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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant was super tasty. Pool was awesome. Staff was great. We found a problem with the shower head, maintenance fixed it immediately. The a.c. worked, but not great. The bed was stiff and uncomfortable, couldn't get that fixed even if we complained, so we just dealt. The pillows were old. The concierge was able to handle all our requests,... More 

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Louisville, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are going to read this post I highly recommend fixing a rum and coke putting your feet up and imagining the Caribbean ocean in front of you with the wind blowing through you hair. My wife and I embarked on a journey to Belize 4 years ago. Little did we know we would fall in love with the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My very best friend of 34 years decided she was going to get married in Belize, on Ambergris Caye, and most definitely at Portofino Beach Resort! It wasn't at all a surprise, their location decision. They'd vacationed at Portofino yearly for several years, & made all of us want to be there with their descriptions of a perfect resort. Then... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a very nice get away for us and we really enjoyed the atmosphere at the resort. The smaller resort was very nice and quiet which we liked a lot because we were able to spend time together with minimal interruptions. The room was spacious and nice but hot during the day. We ended up booking the honeymoon package... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at Portofino. We had a very nice room, great diving, good food and a very friendly staff. Portofino has a beautiful pool and is located quitely outside of San Pedro. Hire a golfcard to explore the island!

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Thank cdhaans
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read the the hotel seems out dated and the sea is not for swimming. Not at all! Those posts are a week away from hurricane Earl. The hotel is just fine, beautiful, small and relaxing (I'm posting the view from my room). All the sea around the Cayes is specifically for swimming and snorkeling!!! No waves and shallow waters.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay here at Portofino. The staff was really nice and accommidating. I actually worked remotely here and the internet was really great and pretty stable. Our room was nice. Some people complain about it being out dated but I had no problem with it. The food was really great. My only problem with the resort was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Portfino. The staff were great...nice, if dated, accommodations. We only have one criticism...they serve Maxwell House coffee! But this is a criticism of the whole of San Pedro and maybe even Belize, itself. The irony is that this is a coffee-growing country!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice stay in the Resort. The pool is really nice and they offer a great deal of activities, like diving. The rooms are neath and the people are very friendly. Very recommendable. They have a great view from the rooms on the ocean and provide nice food, like seafood.

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Newark, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay, especially enjoyed our day trips- snorkeling at Mexican Rocks (our favorite), Hol Chan and Shark Ray ally, and exploring the island. It's definetly worth renting a golf cart and finding secret beach.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Characterized by its warm and friendly hospitality, Portofino is the epitome of barefoot luxury, unpretentious and relaxing… for most; it will be an experience of a lifetime. Our small, boutique resort offers just 17 beautifully appointed rooms, ranging from charming beach cabanas to spacious suites, dotted amidst swaying palm trees, in a private setting with unmatched personal attention and the modern comforts of home. It is a haven of tranquility, where guests will enjoy the subtle sounds of the nearby waves lapping over the reef, gentle breeze, breathtaking sunrise, star studded night sky and spectacular views of the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea. The perfect setting for a romantic getaway, intimate wedding, honeymoon, family and friends.Portofino offers leisure options to suit every taste. Relax in our fresh water outdoor swimming pool; enjoy a great book from our book collection or simply indulge yourself in a massage on the beach under our hand thatched palapa hut. Explore the underwater world with snorkel equipment or skim along the surface in our complimentary sea kayaks. Delicious meals prepared by our resort chef can be served in the privacy or your beach cabana or suite, on our private dock with a romantic setting or at the Portofino Restaurant. Sip on amazing tropical cocktails at the Green Parrot Beach Bar or perhaps a late afternoon snack from the Green Parrot Bistro. Take advantage of our DVD library and unwind in front of the flat TV screen in your room. Or, simply take in the view. In short, relax and enjoy! Reception in the main building is manned by professional and knowledgeable staff. From, activities bookings and directions to itineraries and dining reservations, our friendly and professional staff is eager to assist you. Access to PORTOFINO is by boat only, and therefore we offer a complimentary meet and greet service at San Pedro Airstrip and boat transfer to the resort, an approximately 20 minutes ride. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Beach Resort

Address: 6 Miles North | PO Box 36, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range: $196 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Portofino Hotel San Pedro
Portofino San Pedro
Portofino Beach Resort Belize/San Pedro
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in San Pedro
#9 Business Hotel in San Pedro
#13 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro
#18 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
#20 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
#23 Family Hotel in San Pedro
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