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1st time question #56328
08/25/02 10:23 PM
08/25/02 10:23 PM
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jerce Offline OP
jerce  Offline OP
We are planning a trip to Ambergris Caye in Feb. and have been wondering how receptive the property owners are concerning usage of their facilities by people other than their guests. Example: Using the artificial reef that Caribbean Villas has added to their beach.
I've not seen this subject mentioned and would appreciate comments.

Re: 1st time question #56329
08/25/02 11:35 PM
08/25/02 11:35 PM
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silkpainter Offline
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When I lived in San Pedro I used to walk down to the Ramon's Village dock and swim/snorkel their artificial reef. No problems, was never asked to leave. Its probably safe to assume that you can swim or snorkel off almost anyone's pier, but don't expect to get into the pools, unless you're dating the night security guard.


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Re: 1st time question #56330
08/26/02 08:29 AM
08/26/02 08:29 AM
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We stayed at Caribbean Villas in April. During our ten days we saw many people using the pier but we saw very few using the small artifical reef to swim in and those we saw were CV guests. I do not believe that CV would have a problem with it, though, and actually I believe Belizean law says that no pier, beach or ocean area is truly private property.

Re: 1st time question #56331
08/26/02 10:01 AM
08/26/02 10:01 AM
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sweetjane Offline
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a simlpe email to them would probably answer the question. find the e-addy from the lodgings page.

Re: 1st time question #56332
08/26/02 10:21 AM
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SP Daily Offline
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"Better to beg forgiveness than to beg permission"

Re: 1st time question #56333
08/26/02 10:27 AM
08/26/02 10:27 AM
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is this hawaiian jesse, and, how do you get to be cap'n?

Re: 1st time question #56334
08/26/02 11:28 AM
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sweetjane Offline
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yeah? ok. well, my mom always said "it never hurts to ask. the worst they will say is no".

Re: 1st time question #56335
08/26/02 02:15 PM
08/26/02 02:15 PM
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klcman Offline
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Read somewhere that one side of docks,piers, etc., belong to "owner" other side is communal....could be wrong though.

But agree with SJ, a little kindness and asking doesn't hurt...even though I frequently follow Jessie's mantra as well [Linked Image]

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Re: 1st time question #56336
08/26/02 02:29 PM
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mountain Larry Offline
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Sweet Jane, I was always told, "Don't ask a question that you don't want the answer to" ML

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