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Address: Sea Grape Drive | Waterfront the at Xanadu Resort, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 109, Belize
Phone Number: 501-604-0766
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Still my favorite place for a massage!

On the pier, over blue water, waves lapping underneath, ocean breeze blowing, and a massage? Sign me up! Been going here for several years and still the absolute highlight of a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
floppyhatgigglinggal
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Houston
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Houston
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83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the pier, over blue water, waves lapping underneath, ocean breeze blowing, and a massage? Sign me up! Been going here for several years and still the absolute highlight of a trip to Ambergris! Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa on 5th Avenue in Manhattan doesn't hold a candle to Ocean Essence in my opinion!

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Thank floppyhatgigglinggal
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I both had massages here that were as better than any we have had back home! Carmen and Shahiri are magicians!

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charlotte
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a couples massage here and it was amazing. Loved the sound of the water and the tickle of the breeze. The ladies were very nice and professional. This was a fantastic experience and an incredible value!!!

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Thank clayton0425
Westchester, New York, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My second visit to this off the beaten path spa with excellent ratings it deserves. Carmen's touch was just the right amount of firm with soothing. You leave there a new person.

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Thank Hanna G
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The massage table is open to the ocean, and the breezes. Wonderful, relaxing experience. They take cash, credit cards or you can charge it to your room.

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Jonestown, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Purchases a special - 60 minute massage and pedicure. Carmen was awesome and the massage was just enough pressure. The breeze on the pier provides enough breeze that you do not get hot (which I was worried about). My pedicure turned out good as well. Great place & great people - total relaxation.

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Thank Tashia E
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I thought the location was perfect. The little bungalow setup was absolutely adorable. I opted to have my services outside and the wind felt so nice. I also enjoyed listening to the ocean. The facility was very clean. The massage oils that were used were nice as they didn't feel too oily. A few of my friends had a pedicure... More 

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Thank Katrina B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Sara & staff were first class in setting my daughters & I up for massages, pedi's, & manicures!! Communicated on line from the states, till we arrived at the spa! Sara was so great!!! Hugs from the Roth family!!! Also, Sara & her husband, Horace, took all 12 of us out on their catamaran for an all day, sun setting... More 

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Sara B, Owner at Ocean Essence Day Spa, responded to this review

Thanks Cathy we surely enjoyed you guys and cant wait for youour next visit so glad to provide you with wonderful Service its our goal and get the utmost satisfaction from pleasing our clients ! More 

London
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is one of many massages I had during a 4 week trip in Central America. It was good and in fact if we weren't leaving the next day, I would have come back

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I enjoyed a 60 minute massage by Shajiri at Ocean Essence. It was wonderful. A highlight of my trip to Belize. I have traveled extensively and this is one of the very best massages I have received anywhere. I also sensed, as with all of Belize, that she was relaxed and not watching the clock.... She was able to loosen... More 

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