Thanks to the Travel Channel – Placencia, Belize – Featured Travel Escape

“Made up of 2 deserted islands fringed by crystalline waters and covered in snow-white sand, the Silk Cayes are the preeminent spot to live out one’s deserted island fantasy.”

So begins the feature of one of Placencia’s most sought after island destinations for snorkeling and fishing, Silk Caye, by The Travel Channel.

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Read the full article here.

Just 20 miles off the coast of Placencia, daily tours leave Chabil Mar to snorkel the pristine waters to view the corals of Silk Caye and mingle with the sea turtles, rays and nurse sharks.

Include Adventure with your Belize destination wedding or honeymoon. Reserve the entire resort for the exclusive use of your guests or enjoy the romance of just the two of you on a beach on the Caribbean.

Chabil Mar is Fodor’s Choice for Luxury Resorts in Southern Belize

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Fodor’s Travel, one of the world’s leading providers of travel information has bestowed the prestigious “Fodor’s Choice Award” for the best hotel in southern Belize to Chabil Mar, the only guest exclusive resort in Placencia Belize. The award recognizes Chabil Mar as a leader in its field for service, quality, and value.

The editors and experts of Fodor’s have been selecting only the top fifteen percent of their listed properties and activities as Fodor’s Choice award recipients since 1988. Every year, Fodor’s writers experience, examine and evaluate thousands of hotels, restaurants and attractions in their travels across the globe.

Larry France, Marketing Manager of Chabil Mar said that he and his team are delighted and thrilled to see Chabil Mar listed once again on the Fodor’s list as one of the best resorts in Placencia and Southern Belize. “To receive the honor of ‘Fodor’s Choice’ is wonderful and not only a testimonial to our wonderful accommodations but to the superb service from our staff, who play an instrumental role in obtaining this recognition”.

Chabil Mar is a luxury, boutique resort that appeals to the discerning traveler looking to combine adventure and cultural experience with stylish, upscale and guest exclusive accommodations in Placencia Village, Belize. The resort is comprised of 19 spacious villas and 1 honeymoon suite, free Wi-Fi, a bar, an outdoor restaurant with great food and views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea, two outdoor pools, 400 feet of private beach, a private pier for swimming and reserved dining, as well as a fleet of kayaks and bikes available for the complimentary use of our guests.

Thank you, Fodor’s!

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“Amazing place!” – Angie Perez, Thank you for your Review of your wedding at Chabil Mar

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“While looking for the perfect place to have our wedding, we are so glad we stumbled across Chabil Mar! From our first contact to the last day of our stay, everything was perfect. Our wedding was flawless, beautiful and more amazing than we imagined it to be.”

Angie, thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is our pleasure and joy to make every bride’s wedding the event of their life and to get such great feedback makes us feel very special.

” . . . The staff did a fabulous job from the planning, coordinating, decorating, serving, and on and on. We wanted a place that was quiet, peaceful, that did not have public access and we certainly found it here. At times we wondered if we were the only ones at the resort. No running out early in the morning to save a beach chair! A couple mornings, we walked down the beach to Detach for breakfast and Above Grounds for lattes. We love the laid back atmosphere of Placencia. We had dinner at Rumfish, Omar’s, MoJo’s and gelato at Tutti Frutti. All were excellent.”

“The service is impeccable and exceeded our expectations. We are already planning to go back for our one-year anniversary.”

See you again soon, Angie!

Read Angie’s full review here.

Contact our on-site Wedding Planner to discuss your wedding, honeymoon or anniversary plans for your Destination Belize event, at Chabil Mar, Placencia, Belize.

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Looking for your dream destination wedding location?

. . . Or a honeymoon you will rave about for years? At Chabil Mar, you can have that and more for a truly once in a lifetime event.

“I recently got married at Chabli Mar and I cannot believe what an amazingly beautiful experience the staff provided for us! They decorated so beautifly and the quality of the service all around was something special, they took such great care us and our families. Anyone who is fortunate enough to stay here will will definitely have a wonderful, unforgettable experience!”

Lynn D.

March, 2014

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“Best experience of my life!” – A Bride’s Review of Chabil Mar Resort in Belize

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“Best experience of my life!”

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2014

I recently got married at Chabil Mar and I cannot believe what an amazingly beautiful experience the staff provided for us! They decorated so beautifly and the quality of the service all around was something special, they took such great care us and our families, anyone who is fortunate enough to stay here will will definatley have a wonderful, unforgetable experience!

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LynnD, New York City, NY

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We have recently updated the Chabil Mar Resort video to include the upgrades to our pier, dining, bar and beach lounging areas. In addition, there have been many changes in Placencia over the last two years as well. These are all now incorporated into our new video, released on February 17.

Weddings at Chabil Mar are as intimate as the bride and groom themselves to reserving the entire resort exclusively for your incredible destination wedding event and your guests and family alone.

Our on-site wedding planner with 30 years of Belize wedding experience is here to assist you with all of the details for your special day, the reception and taking advantage of the incredible adventures Belize and Placencia offer.

Destination Wedding & Honeymoons – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSs8WM1Leo8

Contact us: at Reservations@chabilmarvillas.com or call Local: (011-501) 523-3606 or Toll Free US/CAN: 1-866-417-2377.

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Why I Love Laughing Bird Caye in Belize

Laughing Bird Caye with PalapaA beautiful and stunning Belizean Isle, Laughing Bird Caye is located 11 miles from Placencia Village in Southern Belize and is an ideal base for snorkeling and scuba diving. In fact, almost all travelers who vacation in Placencia visit this gorgeous piece of paradise for a full day of diving, Blaine in Hammock Chabil Mar Belize Resortsnorkeling, sea kayaking and even picnicking.

Laughing Bird Caye got its name from the Laughing Gulls – the birds that once used to breed on the Caye, however due to a growing human presence, the colonies moved to a nearby undisturbed Caye for breeding. Presently, the Island is home to a number of exotic birds like the brown pelican, green heron, and melodious blackbird.

Eagle Ray Chabil Mar Belize ResortThe island stands on an elongated ridge of reef known as faro which is an angular atoll on a continental shelf, also known as shelf atoll, and is an important part of the Belize Barrier Reef System.

Last year in August, I stayed at Chabil Mar, a luxurious and elegant resort in Placencia and took a day trip with Splash Belize to explore Laughing Bird Caye.

Honeymoons and weddings in Belize I departed Placencia Village around 9am and arrived at this beautiful island an hour later to be astonished by the natural beauty of the atoll. I discovered a white sandy beach, scattered coconut trees and mangroves and a number of interesting plants like the spider lily, seaside purslane, morning glory and black mangrove in the 1.4 acre island.

“This reserve was declared a protected area on December 21, 1991 and is managed by the Placencia based community, Friends of Nature,” announced our guide when we were stepping out of the boat.Snorkeling General Chabil Mar Belize Resort

“It is a snorkeler’s heaven and the uniqueness of its structure contributes to both the abundance and variety of coral habitats and marine life”, he added.

We learned that the park is divided into three zones – the recreational zone, buffer zone and the preservation zone which is also known as the bird restoration zone. It was also interesting to hear that the laughing gulls have started to return to Belize Destination Weddingthe island due to the conservation efforts that have been instituted by the park rangers that live onsite.

Our guide concluded his presentation of the national park and we then headed to snorkel around the shallow waters of the island.

Sea turtles, sting rays, barracudas, moray eels, black groupers, grunts, lobsters, crabs and snappers were just a few of the many fascinating marine creatures that we encountered.

We were also amazed at the profusion of color and life that exists in the underwater world of the Belize Barrier Reef.

Many of our wedding and honeymoon couples visit Laughing Bird Caye for a beautiful and romantic adventure. Chabil Mar offers concierge services to reserve the adventures of Belize on your behalf.

Chabil Mar is bestowed with Four Traveler’s Choice Awards for 2014

Chabil Mar, the only guest exclusive hotel in Placencia, has been bestowed with four prestigious traveler awards for 2014 by Trip Advisor, the largest travel site in the world.

“Last week, Trip Advisor bestowed accolades to ten Hotels and Resorts from all over the country of Belize who are considered a romantic getaway for honeymooners and travelers alike” said Natalie Ranguy, Guest Services Manager at Chabil Mar.  The Belizean hotels and resorts were chosen from the following destinations: Hopkins, Dangriga, Caye Caulker, San Pedro, San Ignacio, Belmopan and Placencia. “We are so proud to have received these recognitions from our guests for the 7th consecutive year.

Chabil Mar and Hatchet Caye were the only two romantic hotels from Placencia that made it on the list for Top Romantic Hotels for both Belize and Central America and that is very exciting to us because we have such a great partnership with Hatchet Caye, that we offer to our guests. We are so pleased to add that the traveler awards have come to us for best service, best hotel for Belize and Central America, best luxury, most romantic and best family categories, over the years.”

Chabil Mar also won the top Small Hotel in Belize and Central America Awards for 2014, along with nine other Belizean resorts and hotels. It was interesting to see that ten Belize Resorts made it on the list. In fact, Belize was the only Central American country that had that many hotels and resorts in that award category.

“Romantic, laid back, and simply wonderful!!!”,“Amazing hotel in a beautiful setting!” state the last two Trip Advisor reviewers of Chabil Mar.

“Having ten Belize resorts and hotels in the top 25 Central American list indicates that Belize, Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret is no longer a secret” said Larry France, Marketing Manager of Chabil Mar.

“Privacy, luxury accommodations, guest-centric award winning service, access to all of Belize’s adventures, and our premier location, result in a one-of-a-kind “Barefoot Luxury” Resort adventure vacation, that we are so happy to see our guests thanking us for delivering.”

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Destination Belize Wedding – Real Photos of Karen and Dalam

Wedding of Rose & DavidFrom intimate ceremonies on our private palapa on the water to making the entire resort yours for a week, the options are endless for your destination wedding in Belize. As a small boutique resort and the only guest exclusive resort in Placencia, we are uniquely positioned to create exactly the destination wedding or honeymoon you have dreamed of. Work with our in-house personal wedding or honeymoon planner to create the perfect backdrop–including flowers, music, food and festivities–for your big day.Gown and Bride Chabil Mar Belize ResortCeremony on the beach Chabil Mar Belize Resort

Traveling with a larger group? – Make Chabil Mar Your Private Belize Resort for the Week!

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Destination Belize Wedding – Real Photos of Jenny and Ian’s Wedding Day

Beach Walk of Jenny and Ian at Chabil Mar Belize ResortFrom intimate ceremonies on our private palapa on the water to making the entire resort yours for a week, the options are endless for your destination wedding in Belize. As a small boutique resort and the only guest exclusive resort in Placencia, we are uniquely positioned to create exactly the destination wedding or honeymoon you have dreamed of. Work with our in-house personal wedding or honeymoon planner to create the perfect backdrop–including flowers, music, food and festivities–for your big day.

Traveling with a larger group? – Make Chabil Mar Your Private Belize Resort for the Week!

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View more photos of weddings from 2012 and 2013 at Chabil Mar and Jenny and Ian’s Wedding Day.

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