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Crystal Paradise Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Powell Butte, Oregon
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I spent almost a week at Crystal Paradise. This was truly one of the most wonderful experiences of my life. While birding was my main objective, relaxing was high on the list. Crystal Paradise (CP) did not disappoint on either count. Belize is experiencing higher than average rainfall so I was anxious about not seeing as many birds as I...

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Reviewed 17 December 2013 via mobile

Came here with my wife, my uncle and his wife, stayed in the thatch roof cabanas, had one each, though the rooms could have fit at least 12 people, with a gorgeous balcony, protected from bugs!! Showers were not hot as advertised, so don't expect it, although on the last day they were warm. Breakfast and dinner also are not...

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Thank RamiGee
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We were five adults and two children aged 1 and 3, and the Tut family instantly made us feel like we were family. Our children played with their children, Victor was like a stand-in grandfather with the kids, and Eric was awesome and took us everywhere we wanted to go. They made it very easy to tote our children on...

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1Thank Bmbeyer
Burlington
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We spent three nights here, mostly for the birding. We had a bird guide for a half-day and we saw many lifers, even just on the grounds of the resort. Our room was very nice - #2 - overlooking the slope down to the river (although you can't see the river). It was very peaceful as there was only one...

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Thank Jilla01
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We were 4 adults and the location, round trip airport ride, tours, lodging, food, etc. were all top notch. Eric was an excellent guide. We will return.Everyone in the Tut family showed us Belize hospitality. Although my wife & I had been to Belize on multiple trips , our traveling companions were having the experience for the first time and...

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Thank Paul L
Colorado, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Just a note to say thanks to Paradise Expeditions and Eric the Bird Guide for a great seven days of birding. Finding 205 species during the rainy season was a wonderful way for me to relax and enjoy my week off. Special well done to Eric for superb guiding. He was tireless at finding the tough-to-find species—including the Lovely Cotinga,...

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2Thank ScottMorton
Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 16 September 2013

My wife and I stayed here in May (2013) and were happy with our choice. This was the most affordable lodge we found in the Cayo District. The staff/ owners were the best part - very easy going and easy to organize trips. We were surprised to see that the current version of the Moon Guidebook to Belize says this...

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2Thank k c
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Crystal Paradise was our first introduction to Belize and the entire Tut family made it so special! Eric picked us up at the airport and drove us to the Cayo District supplying us with interesting facts on Belize and stopping at a local restaurant for lunch. Arriving at Crystal Paradise we were charmed by the thatched cabanas, beautifully landscaped walkways,...

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3Thank Elizabeth P
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2013

They have a very nice premises with good cabanas and facilities. Apparently the trail and river were rained out a bit because it was rainy season, but we didn't have much time to check it out anyway. We did get a cockroach in our room which was unfortunate. Bigger issue would be the distance to town; it's not walkable, but...

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Thank Nick C
NC
Reviewed 3 July 2013

First of all I a REALLY late with doing this I stayed here March of 2011.The grounds are spectacular! Saw awesome birds. I am not a bird watcher. Everything was clean. Meals were served family style and all were homemade. Jeromi and Eric are super nice. all of their family are super sweet!!! Went canoeing in a cave I can...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautiful Belize jungle lodge is located in the lush jungles and along side the beautiful Macal River. Owned and operated by the Tut family, using the ancient art of palm-thatched roofs that blend with the natural beauty of Belize. Combine this exotic atmosphere with genuine Belizean family hospitality and the result is a rare encounter between culture and adventure. . We provide our guests with the opportunity to explore the country's many wonders while staying in comfort that reflects Belizean culture. Your base for all your adventures in Belize whether it be caving, birding, visits to archeological sites such as Caracol, Tikal Xunanunich and many other Belize Maya ruins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Paradise Resort

Address: Cristo Rey, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio > Cristo Rey
Price Range: $134 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crystal Paradise Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Crystal Paradise Hotel San Ignacio
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“some rooms just have a terrace, others have one with a bugs nest around it and hammocks. Some rooms just have a fan, other have AC.”
941liesd, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in a riverfront cabana and had my own porch complete with hammock and chairs.”
jocelain, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Really enjoyed the thatched cabana's. The thatched roof make it feel like your actually in the jungle and not in a hotel room.”
100jeremyu, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are a variety of choices of views. All are in a tropical setting.”
michaelrE7699PL, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabanas do not have air conditioning and it is very hot. Be prepared for what you book.”
jmhslick, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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