Attractions in the Area Around El Pescador

1 | 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.

Head north for 15 and a half miles (25 kilometers) from El Pescador to get to this historical site.

2 | Debbie's Beach

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.

El Pescador is located a quarter mile (a half kilometer) north of this beach.

3 | San Pedro Fitness Club and Gym

El Pescador is located three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) northeast of this fitness centers and instructors.

4 | TMM Yacht Charters

This boat / yacht rental and charter service is located near the middle of San Pedro, and is just 0.6 miles (0.9 km) east-northeast of San Pedro Fitness Club and Gym.

5 | Aquatic Sports Belize

Set inside a colorfully painted purple building in front of the San Pedro Holiday Hotel is Aquatic Sports Belize, where you can rent all of the equipment you need to get out and explore Belize from the sea.

If you are coming from TMM Yacht Charters, go a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) northeast to locate this watersports equipment shop.

6 | Aqua Scuba Center

While this center does specialize in scuba diving, they also offer adventures for those who prefer snorkeling. You can sign up for a specialized snorkeling tour, or accompany friends or family who are scuba diving and get in some snorkeling as you go along for the ride.

This snorkeling tour operator is less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Aquatic Sports Belize, and is on Beachfront.

7 | Ambergris Divers

Some of the highest rated snorkeling adventures are hosted by what is essentially a scuba diving center that also offers snorkeling as a bonus. All levels of swimmers and snorkelers will find a trip for them with Ambergris Divers.

Interested guests can find this dive service near the heart of San Pedro, less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Aqua Scuba Center.

8 | Amigo's Del Mar Dive Shop

Serious about safe and amazing dives, this full-service PADI, SSI, and SDI scuba diving resort, also offers daily snorkeling adventures for guests who don't want to fully take the plunge. The shop started in 1987 and has continued to grow and expand through the years, becoming a top choice for visitors from around the world.

Visitors will be able to find this dive shop a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Ambergris Divers.

9 | Ecologic Divers

In addition to being one of the best scuba diving school and tour operator in the area, Ecologic Dive also offers a huge number of snorkeling excursions. This is a great way for tourists not quite ready to take the full plunge to see what life beneath the surface of the sea is like.

Travel about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Amigo's Del Mar Dive Shop to get to this dive service, which is situated on Beach Front.

10 | Reef Adventures Dive Shop

It is the local coral reef system that makes diving and snorkeling such an important part of local tourism. At Reef Adventures they focus in on snorkeling around the most accessible reef sites.

Travel a few hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Ecologic Divers to get to this dive shop, which is located on the beach.

11 | Gonzales Fishing Charters

12 | Patojo's Scuba Center

Specializing in custom charter trips and scuba diving instruction, this dive center is also a top choice for full and half day snorkeling trips to Hol Chan, Shark Alley, and Coral Gardens.

Guests will find this snorkeling tour operator at The Tides Beach Resort, less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Gonzales Fishing Charters.

13 | Seven Seas Resort Dive Shop & Pier

Thanks to its easy access to the Belize Barrier Reef, snorkeling is a very popular pastime here. In addition to daily dive excursions, this dive shop also has several different packages for those who feel more comfortable snorkeling.

Go a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from Patojo's Scuba Center to get to this snorkeling tour operator, which is located on the same premises as Seven Seas Resort.

14 | Bermuda Beach

If you are coming from Seven Seas Resort Dive Shop & Pier, go a quarter mile (a half kilometer) to the north-northeast to find this beach.

21 | Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Just off the coast of Ambergris Caye is the oldest marine reserve in Belize, the Hol Chan Marine Reserve.

This nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve can be found 8.8 miles (14.2 km) from El Pescador, on the northeastern coast of the island of Belize.

15 | Suya Tours

Discover the beauty of Belize with any one of the numerous sightseeing tours and excursions offered on a daily basis by Suya Tours.

This excursions and sightseeing service is situated on the southern outskirts of San Pedro, 5.1 miles (8.2 km) from El Pescador.

16 | The Palace Casino

The only spot in San Pedro to offer casino style gambling is the Palace Casino on Pescador Drive and Caribena Street. Friendly service by a staff that is cheering you on all the way makes this one of the most supportive casinos you'll ever encounter.

This casino is located on Pescador Drive y Caribena Street, and is a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the north of Suya Tours.

17 | Tortuga Beach

The Palace Casino is located three quarters of a mile (one and a quarter kilometers) to the north of this beach.

18 | Ambergris Divers at Banana Beach

Travel north for a mile (a kilometer and a half) from Tortuga Beach to find this dive service.

19 | Ocean Essence Day Spa

A spa that sets itself apart as the only day spa in the country to be located directly over water, Ocean Essence promising a healing experience unlike anywhere else -- and at low prices to boot.

Vacationers will be able to find this spa near the heart of San Pedro, about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from Ambergris Divers at Banana Beach.

20 | Sail Sports

When water and wind come together, they create the perfect environment for some of the most exhilarating sporting activities known to man. Sail Sports specializes in these types of activities and the staff will even go so far as to help arrange your international transportation so that you can experience them.

Head a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from Ocean Essence Day Spa to find this watersports operator, which is located on the same premises as Caribbean Villas Hotel.

22 | Ambergris Caye Southeast

Ambergris Caye stands as the most famous of the Belize's cayes. Located close to a reef, the caye's beaches are relatively small, though the available space offers clean, white sand and palm trees.

This beach is situated six miles (nine and a half kilometers) to the south west of El Pescador.

23 | Shark-Ray Alley & Hol Chan Marine Reserve

Visitors can find this dive site located off the coast, only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) south-southeast of Ambergris Caye Southeast.

The map above displays 23 nearby attractions vacationers will find within 15 and a half miles (25 kilometers) of El Pescador. A cluster of options are in San Pedro, which guests can find 3.4 miles (5.5 km) south west of the accommodation. For a more comprehensive view of the area, or to find out more about individual points, explore the map with your mouse. Numbers shown on the points above correspond with those found in the attraction list that follows.

Attractions Near El Pescador
Map No. Type Attraction Name Distance from Lodging
1 Historical Site Chac Balam 15.4 mi. (24.8 km)
2 Beach Debbie's Beach 0.2 mi. (0.4 km)
3 Fitness Centers and Instructors San Pedro Fitness Club and Gym 3.5 mi. (5.7 km)
4 Boat / Yacht Rental and Charter Service TMM Yacht Charters 3.1 mi. (5.0 km)
5 Watersports Equipment Shop Aquatic Sports Belize 2.9 mi. (4.6 km)
6 Snorkeling Tour Operator Aqua Scuba Center 2.9 mi. (4.6 km)
7 Dive Service Ambergris Divers 2.8 mi. (4.6 km)
8 Dive Shop Amigo's Del Mar Dive Shop 2.7 mi. (4.3 km)
9 Dive Service Ecologic Divers 2.6 mi. (4.2 km)
10 Dive Shop Reef Adventures Dive Shop 2.5 mi. (4.0 km)
11 Fishing Charter Service Gonzales Fishing Charters 2.3 mi. (3.7 km)
12 Snorkeling Tour Operator Patojo's Scuba Center 2.3 mi. (3.7 km)
13 Snorkeling Tour Operator Seven Seas Resort Dive Shop & Pier 2.2 mi. (3.5 km)
14 Beach Bermuda Beach 1.9 mi. (3.0 km)
15 Excursions and Sightseeing Service Suya Tours 5.1 mi. (8.2 km)
16 Casino The Palace Casino 4.2 mi. (6.7 km)
17 Beach Tortuga Beach 4.8 mi. (7.8 km)
18 Dive Service Ambergris Divers at Banana Beach 3.9 mi. (6.2 km)
19 Spa Ocean Essence Day Spa 3.8 mi. (6.2 km)
20 Watersports Operator Sail Sports 3.7 mi. (6.0 km)
21 Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve Hol Chan Marine Reserve 8.8 mi. (14.2 km)
22 Beach Ambergris Caye Southeast 5.9 mi. (9.5 km)
23 Dive Site Shark-Ray Alley & Hol Chan Marine Reserve 6.3 mi. (10.2 km)

 

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