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Blue Marlin Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, South Water Caye, Belize
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 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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Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have travel quite a bit to the Belizean waters and islands at least for the last 20 years. I had the honor of being invited to a Randevouz by Princess and Pursuit yatchs in June. The Randevouz was very good hosted by Princess and Pursuit and the service that Blue Marlin provided was impecable and great food considering we... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Its a great place to travel if you are alone or with your family. A great Belizean experience, a lot of beautiful places to dive, snorkle and also great fishing. Staff was very friendly and helpful with all of our needs. Make your plans to visit this incredible place!

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I am fairly well traveled and have stayed in hotels all over the world, but the Blue Marlin Resort is the worst I have ever had the displeasure of visiting. The location and hotel are gorgeous, don't get me wrong, but the way the hotel is managed is ridiculous and completely illegal. When we arrived by boat the first thing... More

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

Dear Sir, We regret to hear of your dis-satisfaction with the resort services during your recent stay as a guest of the fishing tournament event hosted by the resort. By all other accounts the event was a success and it seemed that everyone had a great time overall. The event organizers have expressed their satisfaction with all services provided and... More

Vinton, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our beachfront cottage #17 was tastefully decorated, on stilts with lots of windows with screens and wrap around porch with cotton hammock, king sized bed, tub with shower, refrigerator, beach towels - everything we needed for comfort. The best part was sleeping with the windows open to the sound of the crashing ocean waves and the wind against the coconut... More

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Laguna Beach-sarasota
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35 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Patu running a nice program. In need of some new equipment, such as larger dive boat for easier access. Just loved the place and location....spent 5 nights with dive package, then spent 7 more nights in other areas. All the Belizeans are wonderful hosts.....Blue Marlin among the best. Home cookin' everyday and served beautifully by Doctor Marcos! We' ll be... More

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San Diego, California
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We staid here last summer. My husband had done a lot of research on different properties and he chose the Blue Marlin because of the great reviews. The best thing about this place is the staff. They went out of their way to feed you and help you. I found that the property needs a lot of upgrading. The water... More

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stevens point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

After years of traveling to remote locations, we feel we hit the jackpot. Awesome food and accommodations, the real treasure was the staff. Friendly and totally accommodating, they all seemed to be treated with respect by management. Special kudos to Stacy and dive master Patu. Can't wait to return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay to get a taste of true Belizean life. Everyone was extremely friendly and accommodating. Patu, the dive master, was fabulous. I look forward to bringing my family for many years to come!!!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We just returned from a lovely week at the Blue Marlin and had a lovely time overall. But specifically about the diving, I want to congratulate Mr. Patu for taking over the dive shop and doing a really great job. Not everyone in my family dives, so it was great that I could go out in the morning and literally... More

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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

South Water Caye (SWC) is a wonderful caye to visit and stay on if you want a great springboard for diving, snorkeling and fishing. We stayed at BMR which sits on the north side of the island. The staff was amazing and very accommodating and it was nice to relax and BMR had a ton of chairs/hammocks/space. We took advantage... More

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Address: 14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, South Water Caye, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > South Water Caye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Beach Resort 3*
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Blue Marlin Hotel South Water Caye
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa
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The perfect tropical island paradise getaway for anyone seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We offer a tranquil and laidback island experience where you can kick off your shoes, wiggle your toes in the sand, explore a World Heritage site, dine and imbibe, or just meditate on stunning 180-degree views of the Barrier Reef and the emerald lagoon from any of our beach relaxation spots. Here you will feel right at home in a casual barefoot atmosphere where simple pleasures help you to relax and unwind in quiet tropical ambiance. Optional activities include snorkel, scuba diving and sport fishing. ... more   less 
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