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…
Top Choice Beach in Caye Caulker

Koko King

For those looking to kick it on the soft white sand and in the docile sea, tropical cocktail in hand, surrounded by like-minded travelers, Koko King reigns supreme. It's an all-in-one sort of beach party, with a ful…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Half Moon Caye

Half Moon Caye Natural Monument

Half Moon Caye Natural Monument is known first and foremost as providing nesting grounds for the rare red-footed booby bird, but the island's enchantments go far beyond that. There's also a lighthouse, excellent bea…
National Park in Ambergris Caye

Bacalar Chico National Park & Marine Reserve

At the northern tip of Ambergris Caye, Bacalar Chico is a UNESCO World Heritage Site made up of 41 sq miles of protected land and sea, accessible only via an hour-long boat ride from San Pedro. Upon arrival, visitor…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Mexico Rocks

This snorkeling site, 15 minutes from San Pedro and with a maximum depth of just 8ft, is a unique patch reef towards the northern end of the island. Visitors will enjoy the shallow cluster of corals, including the M…
Dive Site in Ambergris Caye

Hol Chan Canyons

Four miles south of San Pedro, this part of the Hol Chan Marine Reserve is famous for its dramatic canyons and ample sea life, including eagle rays, stingrays and shoaling schools of fish. The canyons are lined with…
Nature Reserve in Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker Forest Reserve

The northernmost 100 acres of the island constitute the Caye Caulker Forest Reserve, declared in 1998. Birdlife is prolific in the reserve, particularly wading birds, such as the tricolored heron, and songbirds, inc…
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…
Beach in Caye Caulker

The Split

A narrow channel that splits Caye Caulker into two, the Split has clean, deep waters free of seaweed, making it one of the island's best swimming areas. This is particularly true with the recent construction of a se…