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Cayo Espanto

Cayo Espanto Island, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Ranked #8 of 56 hotels in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Cayo Espanto (Manana) for 4 nights. I have never written a review for Trip Advisor. In fact, I created a log in just so I could rave about this magical resort. Cayo Espanto exceeded our every expectation and we are already planning a return trip. All of the houses on the property looked amazing, but we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We recently returned from a 5 day stay at Cayo Espanto. This vacation certainly exceeded our expectations and they were high to begin with. From the beginning when we booked our stay Erika helped us with connecting flights, food preferences and activities. As the boat pulled into the dock we were greeted by the staff and welcomed with a cocktail.... More

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Atlanta Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is our third Caribbean resort for 2014. A funny twist of fate brought us to Belize and to Cayo Espanto. Back in the winter of 2012, we had chartered a sailboat in Belize. One evening after anchoring, I spied a bar within dingy range, so we went to investigate. We landed on a tiny enclave of land based vacationers... More

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Our trip to Cayo Espanto was an "11". The accommodations and the food were both wonderful (Kudos to Patrick, the head chef), but the overall quality of the staff and outstanding service is what was truly impressive. The people who work here make this a truly special place. Everything they do is focused on your enjoyment. We had a tremendously... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Let me tell you, this was the best honeymoon ever. We just knew about this place looking for over the water bungalow. Bora-Bora was too far and in November does not have the best weather. This place is just 90 minutes from Miami or Dallas. You will rent a private Villa, ours over the water ( Casa Ventana ). You... More

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

My wife and I went for our first trip to Cayo Espanto in Oct 2013 for our 20th wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived in Belize City, we were taken care of like royalty. Our bags were handled all the way to our villa. We were met by the entire staff along with (2) Espanto Waves (you must try... More

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I just don't have the word to describe our wonderful, fun and exciting, perfect, getaway trip to celebrate our 20th anniversary at Cayo Espanto. . San Pedro was a blast! Staying at the villa one day never leaving our private dock was sooooo relaxing and being completely taken care of by our Houseman Elio and Rick! (Elio I meant it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We looked everywhere online for a fabulous resort to visit over our holiday break, but could not find anyplace that compared to Cayo Espanto, where we'd gone in July...so we went again! The staff at Cayo Espanto made our Christmas so wonderfully relaxing and special!! The privacy there is our favorite part, but we totally love the pampering and delicious... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We stayed at Cayo for a week in late November, 2013. Our expectations were sky high going into the trip, and I can say without reservation they were greatly exceeded. We had somewhat bad luck with weather (strong winds most of the time and rain on a few days), we still had an amazing experience. We stayed in Casa Manana,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Wow! I've travelled the world and have stayed in many luxury hotels but I've never experienced the level of service we received at Cayo Espanto. Our "housemen" spoiled us without being too overbearing. They showed up at all the right times. Upon arrival the whole staff was standing on our private dock welcoming us. It made us feel so special!... More

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Address: Cayo Espanto Island, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Cayo Espanto San Pedro
Cayo Espanto Resort San Pedro
Cayo Espanto Belize/San Pedro

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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro #7 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro #8 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro #23 Family Hotel in San Pedro
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