Ratings based on 12 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.6 Room cleanliness
4.5 Service & staff
4.1 Room comfort
4.4 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Everyoneby Michael from Melbourne FL
Older apartment stylePosted 25/11/2013
Close to the shops, restaurants and dive, snorkeling and taking excursions to the mainland Belize City where you can do the cave tubing, zip lining, Belize zoo, Mayan ruins tour. Remember that when staying on Ambergris Caye you have to take the water taxi to the mainland which takes 1.5 hours one way. Meals can be expensive depending on the restaurant. The food everywhere is excellent. Returning in 4-6 months for another great time.
for Everyoneby Ricky from North Carolina, USA
25th Anniversary Trip to San PedroPosted 28/05/2013
Pros: The grounds and pool are awesome. The landscaping is beautiful.
Cons: The furniture in the room.
Location: The Paradise Villas are perfectly located and central to every convenience.
My wife and I were guests for one week from 5-20-13 to 5-27-13. It is the off season. We were expecting a ride from the airport but could not get anyone to answer the phone. We tried several times throughout the day to call. The office is not staffed. Not a big deal as the ride from the San Pedro airport to the hotel was only $5.00. The cleaning staff work 7 days a week and do a good job. The villas are old and hard to keep clean. The wicker furniture in the living room is among the most uncomfortable in existence. The grounds and pool are among the best. It's beautiful! The villa has a full kitchen and it is well equipped. The grocery stores are close but be forewarned. You are not in the States. Belize imports almost all goods. As such, things are expensive! For example, a medium bag of Fritos is about $6.00. Fresh meat is unobtainable. Frozen meat is very limited. Still, we found the kitchen very usefull. We rented a golf cart for 6 hours at a cost of $50.00 and toured the entire island. If you stay at the Villas, you don't need a golf cart as everything is close. The people of Belize are amazing. Everyone has a smile most of the time. They are happy. Finally, a word about the beaches. If you are expecting long, sandy beaches you will be disappointed. The beaches are short and sea grass grows in the water bordering the entire country. It is a divers paradise. The waters are warm and full of sea life. The Tradewinds is one of the top 10 places to stay in San Pedro.
for Everyoneby Michael from Oklahoma, USA
30th Anniversary surprise!Posted 21/01/2013
Pros: Several other guests owned their condos and it had an intimate, family-like almost.
Cons: Internet very poor...but didn't go there for Internet
Location: Beautiful!! Nothing bad to say about our stay.
Had a fabulous 30th wedding anniversary. The staff was courteous, helpful, and went out of their way to make our visit superior. Would recommend to anyone!
for Everyoneby Cindy from Ashland, OR 97520, USA
Great choice for couples and familiesPosted 09/01/2013
Pros: Location, comfort, management
The location is wonderful for being in the "color" of the island. The grounds are peaceful, right on the water, near great eating and activities. Children are safe here. Walk to everywhere. Easy to rent golf cart, management helps with transportation, all around great experience.
Recommendedby A verified traveller from Arkansas
Good service, friendly people.Posted 24/10/2011
Location: glass botom boat to Holchan
The service was terrific. Housekeeping was very thorough. We really enjoyed our view of the beach. The gounds upkeep was good. Everyone was very pleasant and helpful.
for Couplesby A verified traveller from Daly City,CA
Great locationPosted 23/05/2011
We had a great time at this place. Our flight got delayed in Houston,TX by an hour but when we landed in San Pedro Airport, there was a gentleman waiting to take us to the hotel. We got the room 23A which faces the ocean, breathtaking view. We stayed for a week and relaxed. Scuba shop Ecologic Divers is within walking distance. We had a great scuba diving and snorkelling experience. Manuel from the front office was very helpful, Everyone at the property was very nice and helpful.
for Otherby A verified traveller from Salina, KS
It was greatPosted 31/03/2010
We had a wonderful time staying a Tradewinds. The main part of our trip was to go scuba diving. The dive shop was only a few yards from the hotel. We were able to go back to our room or pool to relax in between dives. There were several grocery stores within walking distance so the kitchen area was very handy. We were also close to several restuarants. Everyone staying at the site were very friendly. There are limited hours that the office is open but it wasn't an issue until when we were leaving when we had a bit of confusion about where to leave our keys, etc.
Recommendedby A verified traveller from Washington State
Not exactly as I thoughtPosted 26/03/2010
This hotel is actually a group of timeshares. Only a few of the condos are managed by this company. We enjoyed the convenience of the location and the friendliness of the housekeeper. The swim-up bar is not stocked or staffed. The office hours are 9am-5pm with no phone in the rooms, so no way to contact anyone if there is a problem. The "king" size bed is really just two twin beds with somekind of adjoining band, so there is a gap in the middle. It wasn't a bad hotel, just not what we expected.
for Couplesby A verified traveller from Indiana
Older but very nice and very convient to town and divingPosted 10/03/2010
We had a very nice stay and Paradise Villa. The managers for our villa were very nice and accommodating. The villa's are located within a block of 2 grocery stores. You can walk anywhere in town in minutes. The resort has their own pier that you can be picked up at if you want to do water sports. There is a dive shop next pier over with a great staff to take you diving or snorkeling. The villa's grounds and pool were kept very clean. The rates are very reasonable.
Recommendedby A verified traveller from Pacifica, CA
Tradewinds Paradise VillasPosted 23/09/2009
Our stay here was incredible. We were graciously greeted by Lelo our taxi driver who picked us up at the Air Tropics airport and after brief tour of the town which included where to eat where to drink and most importantly where to find the islands best ice cream we were dropped off at the Paradise Villas. When you arrive at the Villas you are introduced to Manuel. He is the hotel manager and an all around good guy. After you check in be sure to stop by and say hi to him. He can recommend places to eat, things to do and even arrange excursions for you. He booked our trip to Lamani and it was unbelizable. The best rooms to stay in are 21A and 2B. If you want a pool view go with 21A, if its an ocean view you desire then 2B is the choice spot. Everything you need is within walking distance including a local grocery store, a killer local restaurant called The Reef, and the best dive shop on the island, Ecologic Divers, is only a 2 to 3 minute walk down the beach. Not bad place to end up, I highly recommend the Paradise Villas.