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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This review is embarrassingly late... but we came to visit in May (my 2nd time to Belize, his 1st, but 1st for both of us to Hatchet Caye) and I promised him this would be the best trip ever. Boy did I underestimate this place. They went ABOVE AND BEYOND. The staff here was wonderful. The scenery alone, the views,...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review Kristi! All of us on the island so love seeing our guests enjoy the views and the underwater world and the people on our little piece of paradise. I will pass along your warm comments to the staff. We hope to see you again soon!

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a place to truly rest and rejuvenate, this Island is the place for you! My husband and I spent four amazing days on Hatchet Island. The staff are absolutely the best I have ever seen. They become family after days of interaction looking out for your every need. The rooms were spacious, clean, and each...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

We are so very thankful when we hear that guests feel like family when visiting Hatchet Caye! We appreciate the positive feedback and will continue to strive to be one of the better getaways on Earth!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shane at the dive shop was awesome along with the general manager. We cane 2 days in a row and the food was good (small portions) but the service was absolutely horrible. Not friendly and super slow...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ryan, It was a pleasure meeting you and your guest the other day when you visited the island for breakfast. I remember chatting with you about the protocol of the park regarding diving without a guide. I know that we assisted you in lending you an anchor and helping you find a safe dive site outside the park as...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently returned from this island paradise and can't say enough good things about this resort and the staff. My wife and I vacationed for 5 night, the first week in November, to celebrate our 20th anniversary and we absolutely loved it. The food was delicious and plenty of it. Their cooks are well trained and professional with great variety...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After scouring many websites for the anniversary trip of a lifetime, my mouse kept coming back to Hatchet Caye. Ok, this is it! After reading all the other reviews on this place, seeing the pictures, we just have to celebrate our 10 year anniversary here. I booked an oceanfront cabana, made the flight arrangements, we're going for nine nights! Heaven,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A truly great place with wonderful people. If you want to get away, this is the place. There is great snorkeling, outings to see the rays/sharks/turtles (a MUST do), and great food and drink. We would go back for sure

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Rocheport, Missouri
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great experience from the time we arrived until we left was nothing short of GREAT!! The staff are all very friendly and helpful! They all seemed to want to be sure we had a great time! The food was always first class! Beds are great, rooms very clean and and comfortable! The dives were great (I've done a lot of...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your review Ron! Our Dive Team takes great pride in making our divers feel safe and relaxed. Your kind words will be passed on to our entire team. We thank you and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Where shall I start? The watermelon cocktail we were offered when arriving at the island? The beautiful spacious rooms and wonderful sight from the terrace? The wonderful lunches and dinners in that cozy restaurant with the lovly service who immediatly approached you with your names? Yes - the island is that small! But every single corner is just beautiful. Every...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

We can not thank you enough for your review! So many of the things you mention are the things we take great pride in about our island! The accessibility to the Belize Reef is truly one of the greatest gifts our resort offers and we are pleased that you took advantage of it!

Reviewed 19 September 2016

The people who work at Hatchet Caye were not very friendly or helpful. It was like pulling teeth to get any kind of answer out of them. Usually the response to any question was ya and they would keep on walking. I would just stand there wondering what ya means. For example I would ask if I could get a...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Hello David, In researching your time with us on Hatchet Caye Resort, we find your visit logged under 'no sale'. This means that your vessel stopped in and probably used the internet but there was no exchange of currency. Our staff have wonderful relations with visiting mariners to our island and we have never had complaints from resident guests or...

Belize City, Belize
Reviewed 13 September 2016

From the minute you arrive at Hatchet Caye to when you leave , you are treated to a warm welcome and made to feel at home . The caye itself is a natural wonder surronded by world class snorkelling . It is strategically placed close to the beautiful silk cayes only 10 minutes away .Excellent diving is about a 10...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so very much Mrs. Roe! We try hard to create a vibe of warmth on the island for all visitors! It makes us very happy to know that you felt at home. We hope to see you again soon!

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A private island on the edge of the Silk Marine Reserve, seventeen miles east of Placencia, Hatchet is on the longest reef in North America. Laugh, love, play, explore, relax, rejuvenate, and dine in the island lifestyle you want. with a mile of private shoreline and word class diving and fishing only minutes away. With a pirates past, a hideaway present, and an environmental future, Hatchet offers unspoiled environment for your unforgettable tropical island experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hatchet Caye Resort

Address: 17 Miles Offshore, Placencia, Belize
Region: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range: $482 - $1,241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hatchet Caye Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Hatchet Caye Hotel Placencia
Hatchet Caye Resort Belize/Placencia
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Placencia
#5 Family Hotel in Placencia
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
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“I cannot rate the hotel as we were sailing and stayed onboard, but we loved the island, the restaurant and bar and the snorkeling.”
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