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“Fabulous Palms!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Palms Oceanfront Suites

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The Palms Oceanfront Suites
Ranked #25 of 54 Hotels in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
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“Fabulous Palms!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2010

I woud certainly recommend the Palms to anyone staying on Ambergris Caye. We stayed in the Casita (the one free-standing unit next to the pool). Although there was no ocean view, we certainly didn't miss it. It felt as though we had our own private house and pool.

Another nice amenity was the utility sink located outside which made it very convenient to rinse out our scuba gear. Nice touch, I wish every hotel offered this feature.

If you're interested in diving, the dive shop in right next door at Ramon's. be sure you ask for Turiano as your dive master. We went on 3 dive trips with him and he showed us some amazing sights.

Restaurants: Went to Pineapple Grill (at Ramon's), Lazy Croc BBQ (didn't see any crocs, sorry), Blue Water Grill, Pinocchio's, Red Ginger (great food, odd atmosphere), Hidden Treasure and Sunset Grill (fed the fish and one ate my ring!). All were really good.

Love this place! Would certainly go back.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
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NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2010

I would come back and stay here again. Small building with many apartment suites with kitchen and a small pool; staff pleasant and laid back. Oceanfront location was perfect and convenient to Ramon's dock and town. View was breathtaking!

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled with family
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San DIego, CA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2010

My wife and I stayed at The Palms for our honeymoon and had a great time. It is walking distance from the Tropic Air airport (don't need to rent a golf cart to get there). The view doesn't get any better than this. We had a second floor suite, where the balcony looked straight out to the beach. We took pictures of the sunrise from our balcony and on some days just sat on the balcony and relaxed. The staff was friendly and helpful and set us up with all the trips. There was a pool at the resort, though I'm not sure why anyone would swim in a pool when the clear ocean water is a few steps away.

  • Stayed February 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Columbus, IN
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2010

The service at the Palms is outstanding. Everyone was so friendly and went out of their way to make things pleasant and make you feel like you are at home.
Our room was wonderful. Very clean and the perfect location for me and my fiance. I could lay in the sun and he could be in the shade at times. I would definitely want to stay in room 12 on a return vacation!
The location is perfect. It is right in the middle of San Pedro. You could really walk just about anywhere...and I love that when you get off the plane at Tropic Air you are right down the street, you really wouldn't even need a golf cart!
The best part to me is the location of the Palms and the room location we had. I can honestly say that there isn't anything about the Palms I didn't like....It is all around a wonderful place to vacation!!

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Houston
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2010

We stayed at the Palms with 4 other friends and between us had a 2 bedroom and a 1 bedroom unit. We all raved about the place. It was well stocked and spacious. We really enjoyed the balcony (better on the 1 bedroom unit) and spent many a morning there sipping coffee and watching the beach activity. The staff were great - be sure to take advantage of the offer to pre-stock your refrigerator before you arrive with drinks!

One downside is the pool isn't beach facing. Because we were there in January (over NYE), it was cold and no sun to warm it up. Might not have been a big deal in the summer if it was warm but no view.

But overall, I'd highly recommend The Palms. Can't beat the proximity to bars and restaurants and the comfort of the rooms.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2009

One of the cleanest, well-maintained, safest facilities in San Pedro. The Palms is perfect if you want to be near town, if not, The Victoria House.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled with family
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California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2009

Close to town but still secluded and quiet. Sit on the spacious veranda with ample seating and gaze at the beautiful blue water. You have the ability to cook meals if you desire, comfy beds - generally just clean, clean, clean. Staff could not be nicer. I will come back here again and again - you'll see, it's the perfect place!!!

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about The Palms Oceanfront Suites

Property: The Palms Oceanfront Suites
Address: Coconut drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye 000000, Belize
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Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in San Pedro
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
#24 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palms Oceanfront Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Palms is ideally located on the beach a minutes walk south of San Pedro Town. The property features 12 oceanfront 1 and 2 bedroom fully furnished suites and a poolside Casita. All the units are individually decorated, have a/c, full kitchens and have unmatched ocean views. ... more   less 
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