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El Secreto

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11 miles north of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After careful consideration, I chose to take my Velentine to El Secreto for a lovely evening and dinner. Of course I made reservations a week in advance. The boat ride north could have been a disaster since the customer service representative I spoke with told us to be at the dock for 7:30 pick up. The afternoon of Valentine's day,... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a group of 9 amazing ladies, I had the opportunity to start my 40th as a star at El Secreto. When I was planning the party, the owners Olga & Abraham, and Ken the manager were very helpful by making sure that all the details, I was hoping to get for this special event, came true. The setup of... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yesterday was my birthday and my husband booked to take me to El secreto for lunch, they emailed and offered a complimentary pick up from San pedro and told us to be on the jetty at 9am and they would bring us back at 4:15 so we could spend the day there. By 9:30 there was no sign of their... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here...twice. It is quite an experience and well worth the effort. You much make arrangements for transportation as they are located quite far north on the caye. I would recommend you call them the day before or early the day you wish to go, to arrange for transportation. On our first trip, we were lucky enough to... More 

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Ambergris Caye, Belize
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Secreto Resort is located on North Ambergris Caye away from all the hum. It offers total relaxation and high end accommodation that are pretty cool. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I love the fact that you can have the beach all to your self and simply relax on a lounge chair or a hammock that is suspended... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at El Secreto and had one of the ocean view villas. The place is absolutely stunning and the facilities are very new. The beach (which they can't control) is not the ideal white sand but it's okay for wading. Service is very good and due to the small size of the compound the staff calls you by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Spent 7 nights here back in August, which, according to the staff is very rare. Most people only stay for a few nights & head off somewhere else. Coming over from London, we wanted service, luxury & tranquility for the whole week - so that’s what we were paying for. The location is gorgeous. The beach front looks amazing as... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed at El Secreto December 19-27. The staff were amazing and the hotel itself was lovely. If you are looking for a place to stay for your entire trip with peace and quiet, then this is your place to stay. The only problem with the hotel is that it is at the end of the island and El Secreto... More 

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Montreal, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I spent four days (3 nights) at El Secreto. On their website, it says its located "11 miles from San Pedro town". Since it was my first time in Belize, i didnt know that Ambergis Caye (the island) is 70% not developped and so, 11 miles = 11 miles by boat. And thats the ONLY way to go. So you... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A long boat ride (friendly boat captain) takes you to this beautifully decorated location for dinner - raising your expectations, only to be cruelly let down! The wait-staff were very attentive - the starters were reasonable - but the main courses were ATROCIOUS - overcooked fish and poultry, bland and absolutely nothing to justify the high prices charged... For the... More 

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Address: 11 miles north of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — El Secreto 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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El Secreto Belize/Ambergris Caye

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