Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
lodging on AC caye #39684
05/22/01 04:05 PM
05/22/01 04:05 PM
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6
D
dave d Offline OP
 
dave d  Offline OP
D
traveling to Ac Caye On june 25 after a 3 day stay in cayo. Trying to decide between Paradise villa, heotel del rio, seven seas or the village. Would like some privacy close to enterteniment and a beachside bar/pool would be nice but not nessasry. looking for advice.

Re: lodging on AC caye #39685
05/23/01 02:04 AM
05/23/01 02:04 AM
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 1,080
Eugene, OR, USA
KC Offline
.
KC  Offline
Hmmmm... not sure where *that* came from. Most on this board try to be helpful. Don't judge all by one nasty reply, please. [Linked Image] All I can say is that lots of people here love Seven Seas, and I've heard good reports of Paradise Villas. I have not stayed in any of them, so I can't give first-hand report. You might get some helpful information if you type the name of the hotel you are considering into the "search" feature at the top of the page. Others who have stayed in these places have given reports on them. Good luck. You will have a wonderful time no matter where you stay, but being specific about your wants and needs is helpful (as you have been). I wanted *PEACE*, stayed 4.5 miles north of San Pedro, and got what I was there for.


"You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
Re: lodging on AC caye #39686
05/23/01 02:13 AM
05/23/01 02:13 AM
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 1,080
Eugene, OR, USA
KC Offline
.
KC  Offline
By the way, Beth... I thought that your first question regarding mosquitos and places to stay was answered adequately. If you have more specific questions, please ask. If you would like to stay North of San Pedro I have some suggestions for you, but you haven't specified if you want to stay in the city or not. That is so important. Many don't want the hassle of the boat taxi when they want to go to town, and others are seeking the solitude. There are some beautiful resorts and homes for rent up there... just need to know what you are looking for. Or contact Mary or Johnna at Caye Management [email protected] and see if they have anything that meets your needs.


"You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
Re: lodging on AC caye #39687
05/23/01 09:14 AM
05/23/01 09:14 AM
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 5
B
Beth Kwapiszeski Offline
 
Beth Kwapiszeski  Offline
B
Wasn't meant to be nasty by any means...my husband and I just asked the question before we were aware of the search tool...after looking at all the answers most of our questions were already covered. KC, already made reservations so were set to go.

Re: lodging on AC caye #39688
05/23/01 09:18 AM
05/23/01 09:18 AM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 2,090
Corpus Christi, Texas USA
Debbie Offline
 
Debbie  Offline
Paradise Villas definately gets a thumbs up in my book. We stayed there last year and it was perfect. The grounds are gorgeous. The rooms are bright and cheerful. Some have central AC and others just in the bedroom. We just had it in the bedroom, but we opened all the doors inside and it kept the entire condo cool. The pool is wonderful. There are parking spaces just outside your unit for a golfcart. There are BBQ pits available if you ask. The patios are nice and roomy and have table and chairs. there is night security, so I always felt very secure. It's conveinient to a grocery store, and just far enough from town to be quiet, but is a quick walk to restaurants etc. We enjoyed it very much.
Debbie

Re: lodging on AC caye #39689
05/23/01 09:24 AM
05/23/01 09:24 AM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,054
Asheville, NC USA
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
.
Lan Sluder/Belize First  Offline
Paradise Villas would be the class of the places you mention -- not deluxe but pleasant condos with pool and small beach area -- then Seven Seas which is a modest condo/timeshare that is slightly farther away from things just north of town; then Hotel Del Rio which is more of a budget/moderate spot. The Village (Mayas Katut) is a no show.

--Lan Sluder


Lan Sluder/Belize First
http://www.belizefirst.com
Re: lodging on AC caye #39690
05/23/01 01:34 PM
05/23/01 01:34 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 3,054
Asheville, NC USA
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
.
Lan Sluder/Belize First  Offline
Note -- there was just posted a nice report on Hotel Del Rio, their Cabana Chica. Look for it under the Hotel Del Rio heading.

--Lan Sluder


Lan Sluder/Belize First
http://www.belizefirst.com
Re: lodging on AC caye #39691
05/23/01 03:46 PM
05/23/01 03:46 PM
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 1,080
Eugene, OR, USA
KC Offline
.
KC  Offline
Beth,
Nah... I didn't mean your post was nasty. Anyway, I'm glad your reservations are set. Can I ask where you are staying? I think we'll be there at the same time. (early July?)


"You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
Re: lodging on AC caye #39692
05/23/01 04:05 PM
05/23/01 04:05 PM
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 6
D
dave d Offline OP
 
dave d  Offline OP
D
Thank you for the good advice Im still not quite positive but leaning toward paradise villas. Does anyone know any good dive sites that should not be missed?

Re: lodging on AC caye #39693
05/23/01 04:32 PM
05/23/01 04:32 PM
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 18
Gardiner, NY, USA
A
AC Bound Offline
 
AC Bound  Offline
A
As far as lodging goes from what I saw of Paradise Villas you probably can't go wrong. I went with the del Rio mainly for price and wasn't disappointed. On a budget wanted diving more than all the ammenities I'm sure they have.
Would like to recommend Amigos del Mar for diving but won't. I know alot of people swear by them and yes they have one of the biggest operations but for personal reasons would not go back to them. The dive masters Tony/Rene were the exception - they were EXCELLENT! Unfortunately only got to dive 1 out of 3 dives with them. Ramones dive guys were really helpful, slightly higher in price but would have paid it had we checked with them sooner.
As far as dive sites go - off the reef Pillar Coral was the best we did - a nurse shark and spotted eagle rays among the highlights, defintely lots of life. Night dives only to Hol Chan and enjoyed it, also snorkled it and it also has alot of sealife.
We also did the trip to Turneffe (out of Caye Caulker at almost 1/2 the price of San Pedro)
and REALLY enjoyed that, 3 dives off a wall(2 excellent dives, one so-so)
Defintely check around to get what you want.


[This message has been edited by AC Bound (edited 05-23-2001).]


Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
Maruba Beach Klub and Spa is the premiere Secret Beach spa and restaurant located on the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at the center of Secret Beach, Belize
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler

Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater
San Pedro Fun Finder
Paradise Guy Event Calendar
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
January
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 588 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics70,415
Posts478,599
Members19,577
Most Online2,982
Jan 29th, 2019



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1