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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 #21 of 56 hotels in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Mildred, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back and of course miss it already. We booked a VIP suite and the pictures are spot on for what you get.The resort is lovely. The pool is wonderful. The food was delicious, never left hungry. The staff is great! Brittany took care of our room and us, and was a delight. One of the things I really... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I just spent 6 nights at Portofino in early August. It was just what we were looking for even though we had no idea it would be so spectacular. We had flipped through reviews on Trip Advisor and were impressed by the recommendations for Portofino but still...we had no idea it would be so spectacular. One thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed with the family four nights and didn't want to leave. Portofino is a place that grows on you. it becomes better every day. You constantly discover more friendly stuff, more exciting things to do, and more delicious food. It is *the* place to relax. If you are traveling with kids go to Portofino. If you are traveling without kids... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a fabulous dinner at Portofino and would recommend it to anyone! I had the lobster tail/filet special and it was awesome free water taxi from our resort as well. great choice for dinner and I would be back next time I visit Belize

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

we really want to thank you far sharing your restaurant experience with us here. Sometimes, the culinary experience is overshadowed by the resort, which we don;t mind at all. We look forward to providing more culinary specialties on your next visit. More

Akron
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful vacation at Portofino which began the moment we stepped on the pier. Ashira met us with warm cloths and flowers. She took special care to make certain our stay was perfect. The entire staff genuinely made us welcomed and provided excellent service. Our cabana was Island designed including thatched roof. Flowers were on the bed... More

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on here. We are extremely happy you enjoyed your stay with us in our little slice of heaven. We aim to make everyone feel welcome and pampered. We look forward to the opportunity to do the same and more on your next visit. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 5 nights at this beautiful resort with the boyfriend. We stayed in a cute cabana with hammock on the porch and a mini fridge (although wished they provided a kettle/cups etc.) but we asked the staffs and they assisted us with it. Daily housekeeping was provided which was nice as the room feels/smells refreshed. New towels & complimentary... More

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on here. We are happy you enjoyed your time in this part of paradise we call our home. We always aim to please and provide the best service available. Our staff has a knack for making everyone feel comfortable and very welcomed. We hope to have the opportunity to pamper you again. More

Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and we are thrilled to have shared in this milestone of your life. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We understand the distance from town can be complicated but it also makes for a more tranquil environment. We hope to have the opportunity to pamper you and your spouse again in the future. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort here. Our resort is set out of the way to provide guests with tranquility. while this may be advantageous for some, for others it can be a deterrent. We appreciate your comments and hope you had an opportunity to enjoy the resort and the island. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience t our resort and we are extremely honored to have shared in this momentus milestone in your life. We are extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay. The people of this wonderful country are truly amazing and their warmth an appreciation are genuine. We look forward to the opportunity of making your next visit special. More

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your vacation experience with us. Our staff truly is part of what makes the resort so unique. The people of Belize on a whole are very friendly and welcoming. We also do our best to make our guests feels as accommodated and comfortable as possible. In all our advertisements and on our website we make it... 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
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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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