I have stayed at this resort three years running (2011 – 2013 for 7-10 days stays in December). It has been an ever improving experience and it started at exceptional, I am not sure how far beyond exceptional one can go but this is one resort I believe will do so. I have witnessed the transition of the resort from its early development to its current state and it continues to grow in its potential. I will continue to return. The resort was recently placed under new management. Joel and Sue are really there to make your experience the best you can have. They went out of their way to take care of us from the time we landed in San Pedro by having a golf cart ready for us to when we left by having a taxi help with all of our luggage back to the airport. Their support and assistance makes a great deal of difference and I can say it makes this resort stand out. If you are looking for a quiet restful location or perhaps a party, everything is at the resort or within a short golf cart ride or a boat pick-up from the dock. Just ask Joe or Sue to book it for you; done. What is available: the best of food at the local restaurants, or get out for a day excursion on the water and fish for your dinner (small or big), spear fish for lobster, dive for conch and make conch salsa. If you want to have a bit of a cruise on the water, rent (with friends) a catamaran for the day, we did every trip so far. We set up a day on the mainland where we jungle zip-lined, and cave tubed, what a great day. I recommend the full day cave tubing adventure. Although I have it on the list of things to do, I have not visited any Mayan sites or the Zoo, yet, maybe next year. If you wish more thrills try flying over the blue hole or scuba dive in it. This entire set of activities can be accomplished with pick-up from your dock. There is actually so much more to speak about snorkelling, the barrier reef, but … get out there and experience it for yourself…I will be back! Perhaps I will see you there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A premier, 5-star rated destination in Ambergris Caye, Belize, Hol Chan Reef Resort & Villas combines the solitude of private, luxurious accommodations with convenient proximity to restaurants and nightlife closer to town. While staying with us, you'll enjoy 3 amazing pools, complimentary kayak and paddleboard access, personal concierge and tour services, and luxurious, spa-like accommodations with everything you need to relax, unwind, and enjoy your Belize vacation! Located 3.5 miles south of San Pedro town, Hol Chan Reef Resort and Villas offers an elevator and two incredible rooftop decks that will WOW you with unobstructed, 360 degree views of the southern part of the island! Additionally, the very close proximity to two of Belize's PREMIER tour destinations - Hol Chan Marine Reserve and Shark / Ray Alley - means you don't have to go far for some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the world! For extra convenience, our onsite tour company will pick you up directly from our dock! Guests of Hol Chan Reef Resort and Villas love our close proximity and easy access to the heart of San Pedro town, while appreciating the relaxing, peaceful atmosphere that being far enough away from the action avails! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hol Chan Reef Villas Belize/San Pedro