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Beverly Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fishing, diving, visiting ruins, the staff at El Pescador made it all happen. So kind and nice, great food, great service, we will return again and again, they made everything easy and pleasant. The rooms were lovely, beds were amazing, we had an amazing vacation and met many new friends.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I took my son here. We had great fishing. The staff was great. The food was also very good. I am planning on going back soon. I will most likely take my wife on my next trip to El Pescador. The pools and beach are very nice.

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1Thank roark_adam
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We just returned from a fabulous week at El Pescador. The trip was to celebrate my sons college graduation. I, his mother, don't fish, but was excited to go along with him and watch him do his thing. He is an avid stream fly fisher, but this was his first time ocean fly fishing. All of the fishing guides he...

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Big Sky, Montana
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our first visit to Belize. Fished for a week with El Pescador in late October. We had a great time from the moment we arrived. The staff was amazing. Food and drink was exceptional. Rooms were perfect. The guides were knowledgeable, patient, fun, and put us on fish. We will be back someday.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Our family of six spent four days at El Pescador lodge. Fantastic trip from start to finish. Made two trips on the flats and one family reef fishing and snorkeling trip. I can't say enough about the staff and guides. We will definitely be back.

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georgia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is the people here that make this place wonderful. We really enjoyed spending Christmas at El Pescador. We were greeted by wonderful staff and taken care of each day. The staff are helpful and make your vacation easy. It was a lot of fun to catch fish, snorkel and relax in a hammock. The food is well prepared and...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 January 2017

First Christmas spent away from home and it was wonderful! Previous reviews about the staff knowing you by name are dead-on. It was a very nice touch, which other guest commented on and we all appreciated. We stayed in a villa - super clean, bright, airy, good A/C. You cannot drink the water in Ambergris Caye, so el Pescador provided...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing vacation. This was our first major fishing vacation and it surpassed our expectations. The staff is friendly and warm. They are committed to making your stay enjoyable. Everyone greated us by our first names. Byron at the bar can make a fabulous drink! Our fishing guide was perfect for us. He took us to a variety of places and...

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1Thank Jennifer Q
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My wife and I stayed at El Pescador Lodge in December 2016 for a week. Great lodge, staff (especially Judy, Marlin, Byron and Mariano) and service was excellent. Great food and accommodations were very good. Lodge is right on a wonderful, clean and white sandy beach with incredible views from every room and any of the 3 pools. Fly fishing...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wonderful lodge/resort with exceptional service and great amenities. The fishery is amazing for any type of angling and a wealth of different species. Whether you are an angler, snorkeler/diver or simply a flora and fauna enthusiast, this is the place to be!! The entire staff makes you feel welcome and like a member of the family from beginning to end....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Pescador’s beachfront lodge and villas are situated on over 45 private acres with ambiance, specializing in fishing, diving and eco-adventures. We are family-owned and operated with emphasis on creating camaraderie and an authentic Belizean experience. El Pescador is proud of our philosophy to protect and nurture friendship, adventure and the environment. El Pescador has long been known as a world-class fishing destination offering outstanding flats fishing for bonefish, tarpon and permit. El Pescador has been the only resort on Ambergris Caye specializing in saltwater flats fishing since 1974. Since coming under new ownership in 1997, the resort has established itself as an eco-friendly tropical getaway, including a commitment to offset all carbon emissions generated by its guests flying to Belize. Donations are made on behalf of guests to a local Belizean non-profit organization, Green Reef Environmental Educational and Coastal Research Institute, to offset the carbon emissions used to travel to Belize. El Pescador was also among the key organizations to implement the new Law protecting bonefish, tarpon and permit as catch and release species. This is the most all encompassing legislation of its kind worldwide. It is great news for Belizeans, anglers, tourists and conservationists alike. El Pescador is a serene and gracious establishment on the doorstep of the world’s largest living Barrier Reef. El Pescador offers accommodations in guest rooms within its colonial style, mahogany main lodge, as well as in 1, 2, and 3 bedroom luxury beachfront villas. The villas are perfect accommodations for couples seeking romance and privacy, and for families and small groups traveling together. All rooms and villas are beachfront and have unobstructed views of the Caribbean blue waters. In addition to unequaled fishing, this first-rate resort offers all the eco-adventures which take full advantage of Belize’s exotic flora and fauna. Scuba diving, snorkeling, manatee watching, cave-tubing and zip-lining, and Maya archaeological explorations are just a small assortment of the activities available while staying at El Pescador. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Pescador Resort

Address: PO Box 17 | 2.6 miles north, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range: $262 - $1,206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Pescador Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
El Pescador Hotel San Pedro
El Pescador San Pedro
El Pescador Resort Belize/San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro
#2 Business Hotel in San Pedro
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
#4 Family Hotel in San Pedro
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
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“We were in a regular room and it was great. I am certain the villas are amazing as well.”
 of 5 bubbles jensenclj, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are good.”
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“The villas are great!”
 of 5 bubbles jbcmc, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try a villa or upper level guest room....the views are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles T2435DFannep, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our family stayed in Villa 4 -- a great location.”
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