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Beachfront 5 miles north of San Pedro, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Belize
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 07/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 57 hotels in San Pedro
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Matachica Resort is an extraordinary, authentic and peaceful resort that sits directly on the beach facing the Caribbean Sea and the second largest barrier reef on the planet earth. The resort has 30 single unit casitas, each air conditioned with private porch. All rooms except SeaView Cabanas have one king sized bed, SeaView Cabanas have two queens. We also have two two-bedroom 2-bathroom Villas. All with beautiful Frette and Matouk linens, and exquisite decor. Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, spa, sea kayaks, snorkel gear, pedal boats, paddle boards, bicycles, complimentary internet access. A minimum age requirement of 16 years for children applies.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Free airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga room
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycles available
Canoeing
Diving
Snorkelling
Water sport equipment rentals
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Adults only
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Romantic
Bay View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Barry R wrote a review Nov 2021
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Beautiful resort. Designed for relaxation - a place to chill in absolute comfort and style. Beautiful clean beach with a quick kayak ride out to the reef for snorkeling. Casitas are so comfortable and private. Great pool. So many available excursions. We are vegan and gluten free and the chef did an incredible job making gourmet dishes around our diets. Breads, Deserts - were incredible.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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phil wrote a review Nov 2021
Sacramento, California5 contributions8 helpful votes
After staying at the sister resort, Gaia, Matachica is more a normal beach resort feel. The staff are extremely friendly but you don't feel as much of a 1:1 as you do with Gaia, likely because there are more guests onsite and more activities to do offsite. But this does not take away from the resort at all. The food is slightly more expensive than elsewhere on the island, but nice when you don't want to travel for food.  Jordi was our server most of the time, he was great and extremely friendly.  The staff onsite were all very nice, notably Joe. I would chat with him daily.  Tons of mosquitos, but they provide bug spray and mosquito coils. Don't leave your room without it and also do a mosquito check the night before. The bug nets worked, I think. We stayed at the beach
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from DANIEL LIGHTER, Owner at Matachica Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks so much for your review and I am so glad that your experience with us was as positive as you have expressed. I am puzzled though with regards to your reference to my interaction with you. While another guest or perhaps a member of my staff might have met you, it was certainly not me! I had no such conversation with anyone and was quite taken by surprise by your message. Having said that, indeed we do ask that our guests use our designated fishing pier rather than the pier used by our guests to relax, read, sleep and enjoy the sun. While fishing for those who participate is lots of fun, others are oftentimes disturbed with the smell, mess, hooks, interference with quiet snorkeling and at times the excitement of the catch. It was for that reason that we set up a perfect spot on the northern pier, where fishermen/women can fish and then use our fish counter to prepare their catch for dinner. I'm so sorry about the confusion and while your interaction was not with me, and while we do very much encourage fishing on property, it is best done elsewhere than on our main guest lounge pier. I deeply regret that this interaction spoiled what seems like an otherwise wonderful holiday with us and hope that you offer us another chance to visit. Daniel Lighter, Owner
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Jessica T wrote a review Nov 2021
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma2 contributions2 helpful votes
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Everything was incredible from the rooms to the views, food, massages and excursions with Charlie. The beach was beautiful. We can’t wait to return someday. We felt like we had died and gone to heaven. Very personal service and extreme sweet staff.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Michael Haltman wrote a review Nov 2021
Plainview, New York8 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I arrived by private boat after a beautiful plane ride over the country, to a great reception not only by resort staff, but by the owner of the hotel as well! Arriving at our room, the casitas overlooked the ocean and the room was designed for life in Belize and, in addition, was incredibly luxurious and comfortable. Whether we were kayaking, swimming with the sharks, jet skiing, taking a beautiful boat ride, walk on the beach or just relaxing by the pool, the staff is phenomenal and knew my name and my wife's name the 1st day. The menu had wide variety and you can tell that a great deal of thought went into it. For anyone looking for a place to relax and enjoy time with the one that you love, Matachica indeed is a vacation in paradise and we would very highly
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Date of stay: November 2021
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d0nnajas0nd wrote a review Nov 2021
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We spent the first week of November at Matachica and absolutely loved it. The staff are exceptional in every way - Jose is a great bartender and was a joy to get to know! We took a private snorkel trip to Mexico Rocks and got to see a nurse shark, stingray, and eel. Our villa was the nicest one on the property and felt like home. The food was wonderful and we had just the right amount of activity and rest. So glad we didn’t let Covid keep us away. Can’t wait to go back!
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Date of stay: November 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$268 - US$506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
matachica beach hotel san pedro, matachica beach san pedro
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Matachica Beach Resort
LOCATION
BelizeBelize CayesAmbergris CayeSan Pedro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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