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Clarissa Falls Resort

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice find and most certainly off the beaten path. The food was great----- located on a small river -----the service very friendly-----a true "local vibe". We had several recommendations from locals and expats to visit here. Nice short drive from St. Ignacio/ St. Elena!

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

though we haven't stayed in the huts, and they are huts with thatched roofs. simple furnishings. dont expect the high end resorts geared toward tourists. these are for those who love the ourtdoors, peace and quiet, and great food. we make it a point to stop by here after visiting the mayan ruins (just down the road) for milkshakes and... More 

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Thank Mary Ann M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at Clarissa Falls twice now for a month each time. It quickly became one of my favorite places on earth. The people there became family quickly. If you like waking up at dawn to the sound of migrating parrots, floating down a river with toucans overhead, and learning about traditional medicine on long walks through the woods, this... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This was my 3rd trip to Belize and I've stayed in several places. This is by far my favorite. You shouldn't expect anything fancy- no plush bedding, no AC, no fine dining. This place is CLEAN, simple, and comfortable. The rooms are bare and outfitted with clean sheets with a thin blanket and several fans (which is common for Belize... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We never stayed at the resort, but visited the restaurant several times. The food was always of a high quality and the black fruit cake, made from local fruit, was excellent. The resort is right on the Mopan River and there is a raft that is used to transport cattle across the river. This is a great base for swimming... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

“It felt like I was staying at grandma’s, only it wasn’t grandma!” That’s what I heard myself say to my mom when asked about my stay at Clarissa Falls. It was the closest analogy I could find. In fact, our stay so exceeded expectations and so thoroughly renewed our bodies and hearts, both my husband and I wished we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Clarissa Falls Resort on our way from Guatemala to Belize City. It is a charming getaway situated about a mile off the main highway just west of San Ignacio by about 6-10 minutes by car. Chena, who manages the resort, is the most accommodating hostess. She is like a mom -- she is so kind and caring... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We spent two nights at Clarissa Falls Resort while touring XunanTunich and Actun Tunichil Muknal. It was the perfect peaceful location and we were treated well. The guest huts are clean but a bit primitive. The falls were just outside our door so we fell asleep at night listening to the river. Our host Chena was wonderful and an excellent... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Simple, but clean & comfortable thatch roofed cabanas, great river to swim in just a few steps away, really wonderful & warm owner, Chenna & her equally great helper, Jose, good food, great location for loads of good day trips (Mayan ruins, horseback riding, zip lines, cabe tubing & more), so quiet & peaceful. Our favorite place to stay in... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We saw the sign on the highway so we stooped in for lunch after exploring Xunatunich. Had a delicious, inexpensive lunch in a lovely spot! I just wish that we had had swim suits with us for a dip in the river. A charming find.

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clarissa Falls is to the West of Belize. It is 4.5 Miles past San Ignacio town, and 2 miles from San Jose Succotz village, we are on the heart of a Private working cattle ranch with beautiful lush green pastures and rolling hills. This is a Nature Lovers Paradise. Our Thatched roof huts are hugged by the Mopan river with the natural beauty of Flora and Fauna. The laid back setting combined with the existing peace creates a feeling of your heart meeting your soul to the sound of the cascading Clarissa Falls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarissa Falls Resort

Address: George Price Highway | Mile 70, San Jose Succotz, Belize
Location: Belize > Cayo > San Jose Succotz
Price Range: $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Clarissa Falls Hotel San Ignacio
Clarissa Falls Resort Belize/San Jose Succotz
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