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Blue Marlin Beach Resort

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14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, On Top the Barrier Reef, South Water Caye, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying here, and would recommend this to anyone and everyone. South water Caye is a very small island, and we felt very safe and happy the whole time. Blue Marlin staff was very kind and always helpful. The food was so good! And Stacy at the bar knows how to make a drink!

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We stayed for 3 nights with another family and our teenage children. In all, we had one cabana and two igloos. While we had a hiccup with the initial reservation, they handled it professionally and we were satisfied with the outcome. The cabanas are private and beautiful. The igloos are surprisingly roomy and keep nice and cool. All of the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We arrived with two staff and 18 16-18 year old Environmental Science students from Winchester in the UK. The students were taking part in a 'Reef and rainforest' expedition run by Programme for Belize. Although the two staff members have run this trip to Belize many times, we had not been to Blue Marlin. The resort exceeded our expectations. Accommodation,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The owner was very gracious and assisted us in many ways during our short 24 hour anchorage in front of the resort restaurant. He assisted in helping us report our stolen dinghy. He sent a boat out to pick us up for supper as we had not transportation to get ashore. He provided us with free bubbly when the couple... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We were happy to help out sailors in need. And then it was an unexpected pleasure to find out we were the chosen island venue for the engagement proposal and to be included in this lifetime memorable occasion. We can't wait to hear of their honeymoon plans. More 

beachlover8307
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We didn't stay out the lodge, but we did eat at their restaurant. The island is beautiful with numerous palm trees. I enjoyed the hammocks as we waited to go to dinner. Enjoyed the snapper with veggies, delicious eggplant (and I'm not typically a fan), and rice. Also, they served a celery soup as an appetizer that was phenomenal. Definitely... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in for dinner on your sailing adventure in Belize, and sharing your island dining experience. Truly appreciated! More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

The fantastic service and hospitality of this resort was obvious right from the start. We booked our trip on line through Carlene and it was a breeze. She answered any questions we had almost immediately and all transactions were completed effortlessly. I've booked several trips online in previous years and I can honestly say that Carlene is the most efficient... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

The Blue Marlin is a spectacular spot, one of our favorite places ever. The small island has Blue Marlin, a few private homes and 2 other resorts. There were about 15 guests when we were there, the max is ~30. So very quiet and low key. We loved our beach cottage room. We left the windows open to listen to... More 

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marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated! More 

Dolores, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We stayed at the Blue Marlin in early November of 2015. They almost didn't take our reservation because it was so early in the season for them. They did decide however to take it (a 4 day snorkel package) and when we arrived we were surprised to learn that we were the only guests there. From the very beginning, the... More 

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2 Thank dkline1955
marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you to our shores once again. More 

Belmopan, Belize
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We spent the day at Blue Marlin Beach Resort. The hospitality was awesome!! We had great food and enjoyed the snorkeling right off the shore. Saw all kinds of amzing fish of many different colors, octopus, sting rays, and sea creatures I don't even know what they are called. Beautiful place!!

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marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your one day experience with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed at the Blue Marlin in April 2015. The resort looks pretty spectacular upon arrival by boat. I was looking for a nice, quiet island location with clear warm water and relaxing vibes. You definitely get that here. The beach itself here isn't that great. The Pelican resort which is also on the island has the best beach. We... More 

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Thank Brett M
Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent quiet island experience on South Water Caye. We do appreciate your feedback, both the positives and the negatives, because it helps us to focus on the areas where we need to improve and enhance. You are definitely now hooked on Belize and it was our pleasure to share our sanctuary with you! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllic private island getaway atop the Belize Barrier Reef offering easy access to snorkel, dive and fishing adventures with leisure time for relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Beach Resort

Address: 14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, On Top the Barrier Reef, South Water Caye, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > South Water Caye
Price Range: $245 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Blue Marlin Hotel South Water Caye
Blue Marlin Beach Resort Belize/South Water Caye
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