Capricorn Resort

Ambergris Caye, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes, Belize | Resort
Prices starting from $115.00
 

Travel Blogs from San Pedro

Making the most of the last full day in Belize

A travel blog entry by steve.stever

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... of the catch. Swimming proudly back to the boat with the lobster, I new we were going to be eating well. While in the water, the guide and boat driver made the cerviche from the fish and fresh conch we brought up. Wow, it was so good.
We finished off the tour with a snorkeling trip to an area the locals self regulate. Several very large coral encrusted rock formations decorate the area. We saw the largest nurse sharks yet, as well as ...

Ben, Belinda & Bertie

A travel blog entry by belinda-ben

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... an hour and go out with him. I think Ben broke that promise. We kept laughing at how the business was run - local people would keep coming into the pizza place, Bertie would give them some small change from the till and they would leave. We didn't think anything was really accounted for - basically an accountants nightmare but so fun to watch!

We had an awesome time on the island but it was time to go check out mainland Belize, next stop San Ignacio. ...

Day 20 (Trip 2, Day 11) - Caye Caulker

A travel blog entry by jonoscott

3

... island that you need to rush for. They generally seem to love this plae and are all very friendly.

We then took off to 'The Split", which is part of the island which is has been cut in half and dredged up, one side is essentially is all the economy, and the other part is mainly wildlife and the ocasionall person lives there as well, it was a lovely swim and watching the sunset go down ...

Animal shelter and The Split snorkelling

A travel blog entry by nani.rump

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... thinks dry food is too boring for them. All the dogs and cats got on, except grumpy cat, and when the Asian store next door had cardboard boxes to spare he would set them up for the cats and dogs to enjoy. Taking care of these animals was his life and he said most of them went to a good home eventually, mostly to the States! There was Blackie, Brownie, Snowflake, Marigold, the one eyed cat, baby cat, Sheiba and many more- ...

I left my poncho in San Ignacio

A travel blog entry by dianeamanda

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... at the Mayan Princess (where we are tonight). When we got back to our hotel, we found out (like I had been saying for 3 hours) that they couldn't cancel for tonight without paying full price. So, everyone decided to stay here for tonight, then move wherever they are going tomorrow. I don't really care because I won't be here. Marie and I met a man named Blackino (accurate name) who wanted to sell us some reggae music. We met up ...

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This resort, located on Ambergris Caye, San Pedro, is near Hol Chan Marine Reserve, ecological DIVERS, Searious Adventures, and Sol Spa.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Capricorn Resort San Pedro

    Caribbean treasure

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    Capricorn Resort is one of those rare and special places. The food, staff service, ambience and owner combined together, create a true and unpolluted view of the beautiful caribbean. During the day I would watch fisherman deliver the days catch right to the Capricorn dock. As a guest watching fresh fish delivered and inspected by the owner was incredible. During our stay at the Capricorn free use of kayaks (3), bicycles, and snorkel gear was great. This little hotel on a tiny island in the caribbean really has what it takes. Unpretentious, and the make you feel good kind of atmosphere is truly a needle in a hay stack. Thanks for all the memories.

    Many good qualities

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    The Capricorn is a wonderful place to stay -- for some people. It has many pros, but several cons which may or may not be problems, depending on the guest. Pro: It is secluded and quiet (during the day). Con: It's far from town, and the water taxi in costs $20 per person, RT. Pro: All overnight guests at the Capricorn have a nightly standing reservation at the restaurant, where it can otherwise be tough to get a table. Con: Restaurant & bar patrons can be loud, and since the cabanas are right next to the bar, you might be kept awake by the noise (one night, the Capricorn owners and a couple of guests got drunk and were being loud until 3:00 am). Pro: Most of the noise can be drowned out by your air-conditioner.

    Hope you like salt water...

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    I agree with a previous review regarding the owners not reinvesting. Who wants to take a shower with salt water when paying close to $200/night? Bikes were old as well. Capricorn's focus is the dinner/bar guest, not their overnight guests. We loved most everything about our stay--the staff's great, food is yummy, and its' so relaxing and beautiful at Capricorn. If you are looking to chum up to the owners...forget it. They are only interested in dollar signs. ( Beware...frequent power outages and phone line disruptions. Bring lots of cash with you as some establishments do not take credit cards.)

    Some people are Hard to Please!

    from

    Capricorn was incredible! Small, colorful, excellent staff & food! I guess some people in this world are hard to please & forget they are in a 3rd world country - we loved our time there! Would go back in a heart beat. we have read nothing but excellent reviews and they topped it. This is the first bad review I have seen so I definitely wanted to reply! The staff & owners were AMAZING and they have found their niche! Great vibe!

    Blake & Victoria

    Portland, Oregon

    Absolutely not worth the trip!

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    Was greatly disappointed by the Capricon resort! New owners apparently content on resting on old owners' efforts...

    Food was uninspired, over priced, and very, very small portions!

    Beautiful location, but, terrible service, food & attitudes. Would not go back!

    Great Ambergris Location

    from

    Just returned from 8 days in Belize. Spent the last 4 with the fabulous group at Capricorn Resort. The food is the best we had, didn't compare with Mata Chica or Blue Water Grill, Capricorn has the best food in all of Belize. 3 private cabanas right in the sand on the ocean and everything you could want from the staff, especially Clive, Janet, Sylvia or Maurice. They will arrange everything for you, we had our golf cart waiting for us when we arrived to tour San Pedro town. I would leave tomorrow for another trip there.

    Wow!!!!

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    We just returned from a fabulous trip to Ambergris Caye. We chose to stay at Capricorn because of the reviews we read here. It was even better than we had hoped. You just can't say enough wonderful things about the place. Total perfection in paradise!

    Capricorn is perfect

    from

    great food, great cabanas. we loved the location away from town and on the beach. the staff met our every need; helping make plans for excursions to the mainland waterfalls and Tikal, guate. it was a pleasure to part with our money.

    Perfect Slice of Paradise

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    My wife and I just got back from our honeymoon and we spent the last 5 days in Ambergris. We originally booked a room at Ramon's and were disappointed when we arrived. That night we had dinner at Capricorn (by far the best food on the island) and met the new owners - Regan and Merritt. They've owned the place for over a year now and have made several improvements. They informed us they had room in the cabanas (there are only three) and we were moved in the next day. The service was great, the accomodations were clean and spacious, and Regan and Merrit (and the rest of the 16 staff members) are some of the nicest people you'll ever meet. And then there's the food - we ate there another two nights before we left! We will DEFINITELY be going back to Capricorn.

    P.S. New website

    Paradise in Paradise

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    The Capricorn Resort is a fabulous place to stay on Ambergris Caye. It is a 3 cabana resort on the beach with a fabulous restaurant, but the real pleasure that comes from staying there is the staff. Their warmth and friendly way make you feel welcome the minute you step off of the boat.

    Our stay there made this the best vacation my husband and ever had.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Capricorn Resort San Pedro

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding