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Captain Jak's Cabanas

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Stayed for 9 days in late May. Our hosts Erin & Lucky were very friendly and made us feel welcom and relaxed. Our cabana was equipped with everything we needed and was just a few steps from the lagoon jetty. The tropical garden was a lovely setting and busy with humming birds, squirrels and iguana to mention a few. Ceiling...

Thank Si E
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 10 May 2016

My husband and I spent two weeks there in Feb. and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It had the right "easy going" vibe for us and was so central to everything - bars, cafes, groceries etc. The staff was friendly and helpful, as others have mentioned the gardens are nice and of course there is the resident parrot to talk to each...

2Thank Fishingforinfo
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We've been gone a little more than a week but our hearts are still in Placencia. We've been telling everyone at home what a wonderful time we had, but it's really you and your team we should be telling. Captain Jak's really was a perfect spot for us. We loved the cabanas and the cottage - well-equipped, comfortable and not...

1Thank jayrancourt
Carrollton, Virginia
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here our first two nights in Belize, and Lucky and Ivy made sure we made the most of it. They arranged our unforgettable Monkey River tour with Percy, King of the Howler Monkeys; recommended Di Thatch and Barefoot Bar for good eats; had an immaculate well-appointed kitchen for the night we decided to cook; we really need to thank...

Thank Mazen R
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

You never know what to expect when blindly booking on the internet (no offence trip advisor) but we are delighted. The cabins are all teak wood right on the lagoon. So nice to have a complete kitchen. The tropical garden grounds are meticulously maintained by the charming Louis. Quiet and clean . Glorious!

1Thank 926jim
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Captain Jacks was a great place for a quiet, beautiful weeks vacation in Placencia. Our cabana for 2 was one room. full kitchen for eating in with a great front porch. We had a waterfront cabana next to the channel so the deck chairs, hammock and deck was 15 feet away at most. We experienced all the waterway traffic and...

Thank JoanneinPA
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Captain Jak's hands down has the best bicycle beach cruisers for rent. The bikes are new, all have baskets, comfortable seat, locks and we also got lights to attach to the bikes for riding at night. Captain Jak is super friendly and will work with you as far as a 'deal". In his own words, "I'm not going to nickle...

2Thank forevergypsy60
Lincoln Park, New Jersey
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We rented two cruiser bikes while in Placencia. The bikes were simple and in decent shape, though mine had a low front tire which made it a little difficult to pedal. We got a lock as well in case we stopped somewhere. They have golf carts as well, but we chose to get some exercise while exploring. Keep this place...

1Thank Joshua K
Punta Negra
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We get to Placencia fairly regularly and typically stay close to the beach but decided to mix it up this last trip and booked a cabana at Capt. Jacks. Short story - the cabanas are super cute, comfy, clean, have everything you would want and are in a very pretty manicured garden. This is a hidden gem right in the...

1Thank SabalBeach
Campbell, California
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Stayed in one of the cabanas at Captain Jak's for two weeks over Christmas/New Year's. Cabana was well kitted out - bed was comfy, kitchen had all the utensils you need for eating in, decent fans for cooling the cabana, decent water pressure in the shower, okay wifi ( though varied over the course of the day). No TV, but...

1Thank Fionalodge70

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Choose from one of the tropical garden private cabanas, two-story cottages, and/or private villa. Captain Jak’s offers accommodations for the back packing adventurer, couples, families, and/or small and large groups. Captain Jak’s is a hidden oasis, while still being located only steps away from the village and the Caribbean sea. Captain Jak's has its own private marina which allows you to leave from your door step for diving, sailing, fishing, Caye hopping, kayaking, or snorkeling. Zip lining, Mayan Ruins and cave tubing aren’t far away either. The owners of villa resort live on the property and they are some of the best hosts you will find in Belize. Make sure to ask them about their sailing trips. There is nothing like sailing with Lucky and Erin on the warm Caribbean Sea, anchoring at sunset and BBQing the fresh catch of the day while drinking their famous rum punch.You must experience Captain Jak’s. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Captain Jak's Cabanas

Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
Region: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range: $80 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Also Known As:
Captain Jak`s Cabanas Hotel Placencia
Captain Jaks Cabanas Placencia
Captain Jak's Cabanas Belize/Placencia
Hotel Style:
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Placencia
#9 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
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“Jason Alexander as a tour guide!”
shauns798, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They are all nice and clean rooms.”
Marilyn-Marty, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Get a cottage by the water, amazing sunset views!”
ChrisG966, 22 May 2014 | Read review
“We loved the front 2 story cabin right on the water.”
  • The Sunset at Captain Jak's
DivineYogi, 13 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The cabana closest to the boat deck was too hot on the front porch to sit out on in the afternoon. A more shady location would be more comfortable.”
travelwise7, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
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