Chac Balam

Chac Balam is a small Maya community that existed in the area from around the year 600 AD to 900. However, it consists of all the major facets of a Maya city, including the main plaza and sacrificial alters.


Visitors can come and explore the site, and take in the island Maya community. You will be able to explore the area and ask guides questions to gain a better understanding of how modern Maya cities really were.

Staying Close

Ambergris Caye is a good option for those wishing to visit Chac Balam, because those staying in this part of Belize will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. With just a few accommodations in the neighborhood within the vicinity of this historical site, only moderate foot movement should be anticipated.

Hotels near Chac Balam
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Tranquility Bay Resort Resort 5.3 mi. (22.6 km) S
Palmero Point Beach Club Resort 8.9 mi. (16.4 km) S
Sapphire Beach Resort Resort 9.4 mi. (15.6 km) S



Contact Information

Location: Ambergris Caye


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