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Wilmette, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I spent 8 nights at Hatchet Caye in mid-January. I’ll admit to wondering if we’d like the island for that long since it is small, and the resort is the only thing on it. We loved it! We stayed in one of the beach cabanas which was very comfortable with areas to be inside, on the deck...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and of course for allowing us to play your amazing playlists while here! We all fell in love with your music collection! Regarding round trip boat transfer fees, the price of fuel in Belize is very high and with the constant run of the vessels the wear is equally prohibitive. We try to be...

Saskatchewan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent five nights at Hatchet Caye in a main house room. Our deck was huge, bed was great and shower had lots of hot water and pressure. What more could you need. Staff here is truly the best. You feel like you have made new friends. They honestly go above and beyond. The restaurant was a huge surprise. I...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words! Our staff family is truly made up of the best of the best and we enjoy sharing our island with our guests. Looking forward to having you with us again soon!

Homer Glen, Illinois
Reviewed 7 January 2017

If you can't relax here give it up! Plenty of activities included and Sea Life to see right off of the pier. Food was to die for! Snorkeling with Sea turtles and Nurse Sharks was a blast. Staff is Very nice and helpful.

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Michigan Center, Michigan
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure where to start here. We came here for our 1st anniversary. The trip started with an interesting but fun boat ride in the rain and wind with Captain William. He did a great job in tough weather to get us there safely. The island can be romantic and cozy when you are there with other resident guests....

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! Your input is a great value to our destination. There are some days when we have yachtsmen stopping by for a few hours or an overnight. On these occasions we try our best to usher these visitors to the areas that are open for day trippers but some do escape and explore the island...

Reviewed 2 December 2016

This review is embarrassingly late... but we came to visit in May (my 2nd time to Belize, his 1st, but 1st for both of us to Hatchet Caye) and I promised him this would be the best trip ever. Boy did I underestimate this place. They went ABOVE AND BEYOND. The staff here was wonderful. The scenery alone, the views,...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review Kristi! All of us on the island so love seeing our guests enjoy the views and the underwater world and the people on our little piece of paradise. I will pass along your warm comments to the staff. We hope to see you again soon!

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you are looking for a place to truly rest and rejuvenate, this Island is the place for you! My husband and I spent four amazing days on Hatchet Island. The staff are absolutely the best I have ever seen. They become family after days of interaction looking out for your every need. The rooms were spacious, clean, and each...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

We are so very thankful when we hear that guests feel like family when visiting Hatchet Caye! We appreciate the positive feedback and will continue to strive to be one of the better getaways on Earth!

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Shane at the dive shop was awesome along with the general manager. We cane 2 days in a row and the food was good (small portions) but the service was absolutely horrible. Not friendly and super slow...

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hatchetcaye, General Manager at Hatchet Caye Resort, responded to this review

Hello Ryan, It was a pleasure meeting you and your guest the other day when you visited the island for breakfast. I remember chatting with you about the protocol of the park regarding diving without a guide. I know that we assisted you in lending you an anchor and helping you find a safe dive site outside the park as...

Reviewed 13 November 2016

We recently returned from this island paradise and can't say enough good things about this resort and the staff. My wife and I vacationed for 5 night, the first week in November, to celebrate our 20th anniversary and we absolutely loved it. The food was delicious and plenty of it. Their cooks are well trained and professional with great variety...

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After scouring many websites for the anniversary trip of a lifetime, my mouse kept coming back to Hatchet Caye. Ok, this is it! After reading all the other reviews on this place, seeing the pictures, we just have to celebrate our 10 year anniversary here. I booked an oceanfront cabana, made the flight arrangements, we're going for nine nights! Heaven,...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A truly great place with wonderful people. If you want to get away, this is the place. There is great snorkeling, outings to see the rays/sharks/turtles (a MUST do), and great food and drink. We would go back for sure

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A private island on the edge of the Silk Marine Reserve, seventeen miles east of Placencia, Hatchet is on the longest reef in North America. Laugh, love, play, explore, relax, rejuvenate, and dine in the island lifestyle you want. with a mile of private shoreline and word class diving and fishing only minutes away. With a pirates past, a hideaway present, and an environmental future, Hatchet offers unspoiled environment for your unforgettable tropical island experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hatchet Caye Resort

Address: 17 Miles Offshore, Placencia, Belize
Region: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range: $375 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hatchet Caye Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Hatchet Caye Hotel Placencia
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Placencia
#5 Family Hotel in Placencia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
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“Cabanas: #5 & 6 have greater exposure--to sun & sea. #4 has more shade which is good if you don't want too much sun”
 of 5 bubbles JMZWilmette_Illinois, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good! Water is solar heated so not so hot on a cloudy day.”
 of 5 bubbles spacekat_8, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabana 1 is great for little more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles 939travisj, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You cannot go wrong as they do not have that many rooms - all rooms are just wonderful, quiet and you do have a view from any room!”
 of 5 bubbles Energyseeker, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are the best .”
 of 5 bubbles JacquelineR274, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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