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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were comfortable, staff very professional, exceptional diving, dive operation was top notch, Bring plenty of Deets spray, the sand flies live in droves on the island. Home cooked food was delicious. Great snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, trampolines in the water, great fishing, nice bar in a covered gazebo at the end of the pier. Relaxing, Bring plenty of books

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Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget any other reviews on any other spot. Actually you might want to stop reading right now and just book this place. Book it, and then come back here and read about a paradise unlike any other place you have experienced. The perfect island, with the perfect sunsets, and most pristine coral and marine life, and to top it off...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fIRST OFF - We are not related to, compensated from, or in any way affiliated with the folks from Isla Resort. Traveling to a new location can be unsettling for some but my wife and I always look forward to the challenge of getting to a new place. We found Isla through some searches on Trip Advisor and after reading...

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shawn, We are delighted you chose Isla Marisol as your "#1 vacation destination to date" and we were sad to see you leave! You mentioned the great diving, ever smiling staff, and fantastic food...right on! We do hope you return soon, you're part of the Isla Marisol family now. Kindly, Staff and Management at Isla Marisol

Reviewed 20 January 2017

We took the beachcombers package and stayed 3 nights. Everything was perfect. The bed was comfortable and the staff exceptionally attentive and thoughtful. The food was fresh and delicious. Ms. Jenny is the best! After lunch I slept in the hammock on the porch with the cool Caribbean breeze blowing. It was so relaxing to be away from the crowds....

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Hi Rose Marie, It sounds like you had an uncomplicated, uncrowded, and very comfortable experience! When we hear "it was perfect!" from the guests, it reaffirms our commitment to providing a relaxing, fun, and authentic private island experience. We do hope you come back soon. Cheers, Isla Marisol Resort Staff & Management

san francisco
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed at one of the Reef Houses which was very private with its our own view of the reef. It was a short walk to meals and the boats. We dove 3 times a day; the reefs are very healthy and teeming with sea life. We saw a peacock flounder, nurse sharks, rays, moray eels and sea turtles to...

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Amazing, beautiful, and friendly...with delicious food. WOW! What more could anyone ask for? It was our pleasure getting to know you and your family, and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in the reef house. Thanks for your review! Kindly, Staff and Management at Isla Marisol Resort

Forest Hills, New York
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Bodden family & staff are truly amazing people!!! Mrs. Judith, I miss you so much!!! Everyone went out of their way to make sure you felt safe and you were a part of their family. STAFF&SERVICE: Everyone was warm and friendly - a very family feel. FOOD/DRINKS: Thank you Miss Jen, Whitney & Martha! Food was deliciously fresh &...

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Emma and Stoney! We are so happy to hear from you, and it warms our hearts to know that your stay (and especially your birthays!) was made so special by our wonderful and caring staff. It was our sincere pleasure to host you at Isla Marisol, and we hope you visit us soon...you are part of the family now. Until...

texas
Reviewed 20 September 2016

If there were an option to give six stars, this place would deserve it. Our cabana was simple but comfortable -- bedroom, bath en suite, porch with a hammock, right on the water. Glover's is the healthiest reef I've seen in decades -- and in more than 200 dives. Marisol's dive operation was top-notch. Mora, the divemaster, took us to...

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Six stars...wow! We certainly appreciate your enthusiasm for Isla Marisol. Our staff work very hard to ensure a top-notch experience, and it feels great to be recognized for the hard work. Our staff and their dedication is certainly one of the things that sets us apart from the rest. Depending on the season, we do have sandflies (no-see-ums) but those...

Reviewed 31 August 2016

I can't say enough about the amazing time I had and how wonderful the staff was. I want to go back as often as possible. The staff was very friendly the meals were excellent, I couldn't ask for a better vacation! The snorkeling was amazing, I think next time I need to be certified so I can go diving!

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jason, We are extremely proud of our exceptional staff and recognize them as a key component to the Isla Marisol Resort experience. We will be sure to pass along the message that you also think they are friendly and wonderful! Looking forward to you coming back so we can get you certified to dive! We appreciate you taking the...

Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was my second time at Marisol. Not much has changed. Still the same staff and still the same dive guide and boat operators. Mr. Willis who is part owner in the resort leads by example. All employed are there to help its customers the best they can. The Dive Guide Mora, is both watchful and helpful. The food made...

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Hi Keith, It was our pleasure having you visit for a second time! Thanks for the kind words about the staff. It's great to feel appreciated. Kindly, The staff & management at Isla Marisol

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I got an amazing deal on Groupon and stayed here for a week in June. It was amazing! We got PADI dive certified while we were there and it was really high quality, personalized instruction. The dives were spectacular and diverse. We saw sharks (friendly nurse sharks), turtles, and more. The dive masters were attentive and the...

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Isla_Marisol_Resort, Manager at Isla Marisol Resort, responded to this review

Hello Joshua, Congratulations on your certification! Cheers to many more years of diving. Kindly, Staff & Management at Isla Marisol

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Isla Marisol Resort lies on a pristine, secluded palm-studded island on Glover's Reef Atoll (a UN World Heritage site) in Belize. Of the five inhabited island on Glover's Reef, Isla Marisol is the only one offering private en-suite bathrooms, fresh water showers, hot and cold water, air conditioning, and daily housekeeping service. Isla Marisol Resort also offers frosty cold libations at our infamous "over the water" bar and phenomenal Belizean style food in our dining room. Incredible watersports are just a stone's throw from the resort, with most diving and snorkeling sites just 5-15 minutes from the island. All ages and experience welcome! Anglers can hit the "grand-slam" from their front porch, with World class fly fishing for tarpon, permit, and bonefish, quite literally at our door step. Daily deep sea fishing trips for Wahoo, Kingfish, Marlin, and a host of other fun fish, depart from Isla Marisol daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Isla Marisol Resort

Address: Glovers Reef Atoll, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Glovers Reef Atoll
Price Range: $756 - $851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Isla Marisol Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Isla Marisol Hotel Glovers Reef Atoll
Isla Marisol Dangriga
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