Attractions

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…
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 …
Nature Reserve in Half Moon Caye

Half Moon Caye Natural Monument

As well as providing nesting grounds for the rare red-footed booby bird, the Half Moon Caye Natural Monument has a lighthouse, excellent beaches and spectacular submerged walls that teem with marine flora and fauna.…
Wildlife Reserve in Caye Caulker

Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary

About 19 miles southwest of Caye Caulker, the vast Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary spans nearly 9000 acres, including Swallow Caye and some parts of nearby Drowned Caye. Here the ocean floor is covered with turtle-g…
Nature Reserve in Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker Marine Reserve

Declared a marine reserve in 1998, the 61-sq-mile Caye Caulker Marine Reserve includes the portion of the barrier reef that runs parallel to the island, as well as the turtle-grass lagoon adjacent to the Caye Caulke…
Cultural Center in Ambergris Caye

House of Culture

Find out more about the fascinating culture found in San Pedro at this cultural center near the football field. Frequently changing displays celebrate local traditions and events such as Día de Muertos and Garifuna …
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Mexico Rocks

This site, 4.5 miles north of San Pedro, is a unique patch reef at the northern end of the island. Snorkelers will find an incredible array of corals, including the Montastrea annularis corals, which are unique to t…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Hol Chan Cut

Four miles south of San Pedro, this site, part of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve, is famous for its ample sea life, including eagle rays, stingrays and shoaling schools of fish. The channel is lined with large coral, w…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Tres Cocos

This dive site is a bit deeper than most around San Pedro, with coral heads rising up to 50ft and a wall with spurs that spill out from 90ft to 120ft. The marine life here is wonderful, with thick growth of star cor…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Shark Ray Alley

Only snorkeling is allowed at this perennially popular spot, which is in a shallow part of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Shark Ray Alley was traditionally a place for local fishers to clean fish, and the creatures at…