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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Mata Chica is the perfect hideaway for those who want isolation. It is too far from town and bars, restaurants and nightlife. they do offer boat rides in but only when fitting with pickups with arriving or departing guests. Otherwise you must take and adhere to local water taxi. That said - rooms perfect. Staff fabulous. Menu could be better...

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 25 February 2014

This is a romantic resort with a wonderful beach atmosphere. The pool is amazing; the bungalows are charming. The staff is very helpful and friendly. Snorkeling on the reef in front of the hotel was one of the many things we loved at this resort. We used the provided kayak, life vests, and snorkel gear to paddle out 20 minutes...

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3Thank Louise622
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We were thrilled with Matachica for the "beach" part of our Belize trip. We found it populated with many couples, mostly in 20s & 30s as well as enough older couples so that we didn't feel out of place with our 50-ish grey hair! Some families with teen or older kids were also around. Overall the vibe is low key....

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2Thank Richard D
New York City
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Nicely situated north of most San Pedro hotels. Small strip of beach, but very well kept. The villas are big, windows are all outfitted with wooden slatted blinds. This is a self-contained resort, which is good because there is no other place nearby you would want to visit. Three meals a day served in the main lodge (all very good)...

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2Thank DarrenCampo
Kennesaw
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Took the boat from Fido's north to the resort on Valentines Day for a pre-arranged day for 4 couples. The resort staff was ALL incredible. Warm, welcoming, friendly service all day. We arranged our day with Burga who went above and beyond! Sam and Ever kept us hydrated. Our dinner was delicious and the spa staff exceeded our expectations! Thank...

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Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 12 February 2014

From the moment you arrive the experience begins! The captain as well as a few other members of the Matachica staff where at the airport to greet us. It’s a 15 minute boat ride to the resort where there is a complementary drink waiting for you and a group of warm, friendly Matachica Staff to greet you upon arrival…A FABULOUS...

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3Thank DeniseOcoLogo
arizona
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Having just returned from Matachica it takes a while to adjust to "real" time from Island time . Everything and everyone at Matachica is in harmony and soon you find yourself so relaxed your world is right there .The owner ( Danny ) and Manager ( Gricel) Keep the resort new, fresh and in perfect order .The staff is beyond...

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3Thank nisley
NYC
Reviewed 8 February 2014

There is no aspect of this small, intimate hotel that is not tended to with unbelievable care, and the result is a first class resort. Ambergris is a beautiful spot and Belizeans in general are welcoming, warm and very proud of their nation but this particular hotel is run with a level of taste, professionalism, and individual attention that is...

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1Thank Cecilia F
Durham, NC
Reviewed 28 January 2014

From the moment we were picked up at the dock in San Pedro, the staff at Matachica was absolutely wonderful. We stayed 4 nights at a deluxe casita on the beach and it was gorgeous; the room, the view, everything. The free continental breakfast is as good as almost any breakfast I would pay for. There are two reasons I...

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1Thank Fishes004
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 January 2014

I never wanted to leave this place – I honestly felt no worries while I was here, just pure bliss. Back in April 2013, we flew in here from Guatemala and once you arrive in the main land, you can decide to either take a short plane ride to Ambergris Island or a 90 minute boat ride. We took the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Matachica Resort & Spa is an extraordinary, secluded and peaceful resort that sits on the beach facing the Caribbean Sea and the second largest barrier reef on the planet earth. The resort has 27 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 one two-bedroomm 2-bathroom SeaBreeze Villa. All with beautiful Frette and Matouk linens, and exquisite decor. Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, spa, small gym, sea kayaks, snorkel gear, pedal boats, paddle boards, bicycles, complimentary internet access. A minimum age requirement of 14 years for children applies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matachica Resort & Spa

Address: Beachfront | 5 miles north of San Pedro, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize (Formerly Matachica Beach Resort)
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range: ₹ 21,990 - ₹ 29,188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Matachica Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Matachica Beach Hotel San Pedro
Matachica Beach San Pedro
Matachica Resort & Spa Belize/San Pedro
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in San Pedro
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Pedro
#4 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
#8 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
#22 Family Hotel in San Pedro
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I have to say all rooms are beautiful, but you may want to ask one right on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles konstantinosm764, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Casitas at the back have no ocean view, but escape the breeze which is constant on the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunshinecorgimom, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can't beat the views in the beachfront casitas”
 of 5 bubbles G5318RSclairer, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“all are great”
 of 5 bubbles bpeters500, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“View of the beach would be amazing, but not required at all. Every villa is situated facing the ocean and feel very private.”
 of 5 bubbles 703alishag, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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