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Bagram, Afghanistan
Reviewed 13 June 2012

From the moment you board the water taxi heading north, you are in utter amazement. From the azure blue waters below you, to the magnificent reef to your right, your eyes will be dancing a wonderful samba. The anticipation is killing you, then suddenly the taxi vears sharply to the left, headed for an unknown dock. On the dock you...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 March 2012

When I arrived on ambergris caye, I started my trip with nightly anticipation, by the tail end I discovered a cute little spa, with incredible food, just north of the San Pedro. Take a water taxi and enjoy the sweet music and comfortablly well placed hammocks. Ideal for the solitary vacationer or the romantic get away..and a quick water taxi...

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Hopkins, Stann Creek, Belize
Reviewed 13 December 2011

The resort is relaxing, the service is excellent you can't ask or more , the newly renovated Jambels Jerk Pit now located at the resort offers you a twist of Jamaica ,Belize. Prices are affordable Quality is the best. Staff are so friendly and at your call I had the best massage ever you will not regret booking here it's...

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Ramshackle: Likely to fall to pieces; so poorly kept up that disintegration is likely; rickety We decided to re-name this resort the "Ramshackle Inn", and with good reason. I was looking forward to the seclusion and quiet of Xamen Ek for my husband and I's diving trip, but we were sorely disappointed. First of all, the website (both pictures and...

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Vash83, Manager at Xaman Ek Resort & Spa, responded to this review

I must say that xamanek now has a new management and a new restaurant and spa going now open here at our location is Jambel Jerk Pit with affordable prices and the quality is on the high end.

Tyler TX
Reviewed 9 March 2011

This was actually my second stay. I stayed here last year, and came back again this year because of the great service and location. The owner, Mike, is very friendly... it feels more like staying with an old friend than at a hotel. The resort is relaxing, scenery is breathtaking. You can easily stroll along miles of beach, almost empty...

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Tannersville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 November 2010

Our stay at Xaman Ek provided the perfect start to a week of adventure, exploration, and relaxation. From scuba diving to island cuisine and Belikin beer, we experienced all that Belize has to offer in the comfort of a cozy, user-friendly resort. My partner and I stayed in one of the beautifully thatched-roof cabanas by the pool. We were greeted...

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The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 18 August 2010

For the 4th time, I visited Xaman Ek and am planning my return trip in October. I love this place. Seclusion, caring staff, beautiful views, close to great dive spots, complete services offered at one location and great personal attention from the owner! I'll keep going back to this island secret!

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 16 August 2010

Mike greeted us on the docks in San Pedro with a big smile. We were staying at the Xaman Ek for three nights, and attended a wedding at a nearby resort which was booked. We felt fortunate to have stayed at the Xaman Ek. Mike was a very pleasant and thoughtful guy, who provided us with some great conversation. Anything...

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Statesboro, Georgia, USA
Reviewed 8 August 2010

If you are looking for a place where you will be waited on hand and foot then stay away! My fiance and I were looking for a honeymoon location to just relax for a few days and not be bothered by anyone...which was exactly what we found. When you want a beer you go in the fridge grab a beer...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 July 2010

We recently finished a five-night stay at Xaman Ek, and it was pretty disappointing. As some previews reviews have noted, the owner, Mike, is just a very strange person. But Mike's biggest problem is that he just doesn't know what good is. This is a very small operation, with two full-time women who act as cooks, housekeepers, servers and gardeners....

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Management response:

We are very sorry that these guests did not enjoy their stay. The reason was they wanted to be closer to town and made the wrong choice of hotel and have chosen to lie about their stay because i did not refund their money. I picked them up in town and they checked in in the early afternoon. The electricity...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xamanek is located 5.5 miles north Ambergris Caye, Belize Central America. We are what you can describe as Paradise. Home Away from home. Our New and friendly staff and management awaits you to make your vacation a very reasonable and memorable one. We have a Spa and a Jamaica, Belize Cuisine restaurant {Jambel Jerk Pit} Our Prices are affordable and our Quality is on the high end. Book with us and you will experience what it is to be pampered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xaman Ek Resort & Spa

Address: 5.5 Miles North of San Pedro | PO Box 227, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize (Formerly Playa Blanca Beach Club)
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range: £218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Xaman Ek Hotel
Xaman Ek Resort & Spa Belize/San Pedro
Hotel Style:
#26 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro
#44 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
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“Ask for fitzgerald and tell him valentine sent you.”
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