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Pelican Beach - South Water Caye

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our 3 days here in Heron's Hideaway. Very peaceful, beautiful views, relaxing in the hammocks that are everywhere. Our cottage was very clean and private. Loved seeing the weather come in, the sunsets and osprey flying by. Ashanti was the perfect host. Meals were all excellent fresh local cuisine. Ritchie did a great job getting us to and...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Wow! This place was amazing! It is a 30-45 minute boat ride to get out to this remote caye. Once there there are a small number of rooms. Each day breakfast, lunch and dinner are served and they are delicious. There are kayaks and paddle boards for your use and the offer a number of different snorkeling trips. The rooms...

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Eckert, Colorado
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Pelican Beach Resort in Dangriga owns the southern portion of this 15-acre island, and their part includes the only good sandy beach. The resort consists of several mostly duplex cabins set amongst the coconut palms, so you're "in the trees" with an ocean view beyond. Meals are served in a separate stand-alone lodge, prepared by the staff skilled in Belizean...

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1Thank Art P
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We are a family of 3 and stayed 4 days at this island resort. What a wonderful place to enjoy the island relaxation and the water activities. We had "snorkeling guides" available for morning and afternoon adventures to the reef - the resort is within swimming distance to the reef. You can do as little or as much as you...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

It was amazing privilege to stay on South Water Caye. The island is just beautiful - white sand beaches and the bluest sea you've ever seen, with hammocks strewn around in shady spots. OK, the accommodation is pretty tired and the whole place could do with a bit of a refurb, but that is really part of the charm -...

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PelicanBeachResort, Owner at Pelican Beach - South Water Caye, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time for the review! It's been a bit busy and we've focused on the guests not the buildings. Sorry about that - we're doing lots of refinishing over the next few months!

Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 2 May 2016

And our 6th stay at Pelican Beach on South Water Caye proves it. My husband and I agree (after over 40 years together) that nothing puts us more in honeymoon mode than vacation time here. It's pure bliss to snorkel together, discovering nature's wonders together, hanging out in hammocks, watching birds or the sun rising or setting, strolling under the...

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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We have been to Belize before, and were specifically searching for some place that we could snorkel and swim right off the beach. I am SO glad that I happened upon Pelican Beach. We were staying during a marginal time, at the end of June, so the weather could have been dicey. We did have a bit of a storm...

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We visited South Water Caye twice! During our snorkeling trip to Glover's Reef on a Monday and hung out on their small visitors Beach on Friday. My photos are beautiful! My videos look like a dream....only the sounds of the wind and the water. My boyfriend swam to Glover's Reef from the beach and snorkled. He didn't need a boat...

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife, 17 year old son and I just returned from a four night stay at Pelican Beach Resort. Leonard, Theresita and their staff went out of their way to create a relaxing, enjoyable experience. We arrived after the one hour boat ride from the mainland somewhat tired after four busy days touring caves, ruins and other mainland Belize attractions....

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Cotati, California
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The moment you step foot on the island Lenard tells you he wants you to feel like you are home and boy do you - by the first night everyone new our names, our food likes/dislikes, and the staff became family. The island is gorgeous!!! hammocks everywhere to catch a nap, lots of clear water and you are a few...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two special locations, one great vacation - South Water Caye and Dangriga! South Water Caye, our island getaway-seaside cottages and rooms with fantastic views and cooling trade winds. On a gorgeous beach, atop the barrier reef and within South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Snorkel from shore, dive, fish, kayak or do nothing at all. Environmentally-friendly facilities with separate student group accommodations. For the simple pleasures - spending time together, sharing new adventures and making new friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Beach - South Water Caye

Address: Dangriga, South Water Caye 00000, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > South Water Caye
Hotel Class:3 star — Pelican Beach - South Water Caye 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Heron's Hideaway probably one of the more private rooms. Outstanding view.”
 of 5 bubbles Happy415, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Heron's Hideaway is a small cabin with one double bed, good for couples. It has a large deck out over the water.”
 of 5 bubbles artp764, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are several second story oceanside rooms, but all the rooms have views of the ocean on both sides of this 100 foot wide island!”
 of 5 bubbles nathanw382, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Osprey's nest was our favourite and has a great veranda overlooking the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles CHLondon, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose according to your party size and any physical limitations (stairs)”
 of 5 bubbles Tellurian, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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