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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I visited Maruba as one of ten people on the second half of an "adventure" package. The grounds are lovely but it's rather far from anything else so once you're there you're there to stay. Lunch was expensive for mediocre food. All four people at my table received cold food almost an hour after we ordered and we would have...

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Merickston, Owner at Maruba Resort Jungle Spa, responded to this review

This review addresses several other experiences from Lunch visitors to Maruba and unfortunately did not meet expectations. Maruba is a resort and many activities at the resort listed on the website are for hotel guest only like the pools, mineral baths, and other activities. The waitress enforced the pool use which caused issue and that was the problem as it...

Placencia
Reviewed 24 January 2013

My daughter and I went for my 60th birthday, we live in Placencia and I own Millers Landing Resort. I have to say this was so worth it, rooms clean comfortable and filled with flowers. We were kind of talked into the mud massage, I told my daughter that we should listen to the owner and it was incredible, the...

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Lake Ridge, Virginia
Reviewed 23 January 2013

My wife and I went to Maruba for our anniversary and had an excellent time there! This is a creative, one-off, unique place that lends itself to a really special experience. The hotel is built in the jungle, down a bumpy road, and fairly secluded from all the tourist traffic (although there are plenty of day trips offered that will...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We spent New Year’s & consequently, also our honeymoon at Maruba Resort & it was a nice relaxing way to celebrate lots of new beginnings. Unlike the other reviewer who also enjoyed their honeymoon at this resort, we had no celebratory champagne waiting in our room but we had brought our own wine so it was no big deal. Tons...

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3Thank wanderlust s
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We had visited this isolated jungle hotel/spa on a day trip from San Pedro 10 years ago and swore we would return. An on-line special just made this possible for my wife and I, and our daughter and grandaughter. I must admit that we probably wouldn't have booked a three-night stay for four at the regular price. Many of the...

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3Thank Gary K
Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

We had punched 'included' in our trip to the Mayan Ruins and maruba resort was where it was scheduled. The grounds we beautiful and the pools looked great, but we only had lunch. It was more than awful. We waited half an hour to get drinks and then another hour to get our food. The waitress was clueless and she...

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5Thank activecanadian
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 30 December 2012

This is probably the worst experience we have EVER had when traveling – and trust me – we have travelled a lot. Today we drove all the way from Palenque in Mexico to Belize (8 hours inc border). A wonderful drive normally – but we rushed to get in time for the supposedly fantastic hotel – Maruba – where we...

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6Thank NSS2012
Merickston, Owner at Maruba Resort Jungle Spa, responded to this review

It was unfortunate they could not get into Maruba after dark. The Resort locks the gate but a simple honk of the horn and a couple of minutes will get you in. We agree you should contact the resort prior to arrival to comfirm your reservation especially when using expedia, hotels.com or some other internet booking engine. We'd confirm you...

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 22 December 2012

When we walked out of the airport there was a gentleman with a sign saying "Maurba" so we hopped in and we were on our way. On the hour and a half ride to the hotel the gentleman answered all our questions about the country. It was dark when we arrived so we wouldnt get the full experience until morn....

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D.C.
Reviewed 12 December 2012

My boyfriend and I bought a Groupon deal with airport transfer, massages and breakfast included with a four night stay. I've been to twelve countries, seven of them tropical, and this might just be my favorite vacation abroad. You have to keep in mind that this is NOT America and things are done a little differently sometimes, but all in...

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7Thank Nikkee120
Atlanta
Reviewed 6 December 2012

It's a nice resort. For a non-first world country Belize I would rate it a 9 out of 10. Compared to what is a "top resort" in the United States, it would only rank a 7. Their tours are a mixed bag. On the one hand, they've done an excellent job vetting their tour operators which enables you to do...

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Prepare yourself for the ultimate experience in adventure & relaxation at Maruba Resort Jungle Spa, Belize. A short two-hour flight from Houston or Miami transports you to a place where you can fully immerse yourself in nature and truly relax. Maruba offers a great vacation escape in casual elegance.Voted the Best Boutique Spa by Spa Finder Readers’ Choice Award, and One of the Top 10 Spas in the Caribbean & Central Americas by Maco Destination Caribbean & Central America Magazine, the resort’s neo-primitive style with a touch of jungle urban flair makes it an eclectic and hip place to stay while indulging in everything a modern spa has to offer. Its restaurant boasts a nouveau jungle cuisine, best described as a fusion of “east of Paris meets the Caribbean”. Your room will be one-of-a-kind and features rich hues and textures, vaulted hardwood ceilings, mosaic tile floors, exotic fabric and beautiful carving made by local artisians. Signature bungalows offer 900 square feet of private space with an indoor lounge room, indulgent hot tubs, and incredible jungle views.Maruba is one of the first spas in Central America and offers a variety of exotic treatments which revitalize, detoxify, and reestablish the skin’s natural pH balance while leaving your skin feeling silky smooth. A must-try treatment is Maruba’s Mood Mud Massage – take your camera along for pictures! For those seeking adventure, several day tours available, such as exploring Maya Ruins, the rainforest and caves ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maruba Resort Jungle Spa

Address: 40 1/2 Mile Old Northern Highway | 30 Miles North of Belize International Airport (BZE), Maskall, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize District > Maskall
Price Range: $272 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Maruba Resort Jungle Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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