Travelers visiting this section of Belize almost always take time to walk one of the area's beautiful and relaxing beaches. You should be able to have your pick of nearby beaches.
Every location along the coast has its own individual characteristics, which might be exactly suited to your style of travel; then again, some may not be as pleasing to you. The most proximate beaches to Smokin Balam are Cucumber Beach and Belizean Beach.
Cucumber Beach is closest to the guest house. Bear in mind that this beach is a quick cab trip away, so your party won't have to go far to enjoy it. Named for its history as a produce export take-off point, Cucumber Beach is a major tourist destination near Belize City. It is actually a part of the Old Belize Museum and Cucumber Beach Marina facility, so tourists and sailors frequent this destination regularly and it is often crowded. You won't have to feel rushed or uncomfortable while visiting, considering the amenities include showers and restrooms.
Visiting areas that are close to your guest house can add a little something extra to your vacation, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or talking to some locals about their way of life. Smokin Balam can be found in the heart of downtown Belize City,
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Smokin Balam.
|Belize City, Belize||0.4||SE|
|Fort George, Belize||0.5||SE|
|Crooked Tree, Belize||30.3||NW|
|San Pedro, Ambergris Caye||32.1||NNE|
Vacationers who want to try unfamiliar activities while visiting Belize will quickly learn that Smokin Balam is in a fun location with plenty of nearby sights. In fact, this area is simply full of different attractions to try, such as Swing Bridge, Maritime Museum, and Supreme Court Building. Though there are at least three great attractions nearby, the closest one is Swing Bridge.
In search of even more activities to keep you busy? Take a look at all the things to do near the property, which are listed in the table below.
|Swing Bridge||Historical Site||0.2||SE||Fort George|
|Maritime Museum||Museum||0.2||SE||Fort George|
|Supreme Court Building||Historical Site||0.3||SE||Fort George|
|Museum of Belize||Museum||0.4||E||Downtown Belize City|
|Yarborough Cemetary||Historical Site||0.6||S||Downtown Belize City|
|Government House/House of Culture||Museum||0.6||S||Downtown Belize City|
|Baron Bliss Memorial & Fort George Lighthouse||Historical Site||0.6||SE||Fort George|
|Actun Chapat||Cave||--||--||3.6 mi. West of Belize City|
|Old Belize||Museum||4.4||WSW||4.6 mi. West-Southwest of Belize City|
|Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||4.2||E||3.9 mi. East of Belize City|
|Bacab Ecopark||Park||12.0||WNW||12.3 mi. West-Northwest of Belize City|
If you're looking for somewhere interesting to go, Swing Bridge could be just what the doctor ordered. Located in downtown Belize City, the Swing Bridge, circa 1922, is the oldest swing bridge in Central America and the only remaining manually operated swing bridge in the world.
When you're choosing where to book your stay, it's sometimes a good idea to learn more about nearby accommodations as a means to get a better feel for the region. You'll be able to find plenty of other places to think about prior to making a decision, as this part of Belize offers guests a terrific variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table below contains the booking options you can find in the surrounding area.
|North Front Street Guest House||0.0||ESE||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Belcove Hotel||0.1||SSE||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Isabel’s Guest House||0.2||SSE||Fort George, Belize|
|Bella Sombra Guest House||0.2||ENE||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Las Palmeras Hotel||0.3||S||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Three Sisters Guest House||0.3||NE||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Mama Chen Guest House||--||--||Downtown Belize City, Belize|
|Renaissance Tower||0.3||SE||Fort George, Belize|
|Sea Breeze Guest House||0.3||E||Fort George, Belize|
|The Caribbean Palms Inn||0.4||SSE||Fort George, Belize|
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