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Maya Beach Hotel

Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize
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Ranked #2 of 20 hotels in Placencia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
dean w Dallas, Texas
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the upper Dreamsicle house for a week. This is a great house to rent if you are wanting a little extra privacy and space as compared to staying in a hotel. The staff was great, the property was well kept, and the Bistro had amazing food.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight is certainly the food. The menu is inspired and everything we ate was delicious. We stayed in the Jaguar room. It was simple and cozy. Great view of the beach while laying in bed. The owners (Ellen & John) were very nice and clearly know how to run a hotel and restaurant. The property is peaceful and laid... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is the real reason to visit Maya Beach - the Bistro is just incredible. The location and beautiful beaches help too. :) We got a great last minute deal and had a full floor of a house to ourselves (Joya Mar Main). It's definitely minimalist - older furnishings/kitchen/bathroom, and the power went out for a few hours in... More

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San Rafael, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent four nights at Maya Beach Hotel, in one of their new beach bungalows the "Kingfish" suite. There are two new identical bungalows right next to each other - Kingfish and King Conch - both built in September 2013. These are beautifully appointed, with comfortable king size bed, ceiling fans, small but very serviceable kitchenette and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom and I stayed here for 3 nights in June 2014. The stay was flawless from start to finish. We were in the King Conch Suite, which would rival any American hotel in comfort and style, but thankfully lacks a tv to distract you from the beautiful view directly out the front porch. While the beaches in Placencia can... More

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Perth, WA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived at mid-day and were greeted by Ellen who was very friendly and helped us with several things. We waited on the bistro deck while our room was prepared and it was so nice to watch the ocean and feel the wind in our hair! The Hummingbird room was spacious, clean and had everything we needed, including a big... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Maya Beach Hotel is a little slice of heaven. The palapa is just a perfect place to hang and enjoy alone or with friends, the whit sandy beach is perfect, and the rooms are all nicely kept, clean and, well, they make you feel comfortable and at home. Kayaks are available to guests as well. The best part is... More

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Galena, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

After spending a few days up in the mountains near San Ignacio Belize, my partner and I decided to spend some of our stay traveling the country of Belize with the serendipitous strategy of "No Reservations." Traveling this way can really open your travel adventures to amazing experiences, and one of the highlights of this "live the mystery, come what... More

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FlipFlopTheBeachCat, Owner at Maya Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Chris and Brian, you were delightful guests, and people like you make this business worthwhile. Thank you very much for posting your review. And stay longer next time! Ellen & John More

Feltham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This was my second visit to Maya Beach Hotel, this time as there where 4 adults we decided to rent Agua Villa a few hundred yards from the actual hotel. The Villa had its own private swimming pool along with hot pool which made the evenings even more relaxing and its right on the beach. The villa is fully equipped... More

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FlipFlopTheBeachCat, Owner at Maya Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your second visit too! Thanks for the nice review and we'll see you the next time you visit Placencia. More

Casper, Wyoming, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are "bumming around" Belize for a month. No reservations anywhere, anytime. We found Maya Beach while driving down the Placencia peninsula, stopped and inquired. Front desk guy, Cleev showed us three rooms and we picked one. Ended up staying 5 nights! GREAT location on the peninsula, EXCEPTIONAL food at the restaurant, anything we asked for, big... More

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FlipFlopTheBeachCat, Owner at Maya Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Mr. WyoCarey, we enjoyed meeting and talking with you. Hopefully your plans will bring you back to Maya Beach Hotel for a much longer visit! More

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Address: Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize
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Location: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
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Also Known As:
Maya Beach Placencia
Hotel Maya Beach
Maya Beach Hotel Belize/Placencia

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia #2 Family Hotel in Placencia #3 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sitting on a pretty stretch of natural sand beach, the Maya Beach Hotel is a small mid-range property for couples who needs comfort, but not luxury. Our five rooms are air conditioned with queen beds and nice beach views, and we also offer some beach house rentals in different price ranges. Our Bistro and swimming pool are a gathering place at the end of a day filled with snorkeling, diving, fishing, kayaking, jungle hiking, spelunking, climbing Maya ruins, or just plain relaxing on the beach. The Bistro was also recently awarded "Restaurant of the Year" by the Belize Tourism Board. ... more   less 
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