This was our first trip to Belize and we chose to stay at Seiri del Mar. When we arrived we were ecstatic to see that it was exactly as it was advertised! Our two bedroom, ground floor unit was absolutely perfect for us and the other couple that was travelling with us. The condo had a fully equipped spacious kitchen with modern cabinets, granite countertops and everything that you need for preparing a simple snack to a gourmet dinner.
The dining area and great room area afforded plenty of space for everyone to spread out, relax and enjoy the awesome view of the beautifully manicured grounds, pool area and gorgeous ocean.
The condo had two bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. The rooms were very spacious and comfortable and offered a great place to retreat to for some quiet time at the end of the day.
The beach was meticulously cleaned every day and the water was so surprisingly warm! We made use of the kayaks on the ocean and to explore the adjacent lagoon.
The town itself offered plenty of places to try the local cuisine. Whether having a snack,a romantic dinner or eating in, the food was some of the freshest food we’ve ever eaten while on vacation.
We saw many of the sites as well as took part in some of the local activities. One of the highlights was our fishing and snorkeling trip to Bread and Butter Island. We caught several local fish, a lobster and one crab. Within an hour of catching our food it was in our bellies. It doesn’t get any fresher than that!
Seiri del Mar provides 5 star accommodation, with exceptional staff, in a great, secure location.
We stayed in unit H7 and it was amazing, lacking nothing! We loved that it is steps from the beach and the pool. This unit was super clean and we had everything we needed. The beds were very comfortable and we appreciated having a washer and dryer. We enjoyed using the kayaks and paddle boards that are available for guests. The beach was pristine. We enjoyed eating at many local restaurants, but cooked at the rental many times, too, and had everything we needed. We had a teriffic snorkeling trip with a local company and enjoyed an amazing day trip to ATM cave with a local tour company. We had an amazing time and wished we could have stayed longer.
Large functional unit 10 feet from the ocean. However the water was filled with seagrass and garbage--plastic, styrofoam,old bottles etc. The water was mud colored and very unappealing. The pool was lovely though.
We expected a luxury condo and were very disappointed that the dishes were a motley, mismatched collection of Melmac. Many of the pots were dangerous to use.
They bounced on the stovetop!
There was only one set of linens and they were polyester.
However everything worked. Plenty of hot water, excellent wi-fi and TV reception and great a/c.
We just returned from three weeks at Seiri del Mar. What a beautiful location! The condo was a two bedroom ground floor unit. Two couples were very comfortable in this space. We loved the huge veranda overlooking the grounds and the ocean. Being just steps from the beach was wonderful as we took many walk along the beach. The village of Hopkins had everything we could want. Lots of tours are available right from there. The Bioluminescent tour was a highlight. We also went snorkelling, that too was amazing. It was nice to have access to bikes and kayaks and paddle boards. It was a little too rough for us to try paddle boarding but many others did. We can't say enough about the staff here. Sergio was always available to answer all of our questions. They were all so very friendly. We loved the quiet relaxation that this resort provided us. All in all a truly memorable vacation.
We enjoyed Sieri Del Mar as our home base for many adventures during our July visit to Belize. The property and accommodations exceeded our already high expectations.
Each building contains three units - a two 2-bedroom on lower level and a 3-bedroom on the upper level. We stayed in a 2-bedroom unit that was about 20 yards from the Caribbean Coast. The unit, bedroom, kitchen and other living areas are well decorated, spacious, high-end and in new condition. Our favorite spot in the unit was probably the front porch area outside our bedroom. Coffee there in the morning, reading or simply just listening to the sounds of the waves rolling into the beach. Doors facing the sea all have sliding fan out screens that were great in the evenings for letting the breeze in. All main living areas and bedrooms have separate thermostats. Very nice!
The property is meticulously maintained and thoughtfully designed - staff grooming the beach each morning, crystal clear pool, landscaping, etc. Bikes, kayak’s and Stand Up Paddle boards were always available. There was always someone on staff outside watching over things. During our visit, we felt like we were the only ones staying at this property.
Hopkins offers other “upscale” places to stay. We visited them all during our trip. There is nothing comparable to Seiri Del Mar. It is the north most vacation rental property in Hopkins - secluded, but minutes by bike, car or even walking to restaurants, grocery and the town in general. We'll return on our next trip to Belize.