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new resort - new visitor #42156
07/17/01 11:59 PM
07/17/01 11:59 PM
Joined: Jul 2001
Posts: 4
Fresno, CA USA
RubySue Offline OP
RubySue  Offline OP
Will arrive in Beliz September for 2 wk vac.First visit. Am seriously considering
Belizean Shores as resort choice. New accomodation, approx. 4 miles N. of San Pedro. Does anyone have any info on this resort, this area? Also much is golf cart rental, I haven't been able to find
prices anywhere. Can they only be rented from
resort you stay at or are there general rental agencies? Thanks for any info shared.

Re: new resort - new visitor #42157
07/18/01 11:48 AM
07/18/01 11:48 AM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 507
Ohio USA
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On this site golf cart prices are at: // click on Golf Carts at the top of the page.

Most golf cart rentals are in San Pedro Town and I have heard some rentals don't want their carts going North across the river. Your resort should have info for you.
Belize it!

You can also do a search for golf cart rental on this message board.

[This message has been edited by margarita (edited 07-18-2001).]

Re: new resort - new visitor #42158
07/18/01 03:23 PM
07/18/01 03:23 PM


A friend stayed there the end of June and was very dissatisfied. Specifically with the management - they were seldom in the office and couldn't be found when needed. There was no phone in the rooms - she had to go to the office to make calls (like to line up snorkel trips, make restaurant reservations, make arrangements with the water taxi). There was construction going on that woke them earlier in the mornings than they wanted to get up, and she said there were only 2 decent bikes. I don't mean to be negative, I'm only relating what she told me. I'm assuming that you know if you want to go to San Pedro or anywhere south of the cut at night you have to take a water taxi, which is $10/pp, and after 9:00pm it doubles. Some of the other resorts up that way have a free boat shuttle that goes into town 3 times a day. If you want to send me your e-mail address, I'll be glad to forward it to her for a first hand response.

Re: new resort - new visitor #42159
07/18/01 10:22 PM
07/18/01 10:22 PM
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 154
Baton Rouge, La., USA
BillandJeanne Offline
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I saw Belizian Shores from the looked nice. Actually, if I'm thinking of the right place it looked kind of "Miami". Of course, I've never stayed there, so I may be wrong.

ANd hey, why rent a golf cart...see if you can rent a horse. Wouldn't that be cool?

Okay, nobody start in about horse poop on the island, I'm kidding, and I've had too much chardonnay.
But, still, it would be cool.

Re: new resort - new visitor #42160
07/19/01 08:57 AM
07/19/01 08:57 AM
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 77
coconutlady Offline
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I'm thinking about staying there and would like to hear more. Could you pass on my email to your friend also.

First hand knowledge is always the best.


Re: new resort - new visitor #42161
07/19/01 11:51 PM
07/19/01 11:51 PM
Joined: Sep 2000
Posts: 215
Denver, Colorado, USA
Loie Offline
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We were in BZE a couple weeks ago. We were supposed to stay 6 miles north of San Pedro and found it to be too isolated.

If you want to have the flexibility of walking to any restaurant, shop or palapa bar, then you might want to consider staying in town. If not, then being that far north might not be a problem.

We stay at the Palms, but Seven Seas also looked good and it is reasonably priced.

My two cents. Have a FANTASTIC time.


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Re: new resort - new visitor #42162
07/20/01 10:23 AM
07/20/01 10:23 AM

"C" - I'll pass your e-mail address on.
Loie - Seven Seas was great! VERY nice
and helpful staff.

Re: new resort - new visitor #42163
07/28/01 11:23 AM
07/28/01 11:23 AM
Joined: Jul 2001
Posts: 1
Irvine, CA, USA
Sherrilou Offline
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Maybe Island Girl's friend was having a bad day. We went last May and had a wonderful time at Belizean Shores. We rode (new) bikes everywhere. The management was very nice and always available. There was construction going on, but they told us about that in advance. We had a wonderful time.

Re: new resort - new visitor #42164
07/28/01 02:14 PM
07/28/01 02:14 PM
Joined: Mar 2001
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coconutlady Offline
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We just had friends get back from staying at Belizean Shores, and based on what we were told I have to agree with Sherrilou. There's some construction going on, but it seemed to them that the management was very considerate in blocking much of it. They said the view of the reef was spectacular. The swimming pool should be done very soon, and by some reports they heard it would be the largest in the whole country. Like any new resort (condos) there will be some start up rough edges, but it didn't sound like anything different than what we've experienced to some degree everywhere else on AC over the past couple years.

Re: new resort - new visitor #42165
07/28/01 04:28 PM
07/28/01 04:28 PM
Joined: Jul 2001
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I was up there about a week ago and there is still a fair bit of construction and the pool is nowhere near ready. Renting a golf cart the whole time is expensive (approx $250US a week) none of the companies will "officially" allow you that far as you are likely to breakdown and as someone has already pointed out you cannot get across the ferry after 8pm. If you are looking for total seclusion then fine but if you want to be near restaurants, bars, dive operators, etc then I would suggest somewhere closer to town.

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