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Blue Marlin Beach Resort

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14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, On Top the Barrier Reef, South Water Caye, Belize
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Blue Marlin is a spectacular spot, one of our favorite places ever. The small island has Blue Marlin, a few private homes and 2 other resorts. There were about 15 guests when we were there, the max is ~30. So very quiet and low key. We loved our beach cottage room. We left the windows open to listen to... More 

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marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated! More 

Dolores, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blue Marlin in early November of 2015. They almost didn't take our reservation because it was so early in the season for them. They did decide however to take it (a 4 day snorkel package) and when we arrived we were surprised to learn that we were the only guests there. From the very beginning, the... More 

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marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you to our shores once again. More 

Belmopan, Belize
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We spent the day at Blue Marlin Beach Resort. The hospitality was awesome!! We had great food and enjoyed the snorkeling right off the shore. Saw all kinds of amzing fish of many different colors, octopus, sting rays, and sea creatures I don't even know what they are called. Beautiful place!!

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marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your one day experience with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed at the Blue Marlin in April 2015. The resort looks pretty spectacular upon arrival by boat. I was looking for a nice, quiet island location with clear warm water and relaxing vibes. You definitely get that here. The beach itself here isn't that great. The Pelican resort which is also on the island has the best beach. We... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent quiet island experience on South Water Caye. We do appreciate your feedback, both the positives and the negatives, because it helps us to focus on the areas where we need to improve and enhance. You are definitely now hooked on Belize and it was our pleasure to share our sanctuary with you! More 

Miami
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We just spent a few days on this marvelous piece of paradise. The place is run by a really nice couple, Rosella and Ricardo, they make sure your stay is a very pleasant one. My son had his first diving experience, I must say he really enjoyed it, Ricardo was so patient and nice to him that he is looking... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to welcome you back to our shores very soon! More 

Dallas, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We just returned from an 8 day stay at Blue Marlin and of course we miss the beautiful ocean and palms, but most of all we miss the staff. First, let me say that Carlene is wonderful, she was so helpful and returned any and all emails quickly with all questions answered. We flew into Belize City where someone was... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your "Unbelizeable" and "wonderfully different" family vacation experience. It is a pleasure to hear your previous concerns concerning no TV, scheduled AC usage, and whether each persons's individual interests would be satisfied, were all non-issues during your stay. The TV was not missed, AC schedule was perfectly suitable, and best of all, everyone were kept happily... More 

Lewisville, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My family of 5 just returned from Blue Marlin after a 8 day vacation. First let me say that if you want to be able to watch a big screen TV in your room, constantly use Facebook or Twitter while on your vacation this is not the place for you,but if you want a place that is absolutely as close... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! Welcoming you as strangers upon arrival but saying goodbye as friends when you leave - that, in a nutshell, is the experience we truly want you to have! MIssion accomplished :) More 

Warsaw, Poland
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Excellent place to rest after being couple of weeks on the boat. Good accomodation facilities, good food, and very good drinks in the bar. There is only one worst thing - this place is expensive, however, you must leave few dollars on this cay. Nearby the South Water Cay is located an interesting and people friendly small Carrie Bow Cay... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping at South Water Caye on your recent sailing adventure in Belize, and taking the time to share your brief but enjoyable experience at the resort. Our prices are actually on par with other Belize cays resorts offering similar services. Thank you for appreciating the higher value to vacation on the Cayes. More 

Oxford, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I vacationed at Blue Marlin Lodge (BML) during May 2015, and thoroughly enjoyed myself. BML is located perfectly on the water, straddling South Water Caye, with an open view of the reef crest to the east, and the best docking facilities of the island to the west (on the lagoon). The island is only 200m wide, so BML is 'sand... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! We look forward to welcome you back on the island as soon as possible. More 

New City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I knew we wanted to go to Belize and wanted to find accommodations that met three criteria: (1) on a beach that was somewhat secluded, (2) quiet, (3) with good snorkeling spots. After conducting several hours of research for this type of place in the southern area of Belize, we discovered a place called Blue Marlin Resort... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Blue Marlin Beach Resort. Your travel search criteria was definitely a perfect match for our little private island escape. Your feedback is truly appreciated as it is very helpful to ensure we keep getting better at what we are doing. Regarding the meals, we do request special dietary needs beforehand in order to... More 

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