Activities on Ambergris Caye

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. 

Bike and Scooter Rental

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 riding in the open air, you will find a variety of different businesses that can help. To read our page about bike or scooter rentals, click this link.

Diving

Ambergris Caye Diving

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 17 dive services and at least 9 interesting dive sites in the area. If you'd like to get more information about diving opportunities in this area, can do so by going to this page.

Fishing

GoFish Belize

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.

If you have some experienced anglers in your group, they're in luck -- 16 charter fishing services are located in this area. To navigate to our full guide to deep sea fishing, visit this page.

Sailing and Boating

Reef Runner

Additional details for firms that will help you spend some time on the open water can be seen here:

Boating Opportunities On Ambergris Caye
Name Phone Location
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
Ecologic Divers Sailing (501) 226-4118 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Reef Runner (501) 226-2172 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
Tanisha Tours (501) 226-2314 San Pedro

If you're interested in reading about nearby marinas and charter operators go to this page.

Shopping

If there are some foks who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they can browse a few of the 20 retail shops in the area. Use this link to view our page regarding shopping on Ambergris Caye.

Sightseeing

Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Sightseeing is also a good way to spend some of your vacation on Ambergris Caye. Among other sights, the area has a few historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. To read about other area sightseeing attractions, click here.

Information about a firm that will guide you to some of the most interesting local sights can be seen down below.

Sightseeing Services On Ambergris Caye
Name Type Phone Location
Belize Diving Adventures Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (501) 226-3082 0.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central San Pedro
Belize Jungle Trek Excursions and Sightseeing Service (501) 668-4889 1.0 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Ecologic Divers Tours Excursions and Sightseeing Service (501) 226-4118 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Monkey Business Travel Shoppe at Banana Beach Resort Excursions and Sightseeing Service (877) 288-1011 0.7 mi. South West of Central San Pedro
Portofino Inland Trips Nature Tours (501) 226-5096 San Pedro, Central Ambergris Caye
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

Snorkeling

If you are thinking about snorkeling you're in luck -- you'll have plenty of chances to do so in the waters off the coast of Ambergris Caye. To see our guide to local snorkeling opportunities, see this page.

Spas

Ambergris Caye Spas

Enjoying a spa could be the highlight of your vacation. If you enjoy going to spas, you might be happy to know there are a few options. Read this page concerning spas in the area if you'd like to find additional details.

Other Activities

KiteXplorer San Pedro

Details concerning a few other activities are provided below.

Other Activities On Ambergris Caye
Name Type Phone Location
Belize Parasail Plus Watersports Operator (501) 671-3877 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Castaway Caye Watersports Watersports Operator (501) 671-3000 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
KiteXplorer San Pedro Windsurfing Operator (501) 635-4967 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Paradise on the Caye Rentals Watersports Equipment Shop (918) 237-0114 4.1 mi. North of Central San Pedro
San Pedro Fitness Club and Gym Fitness Centers and Instructors (501) 226-4820 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
 

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