I spent a considerable time planning our honeymoon in Belize and consistantly Hamanasi came out on top. I had very high expectations going to this hotel... and impressively they were comrpehensively exceeded in every regard. I cannot stress enough how enjoyable it was and how much we appreciated the "personal touch" that the staff at Hamanasi do so well. Everyone knew our names form day one and frequently staff would ask about the specific activites we had been doing that day without even having to ask what activity we did - they always knew!
Treehouse accomodation was fantastic and we really appreciated the beautiful romantic room set up on the first evening we arrived, particulraly the welcome message.
Activities were fantastic and we were very pelsed with how the dive staff advised us to jump straight in on what was liekly to be the last successful whale shark trip of may - and they were right - we saw a number of whale sharks up to 30ft in length. Dive staff - particularly C-Dog were excellent as was the boat crew and all the boats we used. Great lunches provided and we enjoyed the reef diving where we saw several turtles close up - something i have missed in my 200+ scientific dives! Terrestrial guides and activities were equally impressive and fun inc mayan ruins, bird walking and kayaking and guides had great local knowledge. We would also recommend a hiring a golf kart and exploring the local village.
Front of desk staff and the waiters and bar staff (particularly mark, ambrosio, kenneth and brinilla) were especially welcoming, warm and friendly and always put a smile on your face. Bar staff were very speedy and cocktails were superb, particularly enjoyed that there was always a daily special and it was inc on the happy hour! Great work. Was also veyr nice that the female staff consistantly complimented my wife on her jewellery etc and this seemed very genuine adn really made my wife feel special.
Front of house staff were great at organising and were very speedy in resolving issues so thanks to all! Also have to mention the guys and girls who seem to do the small details - continuously sweeping the sand and tidying, doing up the rooms etc and really noticed their efforts.
Basically, couldnt imagine getting better service anywhere else - this hotel really deserves its reputation - we have recommended to many people.
Thanks again Hamanasi
Pete & Diana
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Experience the best of Belize on and offshore! Hamanasi is a secluded, casually elegant eco-resort. Unwind in spacious tree houses, beach front rooms and suites with AC, private porches and gorgeous hardwood furnishings. On property has a full service restaurant, bar, pool, lush gardens and a Gold Palm 5 star PADI dive facility. Onshore, explore Mayan ruins, Jaguar Preserve, caves, jungle rivers and rain forest waterfalls. All inclusive packages, Honeymoon and romance packages available. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hamanasi Adventure And Dive Hotel Hopkins
- Hamanasi Adventure And Dive Resort Belize/Hopkins