A one time quiet tropical island, Ambergris Caye's main town of San Pedro is fast becoming a bustling resort town. There is still time to see much of the island as undeveloped as it stands now before it is completely overcome with condos. When you arrive, you'll find the diving is without a doubt the top activity, but there is quiet a lot else to keep you busy.
Water activities are a top choice here, thanks to its location near the Belize Barrier Reef, which is the second largest of its kind in the world. Scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, pleasure sailing, and jet-skiing are all top choices. On land, hiking and birding, sightseeing, dining, and nightlife are the activities that keep visitors busy in between trips into the sea.
While Ambergirs Caye is golf-course free, you are still likely to see plenty of golf carts here. They are the preferred mode of transportion.
If you are considering seeing the sights with the wind in your face, there are 5 rental agencies that can help. For a more detailed look at bike and scooter rentals, click here.
Ambergris Caye is well known for the colorful coral reef system found just off the coast. Exploring the wonders of this - the second largest barrier reef system in the world - is a must do for any diver visiting the area.
There are 16 dive services and at least 9 interesting dive sites in the area. To read our page about diving in this area, see this page.
In the past, Ambergris Caye was prized for the abundance of fish in the area. Today, tourist take up that pride and try their luck off the shores of the island.
Fishing is a popular activity here, as indicated by the presence of 12 charter operators in this area. To read about other deep sea fishing in this area, read this article.
More information about local providers that can help you enjoy some time on the water can be seen in the table below.
|Blue Tang Tours||(507) 519-6000||0.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Cari'Bean Tours||(501) 601-8586||0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|El Gato||(501) 226-2264||San Pedro|
|Reef Runner||(501) 226-2172||San Pedro|
|Tanisha Tours||(501) 226-2314||San Pedro|
If you'd like to learn about area marinas and charter operators visit this page.
If you are traveling with some folks who enjoy window shopping they can check out a few of the area's 28 retail shops. Make your way to this extended discussion if you want to know more about shopping on Ambergris Caye.
Sightseeing is another great activity for visitors to Ambergris Caye. Among other sights, the area has at least one historic site and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Those wanting to find more details about area sightseeing opportunities can do so by following this link.
Take a moment to read this table to learn more about a firm that can help you enjoy some great sightseeing.
|Suya Tours||Excursions and Sightseeing Service||(501) 226-3219||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Tanisha Tours||Hiking Tour and Trip Operator||(501) 226-2314||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
If you like to snorkel you'll be pleased to know you'll have plenty of chances to do so along the coast of Ambergris Caye. Click this link to visit our article about local snorkeling opportunities.
Enjoying a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. Spa-goers will find plenty of options, considering that there are 6 spas in this area. Those wanting to find more details about this topic can do so by clicking here.
Information concerning lots of other activities are listed down below.
|Adventures in Watersports||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-3706||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Amigos del Mar||Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service||(501) 225-2706||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Aqua Scuba||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-4775||0.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Aqua Scuba Center||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 670-4775||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Ecologic Divers||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-4118||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Hustler Tours||Snorkeling Tour Operator||501-26-4137||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|KiteXplorer San Pedro||Windsurfing Operator||(501) 635-4967||0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Patojo's Scuba Center||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-2283||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Reef Adventures||Snorkeling Equipment Rental Service||(971) 506-5242||1.0 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
|Sail Sports||Watersports Operator||(501) 226-4488||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Fitness Centers and Instructors||--||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Searious Adventures||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-4202||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|Seven Seas Resort Dive Shop & Pier||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-2382||San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye|
|White Sands Shop||Snorkeling Tour Operator||(501) 226-2405||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro|
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