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

Consider staying on Ambergris Caye if you plan on visiting Chac Balam, since those visiting this area of Belize will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. With only a few accommodations around the region surrounding Chac Balam, less than average foot movement can 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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