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“Home away from home” 5 of 5 stars
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139 Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize   |  
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Ranked #3 of 18 Punta Gorda B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
“Home away from home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2010

The Blue Belize was fantastic! We looked at several other places in P.G. and none of them came even close. Our room was spacious, immaculate, and had stunning views of the ocean and the coast of Guatemala. The beds are very comfortable and the pillows too (a bit of a rarety in Belize:) Rachel was a wonderful host: warm, helpful, and accomodating. She's a marine biologist and gave us loads of information about Belize and its wildlife. Breakfast (which is included in the room price) consisted of fresh fruit, eggs, zucchini bread, etc. All absolute delicious! I think it's probably the best location in P.G. in that it's just on the edge of town so you're not bothered by noise (the nightlife can get really loud in the city center), but everything is still completely accessible. There is no air conditioner, but trust me, you will not need it. The sea breezes kept us plenty cool even though it was about 90 degrees. Wi-fi was fast too.

We had only planned on 1 night, but ended up staying 3 and really didn't want to go even then. All told, we spent a month in Belize at about 10 different places and the Blue Belize was by far the most comfortable and clean. Definitely one of the hilights of our trip!

  • Stayed October 2010
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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Farmington, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

Blue Belize was a VERY PLEASANT surprise!!! The rooms are exceptional, Rachel was a delightful host and our stay was blissful. We arranged our trip to Punta Gorda town coincide with Garifuna Settlement Day, on November 19th and several days prior. Blue Belize is located at the southern end of Front Street, a short, seafront walk into town and the outdoor market on Front Street. It rained in the morning, during the Settlement Day festivities at the dock, but that didn't seem to dampen the enthusiam of the Garifuna crowd. (I understand the PM of Belize was there). In our room you could hear the distant drumming and celebrations that went on for the week prior to Settlement Day, (The Battle of Drums, begins the week before)... This trip and Blue Belize will always be the highlight of our trip to Belize, I especially liked that Blue Belize is in a very picturesque and quiet seafront area of PG, but a very short walk into town...I give it the highest rating of anywhere I have stayed!... Oh, yes, the light breakfast on the lanai was just right!... Thanks Rachel!

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

We [self, son and girlfriend] rented the 2 bedroom apartment for 5 days. A perfect solution for our PG stay and for anyone visiting the deep south. Rachel and her staff were delightful and helpul. A real gem

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

Blue Belize was clean and comfortable. Rachel makes the best zucchini bread for breakfast! She always seemed concerned about our comfort and needs. She helped us get taxis and was easily available.
I definitely felt safe at Blue Belize, and I would stay there again in the future.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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La Chaux-de-Fonds, Svizzera
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

The owners are the most friendly and interesting people I met in Belize!
Rooms are perfect!

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

I left Corozal (Belize) with the intention of driving south to Punta Gorda and then taking the ferry to Guatemala. This was to be a get away vacation. After waking up in the Blue Belize, my plans changed. It was clean, comfortable and quiet with large cool rooms which had beautiful views from the balcony. I stayed another 4 nights and never did get to Guatemala.
Rachel and Dan were perfect hosts. Dan has a well equipped launcha for hire.
If you are going to Punta Gorda, try here first.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

We stayed at BlueBelize in August originally for 2 nights but ended up staying an extra night. We love it!!! The views from the upstairs balcony are great and there are hammocks to relax in while drinking in the beautiful garden and views. Our room was very spacious and tastefully decorated. We couldn't have asked more more. Dan took us to Barranco the Cays and we had the best time! There's a local restaurant with great food I think it's called Sonias but I'm not sure. Don't miss the chocolate factory with the best organic chocolate - we had to visit twice. We love this place and we'll be back next year to meet Rachael as well.
Thank you so much!!! The McNeil Family.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 139 Front Street, Punta Gorda, Belize
Location: Belize > Toledo District > Punta Gorda
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Punta Gorda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come and stay with us at our little oasis of a guesthouse that faces the breezy Caribbean Sea. We offer four single bedroom and one double bedroom self-catered flats with en suite bathrooms, living/dining/kitchenettes or full kitchen. All flats face the sea and open onto verandas or patios with hammocks just waiting for you to swing in them! To make things easy and simple we include breakfast, free WIFI and the use of bicycles in our price and we are licensed tour operators who can organise your fishing and snorkeling tours as well as visits to local waterfalls and Mayan ruins. BlueBelize is a wonderful place to relax and get away from the cold of a northern winter or use as a home away from home, a base for the many activities Southern Belize has to offer. ... more   less 
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BlueBelize Belize/Punta Gorda

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