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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 yesterday NEW 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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Boise, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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 2 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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mezzi410
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 40th Anniversary at Portofino and we were very happy with the extra service and personal touches the staff provided for us. The grounds are kept very clean and every evening the staff sprayed the area for insect abatement. The Tree Top room was very comfortable and clean. The in room soaps are awesome!

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort. We consider ourselves privileged to be a part of your special occasion. We are also very happy you enjoyed your stay. While we understand that the distance from town offers some unique situations when it comes to travelling back and forth, we aim to separate ourselves from the town which we... More

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed a full week at the Portofino and was very satisfied with the experience. Our beachfront bungalow was very spacious and clean - actually they were cleaning the room twice a day every day! Staff was very friendly and eager to help. They also went the extra mile when we had to visit the doctor two hours before our... More

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort. We are truly honored we could have been a small part of this new step in your life. The island and the people are truly what makes this place paradise and we are happy you were able to share in some of these experiences. The staff is essential to our resort... More

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the best time at Portofino! Wonderful staff, beautiful little tiki hut, great pool, manicured beach. We said when we left that we would be back! Go to Palopa Bar for a fun afternoon outing. We enjoyed drinks a few doors down at rojos and did some amazing snorkeling.

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are extremely happy we were able to make your special time memorable. There are many different aspects to enjoy about this country and we hope on your return we can make your second trip around even more memorable. 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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Also Known As:
Portofino Hotel San Pedro
Portofino San Pedro
Portofino Belize/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 #25 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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