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Recent Belize reviews

  • A 5-star stay!

    "We have been to Ambergris before, but we stayed south of downtown, which can be fun, but very busy and crowded. If you want nightlife and lots of golf carts on the streets, look elsewhere! This house is about a mile north of the bridge, and it is like you are on your own private island. No noise, hardly anyone walking on the beach in front of the house, very few people peddling their wares. The location is PERFECT. Marbucks (excellent coffee, smoothies, and breakfast sandwiches), the Truck Stop (street food, stone oven pizza, ice cream), Ak'Bol yoga (also great breakfasts), Tiki Maya (burgers, fries) are literally only steps away. A small grocery store with ATM is just up the street (2 minutes by golf cart). We didn't have a cart the first night, and enjoyed walking down the beach under the stars to eat lion fish at Pirate's Treasure. The Dive Bar is just past there and we had a yummy lunch with a fun kid / dog-friendly vibe. The old Palapa Bar is right in front of the house and we were able to do scuba diving and spearfishing (a highlight for our teenagers) through Palapa Tours. Jet skis are delivered there, water taxis can stop there...it is all so convenient; literally a few steps away! The house itself is beautiful and comfortable. Upscale, but casual. The deck is great to hang out on, and the pool is wonderful to just float in, looking at palm trees and ocean. Lolly, the owner, is communicative and helpful. She runs this house like a real business. Very professional, yet also personable! It was truly a pleasure to work with her. She made me feel like we were friends that she was sharing her home with - I was tempted to bring a hostess gift! In addition, their caretaker, Orlando, is pleasant and efficient. He arranged things like a golf cart rental for us, which was nice. He checked in every day and responded quickly when we had questions or issues. We honestly could not have been happier staying here, and will definitely try to book it when we come back to Belize. My family LOVED it! (I almost hate to write too many glowing things, for fear that it will become so popular that I won't be able to book it when I want to!)"
    Guest: Debbie Date of Stay: December 2016 Review Submitted: December 27, 2016
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  • Totally amazing exerience and felt like a queen!

    "I can not wait to go back sailing with Captain Danny and Christie. We spent 5 nights on the catamaran. Very nice boat- it was the maiden voyage of their newest boat that was just added to their fleet - Luna Sea. It was gorgeous and Christie kept it very tidy. They barely let us lift a finger and took us to amazing spots around the Northern cayes of Belize. We even hit some great local places and pretty much had a VIP local experience! He even arranged for me to get a handmade fish hook necklace made for my son and had it flown over to the marina so I could bring it home with me. Danny had a great plan and when the weather did not cooperate, he would make some minor changes to ensure we had a great time and sailed away from the rain toward the fun. They used the dingy to take us to shore and to bring our meals or snacks to us when we were on the cayes. We snorkeled every day and even watched our captain spearfish for our food- can't get fresher than that! They arranged everything and had amazing contacts that gave us special treatment and private guided snorkel trips. We had amazing food prepared by Christie's expert hands for every meal. We went to 12 spots (8 cayes and 4 more dive spots). Danny and Christie were super nice people and highly accommodating as they made sure we had what we needed without us even asking for it or realizing we needed it. It was the best trip I have ever been on in my life! They also were very knowledgeable about the animals, corals, ecosystems and since they are locals, they knew a lot of people that helped make our trip extra special. Jiggy"
    Guest: Meggan F. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: December 2, 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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  • 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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