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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Our island home at Grand Caribe is the perfect place to get away from it all; the perfect place to leave stress and worry behind. In a word...it’s “Paradise!”

With 42, 5-Star Reviews...Unit C-4 has been Grand Caribe's #1 Rental Condo in 2013, 2014 and now 2015!

The VRBO Bear stayed here in May 2015! Scroll down towards the bottom of this page to read "his" comments to understand why!!!

THE CONDO: Our 'island home' is a spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath, 1500 square foot, one-level condo. Directly overlooking the Caribbean Sea and Barrier Reef, it offers spectacular, unobstructed Caribbean views from the front and Lagoon views out the back! Only need a 1-bedroom? Our condo can be rented as a 1-bedroom, 1-bath….we simply lock off the back bedroom and bath, and you enjoy full use of the rest of the condo…still over 1200 square feet! THE MAIN PAGE INSTANT QUOTE IS FOR THE 2-BEDROOM, 2-BATH CONFIGURATION. SEE THE RATES SECTION FOR 1-BEDROOM, 1-BATH CONFIGURATION. For your comfort, it has central air-conditioning, as well as ceiling fans in the main living area and both bedrooms. It is beautifully decorated with Belizean art throughout. The furniture is of Belizean hardwood made by local craftsmen and artisans. The gourmet kitchen is fully furnished with high end, GE stainless steel appliances, name brand minor appliances and fine service-ware. There are 3 flat screen televisions, 2 dvd players (with an extensive movie and programming library) books, games, iPod docking station, luxurious bed and bath linens, hair dryers, bath robes, beach towels, beach bags, lockable safe.....in essence, you'll find the condo stocked with everything you will need for a very comfortable stay.

THE FREE STUFF: Because Free Stuff is Good!

Roundtrip Transfer (one) Between the Resort and the San Pedro Air Strip, Daily Maid Service, Laundry Service, Wireless Internet Access, Satellite Television w/Premium Channels and 24-Hour Security.



Located on the serene and more tranquil north end of Ambergris Caye, Grand Caribe is a short 1-1/2 miles from San Pedro, the “bustling,” picture-postcard town made famous by Madonna's song 'La Isla Bonita.'

Perfectly situated on the Caribbean, with 650 feet of powdery white-sand beach, Grand Caribe is an exclusive, resort community that offers all the modern amenities discriminating travelers expect today!

Set amidst extensive lush landscaping, there are 74 privately owned, high-end condos, 5 swimming pools (the largest in Belize), swim-up bar, 2 hot tubs, concierge and tour staff, 24-hour security and one of the largest piers on Ambergris Caye. Also on-site, you’ll find a state-of-the-art Fitness Center as well as 'Rain Restaurant' and 'Rain Rooftop Terrace,' already rated some of the finest dining establishments in Belize!

Grand Caribe's Mediterranean architecture is impressive, and due to its U shaped orientation, each condo offers unobstructed views of the Caribbean.....making the entire community 'ocean front!'


When you are ready to explore the many wonders that Belize has to offer, whether snorkeling in Shark/Ray Alley or taking a boat to the world famous Blue Hole for a 'once-in-a-lifetime' diving experience, the Grand Caribe tour staff can help plan and arrange your tour itinerary. With daily pick-up at our pier, Grand Caribe is the perfect home base to discover and explore the multitude of historic and cultural offerings throughout Belize. Our experienced guides will escort you to the Mainland where you can visit Mayan ruins, experience jungle tours, zip lining, cave tubing, or horseback riding and will help you create a memorable vacation!


Treat yourself to a private chef, spa day massages, yoga on the beach or just kick back with a cold drink on the balcony of our Grand Caribe island home to enjoy the most beautiful view imaginable from sunrise to sunset!

More Details

Doug Johnston
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Doug Johnston

Hello! We are Doug and Barbara Johnston and our “main” home is in Bakersfield, California. At every opportunity, we escape to the peace and relaxation we have in our 'Island Home' at Grand Caribe! We hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we do.

Doug Johnston purchased this condo in 2015

Why Doug Johnston chose San Pedro

During the many years we’ve traveled abroad, we always kept an eye open for a “getaway place” to enjoy and perhaps even live one day. A laid back place that was slow and relaxed and yet one that offered a variety of activities that would keep things fresh and exciting. On our most recent trip to Belize and Ambergris Caye - with its beautiful azure water, the closeness of the reef, and the warm, friendly people – we knew we found the perfect destination. Other pluses….the official language is English and the US dollar is accepted everywhere.

When we first saw the Grand Caribe Belize Resort, it was all over. We'd found a high-end resort that was easily accessible to the Town of San Pedro and yet far enough away to retain it’s exclusivity, yes….we knew this was the right place….the little piece of paradise that we could call our own! Massive and stunningly impressive with it's Mediterranean style of architecture, Grand Caribe is perfectly situated at the water's edge in a master site plan that embraces a lush tropical courtyard, with each residence offering spectacular unobstructed views of the Caribbean and Barrier Reef just beyond. The spacious residences are designed and appointed with discerning travelers in mind and offer every luxury one could imagine.

We bought and we’ve not had one regret!

What makes this condo unique

Lets start with the unobstructed view from our balcony of the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean........spectacular and mesmerizing! The serenity and seclusion of Grand Caribe's location on the north side of the cut...makes for a perfect romantic 'hideaway.' Need more interaction or to see friendly faces? You can start with our 'swim-up' pool bar. We are also perfectly located within walking distance of a variety of excellent restaurants, a yoga retreat, and the famous Palapa Bar. The Grand Caribe staff is always ready to make any wish you have come true--whether it is arranging a trip to the mainland, making a restaurant reservation, a snorkeling or diving trip, or even an in-room massage. By golf cart, water taxi or regular taxi, Grand Caribe is a short ride away from the 'hustle and bustle' of San Pedro Town and its many restaurants, bars and unique shops. A boat ride up north takes you to more world-class dining and beautiful scenery. At Grand Caribe you are in the center of everything – starting with the romantic serenity of our Grand Caribe home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just got back from our trip to Belize with some friends and felt I had to write a review on our on our wonderful stay in unit C4 of Grand Caribe. We've travelled a lot and rented many condos and homes. I'd say this condo is probably the most comfortable and beautiful one I've seen. The condo had absolutely everything we needed with a magnificent view. Pure luxury!

Although we hardly used it, there is a TV in every room. The kitchen is equipped with the most modern appliances, utensils etc., and a safe where we stored our valuables was also available. The best is the room and laundry service - so wonderful to come back to a spotlessly clean condo. My husband caught fish off the end of the jetty as well as a fishing trip and we enjoyed so many meals around the table with our friends who shared the condo with us.

The staff at Grand Caribe are amazing. We organized tours with the desk downstairs and they chose the best of the best to take us out on our snorkeling and fishing trips. When not touring the Island or going out on a trip, we spent time around the pool with it's fabulous swim up bar. Everything from the condo to the service was top notch. We enjoyed a meal at Capricorn, went to the Palapa Bar hanging over the ocean and had custard ice-cream in town as well as many other outings. The best was our snorkeling trip with "Candyman" from Tuff E Nuff tours.

It was all spectacular.
Jun 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo on San Pedro on Belize District

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Initial payment of 25% is not refundable. Final payment of 75% is made 45 days prior to the reservation arrival date and is also not refundable.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Large Bath with Wonderful Oversized Shower and Soaking Tub!
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Oversize Shower, Airy and Bright
  • Luxurious Master En-Suite Bath with Oversized Shower and Jetted Tub. Equally, Luxurious Private Guest Bath with Oversized Shower, Complimentary use of Bathrobe and Hairdryer in each Bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Mahogany, Corner-Poster Bed with Sheer Netting for Romance.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Mahogany Bed, Baby Crib Provided Upon Request
  • Large Master Bedroom has Queen Mahogany, Corner-Poster Bed with Sheer Netting for an Added "Touch of Romance." Guest Bedroom has Queen Mahogany Bed , Baby Crib (1) Provided by Resort, Upon Request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 60 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at Grand Caribe. The food was amazing, friendly staff, the perfect spot. This was our second time to the island and our first time at The resort. We will be coming back again! The daily cleaning service did an incredible job along with complimentary laundry service! The swim up bar and restaurant were delicious and the staff was great! They were always so nice and helpful. Town was not too far away which was perfect! We cannot wait to go back again!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, it means so much to us to know that our guests had a great time and love Grand Caribe as much as we do. Doug
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent as always. This is our 4th trip to the Grand Caribe.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon, WI

Property was fabulous! Loved the layout of the condo, staff were amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Can't wait to go back! The water color and proximity to the beach and pool were perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Chris, I was very worried you weren't going to be able to enjoy your stay. I'm glad you did. Doug
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Truly Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time in Belize and I can't express how breathless this property and country left me. Description and pictures for this unit was exactly as is when we got to the property. This two bedroom two bathroom unit was perfect for a travel group of four and we loved the full kitchen that was available to us. Thankfully, we didn't go during the rainy season, but they certainly thought of it all. There was a whole binder for a rainy day activities available, if needed. The only thing I would recommend is that the sunscreen be restocked after a stay. It was a very thoughtful amenity for the guests (that didn't have to be provided, but they did!), but the bottles were almost empty--not enough considering the amount of sun you get out there. Perhaps some aloe would be nice too if sunscreen is being provided.

The service at Grand Carribe was impeccable. They set up everything from golf carts to arranging our excursions. This property is a little farther from the 'downtown' area, but it was just a 10-minute golf cart ride away. It was perfect for privacy and relaxation. The property was pristine and there was always someone to assist if we ever needed anything. I would highly recommend this resort and specific unit to any friend/family!

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kerri for your wonderful review. I'm glad you loved our condo, we take great care to have everything you'd need for your stay. I can't take credit for the sunscreen, it must have been left behind from other guests. I believe sunscreen and other items are now available at the Grand Caribe convenience store in the main building. Happy travels. Doug.
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Beautiful and well manicured

  • 5 of 5

Marci and I had an amazing time. Our condo was immaculate, very comfortable and we had an amazing view of both the pool and the ocean. The staff was very professional and extremely accommodating. The snorkeling excursions were well worth it. It was a great experience overall and we can't wait to come back

See you again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully maintained property in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Every detail remembered in these luxury and beautifully maintained accommodations. Everything you needed to cook in the kitchen- towels and bags for excursions- guide books for reading- and movies for those rainy days. Plus we loved coming home with a suitcase full of clean clothes (wow- what a treat!). The owners provided a detailed 'to do' and 'where to eat' list that was so helpful and made the trip so relaxing. They were dead on in their descriptions and we had so many incredible meals and this is coming from a very picky cook! The Croc BBQ was closed down when we arrived but that's ok- we enjoyed rotisserie chicken from town that was very reasonably priced instead! We did 5 dives (Ambergris divers) and the concierge desk made the arrangements- all the staff at the resort were professional, kind and thorough. Being picked up at the dock for the diving trips and for a visit into town by the water taxi was so convenient. We absolutely picked the PERFECT spot for our honeymoon and were so impressed with the beauty of Ambergris Caye and the graciousness of the local people. Unlike Mexico where it is almost expected that you tip we found that people just wanted to chat and wish us a good day. We would definitely recommend staying in C4 and know that we will be back again! Thanks so much for helping us create so many wonderful memories!

Rita and Barry Spark

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you Rita and Barry. I hope you will return to stay with us. You seem to love it as much as we do. Doug.
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
San Pedro Air Strip
Car: not necessary

Grand Caribe is located only 1 1/2 miles north of San Pedro Town and sits directly on the Caribbean! Just 300 meters off shore is Belize's Barrier Reef, the largest in the Western Hemisphere. The area just north of the 'bridge/cut' has long been known as the tranquil side of the island. It is quiet and more relaxing, yet you are very close to town by either, golf cart, biking or even walking. There are many fine restaurants....all within walking distance.

Grand Caribe is an exclusive resort and our helpful and friendly staff can arrange for ANY tour, mainland excursion, fishing expedition, beauty or spa service, boat taxi, reservations....they can even have your unit provisioned with food upon your arrival! Treat yourself to the Grand Caribe experience!


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information



SUMMER '17 (4/17 - 8/15).........................................(1-3 nights)$359.00 (4 or more nights)$269.00

SUPER SAVING SEASON '17 (8/16 - 10/31)..............($252.00 per night)

WINTER EARLYBIRD '17 (11/1 - 12/20)....................(1-3 nights)$359.00, (4 or more nights)$269.00

WINTER HOLIDAY '17 (12/21 - 1/1/18)........................$529.00

WINTER EARLYBIRD '18 (1/2 - 1/31)...........................(1-3 nights)$359.00, (4 or more nights)$269.00

WINTER SEASON '18 (2/1 - 4/1)................................(1-3 nights)$389.00, (4 or more nights)$309.00




Tax rate above of 19% comprises Belize hotel tax (9%) and resort fee (10%)

There are no refunds for late arrival or early departures. There are no refunds due to airline delays, strikes or

weather related delays or cancellations. (Travel Insurance is recommended).

Grand Caribe Belize manages the daily operations of the resort equipped with onsite personal to assist with your resort itinerary. As an added protection to you the traveler, the Grand Caribe reservation department will send you an additional confirmation within 48 hours of you booking your reservation. This confirmation will contain important information such as your reservation confirmation number, breakdown of charges, and details on the complimentary van service from the San Pedro airport to the resort. You must receive this confirmation, if you do not, it is important for you to contact the resort directly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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