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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Redwood City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

hotel is quite remote-no walking to town, no other restaurants nearby, although you can walk down the beach 10 minutes to a jamaican cafe, or farther to Matachica hotel for more variety. all transportation is by water taxi. we were disappointed that the beach front is filled with seaweed, no swimming beaches. we only entered the water at the reef... More 

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

Dear ZoeyCody, thank you for sharing your experiences with our resort here. We are saddened that you did not feel that our resort met your needs. Portofino Resort is located 6 miles North of San Pedro Town accessible by boat. Within a 20 minutes walking distance there are a total of 3 restaurants. With regards to the location...yes we are... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I decided three weeks prior to our stay that it was time for an adventure. We could not have made a better choice than the Portofino hotel located on the island Ambergris Caye. Jerrilee greeted us at the dock, and we immediately took a special liking to her. She put us on "Belizean time", which can be... More 

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

Dear Xandertrusheim, We are so happy that you enjoyed your vacation in Belize and at our resort. Our staff does their absolute best to make everyone feel welcomed and comfortable. They are a very important part to our resort. We are also very happy that you got to experience the sea life around this wonderful place. We look forward to... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Ambergris Caye and it sure beat any other warm destination that we've experienced! Portofino has the perfect mix of laid-back, relaxed ambiance... The staff feel like friends and they are great source for 'things to do' while staying on the island. It's only a short kayak jaunt out to Mexico Rocks and you can... More 

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

Dear Ronda P Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort and posting your amazing pictures. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay on Ambergris Caye as it is one of the most beautiful islands in Belize. We are also so happy to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant, resort and staff… Definitely we look very much forward meeting... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just returned from our amazing vacation in Belize. This was our first time visiting the country. It is the most amazing place we have been to yet. Portofino resort was incredible. The staff are all extremely friendly and accommodating, and met us at the dock to take our bags and help us check in. They also... More 

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

Dear Bhache, we are so happy to hear that you had an amazing time at Portofino Beach Resort. Our honeymoon suite is one of our most beautiful and exclusive rooms as there is only one! We want to thank you for noticing all the little details we implement, in order to make your stay special. And as well are very... More 

Austin TX
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77 reviews 77 reviews
15 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to translate experiences on paper. "You had to be there..." However, the staff and owners and a few special guests simply added to our girls' trip experience at Portofino. We were loud, laughing 24/7 and simply soaking the sun and each other up. The atmosphere and attitude of the location and owners/staff enabled us to relax and truly... More 

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

Dear Kayakutie, first of all we want to congratulate you again with your birthday! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers and are delighted that you and your amazing friends enjoyed your stay with at Portofino. We would love to see you and your friends again in the near future! As well we will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights during our honeymoon. The service was fantastic, the room (seahorse) was brilliant and the grounds were beautiful. It's so nice to stay in a place that doesn't try too hard. We loved the unpretentious atmosphere. We really couldn't fault anything with our stay. Being a bit out of San Pedro was really lovely, and... More 

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

Hi Richard R, It was great to read how much you enjoyed your time with us at Portofino Beach Resort and we want to thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward welcoming you back some day! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great resort, friendly and attentive staff, and good onsite restaurant and bar. Good if you want to feel a little secluded from San Pedro, but the resort also offers regular transportation to and from town. If you stay here, don't forget to try the restaurant Jamaya, which is a 10 minute walk down the beach.

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

Dear David I, We appreciate your review - thank you! It’s great to read that you enjoyed your stay at Portofino and that you recognize our amazing staff. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

Roosevelt, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Portofino Beach Resort in Belize is a wonderful place to stay. The management and staff are excellent. They are always willing to help. The room that we stayed in was very roomy and kept very clean and tidy by the staff. From the moment that we were greeted by Jerrilee we were made to feel right at home and... More 

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

Dear Alice L, Thank you so much for sharing your Portofino experience on TripAdvisor! We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time! We look very much forward to welcoming you again, your friends and / or family if the near future! Lots of warm Regards from your Portofino Friends! More 

Corrales, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from a week long stay at Portofino. Its a terrific place to stay to relax in a quiet, friendly atmosphere. The pool is clean and lovely, the food is excellent, if a bit pricey. Every staff member was really helpful and pleasant. Several went that extra mile to make our stay even better (checking... More 

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

Dear jvirgint, thank you so much for writing on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers and are delighted that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and took full advantage of what Portofino has to offer - a quiet and stress free location, and atmosphere with great staff and onsite services. Because... More 

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