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Recent Placencia Peninsula reviews

  • EPIC Vacation at the SPECTACULAR Typsy Gecko!!

    "I wanted a special location to celebrate my husband's 50th birthday and Typsy Gecko exceeded my expectations and "WOW'ed" my husband. The owner was SO helpful, very responsive with information and answering all of my questions. She even helped me plan special events for my husband. From the moment we arrived, everyone was so kind and Javier picked us up in an air conditioned, comfy van. When we entered the house, it takes your breath away. The pictures are beautiful but like the old saying goes "it doesn't do it justice". Every room was beautifully decorated, exceptionally clean and complete with everything you would need - and more! Mable had prepared a delicious punch and a beautiful flower arrangement. Step outside into absolute paradise! The patio, the pool, the beach, the pier.....I can go on and on. Everything was pristine clean and as you try to take everything in, you're already figuring how many days you get to soak it all in before having to go home. Within minutes of arriving, we were in the pool, drinking punch and didn't have to do anything but start relaxing. I can't say enough about the staff - Javier, Mabel, Domingo, Mickey, the groundskeeper, housekeeper, pool guy - everyone so warm and friendly and GENUINELY want to ensure you are having a good time. Mabel and Domingo helped me plan the most memorable night for my husband with a candlelight dinner on the pier that was like a scene in a romantic movie - indescribable! My husband said he will never forget that night. Mabel was so helpful in helping us with the tours that were perfect for what we were wanting. We did 2 snorkeling tours with Splash - one to Silk Caye and the other to Laughing Bird Caye. Silk Caye has amazing snorkeling - we saw too many things to write in this review and capped the day off by swimming with the nurse sharks, sting rays and sea turtles. Laughing Bird Caye was a prettier Caye but didn't have as much sea life as Silk Caye - at least the day we were there. The meals prepared by Domingo and Mickey were delicious, plentiful, beautifully presented and ooohhhh the deserts! They were so accommodating as to what time we wanted to the meals. Domingo even did our grocery shopping for us! The pier is a perfect place to relax, read, sleep - Chillax! The paddle boards and kayaks were fun to use and explore the area. The golf cart was a perfect mode of transportation - no need to rent a car. We can't wait to return - this place is amazing!!!"
    Guest: myriam h. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 16, 2016
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  • Father Daughters vacation

    "Great place. Any issues were quickly resolved. Enjoyed the walk to town. Snorkeling with turtles, nurse sharks and rays by silk cayes. Finished with xip line. Recommend fishing boats 32ft and up to avoid rough ride in choppy waters. Dint forget to ask guide to bring live bait. Thanjs Sharene"
    Guest: bradford B. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 16, 2016
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  • Beautiful Ocean Front Villa in Placencia!

    "My husband and I stayed in 1C at Los Porticos for our Honeymoon this past summer and couldn’t have asked for a nicer place to visit. The Villa is updated and spacious with unbeatable views of the sea from nearly every angle. Plus with two bedrooms, two and a half baths, open floorplan, and two outdoor balconies there was more than enough room for us and the space can easily accommodate at least two couples or a small family. We loved having access to the private pool right on the beach and also enjoyed the location. Los Porticos is just close enough to the village that we could ride bikes or take a quick cab ride but far enough away that it still felt private. There were also a few restaurants within walking distance which was an added convenience. The staff at Los Porticos were also great and even though we had trouble booking some excursions due to the time of year they did their best to accommodate. We actually ended up getting caught in a tropical storm which unexpectedly extended our vacation and I can’t say enough about how much they went out of their way to ensure we were taken care of. By the end of our stay we were on a first name basis with most of the staff and the place almost felt like a second home. Bottom Line: We loved our experience in Placencia. There is plenty to do, the people are nice, the food is good, the scenery is beautiful, and the Villa is amazing! We definitely have plans to go back and when we do we hope to stay here again!"
    Guest: Nicole Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: November 30, 2016
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  • Wonderful, quiet and relaxing

    "Just spent 2 weeks at Don's Windflower, my first time in Belize. The suite was clean with all the necessary kitchen utensils one would need for cooking. Don was a great host and if I needed anything he was immediately attentive to it. His friend Louis helped me find 2 huge slabs of king fish which was positively the best tasting fish I've had in a very long time. I loved taking a dip right there in the canal towards evening. My next door guests, Alfred and Barbara, were absolutely wonderful and fun. I loved the snorkeling with them. Monkey River tour was great too and as was a chocolate tour. I'd go back any time and hope to next year!! This time to share with others."
    Guest: Larry Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: March 27, 2016
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