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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 28 April 2013

This was a recent letter I wrote to the Tut family after our wonderful stay with them last month!: Hello! My husband and I definitely enjoyed our stay at Crystal Paradise! The accommodations and grounds were beautiful! Waking up and falling asleep to the many sounds of the jungle was amazing. Everyone was very nice and helpful to us as...

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Dallas, Texas, United States
Reviewed 27 April 2013

We just finished a three day stay at Crystal Paradise Resort. Took my mother to Belize for her 70th Birthday for a birding trip. Neither myself or my siblings are into birding but we enjoyed every minute of it and our guide Eric made all of us so excited about every bird sighting. He was so knowlegable and also fun...

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1Thank Angela J
Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Service was very friendly and efficient. I very much enjoyed my stay. Jeruni helped us with an agenda and tour scheduling. Tours were excellent and as described on the resort website, including the helpful hints for what to wear and bring that day. Patrick was excellent for the ATM cave for his enthusiasm and knowledge. Eric was great for our...

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2Thank Joy B
Phillisburg, Nj
Reviewed 12 April 2013

This is a repeat visit to Crystal Paradise Resort. Like last year, we stayed for 4 nights and booked three birding trips (2 full-day and 1 half-day birding trips) through Paradise Expeditions – Birding in Belize services. We requested 3 air-conditioned rooms: #18, #14 and #11. All three rooms have very good ACs and sufficient amenities/space to accommodate our needs....

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3Thank mraquila
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Stayed at Crystal Palace for one night in April while visiting Belize and Tikal. The cabanas are darling, and very clean. Set in a birders paradise, it's conveniently located just a drive from Barton Creek Cave and a perfect spot to just sit and watch the birds, walk the grounds and look at the flowers or relax in a hammock....

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River Falls, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 4 April 2013

I had a great time staying at Crystal Paradise. The staff treat you like family all the way down to the home style meals. The guides are all wonderful and very knowledgeable about all that they show you. I went to the ATM cave, the "Butts up" cave tubing, big rock falls, Xunantunich, Tikal in Guatemala, and saw birds every...

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Rockville, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 3 April 2013

The facilities and grounds are AMAZING. Thousands of flowers and birds and clean/well managed facilities. However I was traveling alone, and I would not recommend this place for a solo traveler. I went on a bunch of tours, which CR did arrange for me, but I had to pay extra, and it was rather lonely (although the guides from CR...

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1Thank Julia J
Portland, OR
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Our stay at Crystal Paradise Resort was spectacular. The Tut family's warmth and hospitality provide guests with a truly Belizean experience. The food was fantastic (and we have pretty high standards). The rooms have everything you need on your travels. The property is breathtaking and the wildlife sightings amazing. We stayed with out two young sons who had the time...

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RDU
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Great family run establishment. Food was wonderful. Truly enjoyed our stay here, wish we had added a few extra days here. We were on a planned Birding vacation, hosted by the Brothers of the family. They run many different tours throughout the country. The Birding trip was a huge success, 180 species seen, 45 new life listers. The birds on...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 March 2013

My friend and I spent five days at Crystal Paradise and had a great time. We signed up for some of their tours and did some of our own and all were great. My friend is a big birder and am not but it worked out great. She was able to go on some bird-specific trips while I enjoyed the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautiful Belize jungle lodge is located in the lush jungles and along side the beautiful Macal River. Owned and operated by the Tut family, using the ancient art of palm-thatched roofs that blend with the natural beauty of Belize. Combine this exotic atmosphere with genuine Belizean family hospitality and the result is a rare encounter between culture and adventure. . We provide our guests with the opportunity to explore the country's many wonders while staying in comfort that reflects Belizean culture. Your base for all your adventures in Belize whether it be caving, birding, visits to archeological sites such as Caracol, Tikal Xunanunich and many other Belize Maya ruins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Paradise Resort

Address: Cristo Rey, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio > Cristo Rey
Price Range: ₹ 6,904 - ₹ 6,971 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crystal Paradise Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“There are a variety of choices of views. All are in a tropical setting.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelrE7699PL, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabanas do not have air conditioning and it is very hot. Be prepared for what you book.”
 of 5 bubbles jmhslick, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Check for AC. Some rooms have none.”
 of 5 bubbles dockclerk, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Heliconia Cottage is the only room with AC and the location is very humid.”
 of 5 bubbles wisconsinron, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We liked the valley view cabanas.”
  • Cabanas have thatched roofs.
  • Outside our front door.
 of 5 bubbles joe_in_texas, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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