of the city and took us to the Ferry. The hurricane left an abundant amount of damage in its wake. Captain Alex and his mate cleared a path and got us to the boat and on our way. To the Dolphin we went. As we rounded the south end of Ambergris we could see that most of the docks and palapas over the water had been destroyed. The Blue Dolphin lost their palapa but with a minor twist the dock survived. Standing at the end were Gloria and Armand waving at our boat like we were old friends coming for a visit. Here at last, Vacation started. At our request Gloria prepared a delicious meal of enchiladas with all the sides. We love both houses and our host were exceptional. From assisting with the excursions to tending the house and grounds it doesn't get any better. My daughter even declared Gloria and Armand as another set of grandparents. The rest of our trip was spent exploring the island and going to many bars and restaurants. We enjoyed them all and will be back to visit them again as well as find others. I know this is a long review and I could write more, but I cannot emphasize enough what troubles were taken to ensure our trip. And reading the log from the prior trip who weathered the storm brought goosebumps but showed that the Blue Dolphin is a special place in the most capable hands."
    Guest: Josh N. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 5, 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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  • Beautiful Place and Secluded Getaway - Look No Further!

    "Ocean's Edge had a magical pull for both my boyfriend and I. We were looking for a private getaway, without being in a hotel chain, where we were able to call our retreat our "home away from home" and it was just that. When we arrived, we were the only guests and had the private beach to ourselves for a few days prior to our neighbor checking into their house (two houses share the beach) and surprise, it was Virginia - a guest who has stayed at these houses a few times and we couldn't have lucked out with a better neighbor! Although we had a neighbor, we still felt like it was our very own private special place and it was great to also have the resources of someone who had been here before and knew the lay of the land! Every morning, my boyfriend and I found ourselves waking up right before sunrise to witness some of the most beautiful sunrises from the cozy chairs or hammocks under the pilapa, before finding ourselves slowly getting ready to do anything or nothing at all. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and we enjoyed the fresh coconuts, figuring out how to husk them and then cook with them as well. We did utilize the bicycles as well as the kayaks during our stay and would advise guests to do so as well. If you are staying here, and are looking to go into town (Placencia) at all, either rent a car or just learn the bus schedule. The bus schedule is super easy to learn and is super cheap ($2 one way into Placencia, the stop is across the street from the houses) but please bear in mind that the last trip going back to Maya Beach leaves Placencia at 2:30pm. Ocean's Edge Beach Houses is literally one dock away from the best restaurant, Maya Beach Bistro, that we ate at and we felt like we lived there for happy hour daily and fell in love with their staff who welcomed us like we were locals. Staying at Ocean's Edge has spoiled me and it is hard to find future accommodations in other countries as my expectations are now really high. Thank you for being great to work with throughout my planning process, Frankie, as she was patient with me while planning this trip as I had plenty of questions from the get go! We can't wait for our return back to Belize and Ocean's Edge! I am still dreaming of Belize..."
    Guest: Joanna F. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: August 19, 2016
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