Secret Beach
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  • Marisa C
    Santa Cruz, California429 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Watch out for Sea Lice!!!
    Beautiful beaches, amazing resort style clubs, and lovely clear blue water....but seasonally they have really bad Sea Lice or as locals call them, sea cockroaches!!! They are like little slimy snot maggots that attache to your skin when you walk in the water, especially when you stir up the sand. You have to pull them off your body and its terrifying and disgusting. We literally drove 40 minutes from town, slathered on sun screen, ordered a drink and went in the water....in 30 seconds we came running out and were mortified! We packed up and left the beach after finishing our drink. We were so disappointed. Im told they are bad June through August but I can only confirm June/July timeframe they are there!
    Visited July 2023
    Written 3 July 2023
  • Aldo
    Gulfport, Mississippi5 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Secret Beach
    I enjoyed the different opportunities like a massage and kids water obstacle course. I was disappointed with the wild side of young teenagers drinking and intruding on relaxation and safety. Poorly supervised. 45 minutes golf cart ride from where we stayed, The Palms Ocean Front Suites😅
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 3 July 2023
  • Vontoba T
    Frisco, Texas27 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Fun Time, Loved The Experience
    I had never seen anything like this, where you could eat on the after, the beach chairs and umbrellas were free and the water was so clear you could see fish swimming around you. Our children were able to find some sea creatures and learn more about them, including some hermit crabs and conch. We had a lot of fun. Other than kids trying to sell us stuff, we had an excellent time. We were nervous about taking a golf cart 50 minutes from the resort, but it ended up being safe and okay. I definitely recommend staying close to other carts going in and leaving when others start leaving so you can feel safe. We had fun!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 July 2023
  • ilovetag
    Los Angeles, California44 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Happy Island Beach Bar and Grill
    This is the best restaurant location on the beach. No rocks going into the water, lots of umbrellas and very comfortable lounge chairs. The staff is so thoughtful. It was my friend’s birthday and they decorated where we sat and gave her a birthday sash to wear. The burgers are amazing and made with a homemade thick beef patty, cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and pickles. Shout out to the friendly and helpful staff, Jerry, Rovin, Israel and the lovely owner Melissa. Added bonus that there are adorable puppies hanging out there.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 July 2023
  • Candice1975
    9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely day at Secret Beach
    The beach was really lovely. The water was very warm & clear. In the other reviews there was mention of sea lice. Between myself, my husband & my daughter we had a total of 4 sea lice between us. It wasn't nearly as bad as some people wrote. The food is definitely priced for tourists. My daughter had a cheese burger @ Pirate's & it was really good but expensive ($20 USD). We brought our own beer & water but you can also buy it there. You can rent ski-jets, paddle boards & floaties. There is also a water/bouncy play area on the water for kids. Would definitely recommend.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Big Red K9
    Boise, Idaho148 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth the long golf cart ride.
    Great place to sit and chill. Lots of options for food. Not good snorkeling. This is more of a sit in the water type of place. It is beautiful and the servers will bring food right into the water for you. Takes a bit to get there in a golf cart. It’s worth the trip.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 August 2023
  • Nimai Hari
    Chicago, Illinois397 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Drinking in the ocean - can't be beat!
    Quite a drive to get to Secrets Beach, but gave us an excuse to put some miles on the golf cart we rented - we were also able to see a lot of the island. the road starts off paved but the last stretch is unpaved and rocky. It was definitely worth the effort, but make sure you give yourself plenty of time. There are lots of different "venues" that are all kind of similar but have their own twist. They all seem to be a variation of a restaurant, lounge chairs, and tables in the middle of the water to enjoy your beverages. They offer tableside service to the tables and the lounge chairs. The water is about chest high almost 100-200 feet in. There are no waves to deal with. I've always thought the perfect experience would be a bar in the ocean - which has obvious difficulties, but they solved them.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 August 2023
  • Climber12585470089
    34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Comfiest Chairs.
    Jerome at Maruba was spectacular! So good we went back a second day to see him. Safe. Friendly. Fun. Fabulous!! Look for the big green M and the comfiest chairs on the beach!!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 October 2023
  • Bill and Dee
    Lumby, Canada35 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    The secret is out, the golf cart ride there was better!
    Honestly the golf cart ride to this area was more fun than the beach itself. The online pics don’t look like it in person. The prices are a bit higher of course, being in a tourist area which is remote. One detractor were the piles of garbage near the parking area, lots of garbage which is sad to see. We had lunch in the water, little fishes swimming around our feet was nice.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 December 2023
  • Jrtm2014
    Seattle, Washington387 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good for a few hours
    This is a great place to go if your resort does not have beach access or you just want to drink by the water. Lots of places to choose from so look them up in advance to see what is your vibe. You can rent jet skies, swim, jump off of floaties or lay under an umbrella. We chose a place with tables in the water. Takes a while to get there (45 minutes in a golf cart). Road is a dirt road and has its share of dips and holes, but not as bad as I was expecting. Worth a trip. Bring water for the drive if warm. You can buy food and drink they take credit cards.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 27 December 2023
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3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
The beach was extremely clean, great for snorkeling, the bar has great fresh food and beautifully crafted drinks. Our server was very helpful, friendly and attentive - the kids got a bonus free hour at the water playground.
Written 15 June 2024
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Molly S
18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
I want to specifically address a place called Coco Grande but I can't find it in Trip Advisor. Bottom line, DON'T GO THERE! They ripped me off.

It was early and most places were not open yet, but since we were staying in Secret Beach, I went over and found a lounge chair to read. I figured since I was there, and they asked, I would order a drink. I had two mojitos. Very basic. I left about an hour later and went to pay my tab and was charged $50 BZ. That's $25 American dollars. I was shocked but ok, I am not going to freak about it. I haned the guy a $100 BZ because that was all I had on me. I asked it that was ok, since it was early and he said sure. He then put it in the cash drawer and WALKED AWAY!!!!!!! I was not about to go off on him since I was alone, so I just left. I told a few of the bartenders later what happened and they all offered to go get my money. I let it go.

With so many great places to go in secret beach (The Boozy Octo and Aurora's) just stay away from Coco Grande.
Written 5 June 2024
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Gianni Buonamassa
London, UK28 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Nice beach , clean and quite.
Best in San Pedro. Free umbrella and sun beds ; you just need to order something from the bar; the only sad thing was no Fresh juice natural in a place full of fresh fruit..
Written 22 May 2024
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vrshelley2019
Miami Beach, FL12 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
This is a the best beach we found on the Caye. There are some water activities, but most everyone was simply drinking and soaking up the sun. The only shade is umbrellas on the beach associated with the bars. Everyone was chill, not much of a party in the afternoon — it closes at night as the road back to San Pedro is a rough and unlit road on the carts everyone uses.
Written 11 May 2024
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Heather J
4 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Disgusting place to go. Not sure why anyone would seek to go here. Very rundown, trashy area. Ppl go here just to take shots and pass out on beach I guess? I’d rather chill out on my patio at hotel with an amazing view of ocean.
Written 26 April 2024
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Cindy V
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Secret beach definitely worth a visit for a full day of fun! Lined with a few beach bars/restaurants and a water park for families to enjoy! Many have tables in the water & serve food/drinks to you. Blue Bayou was our favorite!
Written 22 April 2024
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Kim K
12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Fun time had by all. Sat in one of the picnic tables in the water with my travel partners. You can get served in the water. My little fish were around your feet. Went on a Wednesday early around 10 AM. Not hard to find a space. Didn’t venture more than the first spot that you come to but it was nice enough. Took a picture by the beach sign
Written 6 April 2024
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Quintez R
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
It’s a beautiful place beach to visit, but the customer service was not good at all. The food was mediocre and when asking to remove an item bc it was not good and undercooked, we got alot of pushback, as if we didn’t want to pay. I even ask them to accommodate and discount the shrimp mac n cheese, and they were very rude about it. They guys out there for jet ski were very nice, but next time we visit, we do NOT plan to patronize their business again!
Written 30 March 2024
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Sal D
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Beautiful beach with clear and warm waters. This beach was definitely not a secret as it’s a big tourist spot now. It has a lot of bars and restaurants that serve directly in the water which was fun
Written 30 March 2024
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WWTraveler27
Phoenix, AZ130 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
The beach was absolutely beautiful with the white sand and crystal clear water. The service was great and everyone was very friendly. I did not have food, but the frozen drinks were excellent. The golf cart ride from town was bumpy, but we'll worth it!
Written 22 March 2024
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