While it is located on Ambergris Bay, a popular tourism spot, Debbie's Beach is far enough away from the main areas that it is less crowded. While this means you will not be hunting down free space, it also means you should not be expected any amenities.
Positioned on the island of Ambergris Caye, Debbie's Beach is on the East coast of the island, You might want to drop by even if you are not staying in the immediate vicinity.
Finding Debbie' sBeach is not too hard, as there is only one main road on the Ambergris Cay. Taking the road north out of San Pedro, the road is located a little after Ak'bol Yoga Retreat and should be the third right after that. If you see El Pescador and Captain Morgan's Retreat, you have gone too far.
Debbie's Beach is located behind a sandbar, meaning that the waves that do hit the beach are generally small, making it a good beach for casual swimming. Additionally, behind the beach is a large group of trees that completely block the view of the beach from the road, granting beach goers a deal of privacy.
Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, which is something to consider if you're bringing the kids, or plan to spend all day outside.
Remember to take into account that Debbie's Beach is in an area which is a popular spot, so make sure to get a spot!
Visitors will find this beach on the East coast of Ambergris Caye; it's located near attractions like Island Dog Art, which is one of the most conveniently accessible attractions.
Historical attractions such as Chac Balam provide a nice compliment to the scenery of Debbie's Beach, and allow visitors to learn more about Belize, without venturing too far from the coast.
There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.
|Island Dog Art||Art Gallery||2.5 mi.||SW||Ambergris Caye|
|Belizean Arts||Art Gallery||2.5 mi.||SW||Ambergris Caye|
|Art Gallery||2.6 mi.||SW||Ambergris Caye|
|Ambergris Museum||Museum||3.0 mi.||SSW||Ambergris Caye|
|Art Gallery||3.0 mi.||SW||Ambergris Caye|
|C. Emmanuel Gallery||Art Gallery||3.1 mi.||SW||Ambergris Caye|
|The Palace Casino||Casino||4.0 mi.||SW||Ambergris Caye|
|Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||5.8 mi.||SSW||Ambergris Caye|
|Chac Balam||Historical Site||15.6 mi.||N||Ambergris Caye|
Debbie's Beach is near San Pedro, so you can explore the city after your visit to the beach. San Pedro is nearby and is not lacking in exploration opportunities, yet also not overflowing with buildings. From the shore, San Pedro isn't far off, maybe three miles (five kilometers).
The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on time of day, season, and how many people have booked rooms nearby. You can generally expect to see a fair amount of vacationers who are staying in the area.
Beach-goers seeking a place to stay close to the beach shouldn't have a tough time, as there is no shortage of resorts and hotels to choose from in the vicinity. You will find the closest, most convenient hotel booking options by perusing what's listed below.
|White Sands Cove Resort||0.1 mi.||NNW||Resort|
|Buena Suerte Bed & Breakfast||0.2 mi.||SW||B & B|
|Grand Caribe Belize||0.3 mi.||SSW||Resort|
|Ak'bol Yoga Retreat & Eco Resort||0.6 mi.||SW||Resort|
|Captain Morgan's Retreat||0.6 mi.||NNE||Resort|
|Coco Beach Resort||0.8 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Venezi del Caribe Resort and Spa||0.9 mi.||NE||Resort|
A hot day at the beach will have you craving more than just a cocktail; no beach day is complete until you visit a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to get a taste of the local fare, without straying too far from your current location. One of the closest places to eat is Aji Tapa Bar and Resturant. This restaurant serves delicious International food. They are also famous for their seafood and tapas. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes as it's not far off the beach at all.
A few nearby dining options are shown in the table below.
|Aji Tapa Bar and Resturant||(501) 226-4047||International||Fine Dining||0.1 mi.||SSW|
|Lazy Croc BBQ||(501) 226-4015||American||Very Casual||0.2 mi.||SW|
|El Pescador Restaurant||(501) 226-2975||Caribbean||Informal||0.2 mi.||N|
|(501) 226-2809||Belizean||--||0.4 mi.||N|
|Soul Kitchen||--||Belizean, International, Vegetarian||Very Casual||0.6 mi.||SW|
|Buena Vista Restaurant||(888) 653-9090||Australian, Eclectic, Vegetarian||Informal||0.6 mi.||NNE|
|(501) 226-2846||International||Fine Dining||0.8 mi.||NE|
|Rendezvous Restaurant||(501) 226-3426||French, Fusion, Thai||Fine Dining||0.9 mi.||NE|
|Legends Burger House||(501) 226-2113||American||Very Casual||1.3 mi.||SW|
|O Restaurant||(501) 226-4249||Caribbean, Latin American||Informal||1.3 mi.||NE|
|DJ's Seaside Bar & Restaurant||(501) 206-2464||International||Very Casual||1.6 mi.||SW|
|Palapa Bar & Grill||(501) 226-2528||Caribbean, Latin American||Very Casual||1.6 mi.||SW|
There are multiple beaches to discover on Ambergris Caye, of course, so if Debbie's Beach doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.
Travelers may also want to consider, which is located four and a half miles to the south west.
Of course, there is much more to do besides lounge on the sand in Belize, but Debbie's Beach is both a refreshing place to relax, and a beautiful natural attraction.
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