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St Louis, Mo and San Pedro, Belize
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Off the beaten track, between San Ignacio and Benque. A beautiful place overlooking the Mopan River Ms Chena is an amazing person...so knowledgeable about local flora, fauna, and the Mayan Culture. She operates a nice li'l restaurant with a great variety of local foods. My favorite is Spagetti Clarissa Falls prepared with a good olive oil, garlic and parma cheese....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a magical ranch with so many beautiful birds, playful dogs, and unique vegetation. The rooms have handcrafted thatched roofs and behind them is the flowing Mopan River. Even though it was raining through most of our stay, Chena drove us to the ruins and to the local market to pick out exotic fruits. Chena knows a lot about...

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Thank Nicole S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at Clarissa Falls. Chena is a fabulous host who was the extremely helpful from the moment we made enquiries for a booking to the dropping us at the Belize border at the end of our stay. We were sad to say goodbye to Chena and Clarissa Falls. The cabins are very comfortable with great hot...

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Thank Jayde A
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a "hotel," and not really a "resort" either, but what a fabulous experience. I feel genuinely sorry for people who visit Cayo District (or Belize, for that matter) and fail to stay at this magical place. We so nearly booked some routine little hostel in San Ignacio! (Nothing wrong with San Ignacio - and be sure to catch the...

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Thank Richard F
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chena is a wonderful host and cook! She offers fine hospitality to all of her guests. Clarissa Falls is a beautiful location in the Cayo District, and Chena's resort is a comfortable and cozy place to stay. I have been coming here for several years and just made a recent return back this month. Everything was just as I remembered....

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Thank Elizabeth R
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!

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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),...

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Thank frstgump
Florida
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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Thank kristieerickson1
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 !

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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!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $155 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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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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