Shopping on Ambergris Caye

Whether grocery or souvenir shopping, San Pedro Town is where you'll find shopping to be at its finest on Ambergris Caye.  You can walk from one end of town to the other, picking up local goods along the way.  Top wares include porcelain collectibles, items made from sea glass, island apparel, black coral and pearl jewelry, and locally produced fine arts.  

If you're looking for something a little different, hit up the street vendors who set up booth all over town, constantly moving to where they expect to find the most tourist activity each day, and if you're staying long enough that a grocery store is necessary, you'll have access to that as well.  Outside of San Pedro Town, things are much more limited.  

Specialty Shops

One of the area's interesting speciality shops is Amigo's Del Mar Dive Shop. They're located within San Pedro, in southern Ambergris Caye. 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 can contact them at (501) 226-2706.

Another option is C. Emmanuel Gallery, which is found within a mile to the south west of Amigo's Del Mar Dive Shop. A famous self-help book author is also a well-known artist who specializes in paintings of the Maya and Garifuna life. His works can found at this gallery as well as many hotels and craft lodges throughout the country. To reach them, call (501) 226-2262.

Island Dog Art: Mike Gvara, or the "Island Dog" passed away in 2001, but he famed works are still available for tourists to buy as souvenirs. His lithograph images are all of local scenes and feature heavily sail boats and the sea. You can call them at (501) 622-1431.

Several of the specialty shops located on Ambergris Caye are shown in the table below.

Specialty Shops On Ambergris Caye
Name Type Phone Location
Amigo's Del Mar Dive Shop Dive Shop (501) 226-2706 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
Belizean Arts Art Gallery (501) 226-3019 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
C. Emmanuel Gallery Art Gallery (501) 226-2262 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
D&G Fine Jewelry and Arts Jewelry Store (501) 226-2069 0.7 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Island Dog Art Art Gallery (501) 622-1431 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
Paradise on the Caye Rentals Watersports Equipment Shop (918) 237-0114 4.1 mi. North of Central San Pedro
Reef Adventures Dive Shop Dive Shop (503) 347-7372 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
White Sands Dive Shop Dive Shop (501) 226-2405 4.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro

Food and Grocery

Need to pick up some food supplies? Wine de Vine is located in San Pedro, in southern Ambergris Caye. Wine de Vine is a top wine and cheese shop in San Pedro where you can get high quality product in a refined atmosphere. If you are looking for something specific and want to call in advance, you can do so at (501) 226-3430.

Another option is Mata Grande, which is found a short distance away to the northeast of Wine de Vine. Don't waste your precious vacation time grocery shopping. Meta Grande will deliver your food right to your door; just send them a list and they'll handle the rest. If you're looking to call before making reservations, do so at (501) 226-4290.

Kakaw Belizean Chocolate: The chocolates at Kakaw are 100 percent Belizean, made entirely from local products, and by local shop owners. The cacao beans come from small farms in Southern Belize, the sugard comes from Orange Walk, and the product is made on Ambergris Caye. If you're looking for something specific, call them at (501) 610-4828.

You might want to look through the following chart to learn more.

Food and Grocery Stores On Ambergris Caye
Name Type Phone Location
Dalia's Store Grocery Store (501) 226-3286 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
Delices de France Bakery (501) 624-1110 0.5 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Hacal Kiik Bakery -- San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
Kakaw Belizean Chocolate Gourmet Food Store (501) 610-4828 2.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Pedro
Lagniappe Belize Grocery Special Food Services (501) 615-8690 0.9 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Mata Grande Grocery Store (501) 226-4290 2.6 mi. Northeast of Central San Pedro
Super Buy Grocery Store (501) 226-4667 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
The Baker Bakery (501) 629-8030 0.5 mi. South West of Central San Pedro
Wine de Vine Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store (501) 226-3430 San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye

Other Retail

The chart directly below provides you with some key facts concerning 2 of the other shopping locations in the area.

Other Types of Shopping On Ambergris Caye
Name Type Phone Location
Paradise on the Caye Rentals Watersports Equipment Shop (918) 237-0114 4.1 mi. North of Central San Pedro
Vilma Linda Plaza Shopping Center -- San Pedro, Southern part of Ambergris Caye
 

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