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Pelican Beach - South Water Caye

Certificate of Excellence
Dangriga, South Water Caye 00000, Belize
Pelican Beach - South Water Caye

141 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have come here 4 times in the past 5 years and have loved it even more each time! Everything here is wonderful and I can not imagine not having the time of your life here! I have come here with my kids and husband, and it was clear our kids (2 girls at the ages of 9 and 12)... More 

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seattle
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is one of my favorite all-time spots. I went there on retreat post a two week business conference elsewhere in Belize with the intention of also scouting it for an extended-family experience. I had pin-pointed the area right on the barrier reef as where I wanted to go. I researched the possibilities. It was also appealing that it was... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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155 reviews 155 reviews
117 hotel reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

No matter where else we decide to explore when we visit Belize, one choice is non-negotiable. My husband and I agree that the trip must conclude with a stay on South Water Caye at Pelican Beach. We returned for the fifth time this year, finding our petite paradise in perfect order. Some properties rest on their laurels; here the amazing... More 

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New Melle, Missouri
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Wow. If you like tropical, beachy vacations, this island off the coast of Belize ought to be at the top of your must-see-before-I-die bucket list. We went based on a recommendation, and not only have no regrets but it was a week of pure bliss. We took off our shoes upon arriving and didn't put them back on until our... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Go. Just go. You will not regret it. Straight out of the movies with white sand, palm trees, not too many people. Perfect balance of great service and amenities without being snobby. So relaxed and relaxing. Cute little cabins, good day trips, awesome beach, walk-in snorkeling, amazing staff. Try to get there when there is a pretty good guarantee of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

What a beautiful place. Our family of four included two boys, ages 9 & 11. We stayed in SandPiper North and loved our room for the location and the views (the room you receive is based on how many people you are with as they either fit 2, 3 or 4 people). The staff - every last person there -... More 

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Lee, Massachusetts
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We spend 4 wonderful nights, the Intimate Island Interlude package, in the Ospreys Nest South cottage. The room was small, but clean, comfortable and functional. But the best part was the large deck overlooking the reef crest and the most unforgettable view! In addition, there was a smaller deck off the back that was a great place to sit to... More 

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Santa Barbara, California, USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was the last stop of our two week vacation in Belize, and we clearly saved the best for last. This section of the island allows for walk in snorkeling with very good water quality and many underwater attractions. You are also capable of signing up for trip to other submerged reefs in the area...so snorkeling was great. The staff... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

After 50+ emails over the course of a year, Pelican's did not disappoint! Theresita and her team were incredibly friendly and helpful from start to finish. Set on a dream-like island along the barrier reef, their Heron's Hideaway Bungalow was one of the most unforgettable accommodations we have ever stayed in. The wedding was flawless and the setting was as... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

A great beach resort to relax and snorkel.Arrived on a 15 minute Tropic Air flight from Belize International to Dangriga airstrip then a 45 minute/ 14 mile speedboat trip East to South Water Caye.This was in an open fibreglass boat so was bumpy with some sea spray ,but fine on a relatively calm evening.There were only 5 guests including us... More 

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