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Portofino Beach Resort

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6 Miles North | PO Box 36, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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El Paso County, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were picked up from the airport, taken to the dock and transported via boat to the resort. Check-in was breezy with a drink and cool washcloth, bags were taken to our suite. The Orchid suite aka honeymoon suite and it's a bit odd that it's on top of another suite. As soon as we walked into the suite, we... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved Portofino. The accommodations were beautiful. Staff was incredible (Jovani and Raffi especially). Food was nice. Kayaks and bikes are available for guests. We kayaked to a snorkle spot about 15 minutes from the resort, which was amazing. Staff set up for a private dining experience for us on the beach, which was also amazing. We had a... More 

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Snellville, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portofino is a lovely resort, ocean front, 6 miles outside of San Pedro. Picked up by the boat at the water taxi and greeted with cool towels, cold drinks and smiles. We were in the VIP room which was absolutely beautiful. The grounds are well landscaped and kept up nicely. The foot washing basin outside of the rooms is a... More 

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Nijverdal, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved Portofino. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. One day we left at 5 a.m. for a daytrip to the Blue Hole and even then the cook served us a breakfast. The food in the restaurant is very tasty. I personally liked the most the appetizers and the tacos supreme. We stayed in the VIP suite, the room... More 

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PortofinoBelize, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anouschka V, thank you so much for your nice review! It means a lot to us, and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! All our guests mean a lot to us, and therefore our staff always do their entire best to pamper you as much as they can. We are as well very happy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We booked this trip and hotel site unseen with the guidance of Trip Advisor and the reviews we had read from guest's recent stay. Our stay turned out as planned and from the moment we were picked up by their boat at San Pedro our trip had officially started. We arrived at the dock of the resort and were greeted... More 

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PortofinoBelize, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Bob A, We are so happy and thankful that you decided to stay at Portofino Beach Resort, trough TripAdvisor. Your review means a lot to us, and we would like to say "Thank You"! Our entire staff works very hard, in making sure that our guests have a wonderful vacation, from te moment you arrive at Portofino. Belize is... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Loved Portofino! I always like to try out different places but if I were to return to the island, I'd actually be tempted to stay here again. The resort looks like a Caribbean paradise. We stayed in a bungalow which is the way to go. Very spacious, clean, super cute and right on the beach. And the soap butler service...... More 

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PortofinoBelize, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear ClarBear, we would like to thank you for staying with us and as well for your review on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you fully enjoyed our small boutique resort. Because your review means a lot to us, we will make sure to share your message with our manager and chef. Definitely we hope to see you again in... More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We celebrated our 25th anniversary at Portofino Resort with a ceremony on the beach.This was a small event with just the two of us but the resort staff (who are first rate) made it into a very special occasion and took great care with all the details every step of the way. We had an hour long professional photo shoot... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear CamilleALW, we would like to thank you for celebrating your 25th wedding anniversary here at our Resort. We LOVE to arrange anniversaries and weddings, and our entire staff always enjoys arranging the smallest details for you. As well we are so thankful to have Olivera Rusu living here in our little island as she is one of the best... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Portofino Beach Resort is a perfect place for a Belizean get away/vacation. The staff and owners are very nice and personable. It is secluded/away from the town of San Pedro by 6 miles but the resort gives free boats rides daily into town and/or you can ride their bikes into town as well. For anyone looking for a tropical vacation... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Brandon G, thank you so much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our little slice of Paradise and hope to see you again in the near future! More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Beautiful secluded location with great ocean views from well appointed cabanas. Staff really friendly and helpful. Jerrilee in particular who helped us to get transport to our next place. Cabanas were cleaned twice a day and the rooms were spacious with lovely wooden flooring, fridges stocked with bottled water each day. Town of San Pedro was a thrilling 20 minute... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tracy R, thank you so much for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor! It means a lot to us, and we appreciate all the comments you have made. In regards to our Continental Breakfast, we have spoken to our Chef and F&B manager and we have upgraded the breakfast for our future guests. In regards to the prices of our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

From the meet and greet at San Pedro airport to the warm welcome on the dock by Jerilee with eucalyptus scented towels we felt at home the whole week. What ever you want the staff will kindly see to it that you receive it. When we caught enough mahi mahi for more than three couples, the chef prepared it how... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Owner at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer and Kevin, thank you so much for writing your review! We want to congratulate you again with your 15th wedding anniversary and are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Portofino. We hope to see you again in the future, so we can welcome you again with a hug! More 

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