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#75944 - 11/09/03 01:05 PM hire a cook / maid for a few days or a week?
Jay L. Offline
When we stayed on Jamaica, we hired a cook and maid for a few days. We told her what we wanted for dinners, gave her money, and she shopped, prepared and served, and cleaned up for us.

Is that available on Ambergris Caye?

About how much would it cost (not including the actual supplies, of course)?


#75945 - 11/09/03 02:29 PM Re: hire a cook / maid for a few days or a week?
captjeff Offline
jay I think there are people that will do that ,but there are great restaurants on san pedro the prices are,cheap compared to the states .a wide vartiy of cuisine.why be stuck with a unknown cook ,and chance not geting the best of the best .. great food on a vacation ,sets the pace on much how fun you have .I go once a month to sanpedro and dinning around is so wonderful. ask the board for recommendations they all have some favorites here are some of mine el divino ,taste of tailand ,jade garden ,capricorn
elvi"s kitchen, blue water grill. le bistro at portofinos all great for dinner !!!!!!,estelles a must for breakfeast ,sweet basil for lunch ..hope I helped, this is just my opinion , what ever you do you will have have fun ..... live the dream enjoy
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#75946 - 11/09/03 04:22 PM Re: hire a cook / maid for a few days or a week?
lovey and thurston Offline
Where are you staying on the island? Some of the private home rentals provide maid/cook service when you stay there. It probably is not impossible but difficult to find someone you would be happy with for short term. Most maids get in the vicinity of $40/$50 bz a day.
R.B. Mernitz

#75947 - 11/09/03 05:54 PM Re: hire a cook / maid for a few days or a week?
Jay L. Offline
We're staying at Xanadu. I'll ask our hosts also.

Capt Jeff, I appreciate your advice. The same was true on Jamaica. We like the idea, for two or three of our seven days on AC, of simply relaxing at home at dinner and being served.


#75948 - 11/09/03 10:15 PM Re: hire a cook / maid for a few days or a week?
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
You can certainly find someone to do that, but one difference between Jamaica and San Pedro is that San Pedro doesn't have the large mass of unemployed folks that most areas of Jamaica have. By Caribbean Basin or Central American standards, San Pedro (unlike some other parts of Belize) is prosperous and Sanpedranos make comparatively high wages.

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First

#75949 - 11/10/03 06:12 AM Re: hire a cook / maid for a few days or a week?
dbdoberman Offline
We like the idea, for two or three of our seven days on AC, of simply relaxing at home at dinner and being served.
are you Jay Leno? wink


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