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Clarissa Falls Resort

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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Clarissa Falls Resort on our way from Guatemala to Belize City. It is a charming getaway situated about a mile off the main highway just west of San Ignacio by about 6-10 minutes by car. Chena, who manages the resort, is the most accommodating hostess. She is like a mom -- she is so kind and caring...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We spent two nights at Clarissa Falls Resort while touring XunanTunich and Actun Tunichil Muknal. It was the perfect peaceful location and we were treated well. The guest huts are clean but a bit primitive. The falls were just outside our door so we fell asleep at night listening to the river. Our host Chena was wonderful and an excellent...

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Brunswick, Maine
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Simple, but clean & comfortable thatch roofed cabanas, great river to swim in just a few steps away, really wonderful & warm owner, Chenna & her equally great helper, Jose, good food, great location for loads of good day trips (Mayan ruins, horseback riding, zip lines, cabe tubing & more), so quiet & peaceful. Our favorite place to stay in...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We saw the sign on the highway so we stooped in for lunch after exploring Xunatunich. Had a delicious, inexpensive lunch in a lovely spot! I just wish that we had had swim suits with us for a dip in the river. A charming find.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We were only there two nights for a study abroad trip to Guatemala and it rained the whole time, but it was such an amazing experience. First off the owners are super accommodating; our group was rather large but they still managed to find the space so that my significant other and I could bunk comfortably by ourselves. There is...

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We had the pleasure of spending two nights at Clarissa Falls and would have loved to stay longer. It's nestled in an agricultural area next to the Mopan River. The thatched-roof cottages are basic, clean, well-tended and very comfortable. The fruit trees on the grounds attract a wide variety of birds making this a great location to stay and rest...

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Córdoba, Spain
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We spent 6 nights at Chena’s lovely lodge in mid-December. Clarissa Falls is just outside of San Ignacio on the Western Hwy. convenient to Xunantunich, Cahal Pech, Tikal and many other archeological sites. The lodge sits on a portion of the family’s ranch, with well-kept grounds and plentiful hammocks. We spent several delightful afternoons relaxing and watching the resident birds...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 December 2015

My wife and I spent two weeks in Belize, and our last night in the country at Clarissa Falls with Miss Chena and Jose. Truthfully, there could not have been a more perfect place to end a truly magical trip. We did not feel that we were spending the night at a "resort", but rather like we were special guests...

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Reviewed 17 December 2015

Our family stayed here in April of 2015, some of us for just 2 days, and the rest of us, the lucky ones, for almost a week. It is a great place to just kick back and relax. Chena is a wonder, running the cabinas and the restaurant, and arranging any transportation needs. She has a wealth of information about...

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New York
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I stayed at Clarissa Falls for 2 nights. Chena and Jose are simply the nicest hosts one could ask for in the region. They took care of me like family and made me feel at home immediately. I was traveling from Guatemala to Cayo and Chena told me how best to get to Belize. When you arrive, just tell them...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clarissa Falls is to the West of Belize. It is 4.5 Miles past San Ignacio town, and 2 miles from San Jose Succotz village, we are on the heart of a Private working cattle ranch with beautiful lush green pastures and rolling hills. This is a Nature Lovers Paradise. Our Thatched roof huts are hugged by the Mopan river with the natural beauty of Flora and Fauna. The laid back setting combined with the existing peace creates a feeling of your heart meeting your soul to the sound of the cascading Clarissa Falls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarissa Falls Resort

Address: George Price Highway | Mile 70, San Jose Succotz, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Jose Succotz
Price Range: $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Clarissa Falls Hotel San Ignacio
Clarissa Falls Resort Belize/San Jose Succotz
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“Even though the huts are listed to sleep four (1 queen and 2 twins) we decided to put one couple in each hut and it worked out very well.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnet174, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you like to sleep in, pick a room towards the back away from where the turkeys and roosters are.”
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 of 5 bubbles mothdust, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the huts/cabins looked appealing. The setting all around is beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles S8193KIlaurag, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in #2. They are simple and clean, but not luxurious - exactly what you should expect from an authentic Mayan hut (with concrete floors, running water, and electricity - but no AC). :)”
 of 5 bubbles amyr61, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“There are two rows of cabanas that parallel the river. The river's gurgle can be heard from all. The cabanas closer to the restaurant will have stronger WI-FI.”
 of 5 bubbles NativeAngelena, 19 May 2014 | Read review
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