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The Palapa House, San Pedro, Belize

3.5-star3.5 stars
55 Boca Del Rio Drive, Ambergris Caye, San Pedro, Belize

Beachfront apartment with private pool, near Belizean Melody Art Gallery
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 37 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • We reported maintenance needed on the thermostat. No reason to believe that it wasn't…Oct 21, 2019
  • Great location, Central to pretty much everything. Shane and the rest of the crew were…Jul 20, 2019

The Palapa House, San Pedro, Belize

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  • Superior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront

What’s around The Palapa House, San Pedro, Belize

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Belizean Melody Art Gallery (3-minute walk)
  • The Gallery of San Pedro Ltd (4-minute walk)
  • San Pedro Church (4-minute walk)
  • San Pedro Town Hall (5-minute walk)
  • San Pedro House of Culture (5-minute walk)
  • San Pedro Central Park (5-minute walk)
  • San Pedro Belize Express Dock (6-minute walk)
  • Reef Runner Glass Bottom Boat (6-minute walk)
  • GoFish Belize (7-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Belize City (BZE-Philip S. W. Goldson Intl.) - 154 min drive
  • San Pedro (SPR) - 5 min drive
  • Caye Caulker (CUK) - 66 min drive
  • Caye Chapel (CYC) - 89 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 apartments
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 22

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2016
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the apartment

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Private pool
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Furnished patio
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

The Palapa House, San Pedro, Belize’s small print

Also known as

  • Palapa House Aparthotel San Pedro
  • The Palapa House San Pedro
  • The Palapa House Apartment San Pedro
  • Palapa House Aparthotel
  • Palapa House San Pedro
  • Palapa House
  • Palapa House Apartment San Pedro
  • Palapa House Apartment
  • The Palapa House Belize/San Pedro
  • The Palapa House Apartment


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Housekeeping is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

Cribs/Infant beds are available for USD 10.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 51 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
The Palapa House and Nautitime tours
Super responsive friendly staff at the palapa house. If I had a question.... I receive an answer from Shane in less than 5 minutes.... maybe less than 1 actually. We left a suitcase in our room and Shane immediately offered to take it to the shipping dock for no charge and Randy from Nautitime Tours (amazing snorkel and other tours) offered to pick it up and bring it to us..... amazing service.... great people.... wonderful time!
Lori, usFamily trip
Very good 8.0
Enjoyed and recommend the Palapa House
Wish the site stated that housekeeping is an additional cost. Overall, great location and room.
us4 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
5 Days on Ambergris Caye
We were met by someone from Palapa at the time we said would arrive and were given our key for our room. The room was initially disappointing as it was fairly compact. The bed however was really comfy and the location was good. It is right on the seafront and is close enough to downtown San Pedro to walk easily but far enough out so that it is not noisy to sleep. There were also a plethora of nice restaurants to eat at nearby as well as a good bakery for breakfast about a 10 minute walk away. In terms of value for money, Palapa house had a lot less to offer that the other places we stayed in on this trip but I guess there is a premium for staying on Ambergris Caye. Its plus points are its location, wifi and a nice pool (which seemed very public but didn't feel that way when it in). Its negative points are that there is no room service (so no made beds and no one at the property to ask stuff too) and that we were asked to empty the rubbish ourselves at the end of the stay.
Jim, gb5 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
We really enjoyed the Palapa House. A couple days the music from the gym was over the top and way too early. We did speak to Shane about it and after that it was not loud in the am. At night it is off by 9pm. The comfort in the Palapa House was great, nice bed, nice bathroom (excellent shower), pool was nice too. Really close to everything. Shane was very responsive and full of information. The place is very clean, never saw a bug. The rest of the staff are very friendly as well and do a great job keeping the property clean. Enjoyed sitting out on the porch. Thanks for a great stay!!
R Lance, usOther trip
Good 6.0
Great place, but bad morning work out noise
We enjoyed everything about the Palapa House with one exception. A new cross fit gym opened up 30 days before our stay. Everyday 7 days a week we were awakened at 5:30-6:00 in the morning to extremely loud work out music and an instructor yelling at the top of his or her lungs from the building directly behind our rooms. Very annoying when you are trying to relax and get some restful sleep. We talked to Josie about it and she talked to the proprietor who she knew and it was much better the next day, but that was it.... if your an early riser then everything else about this place is very good, great location to everything in central San Pedro and you have a private pool overlooking water. I would stay there again if I had insurances that the gym noise had toned way down. Peter from Portland, Oregon
Peter D, us9 night family trip

The Palapa House, San Pedro, Belize

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