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Maya Beach Hotel

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Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize
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Ranked #3 of 20 Hotels in Placencia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
oznog94 Fort Worth, Texas
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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
  • 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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Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm behind on writing reviews. This one in particular is long overdue. I stayed here in December and it was a wonderful, peaceful little retreat tucked away on Maya Beach. The service here is phenomenal - perhaps because the owners are so involved and concerned that guests truly enjoy every facet of their stay. The food at the Bistro is... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Maya Beach for a couple of nights. We were looking for a nice, quiet place to explore Placencia from and we were not disappointed. The room was very spacious and well kept. The only issue we had with the room was the screens on the window were broken and the screen on the door... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barb and I have stayed here three times so far and every stay has been great, this trip we stayed twice on our travels around the country. The staff are great, the rooms range from very comfy to down down right decadent. The main hotel rooms are comfy and are appointed well and the beds are fantastic we always slept... More 

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Norfolk, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from my second week-long visit to Maya Beach with some of my adult children, and it somehow gets better every time. Once again we stayed in Joya del Mar, a stone's throw from the sea with the sound of the waves to lull you to sleep. The food at every meal and the wine at Maya Beach... More 

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Llandysul, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really nice find. The room was right on the beach just a stones throw from the sea. The restaurant is very good with mainly local food (quite spicey so ask for mild). It has a very extensive wine list and they regularly change their house wins.

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New England
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102 reviews 102 reviews
26 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had one of the best meals in my life at this resort's restaurant and that alone would get me back to this resort! The room was very nice but as I mentioned, we couldn't lock all of the windows (broken or missing latches) and in the hotel guide, you are warned about theft so it was unnerving sleeping with... More 

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 4 stayed 3 nights in the Maya Apartment above the Bistro. LOVED it! The terrace was AWESOME! We spent the first night after dinner, relaxing on the terrace watching the ocean. The linens and towels were soft and luxurious (especially important after getting sunburned while snorkeling). The ocean noises lulled us to sleep at night. We didn't... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property consists of a number of small structures and types of accommodations spread along a relatively undeveloped stretch of beach eight miles north of Placencia in southern Belize. They all focus around a main building that houses the bistro, reception, a small lounge, and an above-ground swimming pool (most pools in the area are above ground) in the center.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right on the beach just steps from the sea, this hotel has nice rooms and fantastic service. You can borrow the standup paddle boards, kayaks and bikes to zip around on sea or land. The open air restaurant happily accommodated my vegan diet.

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Eureka, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, please note that this is a review of the hotel NOT the restaurant. The restaurant has been reviewed separately, My biggest complaint about this place is that the website is misleading. The beach is not a long beach for walking. The sand and shore are full of seaweed that they only occasionally clean up. In the meantime, the seaweed... More 

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