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The Phoenix vs. Victoria House - Ambergris Caye

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We will be on AC for four nights this summer to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We originally wanted Matachica, but I'm worried it may be too remote. I am trying to decide between Phoenix and Victoria House. High class problem, I realize.

We are in our mid-30s, not huge partiers but want to be close enough to town to go when we choose. We plan to have a mix of action and laid back time. My concerns with Phoenix: no beach, right in town (is town loud or seedy at all?). Concerns with VH: expensive, harder to get to town.

It seems as if the restaurant and spa at Phoenix are highly rated. What about VH? Decent spa or way overpriced? Restaurant?

I just want thoughts and opinions - all are welcome. Other suggestions are also welcome.

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