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Pelican Beach - South Water Caye

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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dangriga, South Water Caye 00000, Belize
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Pelican Beach - South Water Caye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked 3 nights and 4 days, thinking we would get bored here because we like to go, go and go faster. We should have opted for one more night. First of all - I'm not a tree hugging "save the whales" type of guy. I would like I think I'm responsible and don't litter and obey rules such as... More

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Thank you! We are so happy when what we offer is a match for what you want. We look forward to having you return! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pelican Beach was an amazing end to our travels in Belize. We spent three days here. We spent most of the days out on the boat with Alton, who was an amazing guide. Kevin and Mr. Leonard were great hosts. The kitchen staff was amazing. All of the food was wonderful. There is wifi in the bar. Our room was... More

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Mountain View, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a beautiful place to visit, and great for families. Snorkeling and fishing is great. The food is good -- but the hotel does not really offer any decent snacks. Bring a bunch. Take a detour to the island of frigatebirds on your way to or from the island.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Doing a familiarization trip considering properties for women's group tours, this was recommended by our travel designer. OMG. Simple. Authentic. Non-commercial. Paradise. Our approach by the boat from Dangriga told us immediately we were about to touch land in paradise. Our boat ride over was pretty wet because the waters were choppy so be prepared just in case. Rain ponchos... More

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Centerville, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Our stay at Pelican Beach was fantastic. The entire staff was great particularly Leonard. He saw to everything we needed and was great with post dinner conversation on the breezy deck lit by tiki torches and candle light. Every meal was delicious with fantastic local flavor: think lobster, cassava pudding, fresh baked goods and fruits. The accommodations were good with... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Difficult to describe this place in words. This place is magnificent. The resort is perfectly low key and eco-friendly - if it were any more luxurious it would take away from the terrific natural beauty of the beach and island. The resort is covered in perfect white sand, and you can walk barefoot everywhere you go. The palm trees sway... More

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

After our 2013 stay, we raved to our friends and family about SWC. So much so, my sister and her husband committed to accompanying us in 2014. We were very happy to assist them in making arrangements. They had little experience with 'off the beaten path' traveling. And, we have earned our lessons the hard way. Main lesson for us:... More

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Morganton, North Carolina
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

After 4 nights in a jungle lodge, the ocean at Pelican Beach was the perfect end to our time in Belize. The cabins are lovely with great views, ceiling fans, and a cross breeze. The staff are delightful; attentive and very capable. I recommend talking the kitchen into letting you share the Belize dishes that they make for staff. I... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I just got back from Pelican Beach Resort South Water Caye and it was very nice. The people were extremely nice and very attentive to any need you might have. I was solo, so it was a bit of a different experience. Eating alone was a bit uncomfortable, but that was due to my choice of going alone. To be... More

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Bar Harbor, Maine
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
112 hotel reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

As long as they'll have us, we can afford it and are fit to travel, we'll return to Pelican Beach. My husband and I find ourselves in a balanced state of bliss here. We feel warmly embraced by the island, the ocean, and the terrific team of people (seen and behind the scenes) who work hard to create an aura... More

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Address: Dangriga, South Water Caye 00000, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > South Water Caye
Hotel Class:3 star — Pelican Beach - South Water Caye 3*
Also Known As:
Pelican Beach - South Water Caye Hotel South Water Caye
Pelican Beach - South Water Caye Belize

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Two special locations, one great vacation - South Water Caye and Dangriga! South Water Caye, our island getaway-seaside cottages and rooms with fantastic views and cooling trade winds. On a gorgeous beach, atop the barrier reef and within South Water Caye Marine Reserve. Snorkel from shore, dive, fish, kayak or do nothing at all. Environmentally-friendly facilities with separate student group accommodations. For the simple pleasures - spending time together, sharing new adventures and making new friends. ... more   less 
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