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Blue Marlin Beach Resort

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Blue Marlin Beach Resort is a 100% Belizean-owned island resort uniquely situated directly atop the Barrier Reef within Belize’s second largest marine reserve. Specializing in reef and sea adventures, this charming paradise location offers guests easy access to pristine snorkel and dive sites just two to ten minutes from their room, and fly fishers will enjoy the rare treat to be able to wade in shallow flats directly off the island. World-class adventures, combined with personalized guest services, home-style cooking, and barefoot island living makes this relaxing tropical getaway an extraordinary home-away-from-home vacation experience.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, On Top the Barrier Reef Mainland base: 15 Mahogany Street, Dangriga, Stann Creek, South Water Caye Belize
Getting there
Placencia Airport43 km
Dangriga Airport66 km
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We are so glad we decided to stay Blue Marlin Beach Resort! It is a hidden gem of paradise. The travel was so easy to book with Carlene! She was so helpful in answering any questions we had before we even left! Getting to the resort was an absolute breeze! There were staff
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If you want to experience the coral reefs of Belize, either diving, snorkeling, or fishing, then there is no better place than at Blue Marlin Beach resort. The staff treats you like family the moment they arrange to meet you at the Belize City airport, whisk you through your
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Response from Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Hello from Sunny Belize and thank you so much for this wonderful review. It’s such a pleasure knowing that you had a wonderful stay with us and loved your experiences with guest services. We cannot wait to host you and your family again. See you soon from your Belizean Family
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Had such a great, relaxing time. The island is beautiful and secluded - feels like you have the place to yourself almost. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful; you can tell they go above and beyond to ensure you have everything you need and are well taken care of. If
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Response from Blue Marlin R, Owner at Blue Marlin Beach Resort
Responded 4 Jan 2019
Thank you for sharing your experience on your stay with us. We loved to hear that our little gem was just what you were seeking for a relaxing island escape. You will always have a home to return in Belize whenever you need a replay to paradise. With sincerest gratitude, Your Blue Marlin family
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This was our third trip to South Water Caye but first to Blue Marlin. Our 3 kids, ages 10-20, joined us for the first time too. Four of us dive and this is the only resort on the Caye with an on-site dive master and team. On our last visit to the island we were stood up one day
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Response from Blue Marlin R, Owner at Blue Marlin Beach Resort
Responded 4 Jan 2019
Thanks for your awesome review of your stay at our island getaway. It was great hosting you and your family. I am happy that we were able to satisfy all your expectations. The weather was perfect and you all perfectly fitted into our family style setting. We were honored to host your return visit to South Water Caye and we await your next island/dive adventure! With sincerest gratitude, Your Blue Marlin family
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Resort is awesome with the staff, food, rooms, and island. The best part is the location right on edge of reef with excellent bone fishing off dock on west side, and quick access to deep sea fishing on east side. No need to waist a lot of time getting to fish, they're right
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Response from marlinbelize, General Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort
Responded 29 Nov 2018
It was a pleasure hosting you and your family again. Sorry that the weather was not as cooperative as we would have liked it. Even so the few days were a successful catch with 15-20 Tunas, Barracudas, Bonefish, and other species. For me it was like seeing my family again spending time with your mom and wife and also sharing some local medicinal plants and stories. Julissa is just naturally herself. We all work together as a family for the success of the business and our clients satisfaction. I also loved playing a part in cooking some of my personal meals for the guest. I always feel that a good meal and flavors is satisfaction to the heart and soul of the Caribbean. We look forward to seeing you all again soon.
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Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do have availability for April 28th and 29th. We can accommodate in two adjoining Standard Rooms. Please provide your e-mail address where I can send you the complete quotation. We hope to host you soon.
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Greetings from Belize, and thanks for your inquiry. Our resort boat departs once daily from Dangriga at 3:00 PM. The easiest way to get to Dangriga from Belize City is by a local flight which is just 20 minutes travel time. The flight cost is US$91.50 per person each way. We will meet you at the Dangriga Airport and provide onward transfer to either our mainland base or directly to the boat depending on your arrival time. Our basic all inclusive package is our Relaxation Package which includes round-trip boat transfers between Dangriga and the island, accommodations, all meals, all local taxes PLUS Free WIFI and unlimited use of kayays (no alcoholic included). A 3 night stay starts at US$950 per person based on a Standard Double Occupancy room and you can upgrade to a Private Cabana directly facing the water for an additional US$37 per person per night. We do have availability for January 18 - 21, 2017. We look forward to welcoming you to your very own coral island paradise very soon! Carlene Sanchez Reservations Department
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Thanks for your inquiry. Fortunately we did not sustain damage to the property. We have cleaned up debris that washed ashore and back in full operation since Sunday, August 7th. Please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-798-1558 if you have further questions.
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Are meals included?
Greetings from Belize! Thanks for your inquiry. Yes, all our Vacation Packages includes all meals in addition to your accommodations, round-trip boat transfers between Dangriga and Blue Marlin Resort, plus local taxes. Meals are full breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner. Menu features a variety of seafood (fish, shrimp, conch, lobster), as well as poultry, beef and pork. We also accommodate special dietary needs for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.
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"All rooms have a view of the ocean! There is no bad choice!"
"Beach cabins were awesome but book well in advance."
"WiFi is very limited but we didn’t mind since we wanted a true getaway trip!"
"Family cabana has hammocks on the back porch area facing the water"
"my room was right on the reef, sleeping in the hamock misted by sea spray !"
US$344 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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