San Pedro Belize
Ambergris Caye is the largest island in Belize, and the main destination for travellers to this western Caribbean nation. San Pedro Town is the only town on the island.
Ambergris Caye has been the hub of the areas maritime trade for centuries. Fishing, coconuts, and chicle were historic means of islanders support, but the last thirty years have led to a large growth in both the dive and scuba trade, and ecotourism.
The rich variety of things to do in San Pedro Town makes Ambergris Caye the gateway to travel in this beautiful country. Belize is a democratic, English speaking nation, once known as British Honduras.
The weather is mild, the beaches are beautiful, and the history is rich, this is a land of swaying palm trees and colorful sunsets.
San Pedro Town
San Pedro Town is in the south part of Ambergris Caye, in northern Belize. Its cement streets are lined with wooden houses, seafood restaurants and beach bars. Hol Chan Marine Reserve is a channel in an offshore reef.
It features dive sites with parrotfish and moray eels, plus nurse sharks and stingrays at Shark Ray Alley. To the north, Bacalar Chico National Park protects wildlife and the Chac Balam Mayan ruins.
From the beautiful beaches and azure waters of the Caribbean, to the Maya Mountains and the Pine Ridge, Belize has an adventure for everyone.
Spectacular caves, winding waterfalls, virgin tropical rainforest, and hundreds of limestone caves make for exciting vistas. You wil find many ancient Maya ruins and temples that will entice you to learn more of their history.
Zip lining through the forest, taking nature walks, sailing the Caribbean, cave tubing through Maya caves, scuba diving and snorkeling the Barrier Reef, sailing the cayes, parasailing, or just hiking through the jungle, you will find a wonderful, unforgettable journey awaiting you.
Belize is home to many beautiful resorts, jungle lodges, beachfront cabanas and hotels especially Ambergris Caye.