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Portofino

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   6 Miles North | PO Box 36, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Ranked #20 of 55 hotels in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent our 20th wedding anniversary at the Portofino. In July, the rainy season. We were a bit worried about the weather, but it was perfect the entire trip, even a bit hot one day. The beautiful Island breeze helped with the heat. The resort is beautiful, and well maintained. The staff is helpful and friendly.. It was a perfect... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We vacationed to Portofino late July 2014. The location is about 6 miles from the main city of San Pedro, which was nice because it was quiet and beautiful. We were greeted at the airport by staff and they directed us to the boat. Upon our arrival we were greeted with a cool wet mint towel. We were taken to... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Portofino Resort for our honeymoon. What a great place to get away and relax. The resort is simply impressive and and the staff are so friendly. The cabana we stayed in had amazing views over the water and the staff went out of their way to make our room extra personable with rose petals and other... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Portofino Resort June 7-June 17th, 2014. Let me start by saying that the resort was BEAUTIFUL and absolutely what we wanted for our honeymoon. The cabana that we stayed in was close the water and the bar (!) which made for a great trip. We couldn't have been happier with our accomodations. The people who work... More

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Cordova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been on the mainland for a week and were hot and tired. Arriving at Portofino was like a breath of fresh air. We were greeted personally with a cool wet towel and tropical drink. Ahhhhh. It is small so it is very personal. The staff were so friendly and knew who I was and my cabana number without... More

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and we are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff is truly an important part of our resort experience and we are glad yo enjoyed the experience. We hope to host you again. More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent one week at Portofino for our honeymoon. We had a great experience and felt very at home there. The hotel is located about 6 miles from the town of San Pedro, but take note, you will not want to stay in the actual town of San Pedro. The hotels in the town center are more... More

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience at our resort and honored that you chose to celebrate your special experience with us. Our staff is an integral part of the resort. their kindness and warmth is always genuine and what makes this place special. We hope to be part of your next vacation. More

Boise, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by Portofino staff with hot eucalyptus towels once we arrived at the Portofino dock as well as two delicious rum drinks! This seemed like a great start to our honeymoon but unfortunately it didn't last long. Setting up our stay with Portofino we were aware that it was a bit pricey however we had assumed that this... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to chill out/relax/do nothing, and money and time are no object for you, Portofino is fine. It's way off the beaten path (you pretty much have to take the complimentary boat ride to and from San Pedro to do anything) and, let's face it - Belize is either a third world or developing nation, depending on who... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week after being in the interior of Belize tramping around the Mayan ruins, so it was wonderful to be on the water. We were very well attended to: from the moment we landed on the island and shuttled to the resort, to our departure. Staff were attentive and accommodating, however, I was frustrated about a number of... More

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our resort. Our staff is truly part of the experience and all their attention and kindness is truly genuine. The sea grass is a protected ecosystem in the country and is prevalent in many areas on the island. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do about that feature, however swimming at the... More

mezzi410
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Portofino for our honeymoon, 7 days 8 nights. The pros: very clean resort, AMAZING food, free continental breakfast (fruit, toast, jam/butter only), friendly staff, very very nice tropical atmosphere and the beachfront bungalow makes you forget about everything else. Massages available on the beach at a price. Clean pool, minimal noise as there aren't that many guests... More

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we are happy you chose us to be part of your honeymoon experience and are extremely happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We know the distance can be a bit of challenge and we often times aim to provide a relaxing comfort at out resort. The restaurant prices have an additional expense because of the transportation associated with... More

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Address: 6 Miles North | PO Box 36, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino 3*
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Portofino Hotel San Pedro
Portofino San Pedro
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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#3 Business Hotel in San Pedro #6 Spa Hotel in San Pedro #11 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro #17 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro #18 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro #26 Family Hotel in San Pedro
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Characterized by its warm and friendly hospitality, Portofino is the epitome of barefoot luxury, unpretentious and relaxing… for most; it will be an experience of a lifetime. Our small, boutique resort offers just 17 beautifully appointed rooms, ranging from charming beach cabanas to spacious suites, dotted amidst swaying palm trees, in a private setting with unmatched personal attention and the modern comforts of home. It is a haven of tranquility, where guests will enjoy the subtle sounds of the nearby waves lapping over the reef, gentle breeze, breathtaking sunrise, star studded night sky and spectacular views of the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea. The perfect setting for a romantic getaway, intimate wedding, honeymoon, family and friends.Portofino offers leisure options to suit every taste. Relax in our fresh water outdoor swimming pool; enjoy a great book from our book collection or simply indulge yourself in a massage on the beach under our hand thatched palapa hut. Explore the underwater world with snorkel equipment or skim along the surface in our complimentary sea kayaks. Delicious meals prepared by our resort chef can be served in the privacy or your beach cabana or suite, on our private dock with a romantic setting or at the Portofino Restaurant. Sip on amazing tropical cocktails at the Green Parrot Beach Bar or perhaps a late afternoon snack from the Green Parrot Bistro. Take advantage of our DVD library and unwind in front of the flat TV screen in your room. Or, simply take in the view. In short, relax and enjoy! Reception in the main building is manned by professional and knowledgeable staff. From, activities bookings and directions to itineraries and dining reservations, our friendly and professional staff is eager to assist you. Access to PORTOFINO is by boat only, and therefore we offer a complimentary meet and greet service at San Pedro Airstrip and boat transfer to the resort, an approximately 20 minutes ride. ... more   less 
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