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#67941 - 05/06/03 09:50 PM Mata Rocks Resort?
JSF Offline
Has anyone stayed at Mata Rocks Resort?
Your opinion? We are thinking of staying late October, early November. When exactly is the hurricane season? Thanks for the input!!!!

#67942 - 05/09/03 10:24 PM Re: Mata Rocks Resort?
seashell Offline
Hmm, well, that is the tail end of hurricane season.
A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#67943 - 05/12/03 01:37 PM Re: Mata Rocks Resort?
beach bob Offline
When exactly is the hurricane season?
Hurricane season runs six months, from start of June thru end of November. However, Nov. hurrincanes are quite rare. Also, the late season hurricanes are more likely to develop off Africa, as opposed to early season hurricanes, which tend to develop off the Yucatan Peninsula... So I'd say late Oct / early Nov would be fairly safe as far as avoiding hurricanes. Personally I'd probably still be looking to get travel insurance. Ya never know when the fates will conspire...

sorry, haven't stayed at Mata Rocks, still a AC virgin

but not for much longer cool

#67944 - 05/12/03 02:29 PM Re: Mata Rocks Resort?
seashell Offline
Not to ruffle anyone's feathers, but I was in Cozumel when Hurricane Mitch came along and that was the end of October.
A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

#67945 - 05/12/03 03:26 PM Re: Mata Rocks Resort?
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
Actually, October is prime hurricane season in the western Caribbean. September is the peak-peak month, but several of the biggest storms to have hit Belize have come in October or early November, including Hurricane Hatti in 1961 (Halloween) and Iris in 2001. Most of the storms earlier in the season are tropical storms rather than major hurricanes.

Hurricanes and tropical storms making landfall in Belize by month over the last 100 years or so, from the Belize National Meteorological Service:

June: 5
July: 4
August: 3
September: 17
October: 10
November: 3

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First

#67946 - 05/12/03 04:27 PM Re: Mata Rocks Resort?
beach bob Offline
Lan, udaman. Thanks for the info...

#67947 - 05/13/03 09:31 PM Re: Mata Rocks Resort?
Johnboy Offline
We have stayed at MataRocks the last 2 trips & we are going back July 4th this year....We really
love MataRocks....It is small but very personal..Liz & Terry (the owners) treat you as if you were family...They go out of their way to see that all guest are happy....We are looking forward to the new pool also....The beach bar is one of the best on the island.....Go enjoy yourself, no matter where you stay... smile wink
Johnboy(that crazy Texan)


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