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Ray Caye Island Resort

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A private island on the edge of the Silk Marine Reserve, seventeen miles east of Placencia, Hatchet is on the longest reef in North America. Laugh, love, play, explore, relax, rejuvenate, and dine in the island lifestyle you want. with a mile of private shoreline and word class diving and fishing only minutes away. With a pirates past, a hideaway present, and an environmental future, Hatchet offers unspoiled environment for your unforgettable tropical island experience.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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17 Miles Offshore, Placencia Belize
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Placencia Airport19 mi
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We traveled with our 11 year old son here. From the minute we got there we felt like we were in paradise. The island is magical and the staff amazing. We enjoyed fishing off the dock and even caught a shark. Also loved deep sea fishing, snorkeling at turtle point and taking the
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A beautiful island resort with nothing to do but enjoy nature and God's creation. The units are undergoing renovations, but as available, they were clean, comfortable and nicely stocked with all that you needed. the staff were always present but never in the way or obtrusive.
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My husband and I just spent a week on Ray Caye for our honeymoon, and loved every minute of it! To start with, the island is gorgeous...exactly what you’d imagine an island paradise to be. The rooms are comfortable and clean, but you’ll want to spend most of your time lounging
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We love the new “soon to be” Ray Caye! As a mariner or day visitor, Ray Caye is running beautifully. Guest rooms, we were told, should be completed in March. We moored for two blissful nights and had drinks, lunch, and dinner at the Lionfish Grill. I love seafood but after two
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We moored off Hatchet Cay after learning they were serving dinner despite the resort being closed for renovations, and were mightily impressed by the choices and quality of food offered. The restaurant is physically a truly elegant wooden structure, open air, of course, with
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Does this resort offer day passes to travelers not staying on the resort?
Our arrival area, which includes our restaurant, bar, pool and dive shop, is open to the public.
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The boat ride was FREE if you are staying at the resort. It can be either a medium sized boat or a very small boat
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Many day trippers come over to the lovely restaurant. The day trippers are limited to the restaurant side of the island. This is where the best snorkeling is . You would also have access to the swimming pool
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I don't like to be cold at depth regardless of the surface/air temp so I wore a skin with a shorty over (or under!) and was never cold at depth for my 50+ min dives. Have a great time, wonderful property and staff!!
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I don't think there is a wheelchair on site - I did not see one, but they may be able to arrange for you to rent one. You can arrange your diving right on Hatchet Caye - there is a dive shop with equipment rental on site.
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"The south side had a constant breeze and no AC was needed"
"The honeymoon suite is a stand alone building with only one room."
"Don't know now that things are changing but we loved number 3."
"They are all good"
"Every Cabana has a private beach, lounge chairs and hammock. Cabana 1 is the honeymoon suite."
$390 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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