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Crystal Paradise Resort

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Macal River near Cristo Rey Village | PO Box 126, San Ignacio, Belize
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The resort is beautiful and the rooms are cozy with great decorations. The dining area is open with birds eating the food left by the owner out on the balcony. Great opportunity to view birds up close. The breakfast, lunch and dinners were served family style and prepared with love and great ingredients. The food was so tasty and enjoyable.... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The setting and family are perfect. Beautiful grounds and the huts/rooms are very clean and well maintained. The kitchen is run by the family and they serve up wonderful food. A must stay if in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We booked Crystal Paradise after looking at several other properties mainly because of the birding experience there. We got so much more. This sweet property used to be the Tut family farm until father Victor Tut pulled up the crops and went into the tourism business. This family is so welcoming and friendly. Carolita was in charge of the meals... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

From the time we were picked up at the airport to the time we were dropped off a week later, we enjoyed our stay at Crystal Paradise. The family-owned and operated resort was wonderful and very well-run. It was so enjoyable to talk with them about life in Belize and they made us feel right at home. The rooms are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed here 4 nights and for us that was enough. I must admit that Cristal Paradise was not our first choice for our stay in Cayo, we made a reservation elsewhere but this got mixed up so we had to find something else last minute and we ended up in CP. There are some good things to say about... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My wife and I spent 3 days last month at Crystal Paradise Resort, as part of an 8 day birding tour in Belize arranged by Paradise Expeditions. The Tut family took excellent care of us while we were at Crystal Paradise and our guide/driver for the birding tour was Andy Tut. Andy has an amazing ability to find and identify... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Tut Family has the art of Hospitality down. This was my second journey to Crystal Paradise with 4 of my best friends. We were treated as family and stay in contact throughout the year. This resort focuses on excursions of many kinds. Whether its bird watching, or cave tubing they will have something for you. Thanks again for another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

My husband and I visited Crystal Paradise for 4 days in February. It's in the middle of the jungle - really beautiful and relaxing - about a 15 minute drive from San Ignacio. Our room was clean and comfortable, and we could hear all the sounds of the jungle at night (including howler monkeys!). In the morning, all sorts of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Hubby and I stayed there for 3 nights while exploring San Ignacio. We stayed in Thatched roof cabin #7 as recommended by previous review but didn't find the area much more private than the other cabins as they are like 2 yards apart from each other. Cabin#7 can house family of 5. Room was clean and basic. Took a few... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We loved our stay with the Tut Family. Unlike most visitors we stayed in a house that was previously home to one of the Tut family members. The home was just a 5 minute walk from the front desk, but it felt like we were in our our jungle paradise. The home was covered in beautiful hardwood and hardwood furnishings.... More 

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