My husband Colin & I just spent 7 perfect days at the Phoenix, Feb3-10, 2013. We were looking for something other than a noisy all inclusive & we found the Phoenix based on other Trip Advisor comments. No wonder this place was ranked #1 in Belize...from the moment i called to inquire & spoke to Stacey to the minute we checked out, no detail was overlooked.We were greeted by Gabriele & Pamela, given a grand tour, our condo was deluxe nicer than my house , I was celebrating my 50th so our bed was covered in flowers that spelled happy Birthday Darcy...yes, really.Beautiful, fluffy towels, robes, fully stocked kitchen, what they didn't have ( like decaf coffee) they got it .Aveda bath products, HUGE walk in shower for 2, clean, clean, sparkly clean EVERYWHERE !! The pools were gorgeous, lots of chairs at all times of the day, no towel games here, there was no need.We could even take the towels on our day trips. There was always a place for us. IN fact, it was never full, everyone was off diving etc. Rolando was the sweetest bartender ever..pool side food from Red Ginger made me swoon...try the shrimp Po'boy or the coconut shrimp. One of the BEST parts about the Phoenix was the location...right in town but you would never know it. We could walk anywhere at anytime & feel safe. Lots of cool bars/restaurants close by (must try Wet Willy's, you can see it from the pool look left!) Great bakeries nearby so you can have breakfast at home on the fab deck. The girls arranged our snorkel/fishing adventure with Oliver, as well as another trip with Alfonse. You, too can hug a 9 ft shark!! Nothing was ever a problem here...ever. No noise, in fact it was unreal how quiet the place was, not because of the lack of people, but the type of people. If you are looking for a loud holiday, pool games & entertainment, this is not for you. If you are looking for relaxtion, impeccable service, beyond friendly staff & guests, this is for you. My husband & I have fairly high standards, not in a snobby way but we know what we want and don't want.We could not have been happier. Make sure you rent a golf cart and explore..ask the people at the pool what they have been doing! Thats the best source for info...don't wait till the last day to discover something great. Be curious.. I cried the whole day i had to leave...I felt like it was home. You better Belize it, it was that fabulous. The Phoenix rocks!!! Oh speaking of rocks, there is a GREAT live music scene in San Pedro, if this is your thing...ask around.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Phoenix Resort is a modern and luxurious beachfront resort found on Ambergris Caye, Belize, and in the charming town of San Pedro. The Phoenix Resort features 27 beautifully-finished & spacious condominium suites, gourmet food served at on-site restaurant Red Ginger, the on-site services of Sol Spa, San Pedro's original and most popular day spa, a beautiful saline chlorinated and heated main pool & separate lap pool, pool bar, on-site fitness center, business center, front desk & concierge services from 6am to 11pm, free WiFi, 24 hour security, and the perfect location beachfront in the heart of San Pedro, the social center of Ambergris Caye. All suites face the Caribbean and offer plush Serta pillow top mattresses, 100% cotton linens & robes, Jacuzzi tubs & separate showers, Aveda bath & body products, flat screen TVs, DVD players, Bose wireless speakers, in suite iPads, full kitchens, washer and dryer, laptop friendly safes, central air conditioning, twice daily housekeeping, & much more. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Phoenix Hotel San Pedro
- The Phoenix Resort Belize/San Pedro