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

Those wishing to visit Chac Balam may choose to book their trip on Ambergris Caye, as travelers to this part of Belize will be pleased to have easy site access for the duration of their trip. There isn't much congestion in the area near the historic site, especially as there are so few lodging options nearby.

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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