Ambergris Caye – Belize Bound

Ambergris Caye is the hub for adventure lovers across the globe. This is the largest island in Belize attracting thousands of tourists from all over. The bustling funky San Pedro Town makes Ambergris Caye the gateway to Belize. Ambergris Caye is just a 20 minutes flight away from Belize City. With the barrier reef just offshore, Ambergris Caye is a hub of many fascinating activities and water sports.

Buzz on Ambergris Caye

Wildlife Safaris

Wildlife safaris are one of the favorite activities which tourist enjoy here. Crocodile parks, raccoons, unique birds and underwater wildlife attract tourists from all over the world.

Get on With your Fishing Stick

Deep sea fishing will be a life time experience here. Sailing tours can be arranged here with the help of local guides. Sailing trips lasts for the entire day and you can enjoy as much fishing as you want.

The Deep Blue Waters

Here you will find the renowned world wide fantastic dive destinations. The diving and snorkeling sites here are amazing. Since there is a barrier reef close to shore, the marine life and coral formations are outstanding. The famous Blue Hole is located along the Ambergris Offshore.

The Shallow Waters- Experience Snorkeling

The Hol Chan Reserve, Shark Ray Alley and other coral gardens are the snorkeling hubs here. The beauty here can is of the class that you can never imagine without experiencing it. You can view a wide variety of beautiful colored fish, or float over 50 feet of Caribbean water outside the reef where visibility is excellent just like an underwater aquarium.

The Shark Hub

If you want to swim around sharks and rays hand in hand, Shark Alley is the diving spot for you. In the diving world, it is one of the wonders of the world. Snorkelers as well as deep divers can enjoy the close proximity with sharks here.

The Hustling Bustling Town

San Pedro is the hustling Bustling town of basking in nature’s glory. The lagoon here is huge and tourists and enjoy sighting ferocious crocodiles and raccoons. Diving and snorkeling loving tourists here, make San Pedro their residing hub. The town has many great restaurants and resorts but they are a bit on the expensive side. The mangroves here are worth watching and various bird species hover in the beautiful blue skies.

Restaurants and Night Life

This is a funky place, so a just be a free soul. Dance on the amazing local music tunes and enjoy the true Belizean food. You will always remember the taste. The beaches here are full of life where you will surely enjoy the interaction with the beautiful people of Belize.

Ambergris Caye is a bit expensive but it is worth a visit. If you find the budget exceeding your trip limit, you can always visit the beautiful Corozal and Orange Walk districts. These districts can provide you with all the adventure and nature loving activities you can ever imagine. The planned communities here will get you in so much awe that you will surely plan your retirement here.

Frank Page is not a quintessential writer – rather he is a back-packer who lives off her ultra-light folding bike. He lives (or tries to live) in the state of Washington – with his dog Jimmy. He recently caught up with Larry Schneider of Eco Holdings Limited in relation to the eco-friendly tourism & real estate in Belize

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  1. My son and I just loved Ambergris Caye. He had his first scuba dive there and was blown away by the experience. There is always something to amaze you on this Caye. One afternoon we encountered an islander walking with his iguana on a lead. You better Belize it!

  2. Love it! Thanks for sharing Gem.

  3. Thanks for the info on Ambergris Caye. I spend a lot of time in Grand Cayman, and have heard about Belize but haven’t visited before. I love to dive in Cayman, but I am beginning to notice more damage to reefs; sounds like the diving is great in Belize. Hope to visit there one day!
    Jane Warren

  4. Hi Jane, Yeah I ave a couple twitter friends who live on Ambergris and they say it’s amazing. Expats from the states. It’s relatively just next door to Cayman, you should try it out sometime. Let me know what you find! Cheers!

  5. Thanks, Ryan! I will. There’s no direct flight from Cayman to Belize – have to go thru Miami but that’s a short flight. Is there a better time of year to visit?

  6. Very awesome read! Really!

  7. Thanks!

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