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First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s #422687
11/20/11 12:27 PM
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Hi there: My family is coming to AC for the Christmas break and staying way north of San Pedro at the Costa Maya Reef Resort. While I understand from owners that there may be some maintenance and upkeep issues at the resort, my question is where can we purchase fresh fruits and veggies and fresh fish on the island. The provisioning list from the resort doesn't seem to mention those things. So can one of you AC experts help me on that one?

TIA
Barb

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #422688
11/20/11 01:19 PM
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We have stayed at Costa Maya before. You will have to buy fruits and veggies in town before catching the boat that will take you to the resort. We bought the weekly pass for the water taxi, which gave us unlimited trips into town. The taxi runs every hour except after lunch it runs every other hour till 4PM. This way we came into town and bough what we needed.

The baker is open 7AM -7PM every day on front street for the best baked goods. Green house has great fruits and vegetables and even groceries on middle street. Superbuy on back street has great groceries on back street. They are all walking distance from the water taxi terminal.

The restaurant at Costa Maya did not open till 8AM and closed at 8PM and the food and service was mediocre at best.

The groceries they sold was expensive and not fresh.

Here is a map of AC

//ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/mapdowntowndetail.html

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #422697
11/20/11 03:18 PM
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Well I have my little brother that goes fishing for
Fresh fish and other sea food if u would like I can
Give u my email [email protected] and we can hook up u with some great fish

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #422699
11/20/11 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by BarCol
Hi there: My family is coming to AC for the Christmas break and staying way north of San Pedro at the Costa Maya Reef Resort. While I understand from owners that there may be some maintenance and upkeep issues at the resort, my question is where can we purchase fresh fruits and veggies and fresh fish on the island. The provisioning list from the resort doesn't seem to mention those things. So can one of you AC experts help me on that one?

TIA
Barb


You can also use http://shop.matagrandegrocery.com/....If you don't have time in town to shop, and want it waiting for you when you arrive.

DC

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: Decompression] #422737
11/20/11 08:50 PM
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Thanks very much for the responses. Does the baker on Front street have a name, or is it the only baker on Front street? yamilett we may give you an email when we arrive to arrange the purchase of some fish.

thanks,
Barb

Last edited by BarCol; 11/20/11 08:51 PM.
Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #422759
11/21/11 09:08 AM
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The bakery on front street is called 'The Baker'. You can't miss it.

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #422768
11/21/11 09:53 AM
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Ok then I will give u my email is [email protected]
And I hope u enjoy when u come to the island

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #426005
12/23/11 02:21 PM
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Hey are u on the island are u still coming still waiting in ur respond

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: BarCol] #426016
12/23/11 04:08 PM
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I heard that Costa Maya was closing it's doors for good January 1st. Does anyone know if this is true or not???

Re: First Trip Ambergris Caye - some ?s [Re: mawags] #426017
12/23/11 04:10 PM
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January 6th, not the first. sorry

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