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Your San Pedro Belize Travel Guide
Welcome to San Pedro Belize, on Ambergris Caye — one of the world’s most beautiful and exciting places to visit.
Ambergris Caye is Belize’s largest island. And while it’s the most visited place in the country, the Caye still maintains a uniquely relaxed tropical vibe and special charm that’s truly like nowhere else. The central hub is San Pedro, an inviting and lively town brimming with cultural experiences, shopping, restaurants, nature adventures and other attractions.
Here are just a few of the more compelling reasons to visit one of the most unique and beautiful places on Earth.
Belize’s Barrier Reef: The largest living reef in the northern hemisphere sits less than a mile off of the coast of Ambergris Caye, making it a popular stop for divers, snorkelers and other underwater enthusiasts.
Water Sports: Anyone who enjoys a day out on the water will want to add Ambergris Caye to their travel itinerary wishlist. Thanks to its warm Caribbean waters, Ambergris has an active community around ayaking, parasailing, SCUBA, windsurfing, sportfishing and more.
Cultural Festivals: Belize is a proud nation with a rich heritage. The Belizean people celebrate their history and traditions year-round during prominent festivals. Among the most popular are February’s annual San Pedro Festival, Dia de San Pedro in June, The International Costa Maya Festival every August, and Belize’s Independence Day in September.
Nature Adventures: Immersing yourself in Belize’s stunning natural beauty is an indescribable experience. And there are countless ways to make the most of it, from learning about marine life at Shark Ray Alley, diving into the mysterious underwater cave known as the Great Blue Hole, to discovering the mysterious “Secret Beach”, you’ll never run out of vistas to take in.
Shopping: San Pedro and the surrounding area is one of Belize’s best spots to soak up the local culture, and also take some home with you. The city’s charming shops offer an astonishing selection of handmade clothing, artisanal crafts and unique souvenirs. So be sure to save at least a little room in your luggage for some local flavor!
Explore History: Belizean locals are fiercely proud of the country’s rich history and enjoy sharing it with visitors. The city’s art galleries and music halls are a fantastic way to experience both Belize’s contemporary culture as well as its vibrant past. And if you’re interested in taking a trip back in time, you’ll want to add the pre-Columbian Mayan ruins at Marco Gonzalez Archaeological Reserve to your itinerary.
Exploring Ambergris CayeHistory, Culture and Attractions
Our home on Belize’s Ambergris Caye puts us in the heart of one of the country’s most exciting and historic regions. Here’s the inside scoop on what to see, do and explore while you’re our guest.