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41 Front Street, Placencia, Belize
+501 626-1429
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Rustic Private Island Paradise

We spent 2 weeks with ReefCI diving, learning about reef conservation and lounging in hammocks on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing diving from a charming little island

Tom Owens Caye is a charming, tiny island surrounded by coral reefs, fantastic for snorkelling and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony E
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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“reef ci” (28 reviews)
41 Front Street, Placencia, Belize
+501 626-1429

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 weeks with ReefCI diving, learning about reef conservation and lounging in hammocks on their private island. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, the food was good and the island was beautiful. Most of the dive sites were only a 2-3 minute...More

Thank kometes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tom Owens Caye is a charming, tiny island surrounded by coral reefs, fantastic for snorkelling and scuba diving either from the shore or after very short boat rides. The food is good, the staff are friendly and the accommodation is basic but fine. The island...More

1  Thank Tony E
ReefCIBelize, Owner at ReefCI, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for the positive review! We work very hard to ensure that all of our guests have a fantastic experience. And yes, the Eagle Rays are majestic and mesmerizing - what a visual snapshot, a great memory indeed!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where do I even start? My friends and I decided that we wanted to do a get away and when looking around for locations we stumbled upon ReefCI. What a better way to spend 2 weeks then on a private island with a group of...More

1  Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was looking for something different, something more than just another dive trip. ReefCI was certainly the right choice. They are a unique marine conservation dive organisation focused on protecting the Belize Barrier Reef through their many projects. My visit with them was educational and...More

1  Thank worldwanderer542
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This trip was spectacular! ReefCI is a unique and special place- truly unforgettable experience. I was searching for something unique and different and ReefCI delivered. I learned all about the marine environment and helped to conserve and protect reef ecosystems through their various hands-on conservation...More

1  Thank jimvanden1
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It was like an adult summer camp, but better. It was great having a schedule and all the activities and meals planned. And, awesome meals ready for us after our dives (thanks, Linda, for the great cooking!!). Great company - the staff, the other volunteers,...More

1  Thank 2017guest2017
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The great: excellent, healthy food, fresh fish every day, salads, etc., courtesy of Linda, a wonderful cook who knows how to use herbs and spices to their advantage. The possibility to dive at least 3 times a day. My fellow volunteers (I was lucky and...More

2  Thank barbara m
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My husband and I had a great 2-week holiday adventure on Tom Owens Caye with ReefCI. Great diving combined with education and service. Can't beat it for a meaningful holiday. Marco, Willie, K, Anna, Luis, and Snake were great hosts who took care of everything.

1  Thank SFCACP
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Booked a last minute 2 week trip through POD. Met some great people and had an awesome time. All staff were great and went out of their way to make sure you were comfortable. Nothing was a problem. Meals were fantastic and I really enjoyed...More

2  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I booked the Reef Conservation trip to Tom Owens Caye with ReefCI through POD. The trip was fantastic - I was collected from my hostel on the Monday morning and the trip to Tom Owens Caye took about 1 hour by boat. The staff are...More

1  Thank leilaemily
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Hi, We are two experienced divers searching the best place to dive around the world. Have you a large choice of diving sites according to the levels of the divers? What fishes can we see? Could you help us to choose an hotel? We love, quiet and luxury places! What is the airport? Date of holidays between 21 February to 7 March Hope to hear from you soon! Best regards
3 January 2015|
Response from Polly A | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your interest in ReefCI. We are based on a remote 1 1/2 acre island in Southern Belize and we are on the continental shelf, Belize barrier reef. So, there are a good number of dive sites and for every... More