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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 12 September 2014

If you want to be coddled in the lap of luxury, with all of the 5 star amenities you can dream of……go somewhere else. If you want an experience you will never forget and will treasure forever, ya gotta go. No running water, no electricity , no indoor plumbing, a shower from a black plastic container, which you lay on...

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4Thank bcw8620
North Devon, UK
Reviewed 3 October 2013

It's seldom we return to a holiday dastination for a second time, but this is the exception. In fact we are hoping to return for a record third dream! Everything about Turtleman's house over the water has been said so eloquently already, so you just have to experience it for yourself. Greig is a wonderful and caring host, to the...

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6Thank Ever_on_the_move
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 May 2013

My boyfriend and I spent 5 incredible nights with Greg “The Turtleman” in the hut over the water and it was an amazing once in a life time opportunity that we were fortunate enough to experience! Greg was quick to respond to my e-mail inquiry and we were able to reserve our dates before he was booked up! I definitely...

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3Thank Brianne M
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Though we didn't stay with the Turtleman, we did a tour with him while visiting on our honeymoon and had lunch with his lovely family. Turtleman is the real deal. He knows his stuff inside and out, is a total gentleman and will show you water life that only someone as passionate, experienced and knowledgable as he is can.

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1Thank Cliuthar
Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2013

My wife and I were very fortunate to spend 3 nights with "The Turtleman" at his house over the water north on Ambergris Caye this past December. I would say the visit far exceeded our expectations! As Greg will quickly highlight with any inquiry, you need to know what you are signing up for. This place is definitely for the...

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4Thank geefmon
Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 28 April 2012 via mobile

By far the best part of my trip to Ambergris. I spent 5 days in San Pedro then 3 days at Turtleman House. Imagine a rustic cabin over the water looking out at the second largest barrier reef in the world. You will feel like you are one with nature. Greg is a great host. He spears dinner every night...

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6Thank Donbethesda
Clear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Talk about getting back to the basics of life! This trip was unbelieveable. Greg was a great host and wonderful cook. If you like camping, you'll love this place. It was so relaxing to sit out under the stars and listen to the waves on the reef. Enjoyed snorkeling every day right out our back door! We also fished with...

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6Thank Jason H
Freeport
Reviewed 16 February 2012

If you are looking for a genuine tropical vacation off the beaten track, you will not be disappointed by Turtleman's "house over the water". Our family of 5 (with kids 15, 13, 11) stayed in this rustic house very comfortably and were able to completely "get away". It was a very memorable vacation week. The Smith family's hospitality was delightful....

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2Thank Bob M
Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 8 February 2012

What an experience! We stayed her for 4 nights in December 2011, it was amazing. The turtleman's house is rustic and basic,the house is a homemade 'cabana' with a solarshower system and a seeweed-toilet. you must notice this before you go. For us was this a special stay. We stayed here for 4 nights in our backpacktrip of 3 months...

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1Thank StefanKruizinga
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 7 April 2011

Greg and Rosemary are excellent hosts; as mentioned by many, she is a great cook - we ate far better (and cheaper) here than at the resot - and Greg is knowledgeable and can make it fun if there is something in particular you want to do. If not, you are left to do absolutely nothing if you want! Their...

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Address: P. O. Box 142 | San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye
Number of rooms: 1
Also Known As:
Turtleman`s House Hotel Ambergris Caye
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“You only have one room choice - and it has all you need and more!”
  • it doesn't get better than this! this is the house
  • lots of space in the house over the water - keep the windows open for sea breeze all night
  • solar shower - after a few hours in the sun, all the hot water you need
  • compost toilet - reminders to be eco-friendly, and the wonders of dried sea grass on odour contr
 of 5 bubbles geefmon, 1 Jan 2013 | Read review
“This one room house has a loft that accommodated our 3 kids. There is a queen bed below.”
 of 5 bubbles BobM27, 15 Feb 2012 | Read review
“Ask Rosemary for morning coffee if u need it!”
 of 5 bubbles Cwaff, 7 Apr 2011 | Read review
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