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Hatchet Caye Resort

3.5 of 5 17 miles offshore, Placencia, Belize
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first review ever and Hachet Caye was our first major vacation anywhere in our lives. My wife Amanda and I (Jason) went there in Sept. 2013 for 10 days. That's right! 10! We were in heaven. Now you must realize that there is a rainy season for the Caribbean and we took that into account. We were... More 

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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here at Christmas. Comfy beds, AC so cold it made the windows fog over, waves washing gently under the room, beautiful deck with a gorgeous view, and a constant parade of birds on our beach -- we had a yellow-crowned night heron, a great blue heron, pelicans, frigate birds, and several other birds whose names I didn't know.... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our daughter's wedding was a dream come true at this location... all rooms occupied by our guests & the excellent care & work of the staff. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! No bugs, stress, fun times, good food, good weather and BEAUTY everywhere. Lots of opportunity to adventure. Truly a memory of a lifetime for our family and friends.

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Staten Island, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very small resort, Really good for snorkeling. We saw almost all angels, butterflies, eagle rays, nurse sharks, green morays among common Caribbean fish. Water is shallow, very comfortable pier to get into water. It's a menu style resort. Food is very good. Many thanks to Morris and Juan for their excellent service. Special thanks to Chef Chris for the recipe... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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26 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We have talked about a snorkeling vacation in Belize for several years. After a bit of research, Hatchet Caye (pronounced "key") popped up as the ideal choice for our December vacation. And indeed it was. The Caye is situated 16 miles offshore from Placencia, Belize (a 45 min single engine flight south of Belize City), itself a unique slice of... More 

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Well, with Hatchet Caye you either win big or lose big depending on the weather. The first day we were there, it was beautiful. The island is amazing and cozy. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful (with one minor exception). They had snorkeling gear and sea kayaks for us to use and an area with a coral reef. At... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Just returned from a week's stay at HCR. My wife and I have done a fair bit of traveling, particularly to beach destinations, and HCR was simply exceptional. The wait staff - Morris and Juan were as competent, professional, courteous and as pleasant as I have ever encountered. Morris and Juan make a "Belizean painkiller" that is exactly as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

We came ashore from a Moorings sailboat. We were welcomed, and went to the open air dining room. The setting is as amazing as you can imagine; a beautiful ocean within feet of your table, sparkling dinner ware, starched whit tablecloth, soft lights. And the food - great! I ordered the seafood risotto. It was as good as anything I... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous remote beautiful island resort :) Visited there in a Moorings catamaran but be careful DO NOT enter the channel only moor on the mooring balls off shore!! Belize has strict penalty's if you hit any coral in the shallow water. Resturant was great, food and service excellent.

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We visited Hatchet Caye in mid September and we couldn't have asked for a better experience! The staff was friendly and helpful, the island was beautiful, the cabana was perfect (and 3 feet from the water). There were only a few other couples on the island when we were there so the entire stay felt very private. We did a... More 

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Address: 17 miles offshore, Placencia, Belize
Location: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hatchet Caye Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Hatchet Caye Hotel Placencia
Hatchet Caye Resort Belize/Placencia
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Placencia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
#5 Family Hotel in Placencia

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