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Blue Marlin Beach Resort

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Blue Marlin Beach Resort is a 100% Belizean-owned island resort uniquely situated directly atop the Barrier Reef within Belize’s second largest marine reserve. Specializing in reef and sea adventures, this charming paradise location offers guests easy access to pristine snorkel and dive sites just two to ten minutes from their room, and fly fishers will enjoy the rare treat to be able to wade in shallow flats directly off the island. World-class adventures, combined with personalized guest services, home-style cooking, and barefoot island living makes this relaxing tropical getaway an extraordinary home-away-from-home vacation experience.
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Free Internet
Room service
Free parking
Airport transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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14 Miles Offshore Dangriga, On Top the Barrier Reef Mainland base: 15 Mahogany Street, Dangriga, Stann Creek, South Water Caye Belize
Getting there
Placencia Airport43 km
Dangriga Airport66 km
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The Blue Marlin is a tranquil resort on an island 14 miles off shore in Belize. In fact, it sits on top of the reef so scuba and snorkelling trips do not require a long boat-ride from the mainland. We went primarily for the snorkeling and were delighted with our
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Private island, small family owned resort. Breathtaking setting. Excellent snorkel/scuba guide. Totally personalized service, gracious staff, good food. Highly recommend the private beachfront cabana.
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Restore your soul, soothe your winter-dry skin, rest your over-busy bones, swim with the fishes (in a good way!) and the rays and the squids--and be pampered! I think it’s been about 20 years that we’ve been coming to the Blue Marlin, although we’ve missed a few for different
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We spent an amazing 4+ days at Blue Marlin. It couldn't have been better! The staff was so friendly and helpful. The food, accommodations, and service were excellent. The snorkel and SCUBA guides we're very knowledgeable and fun to spend time with. We'll be back.
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We spent a couple of days in Blue Marlin, in a nice little cabana with the view to the east. We were impressed by the breathtaking view, by the privacy and silence (there were only 9 guest in Blue Marlin that time) and by wonderful service. We were personally welcomed with wet
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Sunset at Blue Marlin
Sunrise from my beach cabin porch!
Beach cabins were very quiet and cool (ocean breeze)
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do have availability for April 28th and 29th. We can accommodate in two adjoining Standard Rooms. Please provide your e-mail address where I can send you the complete quotation. We hope to host you soon.
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Greetings from Belize, and thanks for your inquiry. Our resort boat departs once daily from Dangriga at 3:00 PM. The easiest way to get to Dangriga from Belize City is by a local flight which is just 20 minutes travel time. The flight cost is US$91.50 per person each way. We will meet you at the Dangriga Airport and provide onward transfer to either our mainland base or directly to the boat depending on your arrival time. Our basic all inclusive package is our Relaxation Package which includes round-trip boat transfers between Dangriga and the island, accommodations, all meals, all local taxes PLUS Free WIFI and unlimited use of kayays (no alcoholic included). A 3 night stay starts at US$950 per person based on a Standard Double Occupancy room and you can upgrade to a Private Cabana directly facing the water for an additional US$37 per person per night. We do have availability for January 18 - 21, 2017. We look forward to welcoming you to your very own coral island paradise very soon! Carlene Sanchez Reservations Department
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Has anyone been to the island since Hurricane Earl hit? How much damage did they sustain?
Thanks for your inquiry. Fortunately we did not sustain damage to the property. We have cleaned up debris that washed ashore and back in full operation since Sunday, August 7th. Please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-798-1558 if you have further questions.
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Are meals included?
Greetings from Belize! Thanks for your inquiry. Yes, all our Vacation Packages includes all meals in addition to your accommodations, round-trip boat transfers between Dangriga and Blue Marlin Resort, plus local taxes. Meals are full breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner. Menu features a variety of seafood (fish, shrimp, conch, lobster), as well as poultry, beef and pork. We also accommodate special dietary needs for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.
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"Beachfront cabana for wonderful views of sea and stars."
"You can choose what you prefer--sea view with hammock, no stairs, nearest to lodge . . ."
"The family cabana we stayed in was great! Lots of room for 2 adults and 2 kids."
"We loved the east side of the island, so we could observe the sunrise every morning."
"Cabanas on the east facing side have a fabulous sunrise view"
US$379 - US$577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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