Chabil Mar Villas, a luxury boutique resort in Placencia, Belize, recently received a 2012 TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice award for being one of the top 25 hotels for families in Central America. This award comes after several previous TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice awards for best service and best luxury hotel in Central America in 2009 and 2010.

Chabil Mar offers guests a secluded, all-inclusive resort with 20 individually decorated luxury villas, an exquisite honeymoon suite, destination wedding options to take over the entire resort, 400 feet of private beach front, two infinity pools, a private pier and lush gardens. All amenities at the resort are guest exclusive, allowing resort staff to give individualized and personal attention to each guest. Its central location in Placencia Village, Belize offers guests of all ages a variety of land and sea adventures, making it the ideal location for family vacations.

"It is such an honor to receive rewards and recognitions for doing what we love so much, providing our guests with an ultimate Belize adventure vacation experience," said Natalie Ranguy, guest services manager at Chabil Mar Resort. "We believe that it all starts with the highest quality of service we can provide. When the recognition, and resulting award, comes from the input of our guests themselves, that is truly an award to behold!"

Families staying at Chabil Mar have access to several unique vacation packages that include snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, fishing, jungle excursions, Maya adventures and more. Additionally, guests are provided with complementary bicycles, kayaks, and on-site rental of golf carts for transport around the resort area and convenient, leisurely access to Placencia Village which is just five minutes away.

"From the moment Chabil Mar's staff picks you up and returns you to the airport after your visit, you are in paradise!" said Chris, a Chabil Mar guest from Salt Lake City, Utah. "Our family of five had first-class service and amenities all 8 days. The best treat is the outstanding food right at Chabil Mar that is served anywhere on the property with great respect, great fun, and interaction."

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