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#17867 - 03/06/04 02:02 AM Placencia suggestions
sisnam Offline
Any suggestions as to were I should stay for 1 or 2 days in order to get a feel for the area and see about looking into an investment lot?

Thanks,

Dan

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#17868 - 03/06/04 02:15 AM Re: Placencia suggestions
toad Offline
LA

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#17869 - 03/06/04 03:50 AM Re: Placencia suggestions
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
It depends of course on your budget.

Here are my picks for the best hotels/resorts in several price ranges. I've been visiting Placencia for 12 or 13 years and have written a half dozen books on Belize.

Top End:
Turtle Inn
Inn at Robert's Grove

Middle:
Kitty's
Mariposa
Luba Hati (high middle)

Low Middle:
Barnacle Bill's

Budget:
Tradewinds
Lydia's
Manatee Inn

--Lan Sluder
www.belizefirst.com
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#17870 - 03/06/04 03:01 PM Re: Placencia suggestions
NYgal Offline
Maya Breeze Inn.

Take a look at the website then imagine the cabanas much larger than what is shown. We were totally happy. Not one complaint.

It's not immediately in the village and that is a good thing as far as we were concerned. Lot's of good information and friendly hosts. Most important.

"Mangos" is right there for food and beverages and a nice local owned spot called "The Hungry Gecko" with a grocery directy under it, is two lots south.
We didn't regret one moment there smile

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#17871 - 03/06/04 09:45 PM Re: Placencia suggestions
chenwaye Offline
I like Lydia's. You would get a better feel for regular life in the area if you go and buy food to cook a meal or two in the kitchenette there.

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#17872 - 03/06/04 10:49 PM Re: Placencia suggestions
Barbara K Offline
Sea Spray Hotel is nice, clean, good rates & location.
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#17873 - 03/07/04 12:50 AM Re: Placencia suggestions
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
I'm not sure what's happening with Maya Breeze. It's been for sale for a while. The husband sends me one price to advertise it; the wife another. Who knows?

--Lan Sluder
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http://www.belizefirst.com

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#17874 - 03/07/04 01:14 AM Re: Placencia suggestions
NYgal Offline
I know it's for sale, most of the resort owners want to sell, but as for the price, I didn't bother asking. We weren't interested.

It's next door to the Green Parrot, it too is for sale, again.

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#17875 - 03/08/04 06:04 PM Re: Placencia suggestions
sisnam Offline
No suprise....This site and you all have been a great help!

Thanks for the information.

Best regards,

Dan

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#17876 - 03/08/04 07:15 PM Re: Placencia suggestions
Panchita Offline
No mention of Blue Crab here - is there something funky about them? They look nice and seem friendly in communications... Please give me the scoop if there is one!

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Originally posted by Lan Sluder/Belize First:
It depends of course on your budget.

Here are my picks for the best hotels/resorts in several price ranges. I've been visiting Placencia for 12 or 13 years and have written a half dozen books on Belize.

Top End:
Turtle Inn
Inn at Robert's Grove

Middle:
Kitty's
Mariposa
Luba Hati (high middle)

Low Middle:
Barnacle Bill's

Budget:
Tradewinds
Lydia's
Manatee Inn

--Lan Sluder
www.belizefirst.com

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