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Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful stay here in the summer of 2016. The hosts were very friendly and addressed any need that you had. The food was delicious! The rooms were very comfortable. The property is beautiful and is close to the ATM caves and other ancient sites. Highly recommend!

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Long Beach, California
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6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crystal Paradise is a comfortable and affordable base for exploring Western Belize. Set in the rain forest, numerous birds and animals are visible from the large deck every morning. The family that runs it are really friendly and great cooks, preparing tasty, traditional Belizean dishes for breakfast and dinner. The honor bar is reasonably priced.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at Crystal Paradise. The cabaña has a good size and is very clean. The fan cools the room a lot. It has a bathroom with a shower and a veranda with chairs and a hammock with garden view. The breakfast and the other meals are excluxed but very much and delicious. The food is homemade... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stayed in Crystal Paradise for two days with a tour full of high school kids. The rooms were very well appointed, clean, with thatched roofs. The food was in the main hall, served family style. The beans and jacks were amazing. We used this hotel as the jump off point for cave tubing and zip lining. It was not... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I spent several days at this resort last February and can give a very positive review for Crystal Paradise Resort. The grounds are lovely and the staff very helpful. The rooms are large and clean with modern bathroom facilities. The rooms are not air-conditioned but ceiling fans help keep the rooms cool. We stayed at the resort as part of... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The resort is a bit out of the way but that made it quiet and relaxing. Their staff was fantastic, especially the guides Eric and Oscar. The food was good and there was always someone around to try to help in any way.

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Stayed two nights in this mini paradise full of a variety of birds, trees, and peacefulness. The family owners were very accommodating with our entire stay. From the delicious meals, tour to Thousand Foot Falls, Rio On Pools, Rio On Cave and Big Rock to the very comfortable thatched-roof cabana, we would highly recommend staying here. In fact we are... More 

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

On arrival there was no one to meet us initially at the airport. There were lots of guides holding signs with names of their guests , and some came up asking us if we were "so-and-so" but no one had a sign with our names, and no one approached us from Crystal paradise. after 20 minutes of waiting outside in... More 

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

It was a little difficult for us to find as we had our own vehicle however once we were there we had a wonderful experience. Victor and his daughter were incredible hosts, pride in ownership 100%. We stayed for 4 nights and the property is amazing, the food is wonderful, the atmosphere very relaxing. On the final night when I... More 

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jeronie, Owner at Crystal Paradise Resort, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for commenting about your stay. Yes end of March through May seems to be unusually hot. However we have only 3 rooms that are air conditioned and are looking forward to making a few more available to guests for April and May months. Other months the weather is nice and cool under the tall thatched roofs serving as... More 

Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

We stayed at Crystal Paradise for 3 days, and had a wonderful time. The birding was excellent, right on the property. The rooms were very comfortable, and the meals were simple but delicious. I would highly recommend this resort.

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  • Free Parking
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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: £81 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crystal Paradise Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“There are a variety of choices of views. All are in a tropical setting.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelrE7699PL, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabanas do not have air conditioning and it is very hot. Be prepared for what you book.”
 of 5 bubbles jmhslick, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Check for AC. Some rooms have none.”
 of 5 bubbles dockclerk, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Heliconia Cottage is the only room with AC and the location is very humid.”
 of 5 bubbles wisconsinron, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We liked the valley view cabanas.”
  • Cabanas have thatched roofs.
  • Outside our front door.
 of 5 bubbles joe_in_texas, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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