Top things to do

Top Choice Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Hol Chan Marine Reserve

At the southern tip of Ambergris, the 6.5-sq-mile Hol Chan Marine Reserve is probably Belize's most oft-visited diving and snorkeling site due to its spectacular coral formations, and abundance and diversity of mari…
Top Choice International in Ambergris Caye

Palmilla Restaurant

The classy, candlelit restaurant at Victoria House is overseen by New York–trained chef José Luis Ortega, who prepares high-quality cuisine for his discriminating guests. At lunchtime, you might prefer Admiral Nelso…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Ambergris Caye

DandE's Frozen Custard

Don't be confused by 'frozen custard'. It's basically high-quality ice cream, made with eggs for extra richness, then churned as it freezes for extra dense creaminess. The flavors change frequently, often featuring …
Top Choice Caribbean in Ambergris Caye

Hidden Treasure

Living up to its name, Hidden Treasure is a gorgeous open-air restaurant set in an out-of-the-way residential neighborhood (follow the signs from Coconut Dr). Lit by candles, the beautiful bamboo and hardwood dining…
Top Choice Jamaican in Ambergris Caye

Robin's Kitchen

At his simple, small roadside restaurant south of town, Jamaican BBQ king Robin prepares the best jerk chicken and fish this side of Kingston. Dishes are spicy without overbearing the subtle flavors, and his sauces …
National Park in Ambergris Caye

Bacalar Chico National Park & Marine Reserve

At the northern tip of Ambergris Caye, Bacalar Chico is part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage Site, declared in 1996. The park is only accessible by a 90-minute tour-boat ride from San Pedro …
Bakery in Ambergris Caye

Ruby's Café

This tiny place is packed with locals during the morning hours. Nobody can resist the sweet and sticky cinnamon rolls, chicken-filled Johnny cakes, homemade banana cake, and hot tortillas filled with ham, cheese and…
Fast Food in Ambergris Caye

Celi's Deli

A fantastic find for breakfast or lunch, Celi's Deli serves great food to go – sandwiches, meat pies, tacos, tamales and homemade cakes.
Breakfast in Ambergris Caye

Estel's Dine by the Sea

This long-standing breakfast favorite is basically an extension of the beach – complete with sandy floors and ocean breezes. Stop by for a breakfast burrito, fruit-filled jacks or an eye-opening coffee. Breakfasts a…
Belizean in Ambergris Caye

Caramba! Restaurant

Caramba is a busy place due to its excellent food, fun atmosphere and attentive service. Mexican and Creole dishes focus on fresh fish and seafood cooked in at least 10 tasty ways. The tropical decor (including the …