Guest Reviews

photo taken by Ulysses & Rachel W.

DATE OF REVIEW: May 29, 2011

“Maruba Resort Jungle Spa is an absolute gem.  I stumbled upon this place on my last evening on a recent trip to Belize, and what a lucky stumble it was.  From the moment I walked into the open air lobby and lounge, I felt like I was not in another country, but another world … a funky, zen, chic and utterly unique world, where there is a surprise around every corner, countless treasures to find, and artistic and creative touches everywhere you look.  Prepare for a sensory overload of the best possible kind.  The food, the drinks, the lighting and the decor are like any I’ve experienced in any of my travels around the world…”

Much Love, peace and joy… Rachel W.

 

Trip Advisor Review May 22, 2011

 

“Peaceful!!”
5 of 5 stars
Date of review: May 22, 2011

Im back and forth in belize every month and I have to say that when ever i can find the time i must go to Maruba for at least one or two days. It’s the best place i have found to dissapear from the world and just enjoy the company of your loved one. Your cell doesnt work, the internet only works by the bar(guys dont try to use it, your spouse will hurt you) lol. One of my favorite things about this place is the food!!!! I have eaten all over Belize and by far they have the best steak in BZ. So i would highly recommend you take at least a weekend and stop by Maruba’s to recharge your batteries! It would also be a great place for a wedding too ;)

Room Tip: be nice lol

Trip Advisor Review May 2, 2011

“Weekend in Paradise”
5 of 5 stars
Date of review: May 2, 2011

I went to Belize on a business trip and had a chance to take a little time off between Friday afternoon and Sunday. I was blessed to have found Maruba to spend my “mini-vacation”. Not only the place is beautiful, but I was pampered and treated extremely well by the family who owns and runs the place. They were very accommodating and nice to me. I was picked-up directly in the office where I was working in Belize City, taken to the pharmacy as I needed to buy a couple of things, and driven to the resort. I had a great time chatting with Nicki (the owner who picked me up) on the way there. I was greeted by Melanie, his wife, and taken to my beautiful suite, where my suitcase was already waiting for me. I loved the amenities and the attention to detail: the hibiscus everywhere, the sandalwood incense burning in the room, the disposable flip-flops, the availability of DVDs, covered chairs/beds around the pool, a beautiful hookah room, and a dining area set in a tree-house; comfort in the middle of the jungle. I spent the nice afternoon by the pool chatting with Annie and the kids. I had a wonderful aromatherapy massage in the evening. The next day I went to one of the tours (Lamanai) and spent the day out. Upon my arrival I was greeted with a refreshing juice and my mud massage appointment had already been rescheduled, as I returned a bit later than anticipated. The mud massage was a wonderful experience, especially bathing in warm water to remove the mud under the stars. I am often concerned about massages in remote places. My husband is a massage therapist and I know all the studying/practice required to become licensed. My massage therapist was wonderful and it was clear that she was well-trained. 
Food was great, in taste and presentation. I loved the big fancy plates and delicious food. There is Internet connection and an eclectic music collection in the reception/bar area. The staff is attentive, without being intrusive.
I cannot wait to go back to Maruba, next time with my family.

 

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