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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

At first we were reluctant to come to Belize because of the Hurricane in early August, but then last minute decided to go anyway and Blue Marlin Beach Resort ( and Bonefish in Dangriga) was our first stay. Boy were we glad we did! Its not everyday I get to stay on a tiny island literally being the only guest... More 

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1 Thank Victoria T
Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your unique experience on South Water Caye. It was absolutely our pleasure hosting you both at our little jewel on the reef, and we truly appreciate that our Team's efforts to ensure your vacation proceeded without a hitch did not go unnoticed. Our "night on the town" in Dangriga is a cherished memory :) More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved staying here, and would recommend this to anyone and everyone. South water Caye is a very small island, and we felt very safe and happy the whole time. Blue Marlin staff was very kind and always helpful. The food was so good! And Stacy at the bar knows how to make a drink!

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1 Thank Jessicashepherrd
San Diego, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We stayed for 3 nights with another family and our teenage children. In all, we had one cabana and two igloos. While we had a hiccup with the initial reservation, they handled it professionally and we were satisfied with the outcome. The cabanas are private and beautiful. The igloos are surprisingly roomy and keep nice and cool. All of the... More 

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2 Thank Skisnowy
Winchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We arrived with two staff and 18 16-18 year old Environmental Science students from Winchester in the UK. The students were taking part in a 'Reef and rainforest' expedition run by Programme for Belize. Although the two staff members have run this trip to Belize many times, we had not been to Blue Marlin. The resort exceeded our expectations. Accommodation,... More 

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1 Thank janeybanks58
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The owner was very gracious and assisted us in many ways during our short 24 hour anchorage in front of the resort restaurant. He assisted in helping us report our stolen dinghy. He sent a boat out to pick us up for supper as we had not transportation to get ashore. He provided us with free bubbly when the couple... More 

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1 Thank 992debbie
Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We were happy to help out sailors in need. And then it was an unexpected pleasure to find out we were the chosen island venue for the engagement proposal and to be included in this lifetime memorable occasion. We can't wait to hear of their honeymoon plans. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We didn't stay out the lodge, but we did eat at their restaurant. The island is beautiful with numerous palm trees. I enjoyed the hammocks as we waited to go to dinner. Enjoyed the snapper with veggies, delicious eggplant (and I'm not typically a fan), and rice. Also, they served a celery soup as an appetizer that was phenomenal. Definitely... More 

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Blue Marlin R, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in for dinner on your sailing adventure in Belize, and sharing your island dining experience. Truly appreciated! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The fantastic service and hospitality of this resort was obvious right from the start. We booked our trip on line through Carlene and it was a breeze. She answered any questions we had almost immediately and all transactions were completed effortlessly. I've booked several trips online in previous years and I can honestly say that Carlene is the most efficient... More 

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1 Thank Teresa R
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Blue Marlin is a spectacular spot, one of our favorite places ever. The small island has Blue Marlin, a few private homes and 2 other resorts. There were about 15 guests when we were there, the max is ~30. So very quiet and low key. We loved our beach cottage room. We left the windows open to listen to... More 

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marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! Your feedback is greatly appreciated! More 

Dolores, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stayed at the Blue Marlin in early November of 2015. They almost didn't take our reservation because it was so early in the season for them. They did decide however to take it (a 4 day snorkel package) and when we arrived we were surprised to learn that we were the only guests there. From the very beginning, the... More 

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3 Thank dkline1955
marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you to our shores once again. More 

Belmopan, Belize
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We spent the day at Blue Marlin Beach Resort. The hospitality was awesome!! We had great food and enjoyed the snorkeling right off the shore. Saw all kinds of amzing fish of many different colors, octopus, sting rays, and sea creatures I don't even know what they are called. Beautiful place!!

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1 Thank liz772015
marlinbelize, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Marlin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your one day experience with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllic private island getaway atop the Belize Barrier Reef offering easy access to snorkel, dive and fishing adventures with leisure time for relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Marlin Beach Resort

Address: 14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, On Top the Barrier Reef, South Water Caye, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > South Water Caye
Price Range: ₹ 17,068 - ₹ 22,346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Marlin Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Any of the cabanas”
 of 5 bubbles Skisnowy, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Our cabin on the east side of the island was perfect for views and ocean breezes.”
 of 5 bubbles dkline1955, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“the beachfront cottage was great”
 of 5 bubbles brettm268, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“cabanas are the way to go, they are more expensive but you won't regret it”
 of 5 bubbles traceym611, 9 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask about wifi. Rooms closest to the bar have the best reception.”
 of 5 bubbles SmokiesFish, 31 May 2015 | Read review
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