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Clarissa Falls Resort

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Clarissa Falls on our day trip with the rented motorbike from sidewalk sage. We did not stay overnight but had an early diner. The lady who owns the place was very nice and prepared some superb sandwiches. Lovely place to relax!

Thank bianca9574
Darlington, Maryland
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Chena is not only an amazing cook (really I have to call her a chef), but a very kind and entertaining lady! Everything is made to order and is absolutely delicious - not to mention extremely inexpensive. We had chips and her to die for salsa (fought each other for the last dip), 60 cents tacos (yes, really 60 cents),...

Thank frstgump
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what makes this place more special the owner (Chena) or the beautiful, quaint location? But Clarissa Falls is absolutely wonderful. The beautiful grounds, the delicious food, and the family feeling from Chena make this place a must! We couldn't recommend it more. Definitely a highlight of our trip.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This place was amazing from the food to the dogs to the scenery. Chen and her family welcomed us with open arms explained everything to us. I felt like I was part of their family. They just were so helpful. I will definitely return !

Thank Katie B
Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a nice find and most certainly off the beaten path. The food was great----- located on a small river -----the service very friendly-----a true "local vibe". We had several recommendations from locals and expats to visit here. Nice short drive from St. Ignacio/ St. Elena!

Thank fpcrow
Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 18 August 2016

though we haven't stayed in the huts, and they are huts with thatched roofs. simple furnishings. dont expect the high end resorts geared toward tourists. these are for those who love the ourtdoors, peace and quiet, and great food. we make it a point to stop by here after visiting the mayan ruins (just down the road) for milkshakes and...

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at Clarissa Falls twice now for a month each time. It quickly became one of my favorite places on earth. The people there became family quickly. If you like waking up at dawn to the sound of migrating parrots, floating down a river with toucans overhead, and learning about traditional medicine on long walks through the woods, this...

1Thank Darby M
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This was my 3rd trip to Belize and I've stayed in several places. This is by far my favorite. You shouldn't expect anything fancy- no plush bedding, no AC, no fine dining. This place is CLEAN, simple, and comfortable. The rooms are bare and outfitted with clean sheets with a thin blanket and several fans (which is common for Belize...

1Thank JuliainTally
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We never stayed at the resort, but visited the restaurant several times. The food was always of a high quality and the black fruit cake, made from local fruit, was excellent. The resort is right on the Mopan River and there is a raft that is used to transport cattle across the river. This is a great base for swimming...

Thank petewood81
Washington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 May 2016

“It felt like I was staying at grandma’s, only it wasn’t grandma!” That’s what I heard myself say to my mom when asked about my stay at Clarissa Falls. It was the closest analogy I could find. In fact, our stay so exceeded expectations and so thoroughly renewed our bodies and hearts, both my husband and I wished we had...

Thank Johanna419

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clarissa Falls is to the West of Belize. It is 4.5 Miles past San Ignacio town, and 2 miles from San Jose Succotz village, we are on the heart of a Private working cattle ranch with beautiful lush green pastures and rolling hills. This is a Nature Lovers Paradise. Our Thatched roof huts are hugged by the Mopan river with the natural beauty of Flora and Fauna. The laid back setting combined with the existing peace creates a feeling of your heart meeting your soul to the sound of the cascading Clarissa Falls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarissa Falls Resort

Address: George Price Highway | Mile 70, San Jose Succotz, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Jose Succotz
Price Range: $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Clarissa Falls Hotel San Ignacio
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“Even though the huts are listed to sleep four (1 queen and 2 twins) we decided to put one couple in each hut and it worked out very well.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnet174, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you like to sleep in, pick a room towards the back away from where the turkeys and roosters are.”
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 of 5 bubbles mothdust, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the huts/cabins looked appealing. The setting all around is beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles S8193KIlaurag, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in #2. They are simple and clean, but not luxurious - exactly what you should expect from an authentic Mayan hut (with concrete floors, running water, and electricity - but no AC). :)”
 of 5 bubbles amyr61, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“There are two rows of cabanas that parallel the river. The river's gurgle can be heard from all. The cabanas closer to the restaurant will have stronger WI-FI.”
 of 5 bubbles NativeAngelena, 19 May 2014 | Read review
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