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South Waters Resort

Palms Row, Placencia, Belize
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Harrison, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed a month here this year and booked for 2 months next year. Stayed in one of the condo units: spacious, balcony, WiFi, cable and central air. It's quiet in this part of the village and walking distance to everything. The proprietor, Maria, is very nice and accommodating. The Crows Nest (restaurant/bar) next door is part of the resort... More 

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Field, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The South waters Resort is perfect in every way! The cottages are right on the beach in a quieter spot, but just minutes walk away from the bigger beach, restaurants and bars, making it great value stay. The owners and staff are absolutely awesome, going way beyond the normal "call of duty" to ensure your stay is enjoyable and stress... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I stayed in the Cabana's and they were very spacious, with a fridge, microwave. The rooms were cleaned every day and were spotless. You have your own sitting portch with flowers growing from the pillars and you can watch humingbirds that are constantly flying around these flowers. The staff, Erica and Carmelita go out of their way to make your... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Booked a stay at a South Waters cabana thru a travel agent and moved out after 1 night. I was warned of no air conditioning but not the rest. A chattering ceiling fan, towels better for exfoliating than drying, a trickle for a shower, threadbare linen, barking dogs and lost partyers. Hotel personnel could not be found past 6 pm.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We have been hounding South Waters since early March 2014 for an unauthorized double charge and the response from the resort has been disappointing/deceitful. We had to contact our credit card to resolve the dispute. It's a shame their sketchy business practices have ruined our experience because the location and cabana are magical...

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Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I stayed here in March 2014 in a private beach cabana and it was a decent place to stay. Everyone was friendly and helpful while i was there and the price was OK too. However they double charged me (1 month apart for each charge, and before i even arrive). While i was staying at the property i spoke with... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews 91 reviews
46 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The location is right on the water and an easy walk from the town dock but is not in the are where the beaches are. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Nice restaurant on site but nobody eating there the day we were there. Lots mor activith and less expensive places to stay further up the beach.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

WE came to Placencia in November ans stayed in one of the condo's. The room was very nice with a sofa bed, bath tub (rarity in Central America) and a very comfortable bed. There is a restaurant onsite. The food and service are excellent. You can walk right out of your room and go for a swim. The sea life... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This establishment is situated at the very tip of the Placencia Peninsula, in Belize, C.A. far enough away from the main drag but close enough to walk to night time entertainment. We stayed in the 1 bedroom condo which was spacious and clean with a/c. Steps away from the calmest water I have ever experienced. A few minutes spent gazing... More 

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Captiva Island, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We adored our little cabana! The cabana did not have air conditioning but we found even with temperatures in the 90's by day the room was wonderful with just the fans. The Cabana was spacious and offered all we we would need complete with a spectacular view. We had stayed in a different hotel the night before and found it... More 

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