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Portofino

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  • Portofino Beach Resort in San Pedro, Belize
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Small and secluded resort on a white-sand beach reached only by boat, with airy cabañas and treetop suites overlooking the turquoise Caribbean.

Portofino is an attractive small beach resort located on a secluded white-sand beach on Ambergris Caye and can be reached only by boat. There are beachfront cabañas and treetop suites with clear views over the turquoise Caribbean. All have polished hardwood floors and furniture sprinkled with subtle Belizean artifacts, romantic net-protected bamboo beds draped in crisp white linen and a terrace with a hammock in which to while away lazy Caribbean afternoons. Décor is bright and tropical, with an airy feel and thatched palapa-style roofs.

There is a split level restaurant specialising in seafood, as well as a bar, outdoor smoothie shack, Jacuzzi and inviting circular pool. Guests can paddle out in a kayak or snorkel around reefs awash with colourful marine life.

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What our clients say

  • We saw a massive variety of animals, insects and fish between the rainforest and the reef and exploring these environments with knowledgeable guides was a pleasure. Whether it was hummingbirds…

    RW, Usk
  • We liked Guatemala and were particularly impressed with Belize (likely to go back there)” 

    NW, Wells
  • Most memorable experiences: "Tubing down river at Chaa Creek. Howler monkeys above us at night, and avocados dropping onto our hut."

    LBM, Woking
  • Local flights were amazing enabling us to really see and appreciate the country....The diversity of the local cultures and cuisine were a wonderful surprise and experience.

    CT, Hortley
  • JLA have been great, and Belize as a country is nothing short of astonishing in every way possible. We will be going back at some point. In fact I'd quite happily…

    SC, Wandsworth
  • Highlights:- “Particularly impressed by Belize lodges - obviously higher price but well equipped for activities we enjoy such as bird/animal watching, canoeing etc 

    GW, Chinnor
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Our Expert's Opinion

This is a romantic small resort, secluded in its own strech of a white sandy beach; a fantastic place to unwind and relax.

Mary
Mary Anne Nelson Travel Expert Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

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  • Kathryn
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Alex Walker
    Alex Walker - Travel Expert

    A globetrotter since her childhood, Alex spent a year studying abroad in Guadalajara and has returned to Latin America countless times since then.

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    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

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    Lina Fuller - Travel Expert

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.

  • Mary
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

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