Rich Guy Magazine January 2005 by Bassam Al-Sarraj

Title: Adventures in Belize “Screaming across the ocean at 60mph an open speedboat ferry is exciting enough. Doing it in pitch dark with a slight bit of rain and lightning in the distance is even more mind numbing. My travel mates didn’t seem to enjoy the bumpy waves but I wasn’t too worried. Our Captain, […]

Magnum Belize Newspaper 2003

Title: Portofino: Belizean Resort with European Flare “Getting to know guests from around the world is a key reason why Dutch natives Jan and Sandra van Noord enjoy operating Portofino.”

Dag Allemaal August 2003

Title: SALUT EN DE KOST – Belgen die imigreren Jan en Sandra van Noord ontdekten in Belize het aards paradijs. Wilt U duiken in een wonderbaarlijk mooi koraalrif? Wandelen door het enige jaguarreservaat ter wereld? Een rivier afvaren in een kano, omringd door leguanen en andere wilde dieren? Of bent U geïnteresseerd in de rijke […]

Condénast Traveler August 2003

Condénast Traveler about Portofino Beach Resort, Ambergris Caye, Belize August 2003 Title: Central America: Places & Prices ” North of town, Portofino has eight palapa cabanas and three balconied suites on stilts (in the largest suite, a bathtub overlooks the lagoon). The restaurant, which has a veranda, was just renovated (220-5096; doubles, $200-$300; […]

Condénast Traveler November 2001

Title: Cabin Fever “BELIZE Central America’s latest resort, The Portofino, shares its French designer, Lionel Dumas… … It has just eight tropical-hardwood beach cabanas, topped with palm-tached roofs and furnished with Mexican rugs and Guatemalan pottery. there are also two tree-top suites and the inevitable honeymoon suite, with double hammock and Jacuzzi…”