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Joe Jo's By The Reef

Tobacco Caye 00000, Belize
Certificate of Excellence
Joe Jo's consists of 6 cabins of which 5 are on the Seafront on the edge of the great Barrier Reef or with great Sea/Ocean View,and 1Honeymoon Cabin over the water.Each cabin has a private verandah with a hammock, and with exception of the Honeymoon Cabin,the maximum accommodation per cabin is 3 persons. There are 3 Rooms on the first floor of the main building,also with maximum accommodation of 3 persons per room . On the second floor there are 2 Suites /Family Room with large living space and facilities for a wet bar with 2 coolers.Spacious Verandah for relaxing in a hammock or lounging, overlooking the Cabins and Ocean.All accommodation includes private bathrooms with hot and cold shower. Joe Jo's is not a Bed and Breakfast but is a Hotel/Resort and we seek that it be placed in its rightful category and be ranked accordingly.Kindly reclassify and advise accordingly.
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Breakfast included
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All reviews price includes conch shells snorkel gear fish paddle boards tabacco caye hot water a wonderful stay secluded island dining hall ocean breeze spotted eagle rays minute boat ride small resort honeymoon cabin served family style off the beaten path
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Joe Jo's! Very clean and cozy cabins on the leeward side of the island. Miss Carmen is a very good cook (we ate fresh and varied food every day) and both she and Dave are very friendly and helpful....More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

This was a return visit for us, and we very much enjoyed Jo-Jo’s by the Reef in a cabin directly in front of the reef, a few days ago. We stayed there for 3 days and had nothing less than a wonderful time. We rarely...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from LouisSwasey, Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded October 29, 2018

We are happy to know that you had a wonderful and relaxed time at Joe Jo's on your return visit and thanks for your wonderful comments.Thanks as well for revealing to your friends the best kept secret. Regards, Louis.

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We, a family with two kids (10 + 12y) spend this summer four nights on Tabacco Caye. We very much enjoyed Joe Jo’s By the reef in a waterfront cabin. Watching the pelicans fishing and reading books in one of the hammocks. For two days...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Joerg
Response from LouisSwasey, Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded September 26, 2018

Thanks Joerg for spending your family vacation here with us.We are limping through the low and while we look forward to brighter times,we ensured that you got the most relaxing and personalized service.Thanks for passing on the secret to your friends and family extensions.We will...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

If you expect a high rise hotel, a cold marble lobby, crowds, boring artificial sameness, carpeted floors and a swimming pool with screaming kids running around, you won’t find those here. What you WILL find is peace, tranquility, the slow sweetness of island time, the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from LouisSwasey, Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded September 12, 2018

Thanks Irieas.We are delighted to know that you were able to tapped into our source of rejuvenation at Joe Jo's.Will pass on your complements to Carmen and Dave who work hard at upkeeping the quality and standard of our services.Please do come again. Regards, Louis.

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

So did not know that this type of place exists where you can truly get a way from it all. After 30 minute boat ride from Dangriga we arrived at Tobacco Caye and after a 2 minute walk. Heaven pretty room over looking the reef...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from LouisSwasey, Manager at Joe Jo's By The ReefResponded September 11, 2018

Thanks Randall for your short stay with us.You are now part of the Joe Jo's family,so just give me a call 6101647 when you want to get away from the stresses of this life.Do it again !! Regards, Louis.

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Sarah M
February 9, 2018|
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Response from jilljb18 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in November 2017. I would guess that they are definitely still open. I didn’t book my stay in advance, I got in contact with them from Hopkins via a shuttle boat captain who had their direct number. Though that... More
March 11, 2017|
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Response from LouisSwasey | Property representative |
Thanks Amy Rose,I answered your email on this question,however I am certain other potential Guests can also benefit from the answer: When booking on line look for a flight with an early arrival time(before or early... More
October 28, 2016|
Response from LouisSwasey | Property representative |
Usually cool weather with mild cold fronts(from the north) from time to time.This results in cooler water temperatures.Generally fair weather.
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"The cabins by the water are really nice - however all the cabins and rooms are modern, clean and nice."
Feb 28, 2018
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"Cabanas are right on the seafront, rooms slightly further back."
Aug 10, 2017
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"All good and close to the sea"
Jul 7, 2017
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"All of the ocean view cabanas are within feet of the water. No bad rooms"
Jun 30, 2017
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