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Joe Jo's By The Reef

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Tobacco Caye 00000, Belize
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, roughing it is really not my thing. Carmen & David are truly lovely people. The island is idyllic on the outside, the inner areas are rough and buildings are falling apart. The areas where Joe Jo’s is is well kept. The conch shells look...More

Thank Sandeee65
Response from LouisSwasey, Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Sande for being more polite than in your emails to me.The entire Island knows that you have fabricated this story since your boyfriend was not impressed with your booking,and expected a 5 star resort.Notwithstanding,if you had brought any genuine issue to our attention at...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

The food was delicious, the cabana was lovely, and Carmen and David were very friendly and helpful. Best part was that all meals and snorkel gear/kayak use was included in the (very reasonable) price. HIGHLY recommend!!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We loved our stay at Joe Jo's. From Miss Carmen's delicious cooking, to David's hospitality and knowledge, to the ocean-front cabanas, our day-to-day life melted away in no time. If you're looking to get off the beaten path, this is the place to go! We...More

Thank Bragiel
Response from LouisSwasey, General Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks Steve.We appreciated your stay and kind comments. Regret that Your friend Mike couldn't make it here,but hope that all was well at his other destination.Carmen and Dave send their regards and we will be all looking out to see you here again in the...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is my 2nd week on Tobacco Caye. Everything at Jo Jo's was beyond my expectations. The cabin was modern, clean and there was continuous 24 hour a day electricity. The food prepared and served by Carmen was very good, however Carmen's smile and her...More

Thank MichaelBradford
Response from LouisSwasey, General Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded 1 March 2018

Thanks Michael,we are so happy to know that you are enjoying your stay.Your compliment motivates us to continue giving of our best to our Guests who are encouraged to come here and enjoy the Joe Jo's Experience. Ms Carmen and Dave appreciate your compliment and...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

We had a planned move from another resort on Tobacco Caye to Joe Jo's and we were pleased with the move. The cabins at Joe Jo's are new and clean. They had comfortable beds, hot water, great views and balconies with a hammock. Surprisingly with...More

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Response from LouisSwasey, General Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded 1 March 2018

We are so happy that you had a great stay at Joe Jo's and we will continue to keep our quality up to meet the expectations of those that are encouraged by you to visit us.We will be adding a Gazebo on the water at...More

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Sarah M
9 February 2018|
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Response from jilljb18 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in November 2017. I would guess that they are definitely still open. I didn’t book my stay in advance, I got in contact with them from Hopkins via a shuttle boat captain who had their direct number. Though that... More
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amyroseking
11 March 2017|
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Thanks Amy Rose,I answered your email on this question,however I am certain other potential Guests can also benefit from the answer: When booking on line look for a flight with an early arrival time(before or early... More
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Halobabe99
28 October 2016|
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Usually cool weather with mild cold fronts(from the north) from time to time.This results in cooler water temperatures.Generally fair weather.
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"The cabins by the water are really nice - however all the cabins and rooms are modern, clean and nice."
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"Cabanas are right on the seafront, rooms slightly further back."
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"All good and close to the sea"
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"All of the ocean view cabanas are within feet of the water. No bad rooms"
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